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I want a shortcut for helmet on and off

Please anet? It would be easier to set up than making it like in gw1 where you could pick if you wanted the helmet on in cities or not but it would be a nice aesthetic thing :D
Just give us the iption to put a shortcut to the little check in the wardrobe window

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  • Game of Bones.8975Game of Bones.8975 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I know what your saying, wearing headgear in town seems "rude" in role-playing standards.

    There aren't many helmets that I even wear all the time. While I can't see their faces, I still like the open face look.

    Maybe if there were a checkbox for the headgear (similar to weapons) to hide when not in combat.

    "That's what" -- She

  • Dantert.1803Dantert.1803 Member ✭✭✭

    There is, I need a shortcut

  • Inculpatus cedo.9234Inculpatus cedo.9234 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I think Game of Bones was talking about the ability (with a checkbox) to hide your weapon when stowed.
    https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Game_updates/2019-12-03

  • AgentMoore.9453AgentMoore.9453 Member ✭✭✭

    I guess my only opposition would be how you'd implement it without cluttering the UI. Take the novelties button, for example. It's small, but it comes with issues. I don't mind it, but there's a segment of players frustrated by the inability to remove it because they never use it and are annoyed that it frequently activates when they're trying to select a mount.

    At the moment, removing your helmet is a few simple clicks that are typically performed out of combat and with no immediate risk of dying to mobs, so to justify adding something like this, you'd have to:

    a.) Outline the need/benefits compared to the system already in place
    b.) Truly make the shortcut optional (an option in settings that you physically have to go and opt into)

    and/or

    c.) Implement it in an uninvasive way (Where would the button or shortcut you propose be located? How big would it be? Would it be invisible like a keybind?)

  • The Greyhawk.9107The Greyhawk.9107 Member ✭✭✭

    I don't see this being worth any dev's time.

    Hate Is Fuel.

  • Westenev.5289Westenev.5289 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited May 24, 2020

    @AgentMoore.9453 said:
    I guess my only opposition would be how you'd implement it without cluttering the UI. Take the novelties button, for example. It's small, but it comes with issues. I don't mind it, but there's a segment of players frustrated by the inability to remove it because they never use it and are annoyed that it frequently activates when they're trying to select a mount.

    At the moment, removing your helmet is a few simple clicks that are typically performed out of combat and with no immediate risk of dying to mobs, so to justify adding something like this, you'd have to:

    a.) Outline the need/benefits compared to the system already in place
    b.) Truly make the shortcut optional (an option in settings that you physically have to go and opt into)

    and/or

    c.) Implement it in an uninvasive way (Where would the button or shortcut you propose be located? How big would it be? Would it be invisible like a keybind?)

    I think Anet could definitely go with the second option and implement it as a key bind that doesn't have a set key (it would have to be manually inserted from the settings by the player). It wouldn't be the first time they did this - walk, about face, individual mounts and stow/quickdraw weapons are all unassigned keys by default.

    Personally, if they added this, I would like for Anet to add a glove/shoulders/back piece toggle keybind too.

  • The Greyhawk.9107The Greyhawk.9107 Member ✭✭✭

    @sorudo.9054 said:

    @The Greyhawk.9107 said:
    I don't see this being worth any dev's time.

    they added raids and only a small minority even plays it, let alone the small % of that minority that likes raiding.
    a small option like that stow weapon option is well within their time to develop.

    Apples and Oranges, my dude.

    Hate Is Fuel.

  • Manasa Devi.7958Manasa Devi.7958 Member ✭✭✭✭

    You could use equipment template slots for this, those can have keys assigned to them.

  • coso.9173coso.9173 Member ✭✭✭✭

    You mean like it automatically being removed in towns? Or out of combat? Or with a key?
    I mean I already take like 1 sec to hide it as it is now, but I guess some of those options wouldn't hurt.

  • Super Hayes.6890Super Hayes.6890 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I wanted something like this for when the anniversary armor came out. The heavy set has two versions of the head piece. One closed for combat and one open for out of combat. I wish it was automatic. The way it is I just don't use the open version.

    The next time you get angry at someone try walking a mile in their shoes. After that, who cares! You're a mile away and you have their shoes! -Someone with more awesome quotes than me

  • Turkeyspit.3965Turkeyspit.3965 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Being able to hotkey such things would be a great addition.

    But...I always go back to this, YOU CANNOT COPY/PASTE TEXT from the chat box in this game. It's nice to have eleventy billion ideas of things they could add to the code, but as long as I have to keep a pad/pen by my mouse to inscribe a discord address, I'm going to maintain that clearly ANET doesn't have the resources to add these types of features, since they still have been unable to add a feature that was present in GW1, a now 15-year old game...

  • Dantert.1803Dantert.1803 Member ✭✭✭

    They added the chairs and sitting, so they I will not lose my hope