I recently got my first paycheck ever and the first thing I did with it was to buy the special edition of this game. Needless to say, it was likely the best way to spend that cash, as this game rocks even though it's still in beta, but I still came upon some areas, which could use some improvement. So far, my biggest eyesores are probably these:
- Spell hotkeys: I'd very much appreaciate it if didn't have to hover over the glyphs to find out the hotkey to a specific spell if such letter is contained in the name of that spell anyway. To have that letter underscored would save me a lot of effort until I know all the hotkeys by heart.
- Careless suicides allowed: I don't know if it's currently considered as a part of the game's design, but the way this game allows the player to kill himself by misclicking a strong foe seems rather cruel to me. As much a I have to admit, that most of the time this happens to me by pure carelessness as so it's my own problem to deal with, but I also have a mouse, which is quite old and sometimes does a doubleclick if I don't press it carefully enough - I have died to this quite often already. So now, wouldn't it be possible to add a prompt of a sort before attacking a foe one is most likely not to survive? I mean come on, even Stone Soup doesn't allow players to fight blindly when on low health and the screen in ToME4 goes all red in such situations, so I think it's quite fair to add some amount of foolproofness.
And that's pretty much it for the moment, I may add more in the future once I dig into the game deeper, so I'm kinda hoping my remarks will actually be considered. Thanks!