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Combat

Combat Commands

Activated when the party enters combat with a character and/or set of monsters within the encounter area.

Primary Options

The following contextual options are potentially available:

  • Retreat (button) – Instructs the party to flee from combat and retreat to the last encounter area visited
  • Stand Down (button) – Instructs the party to cease combat and expect for encountered beings to do the same

Secondary Options

The following support options are potentially available:

  • Defeat Encountered (button) Automatically defeats all encountered combatants (only available to playtesting administrators)
  • Renew Party (button) – Heals all party heroes and removes any effects (only available to playtesting administrators)

Hero Options

During combat, hero options are automatically provided for a specific hero depending on his initiative during the combat round (as the RPG utilizes a turn-based combat system). Hence, the specific hero is already known when the commands are provided. The following hero options are potentially available (depending on a variety of circumstances):

  • Bind Wounds (dropdown) - Instructs the hero to immediately bind the wounds of any selected hero (returned to 0 hp)
  • Cast Spell (button)Invokes a modal window that allows the selected hero to pick a spell (and targets if necessary)
  • Close Attack (dropdown) – Allows the hero to attack and potentially damage a selected foe (via close combat)
  • Defend (button) – Instructs the selected hero to utilize all his skill in defending himself during the combat round (+1 to armor class)
  • Engage Enemy (dropdown) – Enables the hero to engage with a distant enemy and draw it into melee range (close combat)
  • Hide in Shadows (button) - Allows the selected thief to try and merge into the shadows (receiving combat bonuses the next round)
  • Ranged Attack (dropdown) – Allows the selected hero to attack and damage a selected foe (via ranged combat)
  • Special Ability (button)Invokes a modal window that instructs the selected hero to use a particular special ability
  • Use Item (button)Invokes a modal window that instructs the selected hero to use a specified possession