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Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:36 am

This topic will be to keep people up to date on what changes have been made to our help files. Sometimes these changes will be minor and sometimes these changes will be bigger and update changes to things like policy. A lot of times these changes go by and people have no idea and it would have benefited people to know what has changed.

Please post here when you have made a change to a help file, big or small, even if it was just fixing a typo. Even those small changes let people know this is something we are actively working on, and people are actively working behind the scenes rather that just saying we're working on it. And give a BRIEF explanation of what was changed. People can go look and see the helps themselves. No need to copy the whole thing here.

Also, do not post to this thread requesting changes or pointing out mistakes and such. That can be done in a new topic elsewhere. The only people that should be posting here, please, are those that have actually made adjustments to the helps. I'll start off by posting a couple I did yesterday.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:39 am

Help Email
I removed all references to the old builder email address as it is no longer in existence. I think I got them all. I attempted to add where things that used to go to that old address should now be sent.

Help FM
New FM help files were added! Well maybe just one.. Other people need to send those in!

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Moloch » Sat Apr 24, 2010 4:16 am

Help Resistances

Changed to show the new fields represented by the command. Also added the field descriptors.
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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Sun May 02, 2010 9:08 pm

Earlier this week:
Updated infravision (now darkvision) spell helpfile to reflect new terminology
Updated Antimagic Shell spell helpfile to clarify how level impacts effects

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Wed May 05, 2010 11:30 am

Last night, Moloch added helpfiles for Darkvision and Low-Light Vision; I buffed them a little this morning.

This morning I added a helpfile for the new Spell Resistance cleric spell, and linked it with Antimagic Shell, Lower, 5th Level Cleric Spells, and Resistance

This evening I added helpfiles for Darkvision and Spell Resistance in general, and adjusted links accordingly. Also added a helpfile on the Spell Resistance ability.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Sat May 08, 2010 10:34 pm

Added helpfiles for Hit Bonus and Damage Bonnus today, linking them to SCORE.

Also edited a few of the subtopics under SCORE and added new links to LOAD and ALIGNMENT.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Sun May 16, 2010 10:45 am

Added Suicide helpfile to reflect new official policy against it, linked to Policies, Death, and Guidelines for Roleplay.

Added additional keywords to these helpfiles as well.

Slightly renamed and added keywords to Laura's Roleplay Guide.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Mon May 17, 2010 9:06 pm

Added FM helpfiles today! Some old, some new. Also went about fixing various typos. It is 'their' not 'thier' .

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Mon May 17, 2010 9:10 pm

Seems many people have trouble remembering the 'note' commands so I added a link to the 'write' helpfile adding the note command there.
Also I added something to say what you should use if you are looking to write a note.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Mon May 24, 2010 7:48 pm

Edited the helpfiles for slink, mnemonic enhancer, sagacity, and bulls strength to reflect the fact that the spells no longer give seemingly random increases. You'll get the same affect each time you cast.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Tue May 25, 2010 10:32 am

Added links and keywords to the helpfiles around Aid, Bleeding, Lost Limbs, and Damage.

Added a new helpfile on HEALING and linked to the above.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Thu May 27, 2010 9:57 am

Updated the Publications and Email helpfiles to reflect the passing of the last @fk email address and the complete shift to using the forums for communications with the game administration.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Thu May 27, 2010 3:10 pm

Added notes to the EMOTE helpfile to show that a comma (,) is a shortcut for the emote command.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Fri May 28, 2010 10:37 am

Modified expertise helpfile to better indicate the required intelligence and to clarify what it does. (Thanks to Liandria for the suggestion!)

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Sat May 29, 2010 3:13 pm

Added new helpfiles for Shield Proficiency and Tower Shield Proficiency, and modified other helpfiles to reflect the changed brought in with these feats. Updated and clarified Shieldwork helpfile. Added new Shields helpfile to outline the different types and their relative strengths and weaknesses. Updated bash to reflect new shield requirements.

Big thanks to Mask for explaining this all to me so I could write these!

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Sat May 29, 2010 8:22 pm

Lysha wrote:When looking for helpfiles related to 'create'

Help files related to 'create'
==============================
The help you were searching for does not exist, however some of these links
may help you find what you are looking for:

(A) Create Food (B) Create Spring
(C) Create Water (D) keyword will create a new help

keyword will create a new help
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(-) Return to create

That is now gone! ...sort of

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Mon May 31, 2010 2:14 am

Edited Armoursmithing helpfile to reflect changes in how shields are now constructed.

Edited polearms helpfile to clarify that "A polearm can be wielded in one hand only if mounted or if it is at least one size category smaller than your character (e.g. small for a medium PC)"

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Aveline » Mon May 31, 2010 4:21 am

Went through the various race helpfiles today and tagged the ones that are not available for creation.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:36 am

Updated THROWN WEAPONS and FORMATION and rewrote SHOOT/THROW. Added clarifying comment on how to train Weapon Focus and Weapon Specialisation feats.

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Re: Helpfile Changes!

Post by Raona » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:56 am

Updated single-edged, double-edged, and great blades helpfiles to reflect correct classification of Sai and the dual nature of Broadswords and Katanas. Also corrected classification of warhammers and light hammers in long and short spikes help topics. (Thanks to Brar for identifying the problems!)

Removed all remaining references to infravision from the helpfiles (replaced with darkvision). Updated Drow helpfile to indicate Faerie Fire ability, and Drow, Halfdrow, Dwarf, and Orc helpfiles to indicate innate darkvision.

Added links to subspells for True Sight, added Detect Invisibility keyword to Detect Invis (anyone know why this specific name got the short shrift?).

That's all for now!

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