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Series Topic: Each day will have a particular gun as a theme, in which we'll discuss how it was in TCon and what we'll see in Conduit 2 (speculations and wants). Post anything you think would add to the topic of the weapon, including but not limited to: videos from TCon or other games, articles about real-life counterparts, anecdotes about playing a match, etc. Seriously, the more you post the better the topic is.
Day 1 - TPC Launcher
The one people like making irl models of. Shoots energy canisters (effectively small grenades).
From that video, we can see the ammo has been reduced quite a lot (30 to 12) and the clip size is much smaller (10 to 4). The canisters now bounce once off of walls and the ground but still explode on contact with a target. Damage doesn't seem changed, but it was an early build A prime addition to the TPC Launcher is the new alt-fire mode which lays proximity mines. You can only have up to 4 (I believe) mines out at once, and they're very easy to see from what the video shows.
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Wow, a video from E3 that doesn't suck. Good vid, never seen it before.
It looks like it takes 2 shots to kill, so I think 4 should be fine...maybe 5...i dunno. Weapon balancing is beyond me.
I didn't use the TPC launcher very much in TCon, but I liked the fact that the shots exploded on impact. Now, it could be harder get a hit in open areas. Looks like they did the whole "lose accuracy but gain power" thing.
Now there's no way I could know this, but I have a feeling that that flashing circle thingy arond the mines doesn't appear to your enemies. I think that just helps the player keep track of their own mines.
the TPC was used alot for camping in Con2 IMO. hopefully the bounce shot makes that less likely.
although the bounce shot seems very clever, isnt that the whole point of the Warp Pistol? i mean come on that gun was amazing for the idea of bouncing around walls and stuff. loved that weapon. IMO it was a true gun that shows off HVS's creativity and great design.
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