Re: [pcgen] Re: Weapon equipping proposal (was: UI Discussion of Inventory Tab)
Could you please formalise this into a spec/JIRA?
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 2:30 PM, dave_the_ferret <
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> This sounds great, I've nearly always found that the weapon blocks were not
> always ideal - I'd only want that much detail for some weapons rather than
> Some way to tailor these for each character would be great. Though it can
> be handy to have all the combat options displayed, it takes up room, and I
> tend to have favourite combinations that are the only ones I want to refer
> I.e. There may be one weapon that I want to use one or two handed, and
> sometimes I may use a specific offhand weapon in combination with it, but
> all of my other weapons would only ever get used one handed - and that one
> offhand weapon never gets used as a primary, so that whole 'one or two
> handed & off handed weapon is heavy or light' block is just wasted ink
> generally other than for the two or three combinations I need.
> And at last I could do away with the throwing chart for a dagger, I've
> never thrown a dagger, its there on the equipment list for eating with not
> fighting! :-)
> And here's another - in one of my groups, some spare weapons are actually
> carried around for another player (his carry weight is restrictive), so
> options to have the weapon blocks show or not show at all for some carried
> weapons (or weapons flagged as 'not carried') would be handy.
> (hmmm, I need to add a 'container' named after another character!)
> Taking this a step further - could the AC for that combination be included
> as well as hit/damage? I.e combinations such as 'buckler and two handed
> sword', or 'heavy shield and single handed sword' would be handy.
> I would vote for this to be an option to use either the existing weapon
> block or the new style, selected *per character* (my mage couldn't care less
> about the weapon stats!)
> Also, as a preference, I wouldn't want this option to use extra sheets
> (though perhaps as a further option...), I'd like to use it so I can tailor
> it and see *only* the weapon stats I need, and thus make the entire
> character sheet easier to use.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <pcgen%40yahoogroups.com>, Eddy Anthony
> <eddyba@...> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Since we are discussing the inventory UI I'd like to repeat a proposal
> > that was made some time ago
> > It's probably possible to make this an additional feature without
> > removing the current equipping method and have a preference switch which
> > output to use. Thoughts?
> > --
> > ~ Eddy Anthony (MoSaT)
> > ~ PCGen Data, Docs & Tracker Chimp
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