LittleBigPlanet 2 – Sackbot Information
All the info we know so far about sackbot, piled into a single, useful factfile
The basic wooden sackbot, is the template.
Players can choose weak spots on the sackbot
They can be programmed to be scared of heights
The can follow a recorded routine.
They can be given any costume sackboy has, making them look like a sackboy
You can have the “random costume” option to, works the same way as it does for sackboy.
If you want you can just copy the AI (logic) from one sackboy to another, saving time.
You can record you own sound as audio for the sackbots.
They can be changed size, making them giant or tiny.
Sackbots can be controlled by a direct / control seat.
You can make them harmful, electrified, flame…. and so on.
You can grapple sackbots
You can grab sackbots
They can travel through the “suction tubes”.
An obvious fact, but. Just like LBP1’s magic eyes. they will look at sackboy if near.
They can be set to follow a player
They have a trigger radius
If set to follow, they can get in vehicles with a player
Options include: costume; behaviour; monster head; hostile; awareness radius; and more (that has not yet been seen)
“its possible to spawn 20 or 30, the limit is defined by the thermometer” EDGE.
A good concept Mm used is about rescuing sackbots from a factory
Sackbots can be crushed
There are pre set behaviours for you to choose from
They can chase you (maybe thats the same as follow )
They have a circuit board aka microchip
They can be as intelligent as you want them to be
movesets include: robotic – zombified
zombie sackbots will chase after you arms stretched out (like zombies)
They can switch planes
you can set them to patrol a certain area
you can make them change behaviour, eg: a normal sackbot turns to a zombie if it see you.
they can jump
they can avoid danger
they can be actors in your films / cutscenes
sackbots can activate switches (like buttons or the lever switch)
“I read somewhere that you’ll be able to change the texture of the base Sackbot with materials from your inventory. I don’t know if it’s true though”
you can add decorations onto them
LittleBigPlanet 2, will be released exclusively for PlayStation 3 this winter by Media Molecule.