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Offline zespri

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Identifying items
« on: March 14, 2013, 02:25:45 AM »
When you first come across of an item, it's described and a record added to the encyclopaedia. But after that it seems that there is no way of telling what an item is. There is no tooltips neither on quick-slots nor when you open inventory. The game does not tell you what it is you are holding even if you have something "in hand". Basically I can see no way of linking an item that I see on the screen to the encyclopaedia description of the item. If I could somehow find out *the name* of the item, I would not have this problem.

Now, you can tell, well when you see a hammer, don't you know that it's a hammer not a sickle? Well yes, with hammer it works. But there are other items in the game not-so-easily identifiable visibly.

So am I missing something? Is there a way to identify items in your inventory?

Offline x4000

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Re: Identifying items
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2013, 02:26:14 PM »
Well, in the encyclopedia it shows both the name and the icon.
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Re: Identifying items
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2013, 02:27:35 PM »
I think I'll make the dropping a two-stage process, though.  So when you click it first it brings up the encyclopedia, then you have the option of dropping it if you want.
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