Suggestion - Less Prompts
Hi, I've just come back to STO after purchasing it last year and playing for about a month. I like what has changed, but I'm not sure if I'll stay and I thought it might be constructive to post some feedback about why.
My biggest gripe at the moment is all the clicking. Whether it's going to warp after completing a mission or beaming back to my ship, I feel like I'm clicking through 2-3 layers of prompts. For example, beaming up from starbase 01:
I click Beam To Ship / Undock.
"This will take you to the system outside where....etc etc". I click Undock.
"Beam to ship - are you sure you want to beam to ship, Captain?". I click Beam To Ship.
That's THREE times I've clicked to do something that could have taken one click.
From a real life perspective, that's poor design. MS Word doesn't make me click three times to print a document. My car doesn't force me through two layers of verification prompts before it starts - it just starts.
From an in-game perspective, I am Captain of a starship whose crew keeps doubting my orders. When I want to beam up I have to confirm that I understand what will happen. When I want to go to warp I'm prompted about what will happen and that the mission is/isn't complete. HELLO PEOPLE, I'M THE CAPTAIN - I'M KIND OF IN CHARGE AND YES I KNEW THE MISSION WAS COMPLETE BECAUSE I JUST BLEW EVERYBODY UP / RESCUED THE HOSTAGES / DELIVERED THE 60 CRATES OF ROMULAN HYPER SPANNERS.
Apologies for the caps, but I find this genuinely frustrating. Please take this as constructive criticism.
At the very least they should give us an option to disable confirmation prompts for certain things.
I'd like to auto-loot anomalies and loot containers unless inventory is full.
I'd like to not have to click OK or Cancel when I click the warp button or tell my BO to warp out.
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