Companion Pedestals: Show off your pets!

Discussion in 'Blocks & Decorations' started by Huzbubber Tim, Jun 17, 2017.

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Companion Pedestal Yes!

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  1. Huzbubber Tim

    Huzbubber Tim Skeletron Prime

    So, I love collecting pets, mounts, and other summons, but I've always wished there was a way to display ones you've collected without equipping them. So, I introduce to you, companion pedestals!

    Comoanion Pedestal Item.png Companion Pedestal.png

    The companion pedestal is crafted with 20 wood and 5 stone at a heavy work bench. Once you place the pedestal, you can put any pet, light pet, minion, sentry, or mount summoning item in it.

    Puppy Pedestal.png Puppy display
    Cube Pedestal.png Companion Cube display
    Skull Pedestal.png Skeletron Pet display
    Wisp Pedestal.png Wisp display
    Slime Pedestal.png Slime Minion display
    Dragon Pedestal.png Stardust Dragon display
    Frost Hydra Pedestal.png Frost Hydra display
    Slimey Pedestal.png Slime Mount Display
    Pigron Pedestal.png Pigron Mount Display

    (Yes, there are some 1x1 pixels in the displays, but I had to shrink the items to fit them in the stone part, just like how items are shown in Item Frames. Also, I tested all the largest summons, and they all fit.)

    This could be useful, as only one mount/pet can be used at a time. This would allow players to show off all of the pets that they have gotten. The ability to show off minions could be used for decoration, or quick access to the desired staff. This could also work for fast access to pets and mounts.

    The item could be removed from the pedestal by clicking it again, but the summon would disappear with it. Summons with multiple textures (pirate staff, pygmy staff, optic staff, etc.) could be placed on the pedestal multiple times until the desired sprite appears.

    Thank you for reading my suggestion! Please let me know what you think in the comments!

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  2. Caseratis

    Caseratis Skeletron

    This seems pretty cool. For spriting programs, you can use piskel, pant.net or what I use, Gimp.
     
  3. Scarlet Hunter

    Scarlet Hunter Retinazer

    I have always wanted a better way to show off my pets! Support!
     
  4. That Sneezing Kid

    That Sneezing Kid Official Terrarian

    For me, putting my summoning items in frames is not good enough. You have my support.
     
  5. Dynorok Loon-Maker

    Dynorok Loon-Maker Spazmatism

    Cool....SUPPOOOOOOORT!!!


    Though, how would you remove the Item?
     
  6. Huzbubber Tim

    Huzbubber Tim Skeletron Prime

    Just click the stand again.
     
  7. Plm1123

    Plm1123 Skeletron Prime

    So would the pedestal look differnet depending on the gen used? Otherwise I would use amethyst every time I craft it (being the cheapest and most common of gems)
     
  8. Huzbubber Tim

    Huzbubber Tim Skeletron Prime

    The gem used would not make a difference in the stand color. That could be an interesting concept though. I might see if I could do something like that.
     
  9. Dynorok Loon-Maker

    Dynorok Loon-Maker Spazmatism

    Idea...You could use it as a mechanism to make your doors lock
     
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  10. hi9990005

    hi9990005 Official Terrarian

    The problem I see with this feature is that endgame or rare items could easily be stolen. Maybe make it so only the person who placed the item in the pedestal can remove it/ destroy the pedestal.
     
  11. Huzbubber Tim

    Huzbubber Tim Skeletron Prime

    You do make a good point here, but it could be the same for if you put it in a chest or weapon rack/item frame. You could just break it and take it. Good thought though!
     
  12. Creeper da Snek

    Creeper da Snek Plantera

    Anyone realize how neat Wisp in a Bottle and Shadow Orb lights would be? Support!
     
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  13. Huzbubber Tim

    Huzbubber Tim Skeletron Prime

    Now, finally, with SPRITES!!!
     
  14. TheWorfer27

    TheWorfer27 Retinazer

    Actually just 1 sprite, not spriteS
    Also Wynaut sentries?
     
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  15. Huzbubber Tim

    Huzbubber Tim Skeletron Prime

    I thought thet might have been to big to fit at the time, but ill include them too. ;)
     
  16. TheWorfer27

    TheWorfer27 Retinazer

    Tuey could appear at snaller sizes
    --- Double Post Merged, Feb 14, 2018, Original Post Date: Feb 14, 2018 ---
    Btw your hidey hole of too many spoilers gets messed up after "Isn't it weird how the the brain doesn't process the second the?"
     
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  17. Huzbubber Tim

    Huzbubber Tim Skeletron Prime

    I know
     
  18. superscrub42

    superscrub42 Skeletron Prime

    I think it should be crafted at a sawmill.
     
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  19. Innapropreatek

    Innapropreatek Terrarian

    smart
     
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  20. aRealCyborg

    aRealCyborg Brain of Cthulhu

    We need this, would there be a minion pedestal too?
    I would love to show off my baby slime minion, and a rare pet.
     
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