Encounter Commands

Activated when a new encounter area is reached and potential combatants are directly encountered, such commands allow the player and his party to interact with all encountered creatures and attempt to resolve the encounter one way or another.

Primary Options

The following area options are available:

  • Concentrate (button) – Determines if any illusions are present within the current area (only available when illusions must be disbelieved)
  • Converse (button) – Attempts to initiate a conversation with any creatures or NPCs associated with the current area
  • Destroy Object (dropdown) – Instructs the entire adventuring party to destroy a particular encounter area object
  • Detect Traps (button) - Allows each thief within the party a chance to find any hidden traps within the current encounter area
  • Manipulate Object (dropdown) – Instructs the heroes to push, pull or otherwise manipulate a particular object within the area
  • Offer Item (dropdown) – Allows the party to offer a particular possession (and associated quantity) to advance a particular quest
  • Pay Money (button) – Attempts to resolve an encounter by offering a bribe or otherwise paying for a service (according to set fee)
  • Recruit Character (button) - Recruits a particular character into the adventuring party
  • Reinvite Character (button) - Reinvites a particular character back into the adventuring party
  • Remove Trap (button) - Allows all thieves in the party a chance to remove any area or object-based traps within the encounter area
  • Renew Party (button) – Heals all party heroes and removes any effects (only available to administrators who are playtesting their quests)
  • Search Object (dropdown) – Instructs the party to carefully examine a specific object within the area
  • Travel to New Area (dropdown)Allows the party to travel to a connected area from the current area within the location

Hero Options

The following hero options are available:

  • Cast Spell (button) – Invokes a modal window that allows the selected hero to pick a spell (and targets if necessary)
  • Inquire Hero Lore (dropdown) - Allows the player to ask all his heroes about a particular lore element
  • Locate Items (dropdown) - Provided only when the spell LOCATE ITEM is used (so the player can select which item to locate)
  • Take Items (button) – Invokes a modal window that allows specific heroes to take specific items within the current encounter area
  • Use Darkvision (button) - Instructs all non-humans within the party to invoke their natural ability to see in the dark for one hour
  • Use Item (button) – Invokes a modal window that instructs the selected hero to use a specified possession

Combat Options

The following combat-activating encounter options are available:

  • Attack (button) – Instructs the party to attack all characters and monsters within the area (activating combat mode)
  • Intimidate (button) – Attempts to drive away encountered creatures through bullying and force of will