Exchange (Non-Spatial)


Exchange is a Specification of the Non-Spatial Property.

Exchange is a kind of conversion where a virtual resource is converted into another virtual resource. Non-Spatial resources are gained due to the player spending another virtual resource to gain this resource. For instance, many games allow the player to spend mana to gain health.


Conversion Table:

From Entity
To Entity
Conversion Type
Abstract
Abstract
Craft
Abstract
Virtual
Consumable / Trade
Virtual
Abstract
Trade
Virtual
Virtual
Exchange


Conversion example:

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In KoA: Reckoning, A mana potion is crafted from herbs. The potion can be consumed in order to gain mana. The mana can be exchanged through a healing spell to gain health.


Always found in Archetypes:
-

Occasionally found in Archetypes:
Ammo, Health, Potion

Found in Games
Game - Bioshock 2 (Eve, Health, Hypo)
Game - King's Bounty; Armored Princess (Health)
Game - Kingdoms of Amalur; Reckoning (Health)
Game - League of Legends (Health)
Game - Majesty (Health)
Game - Puzzle Quest 2 (gem reserves, Health)
Game - StarCraft II (Health)

Exchange (Conversion)


Exchange is a Specification of the Conversion Property.

Exchange is a kind of conversion where a virtual resource is converted into another virtual resource.

Note that Conversion and Options are different properties, Conversion and spending Options are separated, as when a resource is converted into another resource, no other effect is gained. Options concern spending resources on other non-conversion actions.

From Entity
To Entity
Conversion Type
Abstract
Abstract
Craft
Abstract
Virtual
Consumable / Sell
Abstract
Object
-
Virtual
Abstract
Buy
Virtual
Virtual
Exchange / Buy
Virtual
Object

Object
Abstract
-
Object
Virtual
Sell
Object
Object
-

Always found in Archetypes:
-

Occasionally found in Archetypes:
Potion, Mana, Ammo

Found in Games
Game - Bioshock 2 (First Aid Kit, Hypo)
Game - King's Bounty; Armored Princess (Mana)
Game - Kingdoms of Amalur; Reckoning (Mana)
Game - Puzzle Quest 2 (gem reserves)
Game - StarCraft II (Energy)