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patch #3793: [metaticket] Help updates for 2.5.0

Submitted by:  Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Submitted on:  Sat 23 Mar 2013 05:55:46 PM UTC  
Category: docsPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: DonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed
Planned Release: 2.5.0Contains string changes: None

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Mon 23 Feb 2015 10:28:01 AM UTC, comment #11:

Only open ticket is patch #4936, and that's only open for S2_6 and later => closing.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Thu 12 Feb 2015 10:17:49 AM UTC, comment #10:

Raised patch #5818 for improving disaster help. I don't expect it to make 2.5.0.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Sun 29 Jun 2014 02:34:36 PM UTC, comment #9:

Everything mentioned in comments so far except disasters is being dealt with by an attached patch.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Wed 25 Jun 2014 09:26:37 AM UTC, comment #8:

Documentation on trade routes needs generalising, as restrictions, quantities, and bonuses are no longer hardcoded.

Not sure what to do with the now variable-information such as that on bonuses. Currently looking to move it into ruleset Caravan help, but it sits a bit awkwardly.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Wed 11 Jun 2014 10:04:17 PM UTC, comment #7:

Help for IgTer needs improvement:

"* Ignores terrain effects (treats all tiles as roads)."

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Sat 07 Jun 2014 12:04:57 PM UTC, comment #6:

"Modifying Combat Rules" still claims that killstack is a ruleset setting; it's now a server setting.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Wed 04 Jun 2014 10:09:42 PM UTC, comment #5:

Acknowledge that the possibility of civil war is ruleset-dependent (patch #3818).

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Tue 03 Jun 2014 11:12:04 PM UTC, comment #4:

Unit nationality: patch #3625, patch #3635, etc.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Tue 03 Jun 2014 12:26:00 AM UTC, comment #3:

Help on "Combat" needs an overhaul in light of the combat bonuses framework (patch #3548).

Various references in helpdata.txt to 'default ruleset'. Should probably now refer to 'classic ruleset'.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Sun 25 May 2014 01:38:46 PM UTC, comment #2:

Since the term 'native' is now in wider use in autogenerated help text, it should probably be explained in helpdata.txt.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Sun 25 May 2014 11:35:38 AM UTC, comment #1:

There's nowhere for disasters to appear in the online help.

Not sure what to do about this. Having a new "disasters" section seems like overkill.

In rulesets like civ1 where you can build something to prevent disasters, ruleset author could write in building help "Without this building your city may randomly be struck by plague, losing population." But some rulesets (e.g. alien) don't let the player do anything about the disaster, so there's nowhere natural for the ruleset author to document the disasters.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Sat 23 Mar 2013 05:55:46 PM UTC, original submission:

Metaticket for updating documentation for new features relative to 2.4.x, etc.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Mon 23 Feb 2015 10:28:01 AM UTCjtnStatusIn Progress=>Done
    Tue 03 Feb 2015 12:29:22 AM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on bugs #23241
    Mon 26 Jan 2015 09:43:53 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #5759
    Fri 01 Aug 2014 01:19:03 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #5009
    Sat 12 Jul 2014 12:48:53 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #4936
    Mon 07 Jul 2014 09:13:50 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on bugs #22291
    Sun 29 Jun 2014 02:34:54 PM UTCjtnStatusNone=>In Progress
    Sun 29 Jun 2014 01:21:55 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #4876
    Sun 29 Jun 2014 01:15:29 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #4875
    Sun 29 Jun 2014 01:01:47 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #4874
    Fri 27 Jun 2014 07:52:31 AM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on bugs #22240
    Sun 22 Jun 2014 01:26:48 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on bugs #22167
    Sat 14 Jun 2014 10:52:37 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on bugs #22195
    Wed 04 Jun 2014 11:55:18 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on bugs #22143
    Wed 04 Jun 2014 09:25:53 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on bugs #22141
    Wed 19 Feb 2014 10:21:17 AM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #4521
    Thu 02 Jan 2014 02:54:13 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #3996
    Thu 02 Jan 2014 02:54:02 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #3405
    Mon 01 Apr 2013 10:48:58 PM UTCcazfiDependencies-=>Depends on patch #3137
    Sat 23 Mar 2013 05:58:38 PM UTCjtnDependencies-=>Depends on patch #3794
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