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Official Get Wired For Terraria 1.3.1: Calling All Terrarian Mechanics!

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Yurikano

Terrarian
Another thing that would help a great deal is a way to link teleporters without having to lay wire from one to another. I don't care how expensive this thing would be, just make it available.
 

Lyven

Terrarian
(Not sure if others have been suggested, so sorry if i said some stuff that are already suggested)
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Useful Items
Transmitter
-A 2x2 item
-Can transmit signals without the connection of wires in a 50x50 radius
-Will universally transmit signal regardless of colour unless a coloured wire is added
*This means that by adding a red wire inside the transmitter, only red coloured wires will accept the signal. Adding red and blue wires inside the transmitter will allow red and blue wires to accept the signal. If there is no wire inside, all kinds of wires will receive a signal.
-Will be sold by the Mechanic after Golem has been defeated for 15 Gold.

Nature Sensors
-A 2x1 item
-Will continuosly send a signal (like a timer) when a certain critera hits.
-Can be edited to send a signal in certain conditions
*Options include Rain/Snow, Events, Day, and Night
-Will be sold by the Mechanic after Golem has been defeated for 15 Gold

Improving Teleporters
-Allows you to name teleporters, like signs. Unnamed Teleporters will be simply named "Teleporter"
-Allows you to link two teleporters together without the help of wires.
*An option of all existing teleporters and their names will appear, then you can choose which teleporter you want to link to

Countdowns
-A 2x3 item
-Will graphically show the encoded time counting down.
-Allows you to encode a time, and it will count down when you accept it.
-When the time is up, will release fireworks and bubbles, loud enough to overpower backgroud sound.
*This sound can be heard regardless of location
-Sold by the Party Girl after Plantera has been defeated for 2 Gold

Stopwatch
-A 2x3 item
-has all characteristics of the Cowndown item, but counts up instead of down.
*An option to stop at a certain time will be an added option
-Sold by the Party Girl after Plantera has been defeated for 2 Gold

Wired Doors
-Cannot be opened, and will only open when a signal is received
-Crafting Receipe is 1 Door of any kind, 4 Actuators, and 4 wires.
*Produces 1 Wired Door

Mechanical Signs
-Comes in Small (1x5), Medium (1x10) and large (2x10)
-Will show the text in an animated fashion. Text will also show by browsing the sign
-Can also come in thier opposite forms (Small: 5x1, Medium:10x1, Large: 10x2)
-Sold by the Cyborg after all The Twins have been defeated. Small= 50 Gold.
Medium= 1 Platinum. Large=2 Platinum
*Can be alteratively crafted. Small: 4 Lumanite Bars, 10 Iron/Lead Bars, 4 Souls of Sight. Medium: 6 Lumanite Bars, 15 Iron/Lead Bars, 8 Souls of Sight. Large: 10 Lumanite Bars, 25 Iron/Lead Bars, 15 Souls of Sight

Traps
Improving Stationary Turrets (Cannon, Snowball Launcher, etc)
-Will contain a 1 slot inventory
*Will only accept ammunition desginated for that turret (Cannonballs cannot be placed inside Snowball Launchers)
-Will now function along with wires
*Shoots a mobs in a 25 block radius in a 45 degree angle from the direction it is set if a signal is received.
*Will not shoot if no mob in a 25 block radius in a 45 degree angle is present
*Will not target other players, nor NPCs, but can still be damaged should they be in the way
*While in this mode, has a cooldown of 5 seconds. Will still act normally as it is today if a player manually uses it.

Suffocation Trap
-A 2x4 Item
-Will only move downwards, and not in any other position
-Will move downwards for up to 10 blocks
-Projectile acts as a solid object, and cannot be mined but the main trap itself
-Will suffocate a player for 10 seconds
-Will inflict the broken armor debuff for 1min upon release

Teleportation Trap
-A 1x2 Item
-Will teleport a player to a random location (Teleportation rules are the same as the Teleportation Potion)
-Will inflict the confused debuff for 20 seconds
-Has no cooldown, and will only activate if it is triggered. (Activating it while standing on it will give you bad memories. Timers will let anyone standing on it when the signal is sent teleporting to a random location)

Ice Trap
-A 1x1 Item
-Acts like the flame trap
-Will freeze the player, making them unmovable for 5 seconds.
*They are open to damage
-Inflicts the chilled and broken armor debuff, both lasting for 1min
-Has the same cooldown of the flame trap
-Can only be found in Ice Biomes
-Cannot be crafted


