Hedgehog's curse

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User Info: mvgc3

mvgc3
4 years ago#1
Does anyone else think this should work differently? It's obviously an homage to Sonic, but it really doesn't truly reflect the games. You only loose a smallish percentage of money from each hit, and you don't gain any benefits (which sort of goes against the "pray for assistance" line).

I think you should drop ALL your money, but as long as you have even 1 coin you won't die. To that end, there'd also need to be a timer on the dropped coins, or at the very least some should be removed after each hit (maybe the same percentage that is currently dropped).

Of course this is mostly a "what if" topic. I realize that it most likely won't happen, especially being posted on GameFAQs and not the developer's website (or somewhere else they might see; I've heard they sometimes use Reddit).

Anyway, what do you think? It would make it a powerful, though potentially costly, power/item while also being truer to it's influence.
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User Info: Converge3

Converge3
4 years ago#2
Might be OP but sounds fun.

User Info: 0cu_87

0cu_87
4 years ago#3
I picked it up yesterday and was absolutely pissed about it. Nice homabe though.

User Info: gamester091

gamester091
4 years ago#4
"Yay i have 2k gold!"

*gets hit*

"Yay i have 100 gold!"

seriously...f that item...it doesnt even stop damage...
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User Info: Delta123456789

Delta123456789
4 years ago#5
It's supposed to be bad and add a risk to using the statue, it is a curse after all. Most roguelikes would have much nastier things happen to you if you got unlucky when spinning the RNG wheel (e.g. in Nethack drinking from a fountain could have various good effects, or it could spawn a load of tough water demons).
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User Info: fisheye11

fisheye11
4 years ago#6
Delta123456789 posted...
It's supposed to be bad and add a risk to using the statue, it is a curse after all. Most roguelikes would have much nastier things happen to you if you got unlucky when spinning the RNG wheel (e.g. in Nethack drinking from a fountain could have various good effects, or it could spawn a load of tough water demons).


this^

you take a chance when using the statue. you can't have all good things. that just wouldn't fit in with the game's theme.
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User Info: Bicasso

Bicasso
4 years ago#7
Hodgehog's curse is one of the least punishing things, ever, in any roguelike. It's not really a huge deal, imo, and you can make money with it in 1.0.9. (and maybe 1.0.10?). It would be kinda cool if it also gave you a bonus to armor or if coins gave hit points to further the homage... but whatevs. There has to be SOME risk, otherwise you just pray 100% of the time, unless you've already prayed and have your ideal extra item.
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User Info: AkanubonOrih

AkanubonOrih
4 years ago#8
Yeah, I don't think they should change it. It's supposed to be bad and in that respect, I think it does a good job of inconveniencing you without ruining that character's chances.
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User Info: EnglishLanguag

EnglishLanguag
4 years ago#9
It's actually good when you have gold bonuses like the Spelunker, since you drop the amount of gold, then get extra gold when picking it up. Not the best way to gold farm, but it's there.
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User Info: Stev019

Stev019
4 years ago#10
I get this thing way too often. I'm looking for the Compass because I'm trying to get my last piece of gear, but I always get the stupid curse =( It really ruins the run.
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