Playing with ongoing spell effects we encountered a situation where having transparency on tokens would have been marvelous. Being able to have a large effect circle/token up, while still being able to see the detail beneath could be a HUGE benefit.
Thoughts on that capacity?
Eventually Shmeppy will support a way to create “labeled regions.” These’ll be objects which are similar to tokens (they’re moveable and have a label attached) but can cover an arbitrary group of cells and are translucent.
Thank you! You’re killin it!
Is there any chance when that comes out that there will be a “GM only” view mode for them? for hidden traps/creatures etc?
I think that’ll have to be separate… I used to think that labeled regions might be able to provide “GM only” notes and things, but as my design for the labeled region tool solidifies, I don’t think that’ll happen.
I do want to provide a way to annotate things with “gm only” notes… but I don’t know of a good way yet. A “gm only” layer is currently my best idea. This’d let GMs use any of the tools to mark up the map, but I have a lot of concerns with the idea, so…
it definitely seems to be jumping to the edge of the realm of what youre trying to make Shmeppy be. So I totally get it!
I came here make this exact request (transparent tokens), and I’m glad to see there’s already some interest in building a similar feature.
Shmeppy is already fantastic, but I would be happy to see transparent tokens and/or moveable labeled regions added at some point.