The Broken Hourglass - Inventory @ Official Site
This week the Planewalker site tackles an important subject for any CRPG, including The Broken Hourglass - The Quantum Mechanics of Inventory:
It is a truth universally acknowledged. A single adventuring party in possession of a well-organized inventory of powerful items must have already won the game.
To put it another way-inventory screens are rarely the most impressive features of computer games. Game designers have struggled with inventory management concepts since the days of Colossal Cave. There is no clear formula that provides the perfect balance of player convenience and intriguing simulation, but in The Broken Hourglass, we have designed inventory and rules relating to equipment management around these guidelines [...]
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