Suggestions: Prelate QoL

I believe a part of what makes meinwerk openers so unpopular is the impossibility to effectively use larger numbers of prelates. Prelate (re)distribution is a massive issue that costs thousands of resources over a game.

First thing first, it would be nice if we could shift queue the prelate buff on individual villagers for the early game phase, as well as the age up phase(s) where building villagers can steal blessings.

Secondly, it would be nice to have a “select idle religious unit” hotkey, where non-idle units are walking, healing, blessing 3+ units, or garrisoned in mosque/dock/military-productionon, or if they’ve been commanded for the past 10 seconds. This would make delhi way more delightful to play as well.

Thirdly, it would be nice if scholars had a “deploy” button that caused them to bless everyone around them, and that would stop once they didn’t bless anyone for 10 seconds. That way, you could shift queue them to follow a group of villagers from resource node to resource node without needing to keep track of exactly when some stone/gold/boar ran out.

Fourthly, it would be nice if prelates could be garrisoned and un-garrisoned the same way as villagers to make prelate re-distribution post-raid less of a chore. I believe this applies to Imperial Officials as well.

Fifthly, as someone colorblind and who prefers functionality over aesthetics, I would love it if I could toggle a permanent circle, maybe staturated blue even, to highlight the area covered by a prelate. This would make it easier to see buffs at a glance. Alternatively, it would be neat if the golden glow thing could be made more visible for colorblind people.( blue, purple, more extravagant animation, anything).


prelat’s: toggle: eco\military

idea 10\10, but too many words :slight_smile:

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I think it would be really nice to have a range circle to show which villagers are within buff range. I try to put my prelate between the sheep and gold/wood line early game, and it can be hard to do when I don’t know how far he reaches. I think this is your 5th point.

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