Motherboard RSS feed for https: Her Yordle counterpart, Ziggs, has a Satchel Charge that can be reactivated so he or any enemies can go flying. Some physics model Game Mods would enhance this by giving the flamethrower negative recoil and increasing it several fold to give it more of a jetpack-like quality.
On the other hand, rocket jumping has also been used, with incredible effect, to completely humiliate structural efforts used by developers to streamline your gaming experience. In Battlefieldsomeone once used a similar method to jump over a large windmill in a Jeep. Multiple examples can be found in this video, by the ambitiously-titled Infinite Trajectory team.
Rockets will get you even higher. In the campaign, one grenade jump will allow the player to skip the entire first half of "Outskirts" as well as reach nearly all of the otherwise unreachable areas.
The next phase in the console wars may end up feeling a little familiar. It actually ends up requiring even more effort than a regular rocket jump, due to the tighter timing, greater need for coordination, and the generally increased chance of being messily reduced to bits of asbestos suit and rubber.
Detonating the monsters launches the party into the sky. Team Fortress Classic had it, too. A lot of romhacks of the game do require it, to the annoyance of No Damage Runners.
The result is essentially an explosion-powered jetpack that lets him cross the map in seconds. Photo-realism is a weak goal. In the original Dragon BallGoku fired a Kamehameha Wave down at the ground to propel himself through the air during his fight with King Piccolo.
That way, he can reach places inaccessible for most classes and place a teleporter exit on there. Combined with the ability to instantly deploy a parachute to avoid fall damage this tactic was used to fly over walls and on top of buildings. However, it is also possible to strafe-run into the secret, though much more difficult.
The Loose Cannon makes doing this more effective, working much like the Beggars Bazooka above in that you can have the explosion be right in front of you if you cook off the fuse for just long enough.
In a less extreme application, you can use the recoil of the Nuke weapon to hurl yourself across gaps with too little headroom to jump over. Succeeding earns you an achievement - Gordon Propelled Rocket.
The Master Chief is gangster as hell, but his chest plate is all grungy-lookin. However, because of the massive blast damage the game gives you for rocket explosion proximity, one has to start the match so that player shield health capacity is increased three-fold Overshield.
As a result, each game would have a much tougher time distinguishing itself from other games to catch the eye of people who were looking to pick up a new game.
Grenade jumping kind-of-works too — provided there was enough armor to survive the damage — but leaves the performer both severely wounded and shell-shocked.
Only difference is that Ziggs will fly further and take no damage. Conversed by Pharah, who has a rocket launcher but also has a jetpackrendering this trope unnecessary for her.
Larger areas are part of the problem. However, the gimmick does end up giving it an edge over its Corpus cousin, the Penta: Twilight Princess you can do a bomb jump by dropping a bomb and powering up one of your jumping techniques.
In addition, artillery shells sent corpses flying - or, occasionally, living soldiers. Several secrets in the Quake games, including a secret level in the second game, require rocket or grenade jumping to reach.
In Ascend, pathfinder class has impact nitrons which can effectively used for extra boost due to their relatively low damage. Rise of the Triad featured the first vertical rocket jump.
In Shadow of the Colossussome creative players have used the exploding arrows to reach otherwise inaccessible parts of the world, similar to the Zelda examples.
Painkiller disables rocket-jumping in the single-player mode, requiring the player to use other, more creative means to find the secrets. A few hidden chests are hidden this way in latter games. In some modes, self-damage is removed. In Super Smash Bros. One of the Juppongatana in Rurouni Kenshin used dynamite both as an offensive weapon and to boost him into the air, whereupon he used what amounted to a batsuit to glide.
Rarely is this practice implemented as a necessary skill in the game itself. For this reason, it seems that niche games might still be feasible, as long as game companies can actually reach their intended audiences and make the games those fans want.For Super Smash Bros.
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Another great example are Microsoft's policies and restrictions that has prevented Final Fantasy XIV. If developers were that touchy about their games being messed with then they'd be up in arms over the PC mod community, which is not the case.
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