Town Alignment

#1

Hi there,

As MDT Alternative Creatures is getting closer to release I started wondering if it is possible to make some aesthetic changes to present their presence as early as on town alignment stage.

Those are some propositions how it could look

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There might be other way, like scaling window itself. For now I would like to know if it is possible in any way to achive.

Cheers,
Neph

#2

@Nephretes assume you have alternates of each creature in a castle. Then is should be scaling, because variants 1-2 will not work and variant 3 will be too “blinky”.

#3

To someone who will implement this:
CPreGame.cpp - void OptionsTab::CPregameTooltipBox::genTownWindow()

#4

@AVS

No, just one alternative creature per town. It already took as about 3 years, having alternates for every would take like 15y and would be impossible to balance. Perhaps we will make second one if we feel like it. I doubt it though.
Thanks for answer, I will pass it to person responsible for implementing and we will investigate our options.

Btw. where do we find it in a code? I don’t know anything about coding, but it seems it might be a bit too difficult for us T^T

#5

AVS just answered literally in the post above :stuck_out_tongue:
here

#6

Add feature request on bug tracker then:
bugs.vcmi.eu/

We have multiple contributors who might implement something to improve modding support.

#7

I would go for the last one. You can easily see what tier the units are, which is important for quick identification and new mod users who aren’t sure.