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DPh Kraken

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Icons for pet uses when starting with pets
« on: April 21, 2024, 01:13:33 pm »

There's a lot of negative space in the pet selection screen, and some relevant information could be added to help unfamiliar players make more informed choices.
There are countless creature traits, but the most important ones for pets in adventure mode are being a mount and a pack animal. These could be represented visually with a saddle and a pack-mule, or with the ASCII tiles '╥' (a seat) and 'p' (for "put"). Hovering over them should show a tooltip explaining how a party can move faster with mounts and store items on pack animals
Notably, these traits can vary from the creature's default based on the starting civilization with [ANIMAL] tokens, so it would be nice to have some additional tutorialization.
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