Domesticating biters.

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Domesticating biters.

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I'd like to see the ability to domesticate biters. Maybe have them fight for you, keep them as pets or use them in some kind of power generation.

I'm thinking a large biter in a hamster wheel could generate enough power to power an entire base. :p But more realistically some sort of bio mass power generation thing.

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FishSandwich wrote: I'm thinking a large biter in a hamster wheel could generate enough power to power an entire base.
rofl.

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they could also be used in farms when food is eventually added. Although I would think that they would be a perk for having low pollution

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Cool suggestion: Eatable MOUSE-pointers.
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ssilk wrote:Old but still good: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YXRH50fvHWA
Replace those hamsters with biters and you got an awesome video. :P

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And when finding the rare item "whip", we could get them to make a biter pyramid.

Seriously, I totally agree to get different ways to deal with enemies, as I suck killing them. Although I'm afraid that using biters to generate energy would not suit the character / game feeling. It just looks like slavery...

Edit : but perhaps that's because I don't understand "bio mass power generation thing" which is certainly a super-fair way to generate energy from alien
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