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IDProjectCategoryLast Update
0024761AI War 2GUIMay 5, 2021 8:32 pm
Reportergreyhoundgames Assigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version2.810 Hotfix for Death 
Summary0024761: Would be nice if the metal costs of units was shown on their tooltip
DescriptionWhen im trying to decide if I should build turrets to help an attack vs just replace the ships that die, I cannot account for the price of the turret against the price of the ships.
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Strategic Sage

Apr 30, 2021 2:17 pm

reporter   ~0061290

It is shown on the tooltip. It's the first item, directly below the name of the unit and mark.


May 3, 2021 4:51 pm

reporter   ~0061333

That isn't shown when you look at a unity on the field of battle which for me is 99% of the time i look at their stats.


May 5, 2021 8:54 am

reporter   ~0061351

I just check because I was sure that what Strategic Sage wrote is correct. What I found was that even with extended tooltips the metal cost is no longer shown. Did it get removed by accident?

Strategic Sage

May 5, 2021 10:01 am

reporter   ~0061352

Ahh, that does explain the difference. It does show when looking at the Fleet/Build panels, which is the only place I would personally look for it anyway. When it's a unit in combat, I personally don't care what the metal is if I'm looking there, I make those decisions outside of combat.

I think this is done to cut down on the amount of information on the tooltips and try to present only the most relevant info, since there has been a lot of back and forth over time with people alternately saying there is too much or not enough info in various views.

I don't have a strong opinion on whether it should be in the 'battle' or whatever tooltips or not. I didn't even know before that they were different.


May 5, 2021 8:32 pm

reporter   ~0061362

Yeah its subjective. For me I look at a battle field and try to assess the "value" of things im going to be loosing. For example turrets vs ships. I could go into the other menus to find this but for me it happens as spur of the moment thing not a pre-planned thing.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
Apr 28, 2021 3:43 pm greyhoundgames New Issue
Apr 30, 2021 2:17 pm Strategic Sage Note Added: 0061290
May 3, 2021 4:51 pm greyhoundgames Note Added: 0061333
May 5, 2021 8:54 am Lictuel Note Added: 0061351
May 5, 2021 10:01 am Strategic Sage Note Added: 0061352
May 5, 2021 8:32 pm greyhoundgames Note Added: 0061362