Patch V1.705 in Open Beta

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  • #246743

    SikBok
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    #246746

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    “Fixed an issue that caused a rift in space-time that had a small chance of releasing shadow demons back into the world.”
    – What? I want that bug! 😀

    #246749

    Didymus1492
    Member

    I’m sure that bug has nothing to do with their super-secret-project. Move along now, nothing to see here.
    Wishful thinking, maybe?

    #246750

    arminius85
    Member

    Surprised to see an update. Great you’re working to keep this game solid!

    About the PBEM thing: does this mean matches earlier drop out a player after a certain time of inactivity? I thought this was only manually. A warning is nice. 🙂

    #246758

    marcuspers1
    Member

    Hey guys, thanks for update!
    Not sure it was covered in update, but lately I’ve seen a uprising in crashes due to diplomacy menu.
    For example you open a message from a team mate, and start reply and game crashes.

    Just me? Oh well, never mind then 🙂

    #246760

    NuMetal
    Member

    I just booted the game up again and couldn’t believe my eyes when it started to download an update.
    The way you keep taking care of it… you guys are the best devs a game could wish for!

    Also I am intrigued and really want to know what this is about:
    Fixed an issue that caused a rift in space-time that had a small chance of releasing shadow demons back into the world.

    #246761

    I’m wondering how much more dire the dire penguins are, and if their direness is related to the “small chance of releasing shadow demons back into the world…”

    #246763

    Arnout
    Keymaster

    @marcuspers1 Sounds like a out-of bandwidth or memory issue. If you like please send an email to AoW3Support@triumphstudios.com with a DXDiag log (assuming you’re on Windows) attached, so we can find the cause of the problem!

    #246767

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    Great you’re working to keep this game solid!

    Hey guys, thanks for update!

    You’re welcome!

    I just booted the game up again and couldn’t believe my eyes when it started to download an update.
    The way you keep taking care of it… you guys are the best devs a game could wish for!

    Thanks, we do try.

    About the PBEM thing: does this mean matches earlier drop out a player after a certain time of inactivity? I thought this was only manually. A warning is nice.

    That is correct. We had a system running to clean up ‘dead’ sessions. However, the system to warn you guys and girls of this didn’t make it into the patch that introduced PBEM. So, we went and fixed that now.

    I’m wondering how much more dire the dire penguins are, and if their direness is related to the “small chance of releasing shadow demons back into the world…”

    Their direness is most definitely related. It’s what fixed the space-time rift.

    #246768

    BLOODYBATTLEBRAIN wrote:
    I’m wondering how much more dire the dire penguins are, and if their direness is related to the “small chance of releasing shadow demons back into the world…”
    Their direness is most definitely related. It’s what fixed the space-time rift.

    The penguins are demons again!?

    🙂

    #246770

    Fogcrow
    Member

    The penguins are demons again!?

    They always were, and with demons, its like with bacteria: where a superior and better adapted kind is, no lesser kind can be.

    #246775

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    Seems the patch notes were incomplete, here’s some more stuff we did.

    • Fixed crash when city was being razed while at the same time a player had a ‘Independent Can Discuss: …’ event
    • Fixed ironman exploit where a player could exit TC without triggering an ironman notification
    • Fixed crash when clicking on empty specialization icon in diplomacy interface
    • Fixed issue where master specialization would not be correctly removed when removing adapt
    • Added support for additional workshop tags to PackageManager

    These have been merged into the list in the OP.

    #246777

    Draxynnic
    Member

    Their direness is most definitely related. It’s what fixed the space-time rift.

    I’m now imagining Sundren, Arvik and Sanhilde trying to close the Shadow Gate by stuffing it with dire penguins…

    …hrrrmn. This is weird – I seem to have lost my expansions and other DLC. Let’s see if reverting fixes it.

    EDIT Hrrrmn, looks like it was a Steam issue. Had a Steam update, and it was back to normal afterwards.

    • This reply was modified 5 years, 9 months ago by  Draxynnic.
    #246780

    alexej
    Member

    We are now superexcited for this new secret project, hope more news will reach us before christmas 😀 In case you have idea for some new DLC for this TOP game (1550 hours played, its my unrivaled number one game) you can allways have more money from me 😉

    #246782

    Arlow
    Member

    “unrivaled number one game” mine as well, alexij

    #246783

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    …hrrrmn. This is weird – I seem to have lost my expansions and other DLC. Let’s see if reverting fixes it.

    EDIT Hrrrmn, looks like it was a Steam issue. Had a Steam update, and it was back to normal afterwards.

    *phieuw* … you had me scared there for a bit.

    We are now superexcited for this new secret project, hope more news will reach us before christmas

    Uh oh … *tries to unhype the hype*

    In case you have idea for some new DLC for this game you can allways have more money from me

    Duely noted : )>

    1550 hours played, its my unrivaled number one game

    “unrivaled number one game” mine as well, alexij

    Thanks!
    Glad you both like it so much : D>

    #246784

    Draxynnic
    Member

    We are now superexcited for this new secret project, hope more news will reach us before christmas In case you have idea for some new DLC for this TOP game (1550 hours played, its my unrivaled number one game) you can allways have more money from me

    You should be careful with those unconditional promises… “So, we had this great new idea for a DLC! See, you pay us $100, and in return you get a Triumph Supporter badge that you can display on Steam! For every $100 extra you pay, you get an extra badge!”

