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    wizardsmoke Programmer Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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    Damon: Pirate wearables

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Envy Angel spawning, loot balancing, crafting improvements
    Keith Quinn: Fixing pathfinding for resource nodes, Envy Angel scene (Necropolis Barrens)
    Travis: Lord of the Isle castle

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Public stats API, bugs
    Jason Yenawine: Automatic reward claiming, live server ops
    Joaquin Del Canto: Automatic reward claiming, crown store
    Justin Gilbert: Player-made dungeon encounter rooms, performance improvements
    Ken Pfile: R62 patches, CS, water lot upgrades

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business, playing the game
    Chris Spears: on vacation, but somehow also setting up build machines and working on dungeon encounter rooms
    Starr Long: Jira triage, R63 planning
     
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    wizardsmoke Programmer Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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    Damon: Pirate wearables

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Pirate wearables, trident
    Keith Quinn: Fixing pathfinding for resource nodes, Envy Angel scene (Necropolis Barrens)
    Travis: Lord of the Isle castle, epic cherry tree, adding items to the crown store

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs, NPC data structuring
    Jason Yenawine: Automatic reward claiming, live server ops
    Joaquin Del Canto: Automatic reward claiming, crown store UI improvements
    Justin Gilbert: Player-made dungeon NPC spawning
    Ken Pfile: R62 patches, CS, water lot upgrades

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business
    Chris Spears: On vacation, but somehow also doing development server maintenance
    Starr Long: Weekly update, livestream planning
     
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    wizardsmoke Programmer Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Thursday, February 14, 2019

    Happy Valentine's Day! :)

    ART:
    Damon: Ornate dragon helm, out sick today

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Pirate wearables, trident, crafting improvements
    Keith Quinn: Fixing pathfinding for resource nodes, Envy Angel scene (Necropolis Barrens) and quest, forums
    Travis: Lord of the Isle castle, adding items to the crown store

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs, crown store sales
    Jason Yenawine: Automatic reward claiming, logging for /stuck, server performance
    Joaquin Del Canto: Automatic reward claiming, crown store UI improvements, crown store sales
    Justin Gilbert: Player-made dungeon NPC spawning
    Ken Pfile: CS, water lot upgrades

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business
    Chris Spears: On vacation, but somehow also taking care of business (queue music)
    Starr Long: Weekly update, livestream planning, store planning, moustache shaving
     
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    wizardsmoke Programmer Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Friday, February 15, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: out sick

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Pirate wearables, trident, crafting improvements
    Keith Quinn: Fixing pathfinding for resource nodes, Envy Angel scene (Necropolis Barrens) and quest, livestream support
    Travis: Lord of the Isle castle, livestream today!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Crown store sales
    Jason Yenawine: Server performance, forums, bugs
    Joaquin Del Canto: Automatic reward claiming, crown store sales, weekly update email
    Justin Gilbert: Player-made dungeon NPC spawning
    Ken Pfile: Water lot upgrades, changes to POT lot square-footage rules

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business
    Chris Spears: On vacation, but somehow also taking care of business (queue music)
    Starr Long: Weekly update, store planning, livestream today!
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    ART:
    Damon: Ornate dragon helm and being sick

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Trident work, envy angel quest
    Keith Quinn: Envy angel quest stuff, resource node bug fixing, POT Work
    Travis: Dungeons

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Crown store sales item picking logic
    Jason Yenawine: Work on moving async server calls. Fixing a UTC to non-UTC time bug
    Joaquin Del Canto: Took standup notes for me, Store UI for sales, setting sale prices, random rotating sale tech
    Justin Gilbert: Player-made dungeon NPC spawning
    Ken Pfile: publishing stuff that I told him to publish

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Travel + General business
    Chris Spears: BACK FROM VACATION SUCKERS! Spent my early mornings on vacation managing work stuff. Back now and working on catching up on everything I missed.
    Starr Long: Planning for next stream, Jira triage, Q2 planning
     
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    wizardsmoke Programmer Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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    Damon: Torture-themed decorations :eek:

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Aether Axe, Aether Spear, Aether Two-Handed Mace, large fish ceiling decorations + recipes
    Keith Quinn: Envy angel quest stuff, resource node bug fixing, making Krampus dormant
    Travis: Lord of the Isle castle, improving aesthetic of prison bars, screenshots for crown shop items

