Tutorial tips reappearing repeatedly.

Case number:845833-995973
Topic:Game: Display
Opened by:YrthWyndAndFyre
Status:Open
Type:Suggestion
Opened on:Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 04:02
Last modified:Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 14:12

Not to put too fine a point on it, but if I've just read the tutorial tips for a puzzle, I don't actually need to see them repeated every 8 seconds. My memory isn't nearly that bad. But on the puzzle I'm currently on (tutorial structure mode) nearly everything I do repeats the tutorial messages, and there is no way to just cancel it - you have to click through all the way to the end (follow the bouncing OK button). There is a button that allows me to repeat the tutorial on demand - in the upper-right. It works just fine.

With that tutorial popping up every time I try to do something, it's an immense distraction. Nobody needs it. As I said, there is a button to repeat the tutorial on demand. It doesn't need to repeat over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over...I take it I've illustrated my point? It's infuriating. I quit the puzzle because I spend more of my time fretting about when the damned thing is going to repeat again than I do thinking about the puzzle. It's the equivalent of trying to thread a needle while a wasp is dive-bombing at your nose.

Speaking of which - put an option to cancel the tutorial sequence, just in case you hit it by accident, or it's popping up every five seconds like it is here. You know - the standard "OK/Cancel" paradigm. There is an option to suppress messages, but it doesn't seem to work on the tutorial stuff. Apparently the assumption is that we're too dumb to read, or we have the attention span of a mosquito.

(Sat, 09/21/2013 - 04:02  |  2 comments)


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Hey, YrthWyndAndFyre. Sorry to hear you're not finding the tutorial system useful. I'll be sure to communicate this feedback to the team.

Joined: 09/24/2012
Groups: Go Science

Hello.
Same when writing GUI recipes.
The tutorial comes also over and over and over.
The problem is not the (very usefull) tutorials but the fact that it repeats always the same tips.

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