Star Wars Galaxies Dev Diary - Buff Interface

Posted Tue, Mar 04, 2008 by Aelryn

Whoa! That's a buff interface!

There's a new Star wars Galaxies developer diary up which talks about the buff interface.

Hi everyone, this is Lee "Torsion" Nagar, a programmer on Star Wars Galaxies. For my first dev diary, I am going to discuss my work on the player buffs interface.

One of the first things I noticed in SWG was a somewhat limited buff interface. So when the lead designer brought me into his office to discuss a buff UI revamp, I was very eager to participate.

The very first task was to allow for more than two rows of displayed buffs. What is the purpose of showing the player what buffs are on them if they aren't visible?

Read more at the SWG Players site.


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