[projectaon] Re: Comment Period for Lone Wolf 1-7

  • From: Jonathan Blake <jonathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: projectaon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 20:21:03 -0700

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 2:27 AM, Simon Osborne <outspaced@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> "If you defeat Tower Guards 1 and 2" seems like the least ambiguous and
>> uses less characters than the other alternatives (so unambiguity per
>> letter ratio is higher).
> This was probably the worst, most ambiguous piece of wording in the whole
> Lone Wolf series! Confusingly, when Joe says "the first round of combat", he
> doesn't mean "the first combat round", but rather "the first of the two
> combats". The confusion is compounded by the fact that each combat is
> against two opponents. Gah! >_<

If no one has good reasons not to, I'm going to go with Simon's
suggestion: "If you defeat the first pair of Tower Guards...".

> While we're looking at the footnotes...Jon, do you intend to add the
> sentence "You may only use one Weapon at a time in combat." to the Equipment
> section after "Remember that you can only carry two Weapons at once."? The
> text is taken directly from the Mongoose editions. It affects all the books.

Hadn't thought of it, but sounds good.

> For whatever reason, I tended not to list the footnotes from the Equipment
> sections for the books, so you might wish to review those when you implement
> the changes for each book...

I must confess that I haven't yet bought more than the first few new
editions, so I'm working blind.


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