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Disney Infinity 3.0 Toy Box details – farming, Dispenser, path tool, proximity detector

Posted on May 14, 2015 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U

Game Informer went live with another article about Disney Infinity 3.0 today. The latest information covers the game’s farming, Dispenser, path tool, proximity detector elements.

A summary of details are rounded up below. Be sure to give Game Informer’s full piece a look here.

Farming

– Farming is one of the Toy Box’s biggest additions
– More content for the so-called nurturing players
– With the farming system, players can cultivate and harvest crops
– This can be done alone or with a sidekick buddy
– Sidekicks eat food
– Feeding them will allow the sidekicks to gain experience in different ways
– Sidekicks become better helpers and stronger companions in the new Toy Box Takeover dungeon-crawler game

Dispenser

– The new Dispenser addresses the problem of overwhelming players with too much content
– The Dispenser is like an oversized gunball machine
– It’s loaded with toy-filled capsules
– Stand on its button, and a capsule pops out, containing a random Toy Box item that you’ve already unlocked
– When you chuck it onto the ground, its contents are revealed
– Every new Toy Box world starts out with one of these dispensers

Path tool

– New path tool allows creators to add entirely new gameplay to their Toy Boxes, and add in elements and effects that were only previously possible through workarounds
– With the tool, players draw a path, dot by dot, in their world
– As each dot is added, the path attaches to those behind it
– When it’s finished, creators can use it as an A.I. path
– Can use the tool to create paths for A.I. drivers to navigate or create rail shooters
– The camera can swoop by on a path, adding a cinematic flair
– The camera can also be locked onto a 2D plane, allowing for actual side-scrolling platform games
– Paths can be of varying widths, and they can be used to trigger effects such as fireworks

Proximity detector

– Assign the toy to a character, and they then have several invisible concentric circles radiating from their bodies
– Each section can trigger a different response
– Ex: cross one of the outer rings, and a townsperson can tell you to back off
– Get closer into its user-defined comfort zone, and it can be configured to run away from you
– Put it on an object and have sound effects play when you get too close

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