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Brawl Is Just Sumo Again

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The shrinking ring and full-contact weaponry make it substantially the same challenge.  Disappointing.

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We tested it with range weapons, but the fights were super exploitable and way too fast.
Do you have an idea for a different ending so we don't have the shrinking ring?

We need to end the match at one point if the drones are not destroying each other.

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5 hours ago, Micha said:

We tested it with range weapons, but the fights were super exploitable and way too fast.
Do you have an idea for a different ending so we don't have the shrinking ring?

We need to end the match at one point if the drones are not destroying each other.

Yeah, youre right, its hard. But for the sake of making the modes different, maybe add "some" limited access to default basic range weapons, lower their damage or increase their cost to balance them. I think thats the main interesting thing in a mode like this.

As for the shrinking circle, maybe base it on damage dealt to the core? or damage dealt to the drone?. I feel like brawl should really be about destroying each other rather than having the strategy involved in sumo.

The 2 modes need to be different

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Maybe let the shrinking circle (rotating hexagon?) have blades that deal increasing damage over time the farther it has come to the center.

So there WILL be an end, no matter what...

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Perhaps different winning conditions?  If they can't destroy each other, percent damage to the drone core is counted, higher loses.  If neither is damaged, no winner.

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A lower maximum part count would encourage drones that actually fight instead of sitting there and taking it until the timer runs out.

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A win condition based on damage could be a solution.

And maybe a countdown that starts as soon as the drones stop dealing damage and ends the game if you have two passive drones.

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