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs, development server setup/maintenance
    Jason Yenawine: Improved client-server API for player quest/conversation data
    Joaquin Del Canto: Store UI for sales and item availability start/end dates
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs, performance
    Ken Pfile: Development server setup/maintenance

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business
    Chris Spears: Development server setup/maintenance
    Starr Long: Planning for next stream, Jira triage, Q2 planning, working on R63 forum post
     
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    Thursday, February 21, 2019

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    Damon: Torture-themed decorations :eek::eek:

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Food recipes for lava fish, tweaking taming collars, bugs
    Keith Quinn: Envy angel quest bugs and polish, resource node bug fixing, R63 player instructions
    Travis: Dungeon rooms, misc deco tweaks, bugs

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs, development server setup/maintenance
    Jason Yenawine: Crown store, development server setup/maintenance
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown store bugs and polish
    Justin Gilbert: Performance, dungeon preview shader bugs
    Ken Pfile: Development server setup/maintenance, QA builds

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business, playing the game
    Chris Spears: Development server setup/maintenance, being sick
    Starr Long: Livestream planning, Jira triage, Q2 planning
     
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    OUT OF ORDER AS I FORGOT TO CLICK POST but....
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: 3 new Dragon masks (R60 stretch goals), new aether weapons

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Trident work done. Work on Envy angel. Bugs
    Keith Quinn: POT work, Envy Angel, resource node work in Elysium mines (making better)
    Travis: Store item work, screen shots, new art import, dungeon room polish work

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Store sales back end work.
    Jason Yenawine: Work on moving async server calls. Fixing a UTC to non-UTC time bug
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown shop sales and item availability scheduling
    Justin Gilbert: Player-made dungeon totem work!
    Ken Pfile:

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Travel + General business
    Chris Spears: BACK FROM VACATION SUCKERS! Spent my early mornings on vacation managing work stuff. Back now and working on catching up on everything I missed.
    Starr Long: Planning for next stream, Jira triage, Q2 planning
     
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    TGIF, February 22, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: Bugs!

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Bugs and trying not to break stuff!
    Keith Quinn: Polish and bug fixing and balance testing on Envy Angel, Quest bug work, writing up bugs for others
    Travis: Bugs and dungeons.

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Server moving and setup, data center work. Bobby says "Windows firewall is stupid, no correction Windows is stupid"
    Jason Yenawine: worked on config issues related to getting QA server, and various builds to run
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown shop, helping Keith with quest debug tools.
    Justin Gilbert: Investigated memory usage and memory growth.
    Ken Pfile: Build machine work

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Playing the game, writing up bugs.
    Chris Spears: Not as sick and in the office working. Testing and tuning Dungeon Encounter stuff, tasking out people, server planning work. Office management shtuff.
    Starr Long: Dance party planning, Stream planning, Jira Triage, yelling at us all for not having a working QA build yet
     
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    Monday, February 25, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: Bugs!

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Bugs and trying not to break stuff!
    Keith Quinn: Bugs, PoT upgrade work
    Travis: dungeon rooms, bugs

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs, router settings (NAT for QA and mattermost), prizes
    Jason Yenawine: QA and Live bugs. QA forums. QA server stability fix.
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown shop data, bugs, Sale item work.
    Justin Gilbert: Looking at memory, fixed dungeon encounter xp issue.
    Ken Pfile: Build machine work (painful and slow)

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Playing the game and GB and travel!
    Chris Spears: Bugs and planning on server work and POT upgrades and live stream and secret stuff! Also, thinking about doing an AAA (Ask Atos Anything) from home on Wednesday.
    Starr Long: weekly update, weekly livestream, r63 post drafts, r63 livestream planning
     
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    Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: Bugs, some bug triage Today: Bugs, R60 stretch goals

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs
    Keith Quinn: Created test scenario for Joaquin to improve item-acquisition-detection for QuestData. Also, a lot of POT work.
    Travis: Finished prison dungeon room tweaks (modeled new cage frames). Putting those on store. Have nasty sore throat may take break to get looked at

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: getting my computers synced up at home, forums, store discussions, a little cleaning/organizing at the office
    Jason Yenawine: Discussions about sieges, forums, Today: forums, bugs
    Joaquin Del Canto: Bugs, /stuck investigations, Review instructions and other documents, reviewed charity items for moving to the crown store
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs, forums, attempting to reduce "ShaderLab" memory. (1.5GB)
    Ken Pfile: customer service/ POT transfers, QA builds