Bulb Trap
-A 1x1 Item
-Will continuously spawn up to 20 bulbs that has 50 defence and 1 damage, and deals great knockback.
*These bulbs have an HP of 10
-Has a cooldown of 2 min.
-Can be found naturally
-Cannot be crafted

Summon Trap
-A 3x3 Item
-Has an inventory slot of 1
-Summons a Boss when activated
*Skeletrons, Wall of Flesh, and Eater of Worlds will not be summoned
*Night time bosses wont spawn, and the summoner item will not be consumed
-Also works on event items such as Pirate Maps
-Craft: 5 Souls of Sight, 5 Souls of Might, 5 Souls of Fright, 25 Iron, 10 Diamonds

Blade Trap
-A 1x1 Item
-Blades will appear and deal damage. Will last for up to 10 seconds.
-Craft: 10 Stone, 5 Iron/Lead, 2 Wires
-Can be found naturally

Improvised Dart Trap
-A 1x1 Item
-Shoots up and down instead of left and right.
-Has a Super variant
-Normal: 10 Stone, 2 Stingers, 2 Wires; Super: 10 Lizhard Bricks, 6 Stingers, 4 Wires
-Can be found naturally

Spreaded Dard Trap
-A 1x1 Item
-Shoots darts in a shotgun-like manner
-Has a super varient
-Normal: 10 Stone, 5 Stingers, 2 Wires; Super: 10 Lizhard Bricks, 15 Stingers, 4 Wires
-Can be found naturall

Vortex Pyramid
-A 5x5 Item
*Looks like a pyramid, but will take up 5x5 space
-Will contain a 1 slot inventory
*Will only accept Ranged Weaponry Ammunition (Arrows, Bullets, etc)
*Will not accept sand as ammunition :p
-Will shoot if a signal is received, in a 20 block radius
*Will shoot the nearest mob in the radius if it receives a signal
*Will shoot anybody, even Players and NPCs
-Crafting: 100 Vortex Fragments, 1 Celestial Sigil, 25 Lumanite Bars
-Has a cooldown of half a second
-Will not function without ammunition
-Has a base damage of 25
-Will not attack mobs if they are blocked by a solid object

Nebulae Pyramid
-A 5x5 Item that has the same properties of the vortex pyramid
-Will contain a 1 slot inventory
*Only Magic Based weaponry can be placed inside
-Will shoot if a signal is received, in a 20 block radius
*Will shoot the projectile of the Magic Weapon placed inside (If golden shower is placed, will fire the projectile of golden shower)
-Has a cooldown of 5 seconds
-Has a base damage of 10
-Will not function without an equipped magic weapon
-Will not attack mobs if they are blocked by a solid object
-Craft: 100 Nebula Fragments, 1 Celestial Sigil, 25 Lumanite Bars

Stardust Pyramid
-A 5x5 Item that has the same properties of the Nebulae Pyramid
-Will contain 5 inventory slots
*Only Summoner Weaponry can be placed inside
-Will release 1 Summon every 5 seconds in a 20 block radius
*Summons will be released in the middle base of the pyramid
-Will only activate if a signal is received
-Will cooldown for 10 seconds after being fully activated for 1 min. Will still undergo the 10 second cooldown as long as a summon is activated.
*The cooldown will commence if all mobs, players, and NPCs in a 20 block radius is killed
*Summons will not pass through blocks, and will not pursue mobs in an enclosed space
-Craft: 100 Stardust Fragments, 1 Celestial Sigil, 25 Lumanite Bars
-Has a base damage of 10

Solar Pyramid
-A 5x5 Item that has the same properties of the Stardust Pyramid
-Will contain 1 inventory slot
*Only Melee weapons can be added
-Will shoot the Equipped Melee weapon in a hook-like fashion towards the enemy, autoswinging in the middle (and will release a projectile in the process if it can) in a 20 block radius
*Will not attack if the mob is blocked by a solid object
*Will swing over and over again until the mob is reached. Will also release projectiles.
(If youre having a hard time understanding the process, imagine those mob swords. Basiclaly the same idea, but will swing towards the enemy until killed, then will return straightly back into the pyramid)
-Will only activate if a signal is received
-Has a cooldown of 8 Seconds
-Has a base damage of 2
-Craft: 100 Solar Fragments, 1 Celestial Sigil, 25 Lumanite Bars
 
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FrostyTheFroman

Skeletron Prime
What about a way to feed wire from point A to point B? That way we wouldn't have to dance around placing wire, messing up, backtracking to fix it, ect.
 
