Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

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Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Dyaus » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:07 pm

Often when there are several people trying to tag a monster, if someone tags, it can be very difficult to tell whether the tag was yours or not. However, if you pay close attention to the blood splatter graphic when a monster takes damage, it sort of "travels" directly AWAY from whoever made the tag. If you pay attention to the graphic, you can get used to recognizing whether you created the blood splatter or not.

Sorry if this is old news, but I've been playing Clan Lord quite a long time now and didn't know this! Figured it could help some taggers.

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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Cinnamon » Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:45 am

New to me! I always thought there should be better indicators.
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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by noivad » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:38 am

I always thought weapons should have different sounds when hitting, or that when you hit the sound is pitched up a bit or slightly different somehow. I'm pretty sure it is possible to make the player who hit hear a slightly different sound than others.
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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Jeanne » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:40 am

noivad wrote:I always thought weapons should have different sounds when hitting, or that when you hit the sound is pitched up a bit or slightly different somehow. I'm pretty sure it is possible to make the player who hit hear a slightly different sound than others.
Or a message in the sidebar in addition to the sound. Almost anything would be better than the nothing we have now.
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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Maeght » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:12 pm

Jeanne wrote: Or a message in the sidebar in addition to the sound. Almost anything would be better than the nothing we have now.
Wasn't the point of the OP that we have *something* as an way to tell? It's tricky to spot the direction when 3 or more are creating splats, but it's not "nothing".

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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Guinness » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:42 pm

The worst is when you are trying to tag, and the creature is engulfed behind someone's text bubble.
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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Maeght » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:12 am

Guinness wrote:The worst is when you are trying to tag, and the creature is engulfed behind someone's text bubble.
There is an option to change bubble opacity under Options/Text Styles, but I'm not sure how well that would work.

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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Eirian » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:19 pm

I'll test that next time I'm in. :)
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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Guinness » Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:17 am

Yah, thanks Meaght. I was looking for something like that in settings.

The sample for bubbles - friend is kinda funny. heh.
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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Super Chicken » Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:57 am

Geez.... I always thought this was obvious... I guess I'll have to remember to teach the new folks this! Sorry folks who didn't know this!
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Re: Tip to tell if YOU tagged or not

Post by Trowl » Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:05 pm

Wow I forgot about those. I guess it sort of Just sunk in reallly deep, like talking.
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