    (Not sure Steam would actually allow that, but I’m sure you get the picture. 😛 )

    #246785

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    There’s a new version of the patch available. To force the update use ‘Verify integrity of game cache…’ under ‘Properties – Local Files’ in the game’s context menu.

    Patch note for this one is:

    • Fixed a crash when disabling a mod which provided new hero bodies.

    This was added to the patch notes in the OP

    #246789

    Zaskow
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    #246794

    Fogcrow
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    http://www.filedropper.com/direpenguin

    I´ve encountered the some dire penguins after the first update, and fail to see how they have become more dire. Was a hidden ability added to them, like “evolve”, or “if [awaken spirit] is applied to this unit, it transforms into a T5 [Overlord of the Frozen Hells] until end of combat”?

    P.S: I didn´t have to force the second update

    • This reply was modified 5 years, 9 months ago by  Fogcrow.
    #246808

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    I´ve encountered the some dire penguins after the first update, and fail to see how they have become more dire.

    The dire penguin, space-time rift and git gud patch notes were funnies intended to make reading the patch notes more entertaining.
    Sorry if it was unclear those weren’t actual changes.

    #246810

    Fogcrow
    Member

    I was joking around too, well while the shadow demons thing was 100% obvious, the dire penguin line gave me a faint hope, probability less than 1%, that there actually might be something to discover ;-).
    I know real patch notes are more explicit, like what was actually changed, instead of “made x stronger”.

    #246812

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    I was joking around too, well while the shadow demons thing was 100% obvious, the dire penguin line gave me a faint hope, probability less than 1%, that there actually might be something to discover ;-).
    I know real patch notes are more explicit, like what was actually changed, instead of “made x stronger”.

    Then all is well : D>

    #246813

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    Have you fixed this stuff

    Just had a look at it and expect something to resolve this in the next patch of the patched patch. I’ll discuss the change in more detail in the linked post.

    #246819

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    There’s a new version of the patch available. To force the update use ‘Verify integrity of game cache…’ under ‘Properties – Local Files’ in the game’s context menu.

    Patch note for this one is:

    • Removed duplicate entries from the tome of wonders for the Fire Cannon and Movement Upgrade abilities.
    • Added a new unit property that can be used to change the strength of resistance checks. See: AoW Unit Property: Resist Strength Modifier.

    Thanks for the report Thimple ThighMan and thanks for the reminder Zaskow.

    These were added to the patch notes in the OP

    #246829

    Zaskow
    Member

    Thanks!

    Also I want to ask about several things if you patch game now.

    Is this possible for you to add option that ability can take 2 action points to operate?
    Do you have plans to tune a balance a little?

    Also I found some light issues. I think it would be good to fix them officially.
    – Wrong description of Polearm bonus damage (IRL it’s +4, on display was +5).
    – Frostling Scoundrels will have Arctic concealment and Projectile Resistance on Bronze (as other scoundrels have).
    – Fix for hidden +5 research bonus from laboratories and observatories if you learn Magical Structures before Arcane Study (details , details).

    #246830

    SikBok
    Keymaster

    Thanks!

    You’re welcome.
    Hope it helps with the balance mods.

    Do you have plans to tune a balance a little?

    No. We’re happy with where balance is at the moment. Most discussion are either for a specific mode – e.g. PBEM – or things on which opinions differ. Both of these are best dealt with by modding.[/quote]

    As for the other questions and fixes, I’ll get back to you on those on Monday.

    #246834

    terrahero
    Member

    No. We’re happy with where balance is at the moment. Most discussion are either for a specific mode – e.g. PBEM – or things on which opinions differ. Both of these are best dealt with by modding.

    That’s probably for the best. Balance is for some part subjective and for another part context dependent.

    Well im looking forward to what this super secret strategy game is.

    #246835

    Griffith
    Member

    Looks good.

    I’d also like to address few additional possible issues, if you don’t mind.

    Lobby issues:
    – When in multiplayer lobby hosting a game, clients cant see what the turn timer is set at (this might be good to know sometimes as host might have forgotten to change it).
    – Seal setting appears to reset on reload. (at least on lobby screen)

    Reload issues:
    – After reloading savegame, its bit of an annoyance to deal with all the resources gathered popups (could be nice to have option to disable this :-)).
    – In case of production resources, you are able to change previously built structure (with a possibility of gaining a second free building this way).

    #246837

    Yigg
    Member

    “Made dire penguins even more dire. Oh dear.” Oh yes. Yes, yes yes.

    “Fixed an issue that caused a rift in space-time that had a small chance of releasing shadow demons back into the world.” Noo!! How do I make that issue happen? I’ll never patch this game if there’s even a slim chance…

    I’m still an avid player of the random map generator, just finished one as an Orc Warlord and started one tonight as an Orc Necromancer.

    I wish there was an easy way to have more than one underground level on the RMG.

    I have the gog.com version of AoW3 and there’s no patch available yet. Should I buy the next Triumph game on Steam instead? They seem to get quicker patches.

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