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Things I kinda want to see
AI changes: If lights are wired up to a switch or lever, NPCs will be able to turn them on or off.
They would do so depending on light level and time. For example, in a room exposed to daylight via glass, the npc would turn lights off in the middle of the morning, turn them back on at evening, and turn them back off a couple hours into the night..

As for mechanisms, more traps, including at least one that can be placed on floors to do damage,

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Have some sort of box like thing, that spawn robotic critters (Think of one of those wind up toys with the key in the back). And add a block type that will dictate what path they'll follow, so you can have them, for example, walk down a row of buttons that would activate a series of spear traps one by one.
 

Gabe Puratekuta

Steampunker
Have some sort of box like thing, that spawn robotic critters (Think of one of those wind up toys with the key in the back). And add a block type that will dictate what path they'll follow, so you can have them, for example, walk down a row of buttons that would activate a series of spear traps one by one.
That sounds pretty handy for monster farms
 

Master Geass

Terrarian
@Kazzymodus thanks!
My fault for not being into social networks like FB, Twitter and such. (well, not that I'm feeling so bad for not being into those... ~:p)

I don't have Twitter ether. However Yoraiz0r has posted the gifs on his page.

Okay, that makes sense. I thought he was referring to the pictures he provided.

Sorry. I should have been more detailed with that. I didn't have the time to find the post link, but I could have at least said Cenx said it.
 

SovereignVis

Terrarian
Okay, I have refined my Rail idea for 1.3.1

Here are the parts.

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Rails
: Can be placed like an Actuator and allows Rail Wheels to move along them.

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Rail Wheel
: Can be placed like an Actuator and is moved by Rail Motors. When a Rail Wheel is on an active Rail Motor it is pushed along the rail and takes any object with it that it is placed on. It will keep it's same speed until it hits another Rail Motor or reaches the end of the rail.

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Rail Frames
: Can be placed like an Actuator and it does not move by Rail Motors. When placed next to a Rail Wheel or other Frames, Rail Frames will connect to them and will be pulled with Rail Wheels that are moving. Also moves objects they are placed on.

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(Connected Rail Frames)

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Rail Motors
: Can be placed like an Actuator and pushes Rail Wheels along Rails. Left-click with a Screw Driver to change directions.

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Rail Motors set at different speeds. Right-click with a Screw Driver to change speeds. (The black one on the right is an inactive Motor.)

This system will let players make all crazy kinds of moving devices.

Here is an example of a basic moving platform that moves horizontally. (Wire View)

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Simply place Rail Motors on the ends of the rails to move Rail Wheels back and forth from end to end. (I used Living Fire in place of Lava just because it's easier to place and remove)

For custom maps you can make things more interesting by starting the Motors turned off and placing a switch players must hit to turn the Motors on. (Wire View)

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Or if you want to make it harder, don't use blocks or a platform. Make a moving rope they have to climb on. (Normal View)

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(Wire View)
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(Note that Frames move with the Wheel they are connected too and pull objects they are placed on.)

With this Rail system custom maps can also have new kinds of hazards. Like these "smashers" in the picture below. (Normal View)

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(Wire View)
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Place a Motor set on a slow speed at the bottom aimed up to make the blocks go up slowly, and place a Motor set at a fast speed aimed down to make the blocks drop down fast to smash players unfortunate to be caught under them. XD

They really need some kind of button that only activates things for 1 tick so we can make some cool elevators.
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Press the button to activate the Motor at the bottom just for a sec to send the platform up. With it off after the platform is sent up, it will stop when you go back down and it hits the off Motor. (I just made a red dot on Light Switches to make a button.)

These are just some of the basics of what can be done with Rails. I know we will see custom maps with all crazy kinds of platforming puzzles and hazards.
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(Normal View)

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(Wire View)


Any questions? :dryadsmile:
 
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Trollking6

Skeletron Prime
Okay, I have refined my Rail idea for 1.3.1

Here are the parts.

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Rails: Can be placed like an Actuator and allows Rail Wheels to move along them. (Horizontal, Vertical, Corner, Intersecting, and End piece of Rails)

xmTCg1z.png
Rail Wheel: Can be placed like an Actuator and is moved by Rail Motors. When a Rail Wheel is on an active Rail Motor it is pushed along the rail and takes any object with it that it is placed on. It will keep it's same speed until it hits another Rail Motor or reaches the end of the rail.

