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Old May 2, 2019, 10:30   #22
Sparrow the Dunadan
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Originally Posted by Estragon View Post
Personally, I think both. Whilst the messages are accurate and concise, they are rather ambiguous for players new to the game, relying on players understanding the status effect mechanics. However, I'm not sure if there is a simple fix, without adding more clutter to the messages for veteran players.
I agree for the most part. But I would disagree with you stating that the ambiguity is due to being a new player. I've played Angband vanilla for decades now, I just never needed nor bothered to delve into the mechanics until now.

I suppose a good solution would make an option available for detailed status messages to be either on or off, as part of the game's settings? That way players could choose when and if they want such messages.
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