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bug #37837: Change "Mana" to "Energy"

Submitted by:  Iwan Gabovitch <qubodup>
Submitted on:  Fri 30 Nov 2012 07:24:58 AM UTC  
 
Severity: 1 - WishItem Group: Bug
Status: ConfirmedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open

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Mon 03 Dec 2012 09:19:04 PM UTC, comment #2:

Alternative names:
Ability (sounds confusing)
Ability energy (clashes with "energy")
Action points (sounds like turn based role-playing but might be OK)
Action energy (clashes with "energy")
Power
Charge
Supply (using this would confuse all the starcraft players)
Cooldown (doesn't make too much sense).

Considering the alternatives, I prefer "power" and "charge".

Iwan Gabovitch <qubodup>
Mon 03 Dec 2012 08:35:32 PM UTC, comment #1:

Yes, mana does not fit at all in Bos Wars. (I hate it).

It's not the same as energy which already has a function in the game.

Fran├žois Beerten <feb>
Project Administrator
Fri 30 Nov 2012 07:24:58 AM UTC, original submission:

Medics and Nuclear Silos currently recharge "mana".

Mana ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_point ) is a fantasy term, while Bos Wars is a Sci-Fi game.

"Energy" fist the style of Bos Wars.

The following command seems to give most of the relevant positions in the code and strings:
grep [\"\ ]Mana[^a-Z\(\;] . -iR

The in-game strings should be replaced with "Energy" and "energy".

Iwan Gabovitch <qubodup>

 

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