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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #250 on: May 18, 2023, 02:12:41 PM »
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #251 on: May 18, 2023, 09:44:46 PM »
Apologies if this has been answered already, but is the dev team completely committed to moving negative energy resistance to the shadow silk material? Because so many seem to find the negative energy resist more desirable, wouldn't it be less disruptive to keep this property on the Bodak, and instead move the death resistance property to the shadow silk?

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #252 on: May 18, 2023, 10:00:09 PM »
Apologies if this has been answered already, but is the dev team completely committed to moving negative energy resistance to the shadow silk material? Because so many seem to find the negative energy resist more desirable, wouldn't it be less disruptive to keep this property on the Bodak, and instead move the death resistance property to the shadow silk?

The natural property of bodak hide is saving throw vs death.
Negative energy DR was only an extra bonus received, by armors only, upon being enchanted. This extra bonus is what is being removed from all enchanted armors for balance.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #253 on: May 18, 2023, 10:55:08 PM »
Thank you for the clarification.

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #254 on: May 19, 2023, 02:30:59 AM »
Are we able to refund non enchanted gear we were waiting to enchant we already have made with rare materials? I've got two sets of adamantine armor I've been waiting to enchant down the line that no longer have the proper lining.

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #255 on: May 19, 2023, 06:33:34 AM »
Yes
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #256 on: May 20, 2023, 08:55:47 AM »
MAB, just to double check, the new XP refund system is outside the common XP script, correct? Just ot make sure people don't jump into blind drive once the refund is done.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #257 on: May 20, 2023, 09:57:13 AM »
EO already commented on this earlier in this thread. It should not make you jump into blind drive as this is considered RP XP. It will however count against the RP XP cap, but that clears up quickly.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #258 on: May 20, 2023, 10:11:16 AM »
EO already commented on this earlier in this thread. It should not make you jump into blind drive as this is considered RP XP. It will however count against the RP XP cap, but that clears up quickly.

Hopefully this doesn't mean people who return items in Barovia get their return halved.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #259 on: May 20, 2023, 10:26:09 AM »
EO already commented on this earlier in this thread. It should not make you jump into blind drive as this is considered RP XP. It will however count against the RP XP cap, but that clears up quickly.

Hopefully this doesn't mean people who return items in Barovia get their return halved.

It's done in the OOC room so it shouldn't be affected!

And thanks Mab, sorry - Long thread, must've missed it
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #260 on: May 31, 2023, 05:15:39 PM »
I would still like to request the option to exchange bodak into shadow silk if at all possible during this change. I'm really dreading having to compete with half the server and myself to go farm those materials to remake the very same armor I already have across nearly ten different characters.

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #261 on: May 31, 2023, 05:45:37 PM »
You have time to go fetch the materials right now and store it as a weightless claim.

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #262 on: May 31, 2023, 06:00:25 PM »
Let's put things in perspective: he is not fond (and frankly, not many people is) of having to grind materials for a new armor slightly worse than the old armor.

There is the problem of finding the artisans too, but to each day its pain.

It us reasonable to ask that.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #263 on: May 31, 2023, 06:30:38 PM »
People are indeed already farming it and I'm not fond of wanting to go and have to do that to get back something I already have for many many characters. I don't know about you but I'd rather spend that time pursuing some kind of interesting RP than my next three months preparing to re-gear. It's all I've been doing for weeks now to little success and it's really killing my drive to play the game. It's a stressful mess I'm having to clean up.

If it's as simple as you seem to think you're welcome to start farming it all for me and put a sign up that you're selling and I'll just stroll in to buy it all up.

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #264 on: May 31, 2023, 06:35:37 PM »
Whilst to make this silk (a tailoring affair) is dangerous to have to collect the materials, the fact is, you literally only need two glands of the stuff. Two. Not two adamantine ingots or, two magi brains or anything like that. Just, two of these glands, and you'll have recovered what you lost.

I'm not trying to downplay that it's unfortunate people may need to farm back up what was removed, but I will say it's isn't some grueling affair like some of the other materials out there. Also easily with renewed interest in it, people will probably make higher efforts to farm the stuff to get money out of it.

Not to OOC shill myself or anything, but the tailors are out there to make you these silks. Just seek them out.

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #265 on: May 31, 2023, 07:21:00 PM »
I would still like to request the option to exchange bodak into shadow silk if at all possible during this change. I'm really dreading having to compete with half the server and myself to go farm those materials to remake the very same armor I already have across nearly ten different characters.

It's not that I don't want to, but technical constraints limits us, so that won't happen.

Anyhow, you have plenty of time to plan in advance and don't have to compete with everyone else all at once. This will come only well after the release of the hak update, once it's kinks are resolved. Nothing stops you to collect the components now. The bolt of shadow silk will require 2 spool of shadow silk and 2 units of regular silk to make. In short, get your ticket early, avoid lineups. I'm sure you are savvy enough to handle a dangerous hunt or two, or just buy them.

You also certainly do not have to update all your characters, only your active ones.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #266 on: June 01, 2023, 06:16:26 AM »
I should say I find the continued responses to people's frustrations here rather markedly callous.  "Just start now!  It won't be so bad!"  Perhaps not to you, but especially to people whom would prefer to spend their time roleplaying in the roleplaying-centric persistent world, this is a distraction at best, for a change others have stated they feel is unneccesary.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #267 on: June 01, 2023, 06:43:53 AM »
There was nothing callous or disrespectful in my reply. I trust people have come to understand that I say things simply and honestly.

You may disagree with the change, but know that a majority of players support it. The balance issue was serious enough that we felt a slight correction was required, and that's it. In a community of several hundreds of players, there will always be someone to believe the opposite of what you think. On the dev side we take the pros and cons, then make our decisions for the best of the server.

If you have a problem with the tone of my replies. You are reminded that you are to take your concerns offline to the DM or CC team.

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #268 on: June 01, 2023, 06:55:19 AM »
You may disagree with the change, but know that a majority of players support it.

Can we do a poll then? To show that a majority of people support it. If no, why not?

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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #269 on: June 01, 2023, 07:03:12 AM »
The support we received offline outweighs the complaints we received against it.

The adjustments to the ST is particularly well received. It was really the initial stance that components would not be reimbursed that was a point of contention, and that was addressed.

Forum polls are not representative of our community. They can also be easily manipulated. We do use them now and then to gage the general feeling on some issues, but decisions are made on more solid facts and evidences.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #270 on: June 01, 2023, 07:06:58 AM »
And yet they were deemed secure and representative enough to perform the CC dev representative election.
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Re: Important changes coming regarding the crafting system
« Reply #271 on: June 01, 2023, 07:13:21 AM »
Iím going to lock this. We may reopen it when the update goes live. Maiyannah, as youíve ignored the instructions of a moderator consider this a first warning. Cut the needlessly antagonistic attitude.