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Weapon Suggestion - Claymores/Directional Mines

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  • Weapon Suggestion - Claymores/Directional Mines

    Just an idea i had

    Weapon Name: AZM (Anti-Zed-Mine)
    Perk: Demolitionist/Firebug
    Damage: deals 550 explosive damage with the damage falling off lineally to a minimum of 225 at 6 meters
    Weight: 2
    Weapon cost/ammo cost: 400 + 19 per mine
    Ammo count: 3 base ( 13 with demos extra explosives skill/passive or 6 with the FB mag boosting skill)
    Triggering Range: 1.25 meters. Triggers when a zed disturbs the laser. The mine also has a 0.3 second delay after being tripped to ensure as many zeds are caught in the blast as possible.
    Blast range: 6 meters in a 180 degrees radius. The blast originates from between the 2 diagonal lasers.
    Passive ability: if the mine is deployed by a fire bug, the mine will deal medium fire damage and create a long lasting ground fire in addition to the explosive damage.
    Flavor text: The AZM comes in 2 modes. Explosive and Incendiary. Both guarantees dead zeds.

    Notes: deploying the mines should have a short 3 second arming time to prevent people using them like grenades

    Thoughts on my idea? I personally think they'd fit perfectly in KF2 and make a great swarm defense gadget.
    Last edited by RaNdOmKiLs666; 09-13-2018, 06:55 AM.

  • #2
    It feels inferior to C4, no? Laser tripmines may be armed on any surface, like near trapped doors for extra last sec damage. Idea: whoever goes through the laser is cut to pieces like kitchen knife an apple, has to have great use of the gore system, directional kills!

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Zakxaev68 View Post
      It feels inferior to C4, no? Laser tripmines may be armed on any surface, like near trapped doors for extra last sec damage.
      As a comparison:
      AZMs are cheaper, more spammable, have more blast range, are autonomous (no user interaction to detonate) and can also be used by Firebugs.
      The C4s main advantage is its grenade like useability, higher damage and 360 degree blast radius.

      Here's the C4s wiki page https://wiki.tripwireinteractive.com...=C4_Explosives

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      • #4
        Just give me my damn pipe bomb back from KF1 and we're good to go...

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        • #5
          Hello,
          I'm posting this here, but I was very disappointed when i announced the new commando weapons. That big caliber, and no new bullpup.
          So many people want to see i new bullpup, study this pls :/
          The new bullpup in question would be the Famas (F1-mas), we have a large French community, there are a lot of French maps, and we do not have this legendary bullpup ... why ?

          I never knew what tripwire was thinking about famas, but they must be angry at him, and i don't think balancing this weapon is a problem

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Ruzyk View Post
            Hello,
            I'm posting this here, but I was very disappointed when i announced the new commando weapons. That big caliber, and no new bullpup.
            So many people want to see i new bullpup, study this pls :/
            The new bullpup in question would be the Famas (F1-mas), we have a large French community, there are a lot of French maps, and we do not have this legendary bullpup ... why ?

            I never knew what tripwire was thinking about famas, but they must be angry at him, and i don't think balancing this weapon is a problem
            This has nothing to do with the topic at hand?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by infntnub View Post
              Just give me my damn pipe bomb back from KF1 and we're good to go...
              Pretty much...Even if the claymores could do a fantastic job as well. I just want to have mines back , to be fair.

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