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Suggestion: New Property Type: WALK

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Suggestion: New Property Type: WALK

Postby DazaKiwi » Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:20 am

I thought of a new Enhancement suggestion today that i thought i might share on the forum to hopefully get some votes on it.

I think it would be great if you could create a new Character Property Type that can access all current walks that have been created with different characters. Just like you can in a property; have a drop down for a location or object, in this way you could choose an existing character walk. And being able to activate/enforce properties selected in groups, you could easily assign a group of NPC's who are a party to different Character Groups with different walks selected depending on the situation and everyone in that group will have the same Walk.

The following is what ive written on the Debug/Enhancement page..

In the ADD New Property, add 'Walk' to the Property Type for a Character property. This would allow in a characters properties if property is selected for character, show a drop down list of all Walks that currently exist from walks other characters have. So if you have a patrol, the leader of the patrol just needs to have a walk created in the normal manner, his subordinates will use the same walk through the Character Group properties. Since properties selected in a group override other properties then this could apply for walks too that may exist or not for all characters who belong in the group.

This feature would allow dynamic switching of walks and routines of NPC's who for example may patrolling certain areas at certain times (day/night) or maybe the patrol routes are extended in this way or a walk might be an 'Active Search Patrol/Party' which this walk has much more Display 'activities' to mimic a search party communicating to one another searching for the PC. When the player is found they switch to a Passive Walk Patrol etc, by simply being moved into a different character group. And there very little display 'activities' in that walk.

If you think this is a good idea please vote it up
http://www.adrift.co/bug/19136
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Re: Suggestion: New Property Type: WALK

Postby Lazzah » Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:26 am

Nice idea, Daza, I have voted it up.
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