Dear Gear Up community,
We’re constantly thinking about cool, new parts to add to the Gear Up part roster. Right now we’re prototyping a deployable shield, and we’d like to hear what you think about it.
The shield attaches to a support socket. By default the shield is inactive and offers no protection (lower right corner picture). By pressing LMB
RMB the shield activates and deploys a semi-sphere around that side of the tank. The shield lasts for a number of seconds before it collapses. After a cooldown the player can activate the shield again.
The shield could also have a set number of armor points. Once they’re depleted the shield collapses as well.
We’re also considering disabling weapons while the shield is active.
Now it’s your turn. Are we on the right track? How can we make it more interesting? Are there any foreseeable consequences that we’re missing? Do they look totally lame?
Please head over to the Gear Up discussions and let us know your thoughts.
Gear Up devsEDIT: We first wrote LMB in the text - but it should've been RMB (as with the other support parts).