DokOb0B.png
Rail Frames: Can be placed like an Actuator and it does not move by Rail Motors. When placed next to a Rail Wheel or other Frames, Rail Frames will connect to them and will be pulled with Rail Wheels that are moving. Also moves objects they are placed on.

QYgnT9N.png
(Connected Rail Frames)

iJzRTmQ.png
Rail Motors: Can be placed like an Actuator and pushes Rail Wheels along Rails. Left-click with a Screw Driver to change directions.

QctYrAG.png
Rail Motors set at different speeds. Right-click with a Screw Driver to change speeds. (The black one on the right is an inactive Motor.)

This system will let players make all crazy kinds of moving devices.

Here is an example of a basic moving platform that moves horizontally. (Wire View)

rn4rPVA.jpg

Simply place Rail Motors on the ends of the rails to move Rail Wheels back and forth from end to end. (I used Living Fire in place of Lava just because it's easier to place and remove)

For custom maps you can make things more interesting by starting the Motors turned off and placing a switch players must hit to turn the Motors on. (Wire View)

QTnDJNq.jpg


Or if you want to make it harder, don't use blocks or a platform. Make a moving rope they have to climb on. (Normal View)

9k99NEj.jpg


(Wire View)
37YC4sX.jpg

(Note that Frames move with the Wheel they are connected too and pull objects they are placed on.)

With this Rail system custom maps can also have new kinds of hazards. Like these "smashers" in the picture below. (Normal View)

vBCTIBy.jpg


(Wire View)
BvN1OkQ.jpg

Place a Motor set on a slow speed at the bottom aimed up to make the blocks go up slowly, and place a Motor set at a fast speed aimed down to make the blocks drop down fast to smash players unfortunate to be caught under them. XD

They really need some kind of button that only activates things for 1 tick so we can make some cool elevators.
nynfdwY.jpg

Press the button to activate the Motor at the bottom just for a sec to send the platform up. With it off after the platform is sent up, it will stop when you go back down and it hits the off Motor. (I just made a red dot on Light Switches to make a button.)

These are just some of the basics of what can be done with Rails. I know we will see custom maps with all crazy kinds of platforming puzzles and hazards.
shHzpgz.jpg

(Normal View)

ysGtYxO.jpg

(Wire View)


Any questions? :dryadsmile:
Fabulous. Want this chest? NOPE! *chest flies upwards*
 
I would like to see:
1. More wire colors.
2. A wrench that cycles thru the different colors with right click.
3. Logic gates for wiring systems
4. Sprinklers for farming waterlief and fireblossem without the need to submerge them.
5. A switch that flips when it is submerged and de-submerged.

DJ NPC
1. If the Mechanic and Goblin Tinkerer are present the Party Girl will sell a Jukebox. The DJ will only spawn if there is an empty house with containing a jukebox.
2. The DJ sells radio and audio equipment.
a. Ham Radio
b. Radio Tower
c. Audio Sampler
d. Speaker
e. Mobile Radio
f. Pre Recorded Music Boxes(Unlockable)
3. while in your inventory the audio sampler records and transmits the surrounding music to the DJ. Once he has enough of a track it becomes playable on the jukebox and will
be sold by the DJ in music box form. Additional sampling will unlock remixes that can be switched out in game by the DJ.
4. Ham Radios are placed in NPC houses and wired to Radio Tower(s) to have them join the local radio network. Each addition to the radio network would receive additional
inventory as well as add new inventory possibilities to the Traveling and Skeleton Merchants, as well as various other effects.
5. The Mobile Radio is an information accessory that cycles through different information from members of the local radio network. Possibilities include:
a. The Guide could give general GPS coordinates for mini biomes and floating islands that aren't on the map.
b. The angler could broadcast the current fishing quest.
c. The Goblin Tinkerer could give advanced warning of goblin invasion. Likewise for the Pirate.
d. The Magician could forecast eclipses and blood moons.
6. Some members of the radio network may provide passive bonuses.
a. The Tax Collector could have a financial advice show that boosts enemy coin drops.
b. The Stylist's radio show could cause some enemies to spawn wearing goofy wigs just for the fun of it. (I can just imagine the wall of flesh with a giant mullet.)
c. The Clothier's Fashion show could boost the spawn rate enemies that drop rare clothing like the Groom.
d. The Party Girl's show could decrease the kill requirement/increase the drop rat of banners and trophies.
7. A Radio Tower could be combined with a transporter to make a wireless transporter.
8. The Audio Sampler and the Mobile Radio could be combined with a cellphone to make a smartphone.

Something along these lines would be a lot of fun.
 

