Archy - Archaeology Assistant

404 - Arrival alarm enhancement

1) Increase the allowed detection range.

2) Sound an alarm when the range rises by the detection range amount from the minimum range seen.

Most digs are pretty big, and it's not uncommon to need to fly from 2 zones away, so the 150 yard detection limit is a pretty small target to hit. The allowable distance range should be increased significantly, perhaps to 1000 yards.

Additionally, it would be nice to alarm on overshoot. If one misses the target and flies past it the tomtom distance will start going up. For example, if I'm in Desolace and flying to the Bael Modan dig in Southern Barrens, I could easily pass it without getting inside the detection range.

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SpareSimian Aug 22, 2012 at 17:37 UTC Create

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  • Avatar of RyuseiKitadama RyuseiKitadama Feb 18, 2013 at 20:03 UTC - 0 likes

    It would be a simple check to compare your current nearest-digsite-distance to a previously recorded entry on a time interval. If the distance increases over an interval, play a warning. Very similar to the "you're going the wrong way" warning if you're facing the wrong direction on a race track.

  • Avatar of SpareSimian SpareSimian Aug 22, 2012 at 17:52 UTC - 0 likes

    The ideal distance would be the radius of the dig, so that the alarm goes off as one crosses its border. I don't know if this can be queried from the server, so it might be necessary to build a database of dig radii.

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Aug 22, 2012
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New - Issue has not had initial review yet.
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Enhancement - A change which is intended to better the project in some way
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Medium - Normal priority.
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