#xu4@irc.freenode.net logs for 2 Jun 2011 (GMT)

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[18:33:30] <Dominus> VERY important
[18:33:38] <Dominus> www.ultimaforever.com
[19:02:16] <wjp> hm, just getting a random spam page here
[19:03:03] <wjp> can I assume it's basically the same as that leaked screenshot earlier?
[19:05:34] <wjp> right, aiera seems to confirm that
[19:11:29] <Darrenor64> :D
[19:14:51] <Darrenor64> Hey Dominus, I scanned over your talk with Rockcat.
[19:15:43] <Darrenor64> I think that by the time he and I are done with it, there will be no keyboard overlay all the commands will be context sensitive, and it will be playable on an iPod touch/ iPhone.
[19:15:53] <Darrenor64> I have no ipad myself, so my priority is to make it work on the smaller devices.
[19:16:03] <Darrenor64> Like he said though, a lot of internal logic needs to be improved to facilitate this.
[19:16:16] <Darrenor64> I fully intend implement this logic.
[19:16:56] <Darrenor64> The tricky part however will be conversations. Do we allow a keyboard in this case? Or do we give the player the ability to remember key words.
[19:17:11] <Darrenor64> What do you think?
[21:24:58] <Dominus> sorry was afk
[21:25:26] <Dominus> I'm not sure on keyboard vs key words
[21:25:40] <Dominus> to keep it original, yes, keyboard is needed
[21:25:52] <Dominus> to make it more modern, key words are fine :)
[21:26:29] <Dominus> I'm not even sure if remembering key words would be enough
[21:46:04] <Darrenor64> a "database" of keywords could be created from the source data -- but only the first 4 letters are stored, so there would be misfires. Sometimes the keywords appear in the conversations of that character, and sometimes they are suggested by other characters. If we go with the 4 char database, there may be some 'misfires': Like "sacrifice" and "sacred".
[21:47:28] <Darrenor64> ...And then there's the codex chamber.
[21:47:38] <Darrenor64> INFINITY coming from shrine visions.
[21:50:19] <Dominus> chances of misfire are bad...
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