Patrick Poll #2: Should Cars Require Fuel?

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  1. Patrick

    Patrick Starting Off

    Patrick Poll #2: Should Cars Require Fuel?

    Another simple question in a nutshell that has been thrown around by the realistic derivers of this forum. In real life, fuel is essential. We use it for many tasks and operations, one primary and common task being the use of fuel to power our vehicles. State of Decay currently has a magical vehicle system that prompts the limitless supply of fuel in-tank that all cars spawn in with. I think its totally derailing from the realistic feel this game does a semi-standard job of keeping afloat. Do you think that the use of your colonies Fuel Supply Stock should be used to run your car? You would have to build a refuel station, drive to it when you need to refuel, and flood gas from your current stash to continue your quest via vehicle.
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  2. Red Eye

    Red Eye Got Your Back

    I would say, for simplicity sake, just have each vehicle in a parking spot at your community consume 1 Fuel each day, so to obtain the benefits of car maintenance you also have to lose some Fuel to refuel them. Not a perfect system, and folks who don't like it could avoid it if they desired with how many vehicles are in the game.
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  3. ZedsDead

    ZedsDead Got Your Back

    I'm going to go ahead and say that I broadly agree with everything Red Eye says.
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  4. MstrJedi Kyle

    MstrJedi Kyle Here To Help

    Red Eye nailed it I think.
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  5. IrishDead

    IrishDead Here To Help

    It would have to be balanced to accommodate this...but, I like the premise
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  6. Patrick

    Patrick Starting Off

    I wish cars used fuel
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  7. Patrick

    Patrick Starting Off

    For the record I voted yes. IT would give a REAL REALISTIC RHYME to the game.
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  8. ELToastyPoptart

    ELToastyPoptart Starting Off

    Yeah, I like this idea but Red Eye nailed pretty much what I was gonna say
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  9. toupz

    toupz Starting Off

    Me want fuel in cars!
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  10. DMentMan

    DMentMan Starting Off

    yes, because its realistic and i have lots of fuel and nothing to do with it.
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  11. Bea$tTeam101

    Bea$tTeam101 Got Your Back

    it would make fuel more useful.
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  12. breakm

    breakm Here To Help

    Thats good enough. I still would love if cars had random amounts of fuel in the tank when you start a new game, any number from 0% to 100%. Also less cars in Vanilla SOD. In Breakdown there are fewer cars as you progress, right? What about lowering the average % of fuel in cars as you progress too? 0% - 100% in Lvl 1, 0% - 90% in Lvl 2 and so on.

    It would make fuel really useful and you would think twice before using your car for short trips.
  13. GTigers55

    GTigers55 Here To Help

    Red Eye and Breakm's ideas combined would be perfect in my opinion. Or just have the cars have less distance they can travel on 1 fuel.
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  14. CaptainAssassin

    CaptainAssassin Here To Help

    You could also be required to break into and hotwire each car, the first time you use it— certain skills may apply.
  15. XzerothreeX

    XzerothreeX Famous

    Liked RedEyes idea, this one as well. Maybe a little button masher mini game, gets easier and quicker as skill improves.
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  16. Bob Crees

    Bob Crees Banned

    That could be based on 'Wits'. The lower the 'wit' the more noise and time it takes you etc.

    I agree that Fuel could be more important. Not sure about loosing 1 Fuel Unit per day /per car at your Home Base, but loosing it when driving for sure. Even to the extent of loosing it quicker the faster you drive.
  17. DJB204

    DJB204 Famous

    WOW.... As of now, 86% of the voters here all want this feature. Why wasn't it added to YOSE?
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  18. JCass

    JCass Got Your Back

    I wanna go Vroom Vroom then no Vroom...Then drink the Gaz like Super Mario Brothers, and Go Vroom Vrooms some More!
    (Do not judge me... I'm a product of the US Educational System. Less Knowledge, More Ritolin, and talking about our Feelings!)
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  19. KatArus

    KatArus Got Your Back

    Cars should require fuel because it has nearly no use other than that.
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  20. JCass

    JCass Got Your Back

    87%! Roll them Dice were on Fire tonight...
    Just watch...someone votes no just to make me cry...:(
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