Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?


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Post Monday, 7th March 2016, 17:06

Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?

In the case where Pikel's slaves are spotted, but he isn't, still annotate the level with 'Pikel' (on the ctrl-o screen).

His slaves are different from generic humans, and there aren't any other slaves in the game, are there?

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Post Monday, 7th March 2016, 18:58

Re: Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?

It's a reasonable suggestion. On the other hand, this goes into diminishing returns (more work for smaller interface gains), because you can annotate yourself.

I am sure a patch would be accepted.

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Post Monday, 7th March 2016, 19:48

Re: Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?

Can a shapeshifter spawn on the floors Pikel can spawn on? If so, then there's a potential for a case of mistaken annotation. Shapeshifters are why we should't do a similar patch to annotate Kirke when you see a hog. Though in practice, in both cases the human player knows what's up when slaves or hogs appear.
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Post Monday, 7th March 2016, 19:53

Re: Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?

A shapeshifter cannot turn into a slave.
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Post Monday, 7th March 2016, 20:59

Re: Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?

Even if you enslave a human-shaped shifter? :P
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Post Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 12:30

Re: Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?

dpeg wrote:you can annotate yourself

How?


dpeg wrote:I am sure a patch would be accepted.

Would if I could.

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Post Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 12:56

Re: Annotate 'Pikel' when slaves are seen?

milo wrote:
dpeg wrote:you can annotate yourself

How?

"!" annotates the current level (it can also be used to annotate the level on the other end of the stairs you're standing on, or the level you're currently viewing on the X map).

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