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Offline tower27

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One single target for a command
« on: January 10, 2011, 09:00:33 »
Hi,

on a Garmin or the PocketPC Player, the user sees the target of a command even when there is just one single target. In the great WhereYouGo Player this can't be seen by the user, a command with just one single target is executed immediately.
So the user experience is different on the different devices.

What do you think about changing this behavior in WhereYouGo to be the same as on the other devices?

Thanks
Thomas (tower27)
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Re: One single target for a command
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2011, 21:27:28 »
Hi,
  I did this behavior to save user a little time with touching one command. You think it's useless? I don't think that is priority to have exactly same game style on all platforms.
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Re: One single target for a command
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2011, 08:42:39 »
Hi,

I was walking with some differently experienced users with different devices and some of them were confused.
In my cartidge I have a command "Use" and this command can be done on different items.
When there are more than one item available, they see these items and if there is only one (because the others have been used and vanished) this one isn't seen anymore. This behaviour confused the users.

So I think it would be better to click once more and to see more.

Thomas
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Re: One single target for a command
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2011, 13:43:06 »
I agree with the OP that this behaviour is very confusing and even dangerous (in game context).

Consider this example: At the time the item (say the gun) is selected there were two targets visible (say friend and foe). By the time the action is selected one target (say the foe) may have disappeared and you automatically kill the other target (the friend). If there was a selection screen you would not have selected to use gun on the friend.

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Re: One single target for a command
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2011, 15:53:49 »
Oki,
  actually removed. On all actions (Locations, You See, Inventory) was behavior that when only one item is available, WhereYouGo jumped directly on item page. Will be in next release (0.4.13)
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