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The7DeadlyVenomz

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The Tattoo Location Project
« on: February 25, 2006, 08:08:37 PM »
First of all, with the added tattoo and scar locations, there are some changes to be made to their viewing.

Below, in the form of IC viewing, are those changes.

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The man is in excellent condition.
The man is lightly tattooed.         (1-5 visible tattoes)
The man is moderately tattooed. (6-15 visible tattooes)
The man is heavily tattooed.       (16 or more visible tattooes)

The man is using:

about> elite gear
head> elite gear
feet> elite gear
face> elite gear

(You'll note that tattooes no longer show up in the command look, but are beneath the status message. The 'lightly/moderately/heavily' message is based on the number of tattooes not covered by any articles of clothing.)

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l man's tattooes/tats >

The man sports:

face > a black-inked skull

(Once again, the tattooes that you can see in this instance are tattooes not covered by any article of clothing.)

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The man removes a green-runed helmet, revealing several tattooes.

(If more than one tattoo is covered by an article of clothing, the message 'several tattooes' is sent, instead of the sdesc of the tattoo.



New tattoo locations:
Code: [Select]

TAT LOCATION                  COVERED BY
____________________________________________
head                          Head
forehead                      Face
left cheek                    Face
right cheek                   Face
face                          Face
throat                        Neck
back of neck                  Neck
left side of neck             Neck
right side of neck            Neck
left pectorial                Torso
right pectorial               Torso
chest                         Torso
left shoulder                 Torso/Sleeves
right shoulder                Torso/Sleeves
stomach                       Torso
upper back                    Torso/Back
lower back                    Torso/Back
upper left arm                Sleeves
upper right arm               Sleeves
left forearm                  Sleeves
right forearm                 Sleeves
left wrist                    Wrist
right wrist                   Wrist
left hand                     Hands
right hand                    Hands
crotch                        Waist/Legs
left buttock                  Waist/Legs
right buttock                 Waist/Legs
left hip                      Legs
right hip                     Legs
left thigh                    Legs
right thigh                   Legs
left calf                     Legs
right calf                    Legs
left ankle                    Ankle
right ankle                   Ankle
left foot                     Feet
right foot                    Feet


Edits:

Added Chest, as suggested by Bloodstone.
Added Buttock locations, as suggested by AC.
Added Left and Right Cheek as suggested by Marko and Rishenko.
Added Back of Neck, as suggested by Rishenko.
Added Crotch, as suggested by Malifaxis and AC.
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spawnloser

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« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2006, 09:06:04 PM »
Man, if I hadn't said it before, you're my hero.
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The7DeadlyVenomz

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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2006, 09:20:18 PM »
Heh. Thanks.

I should also add that all of the previous locations for tattooes (with the exception of hands, feet, arms, legs, and forearms) need to remain ... these are supposed to be new locations.
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bloodfromstone

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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2006, 10:31:44 PM »
I would like to see a 'chest' location, too, unless I overlooked it, for the center of the chest, rather than being located to either side.

EDITed to say: Great idea, by the way. This seems especially nice for Tulukis. Those damned singing, over-inked barbarians.
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Angela Christine

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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2006, 02:02:10 AM »
What, no ass or groin locations?  How are male characters supposed to get a trouser snake tattoo then?

Ok, groin might not go over, but Left Buttock and Right Buttock should definitely be added to the list.


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bloodfromstone

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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2006, 06:05:20 AM »
Good call, AC. Butt-tats for the win.
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Malifaxis

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« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2006, 07:10:15 AM »
I would like a 'junk' position.  Genitalia is just too cumbersome a word.

A sultry f'me PC takes off a steel codpiece, revealing several tattoos.

Look f'me's tattoos
A sultry f'me PC has a devouring, twisting black dragon tattoo on the junk.


Yeah, sure, it might be juvenile to think of this, but if we're goin wit ass tats, lets go the whole nine cords.
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Malifaxis

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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2006, 07:10:43 AM »
And do I dare say piercing fields?
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The7DeadlyVenomz

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« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2006, 08:40:57 AM »
Ideally, there would be seperate wear locals for tattooes, scars, body parts, and piercings. I'm not sure whether to add that to the mix. I'll need input from the Immortals regarding that.

And 'crotch' is the word I would use, not 'genitalia' or 'junk'.
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Lazloth

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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2006, 09:26:32 AM »
Is this a project that has some immortal support or are you thinking aloud?

