Mysterious Floating Skull

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Mysterious Floating Skull

Postby Abecedarian » Fri May 18, 2001 1:20 pm

In the Copper Coronet, after I got rid of the slavers and guards, in the rectangular corridor between the inn itself and the entrance to the jail area, there was a small skull floating above the body of one of the dead tavern guards. Has anyone seen this before, anywhere? Does anyone know what it is?

It was not a skull trap spell because I searched the body with no problem, nor was it anything I could talk to or interact with. It was just a little skull floating in mid-air above this guard's body.

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Postby Krimmy » Fri May 18, 2001 1:24 pm

I think its a bug, I ran into something similar in the underdark as after a battel with one of the imprisoned poeple. It must have been the way I killed him but there was like a piece of him floating htere spinning around I couldn't interact with it at all....I think I reloaded, very wierd

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Postby Craig » Fri May 18, 2001 1:27 pm

I've seen this "skull" b4 but i can' remember where
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Postby nael » Fri May 18, 2001 1:28 pm

i'm with krimmy, except the piece of debris was also stuck in a loop of casting spells at me.
never saw a floatign skull though...maybe it was morte.
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Postby A Hairless Dwarf?? » Fri May 18, 2001 2:13 pm

Haha..this happened to me too on my first run through the game - In the docks when the dude comes up to you and asks him to protect you from the 3 vamps..I killed them, and then a floating skull appeared over each corpse! I was freaked out that I had done something bad and that the skulls were gonna get me... *shudder*
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Postby Blackrose » Fri May 18, 2001 6:55 pm

Do any of you have Jan in your party because his master blaster crossbow bolts stun people with a picture of a skull. Maybe thats it, just a graphics glitch when the skull lingers when the person dies.

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Postby Anatres » Fri May 18, 2001 7:15 pm

They are attributable to Jan. Those are the 'Bruiser Mates' that reach the target right as the target dies. They don't 'hit' so they don't explode. They just hang there.

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Postby Abecedarian » Fri May 18, 2001 7:35 pm

Aha! Jan! Yes, he is in my party and may have been using his special ammo.

I was back at the CC a little while ago. That darn skull is -still- there, although all the dead bodies are long gone. Eerie.