Revisiting Wesnoth unit descriptions

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Re: Revisiting Wesnoth unit descriptions

Post by Pentarctagon » May 20th, 2018, 4:25 am

Cold Steel wrote:
May 20th, 2018, 1:19 am
Pentarctagon wrote:
May 19th, 2018, 4:01 pm
Sickly has a rather different meaning than I intended, and to me at least, doesn't really have much connection to the negative traits Goblins can get.
Is there a lore explanation for them having only negative traits you would prefer?
"smaller and weaker" covers it as well as a unit description needs to, I think.
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Re: Revisiting Wesnoth unit descriptions

Post by name » May 20th, 2018, 5:27 am

Celtic_Minstrel wrote:
May 20th, 2018, 4:23 am
Sure, but the naga fighter is not part of the orcish hordes, so I think it's fair to ignore it in the goblin description.
You have multiplayer in which naga are a part of the northerners faction and you have the campaigns in which they often times are not. Since the unit help is accessible from either game mode it needs to work for both.

So the wolf rider flavor text should not explicitly mention naga and at the same time it should not say anything to imply naga are not part of the same faction. The former would be confusing in campaigns and the later in multiplayer.
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May 20th, 2018, 4:25 am
"smaller and weaker" covers it as well as a unit description needs to, I think.
Well, okay.

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Re: Revisiting Wesnoth unit descriptions

Post by Pentarctagon » May 25th, 2018, 9:26 pm

PR of the Goblin Spearman's description is here: https://github.com/wesnoth/wesnoth/pull/3175
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