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The Sandal

LyiatLyiat Member, Braver of Worlds
As we all know, there is a sandal hidden somewhere in the APOC map. As of yet, it hasn't been located. We've all heard plenty of rumors, many of us have scoured the map for any sign or spotting of it.

I don't think we're going to be able to find it on our own. In this thread we discuss any hints, tips, or theories we have about it's location. Personally? I think there's a sequence of events you need to complete before it spawns, in several places across the map. Apex's Nessy easter egg is like that, and requires the cooperation of an entire team to do it in time before the walls come in.

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  • I volunteer as tribute.

    On a real note, I will help search/lead a party for the sandal once we get more reliable server uptime. :)
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  • NagashNagash Member, Leader of Men
    I never got this. I know its a meme but why but it in a mode meant for testing?
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  • LyiatLyiat Member, Braver of Worlds
    For laughs, mostly, but they mentioned there would be some kind of achievement for finding it.
  • NagashNagash Member, Leader of Men
    Lyiat wrote: »
    For laughs, mostly, but they mentioned there would be some kind of achievement for finding it.

    seems like a waste of time to be honest but I may be cynical
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  • LyiatLyiat Member, Braver of Worlds
    Nagash wrote: »
    Lyiat wrote: »
    For laughs, mostly, but they mentioned there would be some kind of achievement for finding it.

    seems like a waste of time to be honest but I may be cynical

    What part? Doesn't take very long to put an object on a map and put a trigger on it that basically says, "Yay, you did it" when an actor walks over it.
  • NagashNagash Member, Leader of Men
    Lyiat wrote: »
    Nagash wrote: »
    Lyiat wrote: »
    For laughs, mostly, but they mentioned there would be some kind of achievement for finding it.

    seems like a waste of time to be honest but I may be cynical

    What part? Doesn't take very long to put an object on a map and put a trigger on it that basically says, "Yay, you did it" when an actor walks over it.

    I have no idea why but on a fundamental level I really don't like it
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  • i thought this said The Scandal...
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  • azilieazilie Member, Braver of Worlds
    Just gonna throw this out there, but the sandal is a modular asset. It can be reused anywhere, and probably took maybe 15 minutes to model, UV map, and texture, maybe less, so it didnt take away any time from the bigger models, animations, or environment designs. It's there for a fun joke to bring the community together and give them something to chuckle over.

    Unique assets that only get used maybe once or twice take up resource space compared to the modular design of buildings and assets that most games nowadays use, because it saves disk space, server space, and can be easily called via code. While unique assets are necessary for specific events, a game made up of nothing but unique, one time use assets is going to be a nightmare on disk space when it downloads.

    That's why game designers build assets and environments with modularity in mind. Textures can be swapped out easily, bump maps can be modified to give the impression of damage and wear and tear, and all of that can be hot swapped through trigger codes.
  • autumnleafautumnleaf Member, Braver of Worlds
    I cant get excited over the idea of finding a sandal....I great artefact ? yes I could but a sandal ? no I just cant feel it.
  • PokoPoko Member
    WE WILL FIND THAT SANDAL !
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  • autumnleafautumnleaf Member, Braver of Worlds
    WE WILL FIND THAT SANDAL !

    Woah curb down the excitement there. the sandal is not going anywhere :joy:
  • ilisfetilisfet Member, Braver of Worlds
    I wasn't there for the origin of the meme, but my understanding of it is that Steven's feet got on camera one livestream and he was wearing sandals. Later, if not in the same live stream, he commented about losing a sandal. The chat really stuck to the whole sandal thing and through sheer force of perseverance, the sandal became a "holy object."
  • megsmegs Member, Royalty
    You REALLY kind of had to be there.... *happy sigh*
  • NagashNagash Member, Leader of Men
    megs wrote: »
    You REALLY kind of had to be there.... *happy sigh*

    It was a day :smiley:
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  • branegamesbranegames Member, Braver of Worlds
    Most of the community don't even know the sandal story, eh?
  • megsmegs Member, Royalty
    edited May 3
    branegames wrote: »
    Most of the community don't even know the sandal story, eh?

    I had thought that Lex had included the Sandal clip in the wiki, but apparently not.
    So yes. it's a legend. Only worth whispering on the wind. :wink:
  • ostravaostrava Member, Founder
    Inside one of the highest building maybe?
  • megsmegs Member, Royalty
    Whilst hiding under a table.... *sagenod*
  • NagashNagash Member, Leader of Men
    I bet it's under water some where
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  • LyiatLyiat Member, Braver of Worlds
    Nagash wrote: »
    I bet it's under water some where

    That'd be cheating. It's impossible to go under water. You die.
  • NagashNagash Member, Leader of Men
    Lyiat wrote: »
    Nagash wrote: »
    I bet it's under water some where

    That'd be cheating. It's impossible to go under water. You die.

    I mean in the swamps
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  • LyiatLyiat Member, Braver of Worlds
    Nagash wrote: »
    Lyiat wrote: »
    Nagash wrote: »
    I bet it's under water some where

    That'd be cheating. It's impossible to go under water. You die.

    I mean in the swamps

    I checked around there myself, didn't see much... but I'm not entirely sure how thorough I was.
  • oceanosoceanos Member, Braver of Worlds
    well I remember a sandal in the lobby :smile:

    If I found one on the map, it'll be my pleasure to post it on this thread !
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