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Changes to Inventory and Items

Sleuth Admin
Sleuth Admin

I made some changes today to the way items and inventories work. Hopefully the changes are pretty intuitive. Here are some highlights:

* Coats and Accessories can now be held in inventory, so you can hold items you aren't currently using.

* Personal inventory space has been expanded from 8 slots to 12. Coats take up 2 slots, everything else takes 1.

* In order to equip/unequip coats and accessories, use your mouse to drag items back and forth from inventory. You can do this on either your detective page in the gear dropdown toolbox on the Case page. I tested this on a few different browser configurations, but let me know if you find a bug on the drag and drop system.

* Here's a big one: Items are now degraded on a per-use basis instead of per-case. Only your equipped items should degrade, so you don't need to worry about items in your inventory falling apart.

* Items no longer degrade when you store them in an agency locker.

Please leave any feedback regarding this new system on this thread.

Making these changes is going to allow us to offer much more diverse items (for instance, we can now do coats and accessories as favor prizes), and this was also an important first step to making container objects, so we can now start working on visitable agency headquarters, and (eventually) private apartments.

Have Fun!

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Detective Joseph Chen
Detective Joseph Chen

It would be crucial to find out if there's anyway to prevent suspect(s) to die. ^_^

Secret_Squirrel
Secret_Squirrel

Players doing 'hard to very hard' cases should now see some low level neighbourhood coats (eg + X to North Christie) coming up as favour items very, very rarely. We'll be adjusting the drop rate on these, balancing how often they drop for players versus polluting the favour pool with too many items.

Secret_Squirrel
Secret_Squirrel

Leaking out some new GIFTS for different case level difficulty.

There is a new unisex GIFT for AI cases dropping rarely from favours.

This gift will last for TWO cases. [counts those cases on an ON USE basis]
This item should offer you bonus 3 questions to a suspect.

More soon.

Secret_Squirrel
Secret_Squirrel

There is a new unisex GIFT for IH - RH cases dropping rarely from favours.

This gift will last for THREE cases. [counts those cases on an ON USE basis]
This item should offer you bonus 2 questions to a suspect.

More soon.

Detective Joseph Chen
Detective Joseph Chen

That's really great ^_^.

TJ Sweet
TJ Sweet

Yes like the unisex favor gifts. Can be very useful. Thanks

Secret_Squirrel
Secret_Squirrel

There is a new unisex GIFT for H - VH cases dropping rarely from favours.

This gift will last for TWO cases. [counts those cases on an ON USE basis]
This item should offer you bonus 2 questions to a suspect.

More soon.

Detective Joseph Chen
Detective Joseph Chen

wow! Split heart pendant! That's so beautiful, SS. ^_^

Secret_Squirrel
Secret_Squirrel

like I said it's a social experiment...

Secret_Squirrel
Secret_Squirrel

There is a new unisex GIFT for B - I cases dropping rarely from favours.

This gift will last for THREE cases. [counts those cases on an ON USE basis]
This item should offer you bonus 1 questions to a suspect.

And that my friends is that the last of those multi-use unisex gifts for now.

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