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NWN Hak Update Open Test
« on: February 28, 2019, 03:16:24 PM »
Salutations fellow mist dwellers!

It's been nearly a year since we had our last hak update, and we are now close to ready with yet one more. It is somewhat smaller in scope than the last, but still filled to the brim with all sorts of goodies. First of all though, it adds one new PrC, a long range of new feats and updates to various classes.

You can find a compilation of all the changes here: https://www.nwnravenloft.com/forum/index.php?topic=50617.msg618643#new

However, before fully implementing it on the main server, we really could use some help testing. We've put up a test server using the same IP as our main server, but using port 5124 instead (so direct connect to 46.4.59.55:5124).

To be able to enter the test server, you need to download and install this package: Download (extract it to your Documents \ Neverwinter Nights directory, it will not override any existing files, meaning you can still play on the main server at the same time)

We'd appreciate if you could give it a try and report back any bugs or other issues on the forums. Please pre-fix any topic you make pertaining to the hak test with "Hak-test". The test server runs a copy of the current server vault, but upon entry you will be given level 20 and permission to pick every PrC that you meet the requirements to. And don't hesitate experimenting - whatever happens on the test server will not affect the main server and your character there.

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!
« Last Edit: March 13, 2019, 08:25:26 AM by EO »

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Re: NWN Enhanced Edition Open Test
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2019, 03:48:13 AM »
The test hak has been updated - download the new version here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EFY1Ki5ZOz6coi8vjN_9mEp-7QFqmAAh/view?usp=sharing

Please help us test that everything works as it should. The module should also now auto-level you to 20 and give you permission to all prestige classes upon entry.
« Last Edit: March 13, 2019, 08:18:51 AM by Zarathustra217 »

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Re: NWN Enhanced Edition Open Test
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2019, 08:18:34 AM »
Another version of the hak test is now available - get it here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EFY1Ki5ZOz6coi8vjN_9mEp-7QFqmAAh/view?usp=sharing

You should now also be able to use (copies of) all your characters in the test server as well. Please help use make sure that nothing will break with the upcoming hak update by logging in to your existing characters and test that all things works as it should.

Thank you!

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Re: NWN Hak Update Open Test
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 07:17:36 AM »
We now have one more test version of our upcoming hak update ready which hopefully be the final before we integrate it into the main server. You can download the package here:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1acA-yzZCOV30ojEArYcbFM1D8x24w8ro/view?usp=sharing

Please help us test the new version by logging into your existing characters and level up.

Beyond fixes, this version also features an exciting new system to enhance playability by implementing visual aids to bring attention to points of interest.

The most forward example is the '$' symbol that will appear above all NPC merchants:



NPCs that provide useful info or quests will have the '?' symbol:



And if they really need your attention, they may use the '!' symbol:



Best of all though is that we are also making these available to players. They will appear automatically depending on the last character of whatever you speak out. For example:



And merchant PCs will by DM approval also have access to the special merchant sign which allows them to easily draw attention to their presence:



(this is enabled for all on the test server by default - simply type out '$'

We hope you will help us test these new features!

For comments, use the topic here:

https://www.nwnravenloft.com/forum/index.php?topic=50843.msg620907#msg620907
« Last Edit: April 01, 2019, 07:23:59 AM by Zarathustra217 »