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Card database fields
« on: March 14, 2014, 02:57:35 PM »
Hey folks

I am in the midst of finishing up a standalone version of the card data in the SBB to allow people to browse cards without building a spell book

The card database currently displays name, type, subtype, school, casting cost and reveal cost

I have room for one more column of data.

What do you think is the most important element from a card to add?
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« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2014, 04:01:34 PM »
Card text. If the database does not display what cards actually do in game, then it has no use to me when deciding what cards to include in my spellbooks and what expansions to buy. Unless that's already displayed in pictures, in which case I would say that the database should display what sets cards can be found in.
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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2014, 04:54:12 PM »
OCTGN does have searchable card text, and it's incredibly useful when searching for combos and gotchas. I know it may be a pain to fit large text into a small column in the UI, but even returning listed search results without explicitely explaining why in a column would be hugely useful.
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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2014, 06:35:55 PM »
If the database does not display what cards actually do in game, then it has no use to me when deciding what cards to include in my spellbooks and what expansions to buy.

The previews show the entire card
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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2014, 08:46:34 AM »
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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2014, 09:06:12 AM »

What do you think is the most important element from a card to add?

Spell level?

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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2014, 12:15:58 PM »

What do you think is the most important element from a card to add?

Spell level?

Totally agree with this.

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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2014, 04:08:03 PM »
I'll add level to the data set
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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2014, 04:42:27 PM »
So something like this?
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Re: Card database fields
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2014, 04:53:18 PM »
So something like this?

Looks good, though you might make the fields with the numerals a bit narrower.

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