sgtmyers88 Posted October 8, 2009 Share Posted October 8, 2009 I have noted that both Game & Mod developers, testers, and the general public have had issues with identifying infantry that look similar in design in the RTS field of games. I worked with Mods such as Vietnam Glory Obscured which used Infantry Class Identification Icons to help with this issue. http://www.moddb.com/mods/vietnam-glory-obscured/images/9th-armoured-platoon Also, Cold War Crisis uses the exact same method, as you may know. http://www.moddb.com/mods/cold-war-crisis/images/mortar-pit I first found those icons annoying to see as I thought it ruined the surrounding environment seeing a bunch of colored icons dancing around on the screen. I also realized it disabled the natural strategic effect of infantry hiding in the shrubbery or behind buildings as the floating icons were a dead giveaway. But I do see the benefits of this feature as it does help with specialized unit selection. I will be willing to attempt to remake this feature for Tiberian Dawn Redux even though I worry it will take away from the original C&C feeling. Also, if I can possibly make the icons visible to only the owning player, I will consider using it. Feedback is appreciated... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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