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Old April 21, 2011, 15:21   #1
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Suggestion - Item Descriptions

Is there any reason why we couldn't show the base level of each item in its description? Such as... "This item starts to be commonly found at Dungeon Level xx"? It would be nice to see if finding a rod of healing at dlvl 40 is why the level is "superb", etc... Just like finding Smeagol on dlvl 1 (yes, this just happened to me and I had a superb feeling) tells me that he is normally found on dlvl 5 (or whatever).
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Old April 21, 2011, 16:02   #2
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Is there any reason why we couldn't show the base level of each item in its description? Such as... "This item starts to be commonly found at Dungeon Level xx"? It would be nice to see if finding a rod of healing at dlvl 40 is why the level is "superb", etc... Just like finding Smeagol on dlvl 1 (yes, this just happened to me and I had a superb feeling) tells me that he is normally found on dlvl 5 (or whatever).
+1. I quite like this idea, and it would be quite easy to add. Anyone?

EDIT: I hope takk removes the depth_in_feet option if he hasn't done so already. Not because it would simplify this change (which it would, but it's only a matter of a line or two), but because depth always ought to be shown in feet. Always.
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Old April 21, 2011, 16:06   #3
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Makes sense to me, and helps new players learn when they should start expecting to find certain items (especially stat potions).
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Old April 21, 2011, 17:27   #4
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I have no particular preference for showing depth in feet, or by level number, but it would make sense to always present this consistently to the player.
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Old April 21, 2011, 17:35   #5
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What about when depth should be shown in meters?
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Old April 21, 2011, 17:47   #6
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What about when depth should be shown in meters?
depth in Smoots?

yeah no one else is gonna know what that is.
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EDIT: I hope takk removes the depth_in_feet option if he hasn't done so already. Not because it would simplify this change (which it would, but it's only a matter of a line or two), but because depth always ought to be shown in feet. Always.
I think it went a few years back... everywhere now just displays both.
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depth in Smoots?

yeah no one else is gonna know what that is.
I don't think that the appropriate bridge is in Middle Earth, so clearly smoots are a setting-inappropriate measure.
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Old April 21, 2011, 20:27   #9
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What about when depth should be shown in meters?
I vote for leagues. Or possibly furlongs.
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