Alter Aeon FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
FAQ 19.1 - Informational - what is this?
This section is a holding pen for gameplay design decisions that may
not be obvious, or that may get lost over time as builders and coders
drift in and out of circulation.
This is necessary as that there may be frequent misunderstandings about
the purpose of a feature, or there may be frequent requests to modify
some feature to make it 'better', or to remove some restriction that
players find annoying.
While a lot of things can in fact be made better, some features and
restrictions are intentionally designed to operate a certain way. In
some cases, the functionality can be critical, or can seriously affect
gameplay in an unobvious way.
For features in this class, it is better to have a list of them than
to accidentally change them and damage the game structure. Hence, this
See also http://alteraeon.com/misc/AA_game_physics.html for some general
information about the AA in-game cosmology model.