Trollking6

Skeletron Prime
Yeah, if they allow it you could move chest too. It would be great for moving things around without haven't to first empty your inventory to have room to remove all the items from the chest.
Maybe they could store the items into the entity data so it would be safe to move. Or just move empty chest, that could be fun too. There should also be a spinning motor, so you could spin things around like the spike balls in the dungeon.
 

ManaUser

Brain of Cthulhu
Things I kinda want to see
AI changes: If lights are wired up to a switch or lever, NPCs will be able to turn them on or off.
They would do so depending on light level and time. For example, in a room exposed to daylight via glass, the npc would turn lights off in the middle of the morning, turn them back on at evening, and turn them back off a couple hours into the night..
Since NPCs don't actually sleep, it might make more sense if they kept the light on all night. But either way, something like that would be cool to see.

I would like to see:
1. More wire colors.
2. A wrench that cycles thru the different colors with right click.
3. Logic gates for wiring systems
4. Sprinklers for farming waterlief and fireblossem without the need to submerge them.
5. A switch that flips when it is submerged and de-submerged.
#1 is confirmed (one new color only, yellow), as is #3.
#4 is obsolete because those plants don't work that way anymore. Waterleaf hasn't required submersion as long as I've been playing, and Fire Blossoms changed in 1.3. Now they bloom during rain and at sunset respectively.
I'd really like to see #5 though, it'd be great for complex machines, and #2 is a popular suggestion too, I hope something like that makes it into the game.
 

mariox222

Terrarian
I would like to see wire cuter deleted from the game and instead of using wire cuter to remove wire, you would use wrench and right mouse button.
Also it would be nice if you could craft the wire with cooper and wrench with iron
 

Loohniverse

Terrarian
My idea isn't related to wiring and mechanics but this would be a nice addition for the multiplayer.

Using the "Up-Key" on your keyboard should let you scroll through your last messages and commands that you've used before so you can resend them over and over again (very useful for servers and their owners - and there are plugins to prevent spamming the chat so this feature wouldnt cause any "damage").

Using the "Scroll-Wheel" on your mouse should scroll through all messages that were sen't.

Thank you.
 

Smalldowns

Terrarian
I'm pretty sure this has been requested before but i would LOVE to have some kind of Advanced Teleporter. It would cost 10 Gold and you would buy it from the Steampunk after golem. The reason it is expensive and has the word "Advanced" in it is because if you right click the Teleporter itself a GUI will come up and you can input a number, Any two Teleporters with the same number will teleport to each other with a switch attached to it using wire. If more than two have the same number tehy choose a random number. This would NOT replace teleporters entirely but just as an easier way to make quick trips to hell and such.

Just a thought.
 

MegaNose

Terrarian
Delayers: will delay a wire signal between 1 and 5 seconds.

A block that will change color depending on what the color of the wire wich is powering it is. (great for making animations.)

Converters: will convert one color of wire to another when powered.

Binary memory cells: to keep track of on and off signals passing by.

Some easy to use logic gates, so wire can be used by people without alot of technical experience.

Color memory cell: Will keep track of the order wich different colors passing by.

Executors: Will execute a memory stored from a memory cell.

Inverters: Will invert the wire signal.

Convayer belts: Will move a block in one direction when it gets powered.

Updators: Will create a stable signal when a solid block is in its place. (the convayor belts and updators are invisible like the wire when not holding mechanic items.)

We need alot more wire colors, and let it be one wrench and one wire cutter, and make it to where we can just scroll trough colors.

Trackbots: Can be placed on top of minecart tracks. (No other purpose than to power pressure plate tracks.)

Blockbreakers: will break a block if placed next to it. (blockbreakers can be rotated to wich way you want it to break)

Blockplacers: will place a block from its inventory.

Pipes: Will move items from an inventory storage to another. (they move 1 item per sec, no matter how long the pipe is, if the reciever storage is full it can no longer take items out of the giving storage.)

Pickers: Will store any item that lands on it into its inventory.

Engines: The engine is a solid block that will move anything attached to it.

Conecters: will conect more blocks to the engine.

Power block: a moveable powersource. (Comes in all wire colors.)

Liquid tanks: will store all liquids. Lava, water, honey. (would be cool with even more liquids aswell.)

Drains: will remove liquids.

Showers: Will spill outh liquids.



I hope you will like my ideas. I know some of them might be hard to imploment, but this would give Terraria alot more depth and much more to do in late game for example. If this got implomented tons of cool stuff would be possible.


-MegaNose


 
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