A forum for users of LackeyCCG
Started by Dosmodious, November 20, 2009, 10:59:34 PM
Quote from: db0 on May 22, 2011, 09:28:31 AMIf you want to see the functionality that is missing from the plugin, you can take a look at the Doomtown plugin for OCTGN. More to the point and as I said in the reply that you deleted: scripting with python. Can you support this?
Quote from: db0 on May 22, 2011, 10:03:42 AMIt's not about "needing" it to play Doomtown, it's about making playing Doomtown as easy as possible.Can you go through all the cards a player has in the table and count how much of specific values they have (influence, control) and set a players counters to the sum of those values?Can you place played cards to specific locations on the table according to their type?Can you reduce a players money according to the cost of a card they just played while at the same time increasing their influence and control counters?Can you compare poker hand ranks (5 values of 5 different cards) and find which of the players has the best one and by how much hand rank difference?Can you go through all the cards in the table, count their upkeep and automatically take if from a player's bank?None of these things are "needed" to play the game. The players may do them themselves manually, but allowing the game engine to do this automatically greatly increases the speed of the game and allows players to concentrate on the fun stuff - Tactics.
Quote from: db0 on May 22, 2011, 01:57:58 PMWith scripting you can automate the most tedious things and also help the player so that they don't make mistakes and don't miss something. This is especially useful for new players and in my experience quite relaxing for veteran players.