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Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:21 am
by Tarvas
Test Update 03/08/12
*** Highlights ***

- Created a new set of tutorials for advanced game concepts such as Alternate Achievements and Guildhalls. These tutorials are available at level 50 in the Plane of Knowledge.

- It's EverQuest's 13th Anniversary! Seek out Sam Napth in the Plane of Knowledge for more information.


*** Quests & Events ***

- It's EverQuest's 13th Anniversary! Seek out Sam Napth in the Plane of Knowledge for more information.
- The Mechanical Fortune Teller in the Plane of Knowledge can give you directions on where to find anniversary quest givers for your level.
- All quest givers for Anniversary tasks can now be found via the Find window.


*** Spells ***

- Bard - Reduced the focus cap on Arias, Auras, and Echoes of the Composer and the Orator.


*** AA ***

- Cleric - Corrected an issue with Battle Frenzy that was causing some damage spells to fail to crit.
- Enchanter - Unlinked the timers for Glyph Spray and Divine Companion Aura.
- Magician - Corrected the fire spell ability for Servant of Ro.
- Necromancer - Perfected Dead Man Floating will no longer conflict with the Mass Group Buff timer.
- Ranger - Corrected a problem that linked the Spirit of Eagle and Volatile Arrow abilities.
- Shaman - Restored the DoT proc on Languid Bite ranks 7-9.
- Shadowknight - Thought Leech has been changed to share a timer with Leech Touch instead of Harm Touch.
- Shadowknight - Explosion of Hatred should no longer affect the caster.
- Warrior - Warlord's Tenacity should no longer conflict with Druid HP buffs such as Stonebark Skin.
- Cleric, Druid, and Shaman - Corrected the Copious Healing effect of Abundant Healing ranks 21-25.
- Druid and Shaman - Silent Casting should no longer interfere with Paralytic Spores.
- Fixed many AA descriptions that were out of date.

*** Achievements ***

- A new category of Achievements has been created called the Hero's Journey. Many existing quests have had achievements added to them in this category.
- Created a set of Achievements to help you track your progress through the new advanced tutorials given in and around the Plane of Knowledge.
- Added a set of Achievements to track progress through our Anniversary quests and events.


*** Miscellaneous ***

- Weapons will no longer go through the head of female Vah Shir and Barbarians when previewing them in the preview window.
- Clicking on the "Refresh" button in the claim window will no longer downgrade your membership to Free.
- Corrected many NPCs that appeared to be floating.
- Players that are zoning when the raid expedition is acquired will now receive credit for completing the raid where appropriate.

*** UI ***

- Now, when a wisp path fails and an X shows up on the map at the requested location, it persists through closing the map window. It only clears if the player clicks "End Path" in the map window, the player initiates a new find, or the player zones.
- Depending on whether or not the Zone Path Window is visible, the Zone Guide has either a Show Path button visible or a Hide Path button visible.
- When first logging into the game the default expansion banner will now display instead of the loading screens.
- Fixed a bug that caused world tradeskill containers to lose their "Combine" button in experimentation mode.
- Removed the Voice Chat Notification window.
- Set the default state of the Help window to hidden.
- The Welcome Screen will no longer open automatically when zoning into tutoriala.
- Made it so that the newbie character no longer shows when the player is at the character select screen and has no characters.
- Changed the "Journal" button in the "Window Selector" window to open the "Quest Journal" window when clicked.

- Changed -
EQUI.xml
EQUI_AlertWnd.xml
EQUI_Animations.xml
EQUI_CharacterListWnd.xml
EQUI_MarketplaceWnd.xml
EQUI_PlayerCustomizationWnd.xml
EQUI_SelectorWnd.xml
EQUI_ZoneGuideWnd.xml

- Removed -
EQUI_VoiceNoticeWnd.xml


- The EverQuest Team

Re: Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:25 pm
by Goofydoofy
You need to stop posting stuff that happens on the test server! It confuses the feeble minded. And, since I don't play on the test server, it can not be important.

Re: Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:51 pm
by Tarvas
That stuff is what is going to be live. Pays to know what about to happen.

Re: Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 7:17 pm
by oneyedranger
I have never got paid to know in EQ

Re: Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:30 am
by Ased
Tarvas wrote:That stuff is what is going to be live. Pays to know what about to happen.
I looked for a like button for about ten seconds. :-\

Re: Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:29 am
by Goofydoofy
When it happens is when I need to know what is happening. The world is going to end. That is going to happen. Do I need to give a shit about it now? No!

Re: Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 8:17 am
by Rendus
Knowing now means not looking for information later.

Re: Test Update 03/08/12

Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:10 am
by Oaklen
Just think of it as time travel.