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Release 42 Instructions

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Attenwood, May 24, 2017.

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  1. Attenwood

    Attenwood Portalarian Emeritus

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    Soon™
     
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    Still no SotAMap integration for Linux. :(

    What exactly is the problem with Vulkan, you guys did some debugging?
     
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    Another release with performance update underdeveloped... again
     
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    Well, except for the complete upgrade mentioned to a new unity version that uses more multi-threading right? This include Vulkan which Chis has said we can turn on to test but it still has issues. Ya musta missed that whole part ;)

    FYI: there is people in QA who are saying it feels like a completely different game for performance on their rigs. For me it was about the same since I already have a good rig.
     
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    some of us community have not been so great to work with, certainly helpful but somewhat annoying... such as myself.

    Great progress, glad to see it all... sad face about the looking for group thingy being postponed :(
     
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    WOW its been a while since I've been this excited about a release! Looks like you guys packed in a lot of changes. Thanks!
     
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    ah, missed something in the draft. there's northwest and southeast blackblade.
     
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    ......

    This is why people try to kill your character on sight. :p
     
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    Are we also getting 100% of the exp back for the crafting levels above level 80 ?
     
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    this temporary 100% is because of an upcoming change in decay. crafting skills don't decay.
     
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    thank you- still love your/our game!!!
     
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    Huge release. Nice work!!
     
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    From the known issues list:
    I'm finding that the Unity upgrade has fixed copy/paste for me on Fedora (in that I can now do Ctrl+V instead of having to do Ctrl+Shift+V).
     
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    6.8 GB on Steam.
    Here we go!
     
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    Unfortunately the two things that I was really looking forward to were both canceled.

    Each day when I start playing, in order to get my POT buffs and make my way to my favorite spots, I usually had to zone at least 4-5 times to get there. Having to wait minutes just to start playing (the combined length of all that zoning) slowly frustrated me until I stopped logging in. I also made my character to be a group based character and I was really looking forward to a LFG system to meet others. Unfortunately they also canceled the release of that.

    I'm getting worried that actual optimizations just aren't in the cards. That the process for fixing the issue is too complex and costly to actually perform. I guess I'll find out next month if they delay the issue once again.
     
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    Did the musical instrument (lutes) bugs get fixed?
     
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    I know, but as they said "performance remains relatively unchanged since last release."
    They said on R41 that in R42 would be a better focus on performance and again its not what we got.
    Such a let down...
     
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    Upgrading to a new version of Unity can mean some performance enhancements, but its hard to upgrade and do a performance pass in a single release. There are usually a number of fixes necessary due to the upgrade.


    Additional performance will come. I hear your pain at zoning; my son's computer takes 3-4 minutes per load, twice that to get into large scenes like the Outskirts.
     
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    Downloaded. Any idea when we can actually play it. Says something about internal development at this time. An ETA if known would be appreciated. R/Boris/El Pirata
     
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