While I like -->
The man is lightly tattooed. (1-5 visible tattoes)
The man is moderately tattooed. (6-15 visible tattooes)
The man is heavily tattooed. (16 or more visible tattooes)
..and that can be easily extended to scars.. I'm not really keen a new "wear" structure and associated mechanisms to examine someone.  It's already cumbersome for me to juggle just
> look a
> ass -v a
> look a's cloak*
> look a's pauldrons*
> look a's hands*
> look a's neck*
etc

The plural is 'tattoos' btw.
Anyway, good luck.  Certainly an interesting approach.
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The7DeadlyVenomz

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« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2006, 09:52:53 AM »
Quote from: "Tlaloc"
As for extra tattoo locations, that would probably have to go under Code discussion, or better still emailed to the Mud, or used with the 'idea' command. You'll also have to include what wear locations will cover up the tattoos, since current wear locations cover just about everything.


....hmmph. When I read it again like this, I realize that I should have put this in the Coding Forum.

Anyways, I am hashing it out here before ideaing it or emailing it in. Get it right the first time.
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« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2006, 12:55:16 PM »
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The man is in excellent condition.
The man is lightly tattooed. (1-5 visible tattoes)
The man is moderately tattooed. (6-15 visible tattooes)
The man is heavily tattooed. (16 or more visible tattooes)



Alright, I'm not sure I much like this idea...Actually, I'm sure I do not like it. It will turn PC's into cookie cutter looking.

I'd be in support of if the person has 10+ visable tats for the message, but anything less should just be shown as normal.

OR

For there to be a toggle on each person's account to view tats condensed or verbose.
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« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2006, 04:41:44 PM »
I do like Xd's suggestion. I'd love condensed scars and tattoos, so that I don't have to see someone that has a faint scar in every damn location.
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« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2006, 08:04:15 PM »
I can see it now.


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Re: The Tattoo Location Project
« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2006, 08:42:26 PM »
Quote from: "The7DeadlyVenomz"

The man is in excellent condition.
The man is lightly tattooed.         (1-5 visible tattoes)
The man is moderately tattooed. (6-15 visible tattooes)
The man is heavily tattooed.       (16 or more visible tattooes)


I like seeing tatts when they aren't covered up by anything.  I'd rather not have that change to this.  Even with all the tattoo locations added.

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left pectorial                Torso
right pectorial               Torso


Why not just say right breast and left breast?

Could probably add various face tattoo locations:

forehead
right cheek
left cheek

I really like the concept of more tattoo locations.

rishenko

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« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2006, 08:59:12 PM »
I would suggest:

Code: [Select]
left cheek                 head
right cheek                head
forehead                   head
back of neck               head
left palm                  hand
right palm                 hand

flurry

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« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2006, 10:39:50 PM »
Since there's a "forehead", maybe replace "head" with "right side of head", "left side of head", "top of head", and "back of head"?  I don't know how crazy we want to get with this, but I figured if you have four sides of the neck, there can be a few different locations on the head.

I agree "pectoral" seems a little awkward (and it doesn't have an "i" in it, btw).  I don't know about "breast", though, since that wouldn't really apply to male PCs.

And maybe instead of "arm" it can be "upper arm"?
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« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2006, 12:03:01 AM »
Breast applies to male as well as female, nor does it have to mean mammary gland, specialy since turkeys don't have them but still have breasts.

Breast is fine with me, but, if your doing all this work would it be all that hard to code so that male pc's have pecs and females breasts?
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The7DeadlyVenomz

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« Reply #18 on: February 28, 2006, 07:54:07 AM »
That would complicate it just a bit, but yes, it's possible.
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Anael

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« Reply #19 on: February 28, 2006, 08:05:26 AM »
Is it intentional that you wrote you want face tattoos covered by head gear (and not face gear as one'd expect)?
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The7DeadlyVenomz

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« Reply #20 on: February 28, 2006, 08:37:39 AM »
I messed up with the Head Covering stuff .. good catch.

I don't like the idea of tats on the Palm. Not only is it somewhat painful, but a person who got tats on the palm of their hand would be out of commision for a few days, so, I don't think it's a very wide-spread practice in Zalanthas, where you've got to struggle everyday to eat.

Good suggestions.

Can I get some Immortal input?
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