alleryn wrote:It's also pretty easy to overlook at the moment, since it doesn't show up as a planetary special, which can be annoying. Thoughts?
I also have found it easy to overlook. I think I've been burned by it often enough that I now am sufficiently diligent in checking for it, but I still find its limited display compared to its significance to be conceptually annoying. I think I would be far happier with a slightly different approach, which instead had the special, when at the system level, only create the field (if really necessary) and apply planetary-level copies of itself to any planet within the system that didn't already have the planetary level special, and then at the planet level have it create the supply malus. That way it wouldn't be so easy to overlook the malus when outposting a planet.
MatGB wrote:not actually sure if it needs to but Sloth is a way better scripter than I'll ever be so there were probably reasons. So it's both a special and a field, so should appear in both.
I will tentatively guess that he found it necessary to get the graphic to apply properly. It seems to me like the only other thing the field aspect could be accomplishing is simply making the thing locatable by searching for fields, which may have been a conceptual desire for Sloth by I but wouldn't see much point to it myself. (Side note: I encourage all scripters to add explanatory comments to their scripts for any aspect that may not be clear to later readers.)
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