Developer’s Blog #4 – August 21, 2017

Hello all,

In our previous dev blogs, we referred to new blog pages being added.  From this point on, since our companion site has been relabeled as Guidebook, all new pages to it mentioned in the development blogs will be referred to as new Guidebook pages. Here is the latest in updates and features for our site:

Newly Added Features:

The following content has been added to the website:

New Guidebook Pages: Basic Rules

We have completed the process of migrating the basic rules to our Guidebook site.  However, expect to see more changes to the basic rules pages as we expand and improve upon them.

“About USOR Games” Page

Our introduction page to our Guidebook website has been enhanced and expanded.  This should help new players get a feel for who we are and what we do.

Features in Process:

A New Web Platform

We are in the process of updating the website.  The effects may not be readily apparent once this has occurred but in the grand scheme of things, this upgrade will allow us to do more things with the site and its features as a whole.

In the immediate future though, here is what you can expect:

  1. One login.  Currently, a separate login is required for both the Chat Room and the Main Site.  With this upgrade, one login will give players access to the entire site.
  2. Character Sheet Improvements: the character sheet should be more user friendly and easier to read.  Here are some of the major improvements to be added:
    • Separate character sheets for each of the Primary/Secondary Focuses.  Now character sheets will show only skills and abilities that a character will have access to based on his/her Primary and Secondary Focuses.
    • Character sheets will now be broken into tabs.  You won’t have to scroll through a long character sheet anymore.  Now, its sections will be broken into individual parts and will be easier to read.

Progress: 55% Complete

Estimated Completion Date: September 1, 2017

Digital AT Calendar

A digital AT Calendar is in process.  Currently, the AT Calendar must be physically printed out and used by hand.  We hope to remedy this with a completely digital version.

Progress: 70% Complete

Estimated Completion Date: September 1, 2017

Expanded Basic Rules Page

We are in the process of adding more clarifications to the rules of the game, so be sure to check this page on our Guidebook frequently.