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Buff Interface gets Buffed

Posted by Keith Cross on Mar 04, 2008  | Comments

Buff Interface gets Buffed -

Lee "Torsion" Nagar, a programmer for Star Wars Galaxies talks about changes to the the game's buff interface in a new dev journal.

Dev Diary - 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 here.