Purple potions and vendor list order

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Purple potions and vendor list order

Postby Yasik » Fri May 02, 2014 11:56 am

Hello !
May I suggest to fix this annoying feature somehow, please?
The problem is, that new potions that contain "purple" keyword, cost far more that regular Remove Poison ones, being sold to shop - they appear on top of the list and when a player tries to buy a regular purple-potion - he/she buys instead new potion, that is more expensive and not very much needed. Also, checking list first is somewhat complicated, because we must check large list and search 'purple' in it, then calculate what we must buy 2. or 3. or 4., not very good.
The ways I see how to fix it, is to rewrite how lists are being arranged so newly sold potions appear on bottom of the list (best way imho), or to somehow rename new potions so they appear after regular "purple-potion".
Thanks in advance.


Alchemist's Shop
Exits: North East
A tan spellbook with strange runes lies forgotten on the ground.
A rat is here, looking for some food to eat.
The head Alchemist of the lab shows you his collection of potions.
The Alchemist glows with a bright light!

<509hp 222ma 226mv> +9 -7.1 4,886,182 93,928 indoors Bal Harbor Town
buy 10 purple
The Alchemist tells you 'I don't carry that many!'


<509hp 223ma 226mv> +9 -7.1 4,886,182 93,928 indoors Bal Harbor Town
buy 10 2.purple
The Alchemist tells you 'I don't carry that many!'


<509hp 224ma 228mv> +9 -7.1 4,886,182 93,928 indoors Bal Harbor Town
buy 10 3.purple
The Alchemist tells you 'I don't carry that many!'


<509hp 224ma 230mv> +9 -7.1 4,886,182 93,928 indoors Bal Harbor Town
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You can buy:
Price Item
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10000 a crimson potion
10000 a viscous blue potion
10000 a bright blue potion
500 A Potion of Grace
1800 a silver potion [2]
10000 a russet potion
10000 a steaming black potion
12000 an olive potion [5]
10000 a fizzy ochre potion
10000 a rusty red potion
2000 a milky white potion [2]
10000 a warm coral potion [2]
10000 a cloudy purple potion
500 a green potion [2]
500 a cerise potion [2]
100 a vial of firedrake spittle
25 a vial of quickling sweat [2]
100 a green glass jar of milky liquid [2]
400 a vial of troll blood
50 a vial of slime
400 a vial of mercury [2]
10000 a dull gray potion
850 a sparkling green potion..It has a soft glowing aura!
10000 a deep purple potion
10000 a chilled black potion
10000 a midnight-blue potion [2]
200 a coconut of emetic draught
200 a coconut of invigorating draught [2]
10000 a bubbling maroon potion
10000 a sea-green potion
10000 a pale purple potion
500 A Potion of Remove Poison
10000 a clear potion
10000 an aquamarine potion
10000 a pale rose potion [2]
400 a dull gold potion
400 a red potion
400 a yellow potion
650 a purple potion
5000 a small vial of a colorless liquid
975 an orange potion
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* means you need more levels to use it.
! means you are not strong enough to use it.
& means you have studied this spellbook or manual to its max.
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<509hp 225ma 231mv> +9 -7.1 4,886,182 93,928 indoors Bal Harbor Town
buy 10 4.purple
The Alchemist tells you 'That will be 6500 coins, here's your potion.'
You now have 10 of a purple potion.

put all.purple-potion swirling-black-red-robes

<509hp 227ma 234mv> +9 -7.1 4,886,182 87,428 indoors Bal Harbor Town
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
A purple potion: Ok.
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Re: Purple potions and vendor list order

Postby DarkArtist » Fri May 02, 2014 5:50 pm

While I completely agree to the changes you suggest...

FYI they added the keyword "plain" to the purple potion. So you can always safely buy plain-purple without the aforementioned problem.
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Re: Purple potions and vendor list order

Postby Yasik » Fri May 02, 2014 9:55 pm

Hmmm, didnt know that, 'plain' seems to fix the problem. Thanks.
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