Friday, August 28, 2015

Will Battle Gem Ponies Have Day/Night Cycles?



       I'm still trying to think of ways to justify having a day/night cycle in Battle Gem Ponies. There just aren't enough nocturnal ponies to make it interesting in that regard, so I need to come up with something else. My current idea is to sometimes have different trainers roaming at night, but even that doesn't make much sense lore wise.


     The only solid thing I can think of is some puzzle segments dedicated to the day and night alicorns. And as for how time passes, it would have to be Ocarina of Time style, where it's there but not emphasized like in Majora's Mask. Maybe I can have ghost and bat ponies roaming at night in addition to whoever's normally out there.  Things are just up in the air right now, but I am trying to make it work.

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  1. Oh I could think of many ways to use a day night cycle to your advantage what if you made special perks in battle such as nocturnal ponies better accuracy at night or certain ponies evolve into different ponies depending on the time of day you could also have certain stores only open at night and others close during the night I suggest you check out gold/silver/crystal from a certain series for ideas and inspiration since those where the first games to really use the day night mechanic in intresting ways

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    1. My thoughts exactly. I just have the problem of only having 60 total ponies rather than hundreds like Pokemon. I also can't do evolution since ponies only have base and ultra forms.

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    2. In sure you'll find a unique way to make things work maybe you can play with their ultimate forms such as having them achieve it through certain stats being certain numbers maybe also implementing a friendship system the longer a party is together the closer they become and begin to share experience part wide since I know that can be one annoying problem with Pokemon is training every single Pokemon one at a time

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    3. In sure you'll find a unique way to make things work maybe you can play with their ultimate forms such as having them achieve it through certain stats being certain numbers maybe also implementing a friendship system the longer a party is together the closer they become and begin to share experience part wide since I know that can be one annoying problem with Pokemon is training every single Pokemon one at a time

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