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Powerman913717

[TFC 0.79.29][0.13.0]TerraMisc - Random Stuff and Things for TFC!

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On 4/28/2018 at 11:36 PM, ElJere2706 said:

Maybe something like a geologist's hammer, or something of the sort, to sample what rock types are in the middle and bottom layers. Maybe it could have a skill level attached to it, being more likely to get it right the higher the skill. Or it could be linked to the prospecting skill, since in a way they are related. One for ores/minerals, the other for rock types.

I know that I certainly would have loved to have something like that when I was looking for that elusive Gabbro, to get Garnierite.

Not a bad idea, I will need to find some way to balance it, maybe restricting it to higher tier metals or something.

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On 1/5/2018 at 11:17 PM, Powerman913717 said:

Not a bad idea, I will need to find some way to balance it, maybe restricting it to higher tier metals or something.

Yes, that could be a way to do it. Maybe copper only reads the top layer (which would be rather useless, but it's only copper), bronze reads the top and middle layers and from wrought iron onwards you get readings for all three layers? It would be in line with this suggestion, which I thought was pretty good:

On 4/4/2018 at 4:18 PM, drkoaeg said:

making upgrading hoes more worthwhile by tilling soil 1x1 (stone) 3x1 (bronze) 3x3 (steel) as example

In all my years playing TFC, I've only made copper hoes, to enable the nutrient readings, but do all my soil tilling with stone hoes. Never have I made a higher tier one. Actually, since tilled soil pretty much always remains tilled, you only need to till a decently big area at the beginning of your survival world, and you're set for the rest of the time. It would make much more sense if tilled soil reverted back to dirt after harvest. This would be consistent with the fact that, IRL, fields after harvest are left with small roots, stubble and whatnot, which has to be dealt with before being able to seed come spring. I don't know if that would be something feasible within the mod, however.

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I have officially decided on a plan for the next update (0.14.0), it will be a food-oriented update focusing on new meal types and brand-new ingredients altogether. I plan on getting to the other ideas that people have suggested in a future updated however I already have some plans in place for how (0.15.0) will look. If you're interested in seeing stuff ahead of release there is a public GitHub page now; it shouldn't be hard to find. Thanks!

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What about compatibility with "Cooking with TFC" mod? Is it considered?

PS. where is github page for this project?

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9 hours ago, ciekma said:

What about compatibility with "Cooking with TFC" mod? Is it considered?

PS. where is github page for this project?

I will look into compatibility, "Cooking with TFC" rewrites the original food system heavily from my understanding. My plans will only be in addition to the base TFC system so, in theory, there shouldn't be interference, but I will do some testing before release.

I'll add the link to the main page as well: https://github.com/Powerman913717/terramisc

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