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Playing the game
    Chris Spears: Dealing with stupid people, bugs, polish work on Player encounters, SECRET STUFF. :O
    Starr Long: Sort of on PTO (has trouble not working even when out though)
     
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    Wednesday, February 27, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: Bugs, started on R60 Stretch goals

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs
    Keith Quinn: Did some POT work, worked on Player Instructions, worked on some bugs, moved my stuff to my home.
    Travis: bugs, more office set up, fixed dungeon prison room issues,

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: some forum work, office cleaning, datacenter hell
    Jason Yenawine: forums, messing up builds
    Joaquin Del Canto: -Finished store sale selection changes --Reviewed instructions, known issues, and R63 post -Worked on store data - bugs, cleanup, polish.
    Justin Gilbert: Trying to reduce ShaderLab memory (shader variants). Working through speedtree keyword reduction. Removing standard shaders from always loaded list, forces all variations to be compiled. Fixing fallout.
    Ken Pfile: support email server move, customer service, builds

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Playing the game and Travel
    Chris Spears: Moving office stuff for 16 hours straight....
    Starr Long: Sort of on PTO (has trouble not working even when out though)
     
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    Thursday, February 28, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: Bug triage, R60 stretch goal: Dragon Sword

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs
    Keith Quinn:Bug fixes, player instructions, POT work
    Travis: bugs, live testing, starting on Lord of the Isle assets!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: map bugs, router stuff, forums, fixing: pets, heat map, deed notifications, elastic injection
    Jason Yenawine: bugs, discussion about /stuck discouragement, forum
    Joaquin Del Canto:Bugs -UI for stuck spot reporting. -Email for Release 63 instructions
    Justin Gilbert: Speedtree rewrite
    Ken Pfile: support email server move, customer service, builds

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Playing the game and Travel
    Chris Spears: Moving office stuff for 16 hours straight....
    Starr Long: Live stream prep, Stretch goal prep, R63 launch posts, prep for Friday email
     
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    Friday, March 1, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: dragon sword.

    DESIGN

    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs
    Keith Quinn:pOT work, bug fixes, computer recovery.
    Travis: store stuff, webcam setup, bugs, mostly putting items on store

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: crashing my computer, debugging store issues with the wizard, fixing map issues and POT updates, resetting stretch goal counter, forums
    Jason Yenawine: ops work, forums, bugs
    Joaquin Del Canto:Bugs -Bugs -Kibana Visualizations for store and crown conversion -Store data - adding items, cleaning up featured section
    Justin Gilbert: Speedtree shenanigans
    Ken Pfile: support email server move, customer service, builds

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Updating Game, checing out new digs for Monday Night Dance party. GB.
    Chris Spears: Clean out the office, setup the new home office, unpack enough stuff so I can walk through my new office and also garage.
    Starr Long: Live stream prep, Stretch goal prep, R63 launch posts, prep for Friday email
     
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    Catching up on standup notes!
    Monday, March 4, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: dragon sword.

    DESIGN

    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs
    Keith Quinn: Fixed unreachable resource nodes and general bug fixes
    Travis: Dungeon rooms, rest of deco wishlist

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: bugs, forums, prizes
    Jason Yenawine: Worked on forums through the weekend. Also, still working on webcalls from the game server, for correctness. Needs to handle errors, release threads and tcp sockets that not are not used.
    Joaquin Del Canto:Bugs -Bugs -Crown shop data/categories -Kibana visualizations
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs. Finished up shader rework to reduce ShaderLab memory. (1.5GB to 700mb), waiting to check in. Today, bugs.
    Ken Pfile: live patch friday and sunday, customer service for item redemption / figuring out and testing gift system, new laptop setup for remote working - Unity is all up and running.

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Patching up, playing, and joining dan
    Chris Spears: Recovering from food poisoning and working on fixing some Unity problems
    Starr Long: Jira triage, planning work.
     
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    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    ART:
    Damon: Traveling

    DESIGN

    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs
    Keith Quinn: : forums and bug gathering, resource node fixing, bug fixing, mardi gras parade and party
    Travis: bugs, testing, mardi gras thing, exporting scenes for Kevin

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: bugs, integration fail fixes
    Jason Yenawine: Worked on forums through the weekend. Also, still working on webcalls from the game server, for correctness. Needs to handle errors, release threads and tcp sockets that not are not used.
    Joaquin Del Canto:Bugsbugs, planning weekly meeting
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs, profiling
    Ken Pfile:patch, COTO changes, CS, laptop setup, fix confluence

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: in game events
    Chris Spears: Bugs, dungeon encounter fixes, planning work, and profiling parties!!
    Starr Long: Jira triage, planning work.
     
