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Suggestion: over-the-shoulder view

Discussion in 'Release 2 Feedback' started by AvatarGG, Jan 26, 2014.

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  1. AvatarGG

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    Pre-Alpha Release 2 is about to finish and I think it's time to start thinking about the not-so-obvious suggestions and improvements.

    One of the most important ones that come to my mind is the necessity to change the camera position to an over-the-shoulder one. It's an standard feature in most modern RPGs and for a good reason: you don't need to move the camera for inspecting what it is exactly in front of you and makes the combat more fun and inmersive, also.

    What do you think?
     
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    Agreed. Moving around inside buildings (especially mostly empty ones like sample houses) is PAINFUL in r2. I find myself getting lost trying to find the door back out. Must have been too many ales at Fire Lotus's Tavern...
     
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    The best solution is not to force anyone, thus I would suggest pre-set camera modes with all modes available to the player:

    - over ths shoulder
    - Isometric
    - free form (as is now)
     
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    While I don't mind lots of options in theory; camera, moment, and combat are all very tightly related. Giving people more options in one area may totally box in how the others work.

    I prefer toggle between first person and over the shoulder (these are basically the same for camera and movement). Mouse targets and rotates. W is forward to what I see, A and D strafe. The issue with this is the mouse is occupied on the screen and I can't be clicking skills with the mouse while also retaining my target. So while it's powerful, controls need to be really intuitive.
     
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    Just a good zoom facility would suffice.
     
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