Replacing and side numbers

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Loremoth
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Replacing and side numbers

Post by Loremoth » February 14th, 2007, 3:28 pm

When I want to replace an AI player with an human during a MP game, or simply want to change control (and I can't kick), I must use "control side playername". But it's hard to remember the side number of all players: why don't you add a command to display name, colour, and side number of all the player of a map?

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Post by zookeeper » February 14th, 2007, 3:31 pm

Might be a good idea.

Anyway, the sides should be ordered in the status table, so you should be able to determine the side numbers from there.

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Post by Loremoth » February 14th, 2007, 6:13 pm

You mean the table displayed before game starting? Yes, but it's uncomfortable to remember every time each player's side... (with my memory, it's impossible :) )

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Post by im the one you think of » February 14th, 2007, 6:16 pm

No he means the status table which can be accessed by pressing Alt (+) S, or by going to the main menu and selecting status table.

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Post by Blarumyrran » February 14th, 2007, 6:28 pm

but that isnt very helpful, if you play with fog and want to replace enemy sides.

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Post by jb » February 14th, 2007, 6:43 pm

You can also remember the color setup for sides...as long as you don't change colors it will always be:

Red
Blue
Green
Purple
Black
Brown
Orange
White
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Post by Loremoth » February 14th, 2007, 7:19 pm

jb wrote:You can also remember
jb wrote:as long as you don't change colors
These are the problems!

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Post by Viliam » February 14th, 2007, 7:50 pm

IMHO it would be good if the game would contain a "log" of messages displayed during this scenario. All dialogs, etc, but without pictures, just lines of plain text. And at the beginning of the log, there would be a list of all players.

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Post by bert1 » February 14th, 2007, 10:29 pm

I often can't remember either. Some simple way to access the necessary info would be good IMHO. Villiam's idea seems fine.

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Post by Boucman » February 16th, 2007, 6:50 pm

how about specifying the nick on the command line instead of team number ?
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