Damage Inspection

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Damage Inspection

Postby DafyddapDafydd » Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:40 pm

Let us use the inspect tool (a>s) to see how damaged our mine supports/houses/walls are.
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby MagicManICT » Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:59 pm

DafyddapDafydd wrote:Let us use the inspect tool (a>s) to see how damaged our mine supports/houses/walls are.

Please! Seeing the color is all fine for a general glance, but it's hard to tell with some objects from <25% and <75%.
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby vatas » Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:33 am

inb4 "use a custom client."

In all seriousness, default should have better way of communicating object damage, especially/at least on things like Mine Supports.
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby Nightdawg » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:08 pm

vatas wrote:inb4 "use a custom client."

honestly, why is this even the only way to play this game properly in the first place?

add a "toggle objects healthbar" option, imo it would be too tedious to inspect every object.
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby SnuggleSnail » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:09 pm

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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby DafyddapDafydd » Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:54 pm

vatas wrote:inb4 "use a custom client."

In all seriousness, default should have better way of communicating object damage, especially/at least on things like Mine Supports.


Yeah I actually use Amber already, but I've never seen an option to show damage. Is this a PurusPasta thing or something?
Also now that I think about it, a toggleable health bar might be better than inspect (or both would be nice).
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby MagicManICT » Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:29 am

DafyddapDafydd wrote:Yeah I actually use Amber already, but I've never seen an option to show damage. Is this a PurusPasta thing or something?

It's in Amber. It still only shows the relative percentage, and shouldn't be considered as the "accurate measure" of how many HP the object has left, as it can only read the information sent, which comes in quartiles--<75%, <50%, <25%.

Beyond that, yes, I think "Inspect" would be useful as a means of finding the exact amount of damage left vs just the red coloration. It should be added above and beyond what indicators we already have.
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby Agrik » Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:16 pm

I agree.

BTW, "Inspect" action should be more powerful. Maybe with prerequisites for some information (stats, credos, tools). After all, it's not a "glance around" nor "look at from distance", it is "inspect", and it requires the character to literally touch the specified object, IIRC.
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby Hasta » Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:16 pm

Make Magnifying Glass curio equippable, and with it equipped make Inspect action to reveal detailed info about the object (health total/remaining, materials used to build it etc etc).

Or just give Glasses and Monocle the same power.
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Re: Damage Inspection

Postby cellites » Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:50 am

I love this idea, i'm color blind so trying to figure out durability is a massive pain for me. +1
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