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0019100AI War 2[All Projects] Gameplay IdeaJan 11, 2018 12:38 pm
ReporterBadgerBadgerAssigned Tokeith.lamothe 
Severityminor 
Status closedResolutionfixed 
Product Version0.123 Ship Batch 4 of 7, And A Metric Ton of Improvements 
Fixed in Version0.606 
Summary0019100: Improving feedback on selected ships
DescriptionThis is a continuation of Mantis bug 0019080, so see that for context.

There's pretty minimal feedback for when I've clicked on a unit. Lets say it's a battle and I've clicked on my flagship to frantically tell it to start building turrets/more ships. Now in theory I would know that the flagship is my selected unit because it has the little selection ring, but in the thick of combat that's often completely invisible (surrounded by icons/ships). So in practice I wind up desperately hoping I've clicked correctly, or pausing the game to check if the selection ring is there, which is obnoxious.

I think we need stronger feedback for what elements are selected, especially because you often need to select things in combat, then interact with nested menus for them.

One possible approach involves setting the tooltip text in the bottom right to talk about whatever units are selected.
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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
May 10, 2017 1:18 pm BadgerBadger New Issue
May 10, 2017 1:25 pm x4000Bughunter Assigned To => keith.lamothe
May 10, 2017 1:25 pm x4000Bughunter Status new => assigned
May 10, 2017 1:25 pm x4000Bughunter Relationship added related to 0019080
Jan 11, 2018 12:38 pm BadgerBadger Status assigned => closed
Jan 11, 2018 12:38 pm BadgerBadger Resolution open => fixed
Jan 11, 2018 12:38 pm BadgerBadger Fixed in Version => 0.606