Author Topic: [Suggestion] show fist attack icon in battlescape  (Read 556 times)

Offline clownagent

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[Suggestion] show fist attack icon in battlescape
« on: July 20, 2018, 09:59:32 pm »
Many outfits have now an integrated melee attack. It is fine that we can't see the icon in the inventory screen.
However in the battlescape it feels strange to click on a empty box to attack.
So please make the bigobs visible in battlescape in the empty hand(s).

Offline ohartenstein23

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Re: [Suggestion] show fist attack icon in battlescape
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2018, 10:08:44 pm »
Having this hand completely empty is by design; it is an indicator for whether you will have a penalty with a two-handed item in the other hand or can even fire weapons that require the second hand open.  While it is weird to click on an empty hand, I'd rather keep the fact that I can tell at a glance how that empty/not-empty hand will affect the firing of my other weapon.

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Re: [Suggestion] show fist attack icon in battlescape
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2018, 11:26:34 pm »
I find nothing weird in clicking on an empty hand slot to attack with an empty hand.

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Re: [Suggestion] show fist attack icon in battlescape
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2018, 11:39:42 pm »
I too prefer the empty hand. Surely is an habit thing, but I like to know there is no object in that hand.

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Re: [Suggestion] show fist attack icon in battlescape
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2018, 12:15:51 pm »
Well the look of an open hand like Crusaders of the Dark Savant could work, and could be made to look quite decent. But it would take a little time and work to implement the art, especially for a few different races. Especially more so if you want hand skin tone to match the avatar!