Show acceptable ammo on ammo slot just like fuel slot

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Show acceptable ammo on ammo slot just like fuel slot

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We already know the acceptable fuels on fuel slot as shown on the tooltip when hovering the slot:
Fuel tooltip

My suggestion:
Do the same for ammo slot, i.e. add tooltip to show the acceptable ammo, just like this:
Ammo tooltip

Missing such tooltip isn't a big problem for vanilla game since there isn't much ammo types. But this would definitely help modded games with more ammo types. :D

Edit: oh, I missed the ammo slots on the tool panel (the one at bottom left now). I imagine the acceptable ammos would show up for the ammo slots that have weapons above.
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+1.
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1.1 is out, but still not implemented and no reply.
Have to bump it and see if it can get attention.

(I really think ammo slot tooltip is a must-have, given that we already have fuel slot tooltip for so long)
(Also tried to post on Discord, also no reply)
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+1

more useful for modded playthroughs than for vanilla, but still

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This is a good idea. Armor & equipment grids already show which items are compatible; it would be nice if ammo did the same.

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QGamer wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:05 am
This is a good idea. Armor & equipment grids already show which items are compatible; it would be nice if ammo did the same.
A tooltip for acceptable furnace ingredients got added in 1.1. But either what you are describing was removed or never existed (or I'm just stupid and can't find it :) )

Good idea anyway. +1
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Re: Show acceptable ammo on ammo slot just like fuel slot

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ickputzdirwech wrote:
Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:22 pm
QGamer wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:05 am
This is a good idea. Armor & equipment grids already show which items are compatible; it would be nice if ammo did the same.
A tooltip for acceptable furnace ingredients got added in 1.1. But either what you are describing was removed or never existed (or I'm just stupid and can't find it :) )

Good idea anyway. +1
Yes, and I'm quite mad about it. :x
Gonna spam emails to let them know!!

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Re: Show acceptable ammo on ammo slot just like fuel slot

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+2

I'm still adding unreliable and ugly localised descriptions to things like turrets, guns and ammo because it's still the most direct way for players to know that this turret takes that ammo or this gun has that movement speed penalty or that ammo has this reload time penalty.
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