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Platform Gun
GearGraphic PlatformGun.png
Equipment Details
Type Support Tool
Used by Engineer
Slot Mobility
Availability Default
Initial Stats
Magazine Size 4
Max Ammo 16
Rate of Fire
(per second)
1.0
Reload Time 2.0s
It does what it says on the box. By firing a combination of highly volatile chemicals at a nearby wall, the result is a rapidly solidifying concrete-like foam that can support several tons of weight. Do not ingest!

The Platform Gun is a Support Tool used by the Engineer. It is a massive, long-barrelled cannon that fires a unique material composite called Plascrete. During the reload animation, the Engineer is presumably mixing the chemicals by spinning the cylinder.

Description[]

The Platform Gun fires Plascrete as a spherical shape and morphs into a semi-oval shape with a flat top upon impact against terrain, creating a makeshift piece of terrain that has many potential applications. Plastcrete is bright yellow and vulnerable to destruction such as mining and flame. While the Platform Gun remains consistent in firing accuracy, the accuracy will become significantly skewed to the left or right when a player or object is too close to the front of the player.

Using the Laser Pointer on a Platform will display if it is equipped with the Plastcrete MKII mod (fall damage reduction). A Platform without the mod will have "PLASCRETE FOAM" written, while a Platform with the mod will show "PLASCRETE FOAM MKII".


Modifications[]

There are three tiers of modifications and each tier has one to three upgrades. Only one modification can be equipped per tier.

Mod Effect Description Price
Tier 1 Icon Upgrade FireRate.png
Supercharged Feed Mechanism
+1 Rate of Fire We overclocked your gun. It fires faster. Don't ask. Just enjoy. Also probably don't tell Management, please.
Credit.png 420 Credits
Bismor 10 Bismor
Icon Upgrade Ammo.png
Expanded Ammo Bags
+8 Max Ammo You had to give up some sandwich-storage, but your total ammo capacity is increased!
Credit.png 420 Credits
Jadiz 10 Jadiz
Icon Upgrade ClipSize.png
High Capacity Magazine
+4 Magazine Size The good thing about clips, magazines, ammo drums, fuel tanks ...you can always get bigger variants.
Credit.png 420 Credits
Croppa 10 Croppa
Tier 2
Level 4
Icon Upgrade FallDamage Resistance.png
Plastcrete MKII
Reduces the amount of Fall Damage

taken when landing on Platforms

Shock-absorbing compound reduces fall damage
Credit.png 780 Credits
Enor Pearl 22 Enor Pearl
Tier 3
Level 8
Icon Upgrade Ammo.png
Expanded Ammo Bags
+8 Max Ammo You had to give up some sandwich-storage, but your total ammo capacity is increased!
Credit.png 960 Credits
Croppa 16 Croppa
Umanite 12 Umanite
Icon Upgrade Special.png
Repellant Additive
+Bug repellant Enemies will avoid walking on the Plastcrete Foam whenever possible.
Credit.png 960 Credits
Jadiz 16 Jadiz
Magnite 12 Magnite
Icon Upgrade ProjectileSpeed.png
Disabled Inertia Inhibitor
+Disabled Inertia Inhibitor This tweak ensures that the user's velocity is transfered to the projectile. Usefull in high-speed applications but it requires doing more math in your head.
Credit.png 960 Credits
Umanite 12 Umanite
Enor Pearl 16 Enor Pearl


Unique Modifications[]

Plastcrete MkII[]

Icon Upgrade FallDamage Resistance.png

Technically, this upgrade increases Plastcrete's velocity threshold for Fall Damage from 10 m/sec to 15 m/sec (See Fall Damage), which increases the safe jump height from 5.1m to 11.48m and effectively negates up to 87.5 damage that would otherwise be dealt normally.


Gallery[]

Trivia[]

  • In an earlier version of the Update 21 Experimental Branch, there were two experimental modifications, one of which would cause the gun to fire cubic platforms, the other doubled the radius of the platforms. Both were removed before release for unknown reasons. Relatedly, the Plastcrete MKII platform modification made the platforms very similar to Deep Snow in function, with snow particles and being melted by fire in the neighboring experimental update.
  • You can use platforms to see through the world to find buried Cargo Crates, Machine Events, and more by shooting a platform at eye height while in a pit or wall. More platforms added above or below can increase the size of the window and it can even make you fall out of the world in which you teleport back up or somewhere else with varying amounts of fall damage.
  • Sticky Flames can melt Plastcrete MKII platforms with a heavy amount of smoke. This is likely due to their similarity to snow piles. It is unclear if the melting is intended or if it is a side effect of inheriting the properties of Deep Snow.


This page is up to date for Update 34: Modest Expectations