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Re: A matter of directions (What do you think?)

Postby P/o Prune » Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:52 am

Campbell wrote:Perhaps a better way would be for the initial description to have directions embedded within the text, and then subsequent visits to the location to have them written explicitly at the end of a more succinct piece of text, akin to the verbose/terse settings some systems use.

Maybe not a bad idea.. Is this possible with the V.5?
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Re: A matter of directions (What do you think?)

Postby Campbell » Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:11 am

Not built in, but you could certainly do something with a task to turn verbose on/off, and alternative descriptions.
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Re: A matter of directions (What do you think?)

Postby ParadoxGames » Thu Dec 24, 2015 7:36 pm

I wouldn't have capitalized all the directions. It is supposed to resemble prose, not a screenplay, where every prop is in caps. At least in ADRIFT, there is the option to colorize fonts so the directions can be in a different color than the rest of the text, which helps them to stand out without being so overwhelming.
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