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    Cartostrophe

    October 10, 2012 by Obliquely

    I've wanted to do a few things for town listing and navigation, but it always reminds me that I need to make a decision about the system I published. In short, do I use it, or do I trash it completely?

    The game itself uses raw coordinates, and therefore so do players. Sometimes.
    What usually gets used is "Respawn and I'll show you."

    Any other system is meaningless during gameplay because it would take more effort to explain than it was worth unless you already used it a lot. Coordinates are easier because they are available, but also irrelevant for teleportation.

    There are reasons to want a system for broader areas with simpler names or codes that don't need so many digits and commas and negative values. But it only matters if you car…


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