Terrible because its a bad idea, or because it would take me so long to do it?
Coloring the numbers would be doable, though kind of annoying (maybe not as annoying as playing with the description strings more)... but its the comparing to old that I worry about. It would require... no, maybe I can simplify.
Update stats with To Be Unequipped item.
Copy Damage, Accuracy, Critical, to tmp RAM. Do this in Bank E... don't want to touch the Update stats routine anymore.
Update stats with To Be Equipped item.
Compare Damage, Accuracy, Critical, to tmp RAM.
Huh. Brain worky somehow.
Yeah... I think... think I can do that? Weapon attribute bytes are $EB, $F3. Armor is $EE, $F6... oh no.
The description box would need to be drawn first, but taller by 1 tile, so the equipment list can cover the top of the box. Otherwise, the box border will be green/pink as well for Damage and Defense. Is that acceptable?
For removing, that's a plus for putting the To Be Unequipped item into the list. Slap a dot on there like so.
Now press A on THAT one, it compares To Be Unequipped with To Be Equipped, matches, and then the < Equipment Bag # > window asks, "Remove? OP
Yes No" (I made a li'l glove.)
That way its not popping up every time you press A...?
Ahhh, writing posts while the other person edits, ain't it just the way.
I actually kinda dig that description-box-menu thing. You don't think that would mess with flow too much? Maybe its my FF14 experience kicking in again, but I just realized I've been striving to cut down the number of prompts as much as possible. The menus can be overwhelmingly ridiculous. When I'm in the Zone I don't want to be trifled with by Yesses and Nos. Except for the battle confirmation, which I need because I screw up the 4th character's turn so much.
Or would the menu be in the first Equip screen?
Equip - Remove
Skills - Get Nekked
View Stats - Change Class
Equip/Remove then puts the cursor where it is now, in the Right Hand/Left Hand/Bodyparts list...
Skills, change the screen to your 4 skill slots. Get Nekked removes everything, updates screen...
View Stats shows the screen without the cursor until you press a button again.
Change Class... Well, that's a screen for another day, but would putting it here be okay?
Secondary Gold check--good idea! (I kind of thought it was already there...?)
Battle stuff--yeah, its still all kinds of bad there, sorry. I got them flashing again at least. I just updated sprite positioning and stone tile loading as well! Stat loading is weird, an Imp just ran away from my level 1 guys and my white mage keeps getting 3 hits in. I need to deep debug all that. I don't wanna...