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Ice Damage: Freezing decreases max HP instead of remaining HP

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    This would make ice biome bases so much more fun! Having to incorporate some sort of heat into it would definitely add depth to the game!

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    Just to be clear, freezing kills by gradually reducing the player's capacity to hold HP. If the ice reaches the red hearts, it can still freeze right over it, so in some cases it will decrease remaining HP along with max HP (if there was any confusion about the title).

    When you have 8 hearts frozen, you are much more vulnerable to dying because you can't have more than 4 HP, but you can take action to warm up and eventually recover. The cold itself won't kill you until 10 hearts of ice damage is accumulated. At that point, your max HP reaches 0 and you've lost all capacity to hold HP. If you have Absorption hearts left, those will start depleting and you die when its all gone.

    That way, you can't instantly freeze to death because you were on 1 HP. To freeze to death, the cold has to turn enough hearts to ice that you don't have any left to live.

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    Good suggestion overall, but the freezing hearts texture you've made should be hardcore only and regular difficulty freezing hearts should be untextured plain ice blue to keep with the special texture of hardcore hearts.

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    This is a really cool mechanic, it implements temperature management in an easy and "vanilla" way

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    This is the perfect way to make freezing damage different from the regular damage. It gives you cold blue hearts already so it seems like it should be some kind of an effect and this effect could definitely be more interesting than just blue ice around the screen.

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    Oh, i like how you involved Soups on this! Maybe depending on the kinda of soup thaw more hearts? Mushroom and Beetroot Stews thawing 3 Hearts and Rabbit stew thawing 5 Hearts?

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    Really like how this plays off. Does commenting help the suggestion’s popularity in any way?

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    + I think that Freezing should be an Effect, because it behaves really like one, it's easier to use in custom maps and it's easier to understand

    Freezing Potion - Just imagine

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    WOAH!!! 63 votes in two days!? Nice!!!!