Re: Damage messages

From: Jason Fischer (jasonf@COMPUMEDIA.COM)
Date: 08/17/97

On Sat, 16 Aug 1997, Jeremy Elson wrote:

> One of the tweaks I've always meant to get around to doing but never
> did was change the messages you receive when hitting (e.g., tickle,
> massacre, etc.) so that the message relates to the number of HP taken
> off the victim relative to their total HP, instead of based on the
> absolute number of HP taken off.  Is the general consensus that such a
> scheme is a Good Thing?

Personally, I've never been a big fan of this method.  One of the methods
I've been kicking around is a combination of both.

Something to the effect of:

You hit so-and-so hard, only tickling him.

Well, something to that effect.

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