Author Topic: So, am I right that you can't equip new gear during missions?  (Read 949 times)

Offline FroBodine

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So, am I right that you can't equip new gear during missions?
« on: October 08, 2013, 10:29:22 PM »
I cannot equip new gear I find during missions.  Can you only equip between missions, or am I missing something?

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Re: So, am I right that you can't equip new gear during missions?
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 10:42:02 PM »
Yep, precisely.  Switching out stuff during missions would be all kinds of broken as you could grant yourself more ammo, or un-equip stealth stuff after you used all your stealth points, etc.  You choose your gear before going into a mission, like choosing your characters and gear prior to a battle in Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, and then you're off to the races for better or for worse until the mission is over.
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Re: So, am I right that you can't equip new gear during missions?
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2013, 10:50:32 PM »
Cool.  I figured that was it, but I always want to make sure I'm not missing anything. 

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Re: So, am I right that you can't equip new gear during missions?
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2013, 10:54:12 PM »
Oh, for sure.
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Re: So, am I right that you can't equip new gear during missions?
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2013, 11:37:08 PM »
Yea, we considered various degress of mid-mission equipment changing before, but ultimately it broke a key goal: keep the mission gameplay moving fairly quickly.

Either that, or really simplify the equipment model such that mid-mission changes would not be overly complex a decision space.  But really rich customization was also one of the key goals :)
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Re: So, am I right that you can't equip new gear during missions?
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2013, 03:50:58 AM »
...weapon swap feature? :P