[Mod] Convenient Clock

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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by BoneofMalkav » Wed May 16, 2018 10:34 am

Uncanny_Valley wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 10:29 am
@BoneOfMalkav - I'm sorry, but I am unable to reproduce your result, the 12 hour setting always works for me as intended. I honestly don't know what it could be. What version of Daggefall Unity do you use? Is it for windows, Linux och Mac? 32 or 64 bit?

Does anybody else have this problem?
The May 12th Spells/Diseases Build for Windows 64x Bit on Windows 10.

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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by Uncanny_Valley » Sat May 19, 2018 7:01 am

New version 1.02 is available on the first page.

Changes:
  • Fixed the incorrect date and suffixes.

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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by pango » Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:35 pm

Hi,
Used along a mod that changes compass size, like Daggerfall Remaster 3.0 here, the result is a bit... strange:

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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by pango » Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:23 am

Hi,
The default time clock circle is a too bright at night, I made a brushed silver version,
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(just copy it as StreamingAssets/Textures/Clock/TimeCircleClock.png)
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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by Narf the Mouse » Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:11 pm

Any chance this could be turned into a purchasable item? The only reason I haven't downloaded it, is it hits my suspension of disbelief.

The compass probably would, too, if introduced today, but:

1) It's far too convenient.
2) I've been using it for twenty years, so...
3) It's legacy.

...Hmm, idea: "Purchasable compasses and watches mod".
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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by pango » Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:57 pm

What breaks my own suspension of disbelief is minute-accurate time in the status screen :)
And I didn't enable date display in the convenient clock either.

My reasoning is that it's not really a clock, more like a visualization of your character circadian cycle; Just a visual clue to replace the "I'm starting to get hungry, it must be about noon" missing sense.
Ideally it could be less accurate and not have hour markings. But it's pretty much needed to know for how long you have to wait for a guild/shop to open without looking at the status screen, which is worse as seen before.

Which leads to the question... How do guilds and shops manage to open exactly on the hour?? :shock:
Maybe somebody rings a bell or something... yes, I've been raised in villages

I also just found this Reddit thread on the topic:
Do clocks/watches exist on nirn?
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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by Jay_H » Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:25 pm

Let us not begin there, friends. We'll soon ask ourselves why darkness starts at 6:00 PM and ends at 6:00 AM year-round and why all stores in the entire continent follow the same daily schedule :)
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Re: [Mod] Convenient Clock

Post by Narf the Mouse » Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:34 pm

Jay_H wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:25 pm
Let us not begin there, friends. We'll soon ask ourselves why darkness starts at 6:00 PM and ends at 6:00 AM year-round and why all stores in the entire continent follow the same daily schedule :)
Yes, but fortunately, those should be easier to mod. :P :) Add an arc to the path of the sun across the sky, and vary that arc by an arc based on the season. I think that's two signs and two cosines? ...Although trigonometry is hit or miss, miss for me. Heh. For the second, add a random factor based on region and/or city and/or shop.

...Should probably leave that one up to the player how crazy they want to make it.

...I dunno if DFU supports doing any of that, but the first seems like an easy mod to start with. Yoink!
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