Enemy locking removal

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Enemy locking removal

Post by NexusDt » Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:37 am

I know its a little far fetched, but we all hate the enemy lock on in Mirror's Edge, especially during a good run. So I was wondering if we could vote to take the mechanic out of the games files so we wouldnt have to deal with it any longer.

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Re: Enemy locking removal

Post by Requiem » Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:42 pm

I may be wrong, but...

I think if you connect an Xbox 360 controller to your PC, that will prevent enemy lock from happening.

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Re: Enemy locking removal

Post by Vadsamoht » Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:50 pm

For what it's worth, I disagree. Speedrunning is about playing the game that you've got and the risk/reward decisions that come with that. If you're going to fix that, then there's a precedent for removing every slow/boring/annoying thing in the game and you end up running something very different to the original game.

I think we'd be better off investigating the preconditions for locking and then working out ways to avoid it.

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Re: Enemy locking removal

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Re: Enemy locking removal

Post by zooK » Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:04 pm

I also completely agree, I hate when a guard gets in my way in a speedrun because they come out of nowhere, such as:
-While doing beverage skip
-While in the menu
-While sat on the toilet
-On the bus
It's not like the guards are in the same place and you can move fast past them if you judge the situation correctly or anything... oh wait it is
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Re: Enemy locking removal

Post by dyljaymac » Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:36 pm

Arrow wrote:This is a new generation of speedrunning.
I vote on taking chapter 3 out of the game aswell, we all hate it.
Yes, I definitely agree. But if so, we should cut out everything RNG.
And then we'd have 10 min RTA
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