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Offline Elestan

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Line Place
« on: August 06, 2016, 12:56:26 AM »
I was just using the Line Place command, and it occurred to me that it's currently rather cumbersome to use:  It requires two clicks to create a line to fix the orientation, and then another to set the position. 

I think it would be easier to use if the first click fixed the position, and then the shadow-formation rotated (always keeping the turrets pointed toward the pointer), becoming fixed by a second click.  This would allow dropping the turrets with one fewer click.

I suspect it could be made even easier to use by incorporating click+drag mechanics to define an area to fill with turrets.

Offline Kahuna

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Re: Line Place
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2016, 10:21:16 AM »
"AI War: The Game For Software Engineers" :P
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) else (
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Offline Elestan

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Re: Line Place
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2016, 11:09:46 AM »
"AI War: The Game For Software Engineers" :P

A customer survey to test this might be interesting.

I am indeed a SWE, but I'm wearing my "Usability Engineer" hat for this post.  :-)


Offline Mánagarmr

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Re: Line Place
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2016, 11:15:30 AM »
Uhm, I know only basic programming, so no :P
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Offline Kahuna

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Re: Line Place
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2016, 12:13:43 PM »
I'm wearing my "Usability Engineer" hat for this post.  :-)
I'm just wearing my red super cat cape for now. I'll get my super cat engineer hat in 5 years.
set /A diff=10
if %diff%==max (
   set /A me=:)
) else (
   set /A me=SadPanda
)
echo Check out my AI War strategy guide and find your inner Super Cat!
echo 2592 hours of AI War and counting!
echo Kahuna matata!