Effects – The Core of the Broken Staff CRPG System

This is the first in a series of posts where I will be outlining the Broken Staff CRPG system and giving an introduction into how it works. Introducing… Effects! At the heart of the Broken Staff CRPG system are effects. You can find the effect information in two files: Effects.xml and EffectTypes.xml. Effect types are just a way of organizing effects into different groups. EffectTypes.xml EffectTypes.xml lists the 6 types of effects currently used by the system. Here is an example of an effect type: <EffectType>    <Id>attributebonus</Id>    <Name>Attribute Bonus</Name>    <Description>Character attribute based effects.</Description> </EffectType> Let’s explore the three available fields: […]

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