Patch Notes 21 July 2016

  • Source crystal drop rate from cave walls was increased.
  • Rift loot chances increased slightly.
  • Permissions change:  Attaching a lock to an on deed gate used to automatically give citizens of that deed May Pass permission, even of the deed role did not allow citizens to pass gates. It will now only give the person placing the lock permission to pass, and sets the controlled by deed flag.
    • If you restrict access to gates to citizens, please check individual gates to ensure the correct permissions are set.
  • Bugfix:  Rift altars should no longer decay if the rift is still active.
  • Bugfix:  You can no longer lock an unlocked gate for which you have no permissions.

Patch Notes 14 July 2016

  • Rift loot Tweaks
    • Tweaked distance to killing a rift creature to 4 tiles from 5 to get participation.
    • Participation levels tweaked from 10/20/40 to 15/20/60 points.
    • Following healing spells will now have a chance to gain participation when user or target are within the rift zone: Cure Light, Cure Medium, Cure Serious, Light of Fo, Heal, Scorn of Libila
    • Drain Health will have a small chance if the target is a Rift creature
    • Final loot table is now random between seryll, glimmer and adamantine lumps. Lump weight will be dependant on participation in the same manner as QL.
    • Rift creatures (except for champions and the warmaster) no longer have a chance to drop rift loot.
    • Rift loot will now have a chance to drop when the Rift is closed based on participation levels. Higher participation level will mean more chances to get a loot drop.
  • New Clothing
    • green cloth tunic
    • red cloth tunic
    • black belted vest
      • Each item requires a cloth shirt and water to start, and coloring components with a leather belt to finish. Recommended Cloth Tailoring skill is ~ 15-20
    • green cloth sleeve
    • red cloth sleeve
    • brown striped breeches
    • black cloth pants
    • green cloth pants
      • Each item requires a needle and cloth square to start, with coloring components to finish. Recommended Cloth Tailoring skill is ~ 15-20 as well
    • patchwork pants
      • Requires needle + wool square, skill is trivial
  • Removed small axe Combat Rating nerf.
  • Client update 3.99 zc http://www.wurmonline.com/2016/07/14/client-update-3-99-zc/
  • Bugfix – Text fix when creating new unfinished items, no more extra space and capital U.

WSA: Xanadu Domains

Following an update yesterday Xanadu encountered severe lag. To rectify this we have reverted Xanadu to using the old domain system. We will investigate the cause of this lag and hopefully be able to address the lag issue with this feature in a future update. We apologiise for the inconvenience the lag caused.

Patch Notes 30 June 2016

  • New Domain system added!
    • Altars will now extend their domain depending on quality.
    • Underground and above ground zones are no longer separate, instead domains will have a 50% reduction in their power in the opposing layer.
    • Metal and wood altars may now be pushed/pulled.
    • Altar creation restrictions were removed.
  • Creature spawn counts altered
    • Bison,  dogs, roosters, pheasants and hens will be a smaller amount of the total population
    • Spawn cap for horses has been increased
  • Bred creatures now have a 1 in 20 chance of giving a rare coin when killed, as opposed to the former 1 in 50 chance.
  • A minimum cool down period of one hour was added to the meditation ability Final Breath.
  • Path of Insanity followers can change path one time with no penalty via an option on the meditation rug.
  • Reduced the amount of terrain variation caused by rifts, should now not occur on corners with fences, walls, etc.
  • Tile borders will now show slope information again when examined.
  • Non-premium characters that have previously been premium will now keep their characteristic stats up to 30 on PvE servers.
  • Enchanted grass chance of reverting to grass on deeds with good ratio has been halved to have a 1 in 240 chance when an animal grazes. If the deed has a bad ratio (less than 15 tiles per animal) it has the usual 1 in 120 chance of reverting to grass. Off deed enchanted grass now has a 1 in 80 chance to revert to grass when an animal grazes.
  • Bugfix: Boulders from volcanoes will no longer become part of an item pile.
  • Bugfix: Fixed text error for brass brass ribbon on unfinished birdcage examine.
  • Bugfix: Fixed a permission bug which allowed some paving without permissions set.
  • Bugfix: Corrected the fix for source crystals being removed from veins.
  • Bugfix: Focus icon mouseover text will now update properly when focus is lost during combat.
  • Bugfix: Text error for examine of rift beast heart was fixed.
  • Bugfix: You can no longer cast dirt on a smelter.
  • Bugfix: Pick up items and pick up planted permission are no longer needed in order to fill a lamp inside a building.
  • Bugfix: Plugged a few loopholes for trading new player tents.
  • Bugfix: Fixed a text error with socketed rings.
  • Bugfix: Traders and Merchants will once again stay on the the same story where placed instead of falling to the ground level.
  • Bugfix: Fixed a text error when burying a body at sea.
  • Bugfix: Attempting to send mail to a server that is offline will no longer attempt to send and then destroy your mail.
  • Bugfix: Fixed a bug with no drop items remaining in locked chests upon death.
  • Bugfix: Fix for cakes not cooling down when removed from a heat source.
  • Bugfix: Increased the tolerance for lag when moving on vehicles, random dismounts when riding on a horse or other vehicle should occur less often.
  • Bugfix: Fixed a bug to prevent rejected mail being auto-sent back to the person who rejected it if not picked up by the original sender. If the original sender does not retrieve the rejected mail, it will be deleted after 2 weeks.
  • Bugfix: Fixed a respawn issue on Deliverance and added code to prevent it from happening elsewhere. If a spawn point does not satisfy requirements (above water, not too steep, empty) It will not show.
  • Bugfix: Dirt spell will no longer terraform Rift terrain.
  • Bugfix: Can no longer cast dirt in a tent while in inventory.
  • Bugfix: Converting to HOTS only sets you to Libila and faith to 1 if you are coming from Fo, Magranon or Vynora.