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OPEN  Feature request #3567  -  Indicators on base-circle of units: facing direction etc.
Posted Aug 01, 2006 - updated Jan 31, 2013
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mcr2010 (mcr2010) has been working on this issue since January 28, 2013 (20:48)
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Item 82 imported from sourceforge.net tracker on 2013-01-28 20:12:11

During night-missions, it is often hard to see in which direction a unit is looking.

So it would be nice to have a tickmark or small arrow on the base-circle of units as an indicator. Different colors (green/yellow) could be used to indicate crouching/standing up.

Also useful would another indicator for "item on the ground here", because small non-glowing stuff is also hard to see.
 	


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gmckone (2007-04-16 06:14:16)  ⇑ top
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Good point. I had raised the gamma for my monitor so I could see things at night, but that detracted from the nice job everyone has done making night-time believable. Since there don't appear to be random objects for soldiers to find, I believe the "item on ground here" indicator would not detract from the game since an actor was killed there, or equipment was dropped or thrown.