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    Wednesday, March 6, 2019

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    Damon: Bugs, worked on R60 stretch goal - Dragon polearm, long meeting.

    DESIGN

    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs, Meeting
    Keith Quinn: : Resource node fixes, general bug fixes, team meeting.
    Travis: bug fixing/confirming, new dungeon rooms

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: bugs, forums, meeting
    Jason Yenawine: meeting, forums, discouragements
    Joaquin Del Canto: bugs, meeting, CS - showed Anna how to use Admin Tool Impersonate and Find Items
    Justin Gilbert: performance investigation, meeting
    Ken Pfile: meeting, live patch, CS, server report fixes

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: in game events
    Chris Spears: finish totem recipes, make sure all the existing dungeon pieces are in game, bizzdev + advertising work, team meeting
    Starr Long: Jira triage, planning work.
     
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    Thursday, March 7, 2019

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    Damon: R60 Stretch goal - Dragon Polearm, made Judge’s wig dyeable, bugs

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Bugs, Meeting
    Keith Quinn: resource node fixes, bug fixes, preparing for Archlapin return, other R64 preparation
    Travis: gothic dungeon hall set

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: bugs
    Jason Yenawine: got the itemLog backup back on line
    Joaquin Del Canto: bugs, migration
    Justin Gilbert: Performance, turned off texture mipmap streaming
    Ken Pfile: think of things I need to share before trip, live patch, see if there are any outstanding POT CS requests

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Jiras, playing
    Chris Spears: House organizing of Shroud stuff so the wife doesn't evict me, bugs, builds.
    Starr Long: R64 and Q2 planning
     
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    Friday, March 8, 2019

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    Damon: out

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forums, R64 Planning, Food Recipes for Lava Fish
    Keith Quinn: Lesson from Joaquin about the crown store, bug fixes, gathered bugs from forums, checked in Archlapin reactivation
    Travis: bugs. Dungeons. Adding to store

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: bugs, quest begin/end data for keith
    Jason Yenawine: Data security work
    Joaquin Del Canto: -Prepped remote access for upcoming trip -Gave Keith a lesson about crown store management, gave feedback on related doc -R64 planning -Last minute bugs/polish for patch -CS support
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs
    Ken Pfile: Flying on a jet plan for 10+ hours and landing in Bejing! Verifying phone and data work

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Jiras, playing
    Chris Spears:Bugs, planning, playing, advertisement work, streaming!
    Starr Long: R64 and Q2 planning
     
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    Monday, March 11, 2019

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    Damon: Pirate stuff for store: Jolly Roger Banners (standing & hanging), Jolly Roger Flag. Re-animated the flag (the old anim didn't look so hot). Spent a couple hours getting the animation play on the prop.

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forums, R64 Planning, Food Recipes for Lava Fish
    Keith Quinn: Lesson from Joaquin about the crown store, bug fixes, gathered bugs from forums, checked in Archlapin reactivation
    Travis: making stuff player deco, livestream

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: quest stat report stuffs, livestream prizes
    Jason Yenawine: Looked into external auth solutions, mainly looked at google. also monitored ops
    Joaquin Del Canto: -Advertisements for rewards program in front-end and patch client -Weekly update email -Started working on countdown timer for expiring items in crown store -R64 planning/discussions
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs, building and testing 2018.3 builds, IL2CPP
    Ken Pfile: Flying on a jet plan for 10+ hours and landing in Bejing! Verifying phone and data work

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT:
    Anna: working through ticket backlog

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Jiras, playing
    Chris Spears:Friday,Sat,Sunday - Fix lich encounter room for live, add stats for envy bow and get it dropping in game for real, Get lich essences dropping, sync up home machines with QA and Live so integrations are easier, integrated items on change list to live and made a build, Live stream Friday, 3 hour pirate PVP live stream on Sunday morning, locate and order a cheap FAST build machine option ($70 for Supermicro 2U case that supposedly takes ATX MBs)
    Starr Long: R64 and Q2 planning
     
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