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Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"
Posted By: aperturegrillzDate: 1/27/17 9:08 a.m.

In Response To: Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors" (xcalibur)

Thanks, that's already quite helpful.

: the pale violet potion gives you a buffer against all damage. it works as a
: shield that eventually breaks after a certain amount of damage, kind of
: like body armor in other games.

Ah, that explains what I was experiencing - I assumed it was true invulnerability on a timer. I was trying to use it on the Ghast wave of Ok, Who Else Wants Some? and got confused when I started taking damage again after a few seconds.

BTW, I don't know if anyone's noticed before, but PiD has some reload/cooldown-canceling bugs. If you use the number keys to switch weapons after firing, you can cancel the weapon cooldown and fire faster, mostly useful with the knife, P4, and M-79 (As a side note, this works in Marathon 1 as well). This also seems to cancel reloads so if you do it with the M-79 you can fire that quickly. The other thing I found is, if you switch to your inventory right after firing and manually reload the weapon with your mouse and re-equip it, it will be ready to fire immediately. You can use this technique to effectively "rapid-fire" grenades, which provides a very safe way to deal with the Ghast wave at the end of the game - aim at one group of Ghasts, fire a frag grenade, pause, load another frag grenade, unpause and fire, then aim at the other four Ghasts and repeat.

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PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"aperturegrillz 1/24/17 11:30 a.m.
     Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"laz 1/24/17 3:14 p.m.
           Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"Mark Levin 1/24/17 6:12 p.m.
                 Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"aperturegrillz 1/25/17 12:49 p.m.
                 Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"laz 1/25/17 2:03 p.m.
                       Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"VikingBoyBilly 1/25/17 4:12 p.m.
                             Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"laz 1/25/17 5:24 p.m.
                                   Windows port videoslaz 1/25/17 5:33 p.m.
                                   Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"Lion O Cyborg 1/26/17 1:41 a.m.
                                         Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"laz 1/26/17 10:58 a.m.
                             Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"Lion O Cyborg 1/26/17 1:44 a.m.
     Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"aperturegrillz 1/26/17 11:14 a.m.
           Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"xcalibur 1/26/17 5:23 p.m.
                 Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"aperturegrillz 1/27/17 9:08 a.m.
                       Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"xcalibur 1/29/17 11:46 p.m.
                             Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"aperturegrillz 1/30/17 9:09 a.m.
                 lolVikingBoyBilly 1/27/17 12:50 p.m.
                 Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"xcalibur 2/5/17 6:56 p.m.
                       Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"xcalibur 2/11/17 10:51 a.m.
                             Re: PiD "Do-not-disturb sectors"xcalibur 2/11/17 11:28 a.m.

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