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Reefpirate

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'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« on: December 31, 2009, 06:52:27 AM »
Perhaps simple enough to implement, but I think would improve my play experience quite a bit:

When in look mode, implement a 'next target' command, similar to what is available for 'next target' in space, in most menus in the game there is also a quick button to switch through items. Why no next target command for 'L'ook?

Just a thought!

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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2009, 09:14:13 PM »
That could be handy...

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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2009, 09:20:38 PM »
More practical will be separate key for switching between hostile ships during fight in space. Maybe with option (Shift+"key") for nearest enemy.

Unfortunately "h" key is occupied... :pinch:
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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2009, 09:32:14 PM »
I think he was talking about "L"ooking at NPCs on a base.

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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2009, 10:16:10 PM »
Flyboy: yep, I was.

But any sort of 'next' and 'previous' commands are all good in my book!
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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2010, 05:17:22 AM »
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But any sort of 'next' and 'previous' commands are all good in my book!


Ditto! Any sort of a fast way to select stuff is very helpful.

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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2010, 05:35:49 PM »
X-com UFO/TFTD had this feature. Man, that game was so good. A lot of stuff from that game has (and can) be(en) useful to Asciisector.

I often find that the character is waiting close buy the ship, but this is perhaps a pure coincidence?

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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2010, 08:24:11 PM »
X-COM is awesome... I actually just recently gave that another play through... maybe 3 or 4 months ago. Still gold!

Often the characters I need to find in missions are all over the place... But I am grateful when they are close to the ship!
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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2010, 10:04:04 AM »
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I often find that the character is waiting close buy the ship, but this is perhaps a pure coincidence?

Do you mean in Ascii Sector, or X-COM? In AS, I usually seem to find the character either near my ship or in the bar.

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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2010, 12:57:03 PM »
He means Asciisector. (In X-com you just look for aliens, but you can cycle through all your guys (with a "next"-buton) to check their status.)

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Re: 'Next Target' for the 'L'ook command?
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2010, 05:51:10 AM »
Quote from: "Cthulhu"
He means Asciisector. (In X-com you just look for aliens, but you can cycle through all your guys (with a "next"-buton) to check their status.)


Oh. Oops! :$