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[Skills] Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2014, 06:02:56 AM »
This is perfect, i was really hoping this is how it worked, very impressed and can not wait to play it :D,

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2014, 06:19:43 AM »
2 Suggestions,
One is something that will apear when you level a skill, will changhe between an image of the skill and the level you just aquired
would look similar to this
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And Second would be a picture of the stat you are training and a bar that goes around the circle , the more complete the circle the more XP you have in that level, refreshes when you level, so you can see your progress of your XP while you skill and don't have to keep checking.

Both are these are things that are used in rune scape that was added not to long ago, it is a huge help and so you don;t have to keep checking you XP when you are at the higher levels.

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2014, 06:23:03 AM »
And Second would be a picture of the stat you are training and a bar that goes around the circle , the more complete the circle the more XP you have in that level, refreshes when you level, so you can see your progress of your XP while you skill and don't have to keep checking.
This is already done.

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2014, 06:24:14 AM »
2 Suggestions,
One is something that will apear when you level a skill, will changhe between an image of the skill and the level you just aquired
would look similar to this
Spoiler for Hidden Content:
I really like the idea but it cant be that big and if it is it cant be in the middle of the screen, because if youre fighting, exploring etc it might put you off if it fills up the screen and you cant see!
« Last Edit: February 02, 2014, 06:25:26 AM by Craig »

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2014, 06:30:55 AM »
I really like the idea but it cant be that big and if it is it cant be in the middle of the screen, because if youre fighting, exploring etc it might put you off if it fills up the screen and you cant see!
Agreed, size and location would matter with this, but you need some way to see that you have achieved a new level and in what skill,
Could also have it so it says in bottom corner it yellow writing saying
"(GT) has achieved (LV) In (Skill)"

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #25 on: February 03, 2014, 03:56:40 AM »
Had some fun today.

I was testing PvP combat with levels (on split screen). It became a bit laborious manually tweaking each players skill levels and equipment, then having a battle, then more tweaks, another battle, etc.

So I wrote an offline simulator which simulates players fighting against each other using the games combat code. The benefit of the simulator being offline is it can simulate a battle in a fraction of a second, which might take 2 or 3 minutes in the game itself.

I told the simulator to run thousands of battles, varying the combat style, equipment and player levels, and output the battle results. Made for some very interesting reading.


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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #26 on: February 03, 2014, 04:04:11 AM »
Had some fun today.
Sounds quite productive, So does the combat seem more balanced from the current retail version?, and can you post a bit of what you found out from the simulator, the new combat system is one of the drastic changes in this update so be nice to know more about it.
But if you want us to wait i don't mind :P

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #27 on: February 03, 2014, 04:14:24 AM »
Sounds quite productive, So does the combat seem more balanced from the current retail version?
It's much more interesting.

In the retail version, everybody is the same, the only difference is the sword. In the retail version, if you're facing the opponent correctly you will hit them, no chance to miss, and the damage dealt is always the same, based on the sword. That's terribly boring.

Now there is a whole lot more weapons with varying max hits, strike ranges and swing speeds. Throw player skill levels into the mix, and a proper dice based combat system that means you can hit or miss even if you're facing straight at the player. And if you do hit you're not always going to get a max hit. Throw in a truck load of different armor items and the results are even more unpredictable. Add in some enchanted jewellery to spice it up a bit more.

If you're wondering about the balance between Melee vs Ranged, it's much more balanced now. If it's a slug match, Melee will usually win if the players are of similar skill levels. The Elven bow does boost the archer significantly though which can make the difference.

It's not comparable to the current retail system.

I won't post any of the simulator results. It's up to the players to experiment and find out what works best for them.
« Last Edit: February 03, 2014, 04:20:11 AM by Craig »

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #28 on: February 03, 2014, 04:19:56 AM »
It's much more interesting.

In the retail version, everybody is the same, the only difference is the sword. In the retail version, if you're facing the opponent correctly you will hit them, no chance to miss, and the damage dealt is always the same, based on the sword. That's terribly boring.

Now there is a whole lot more weapons with varying max hits, strike ranges and swing speeds. Throw player skill levels into the mix, and a proper dice based combat system that means you can hit or miss even if you're facing straight at the player. And if you do hit you're not always going to get a max hit. Throw in a truck load of different armor items and the results are even more unpredictable. Add in some enchanted jewellery to spice it up a bit more.

It's not comparable to the current retail system.

I won't post any of the simulator results. It's up to the players to experiment and find out what works best for them.
Okay thanks for the Additional information, im looking forward to see what the community does with all the 2.0 features :P, hoping to see more combat based maps and even some more maps that allow more permissions then adventure, with all the 2.0 features the game is going to change alot, in the quality of maps and how the community treats one another, Total Miner 2 :P

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Re: Skill Data Dump
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2014, 01:26:22 AM »
It's much more interesting.

In the retail version, everybody is the same, the only difference is the sword. In the retail version, if you're facing the opponent correctly you will hit them, no chance to miss, and the damage dealt is always the same, based on the sword. That's terribly boring.

Now there is a whole lot more weapons with varying max hits, strike ranges and swing speeds. Throw player skill levels into the mix, and a proper dice based combat system that means you can hit or miss even if you're facing straight at the player. And if you do hit you're not always going to get a max hit. Throw in a truck load of different armor items and the results are even more unpredictable. Add in some enchanted jewellery to spice it up a bit more.

If you're wondering about the balance between Melee vs Ranged, it's much more balanced now. If it's a slug match, Melee will usually win if the players are of similar skill levels. The Elven bow does boost the archer significantly though which can make the difference.

It's not comparable to the current retail system.

I won't post any of the simulator results. It's up to the players to experiment and find out what works best for them.
What would happen in ranged versus melee if the melee guy had full tittnuim armor?