Patch Notes 28/OCT/21

  • Bugfix: Fixed a text error in the message when using pliers on a stone brick door
  • Bugfix: Fixed spelling inconsistencies with the word ‘untame’
  • Bugfix: Corrected a text error in archaeology event message
  • Bugfix: Fixed a spelling error with the word ‘unruly’
  • Bugfix: Fixed guards stopping before reaching their target when called
  • Bugfix: Guards will only need to be called once, and will leave mines to come help
  • Bugfix: Item damage will no longer occur at the very start of actions
  • Bugfix: Led creatures will no longer get stuck in mine entrances
  • Bugfix: Veins with greater than 10k ore will no longer be possible
  • Bugfix: You will now get an event message when trying to build fences with the incorrect item in the crafting window
  • Bugfix: Fixed mule and donkey foal sounds
  • Bugfix: Tree harvesting using a sickle will now scale the timer correctly considering rarity, quality, and enchantments on the sickle
  • Bugfix: Rifts on PvP servers will now start at the correct time
  • Bugfix: It is no longer possible to alter the height of a corner shared by a building wall using the Flatten and Level commands
  • Bugfix: Fixed issues with the “chance to produce twins” trait.
    • Creatures born with this trait will always be female, so that they can take advantage of it. Existing males with the trait will be changed to females.
    • Creatures with this trait can now properly give birth to male offspring
    • Twins will now be given different names from each other
  • Bugfix: Corrupt animals can now eat grass on PvE servers
  • Bugfix: Stopped the ‘Discard’ action from using fatigue
  • Bugfix: Artifacts can no longer be renamed using magical ink
  • Bugfix: Fixed grammar errors when using ‘it’s’ and ‘its’
  • Bugfix: Messages from ignored players won’t show in new chats
  • Bugfix: Animals will no longer eat food from different floors in a building
  • Bugfix: Donkeys will now be able to pull carts and wagons
  • Bugfix: Passengers disembarking vehicles onto bridges should no longer be launched into the air
  • Bugfix: Fixed a bug preventing players from getting points totaling up to exactly their animal husbandry level when breeding creatures
  • Bugfix: Added rarity colour to the text for rare traits in the Inspect Animal window
  • Bugfix: Fixed a crash happening when logging out
  • Bugfix: Fixed a sizing issue within the Inspect Animal window
  • Bugfix: Young animals will no longer show as being milkable within the Inspect Animal window
  • Bugfix: Sheep model will now show the correct stage when ready for shearing and when shorn
  • Bugfix: Links in the launcher are now fixed
  • Bugfix: Flame light source will now be in the correct position

  • Change: Sons of Nogump will no longer steal the following items:
    • Rare items
    • Unimprovable items
    • Items greater than 95ql
    • Artifacts
    • No-drop items
    • Royal items
    • Unique items
    • Coins
    • Gift items
  • Change: Unfinished items will now turn into finished items in the same location they sat at, and will no longer drop in front of the player upon completion
  • Change: Pregnancy timers have been reworked:
    • The time until an animal gives birth is now far more precise and ticks down more reliably.
    • Pregnancy time estimates now have variable accuracy and precision, based on Animal Husbandry skill. Your character’s estimate will be inaccurate by a random amount, like before, but now will become more accurate with skill, reaching 100% accuracy at 90 skill. The estimate is rounded to the nearest day at low skill, the nearest hour at 50-80 skill, and the nearest minute at 80+ skill.
    • Pregnancy time estimates will now be shown when breeding the creature and in the Inspect Animal window, in addition to examining the creature.
    • Pregnancy times on Defiance and Elevation are still significantly shorter than other servers.
  • Change: Improved event messages when equipping and taking items from creatures. 
  • Change: Examine creature message improvements
    • Examining a creature will show non-trait-related details such as hunger and resource availability even if the creature has no traits
    • Examine messages will now use pronouns related to the creature’s sex more consistently.
    • Some messages have been consolidated into the same line to cut down on clutter.
  • Change: Resources within the Inspect Animal window will now show separate lines for milking and shearing
  • Change: Added the ability to untame creatures using the right click menu
  • Change: Small anvils are now usable on the ground
  • Change: Only uniques can bash walls now
  • Change: Increased rename limits from 20 characters to 32 (for player added descriptions)
  • Change: A player’s number of fat layers now has less impact on the weight carried by a mounted or hitched creature
  • Change: Items that are no-drop on death will now show “Deathkept” and/or “Starter” on tooltip hover
  • Change: Improved hay tile creation timer for new players
  • Change: Brass oil lamp now has an updated model

  • New: Halloween Event
  • New: Coffee, tea, and cocoa drinks added. You can find the seeds through foraging.
  • New: Added the ability to stop leading creatures by right clicking the rope
  • New: UI additions to help players know why they may be walking slowly
    • When < 10% stamina, the stamina bar will flash
    • When < 50% stamina and in water, the stamina bar will flash red
    • When moving with climbing toggled, the climb button will flash
    • When moving when weighed down at 25% or 5% speed, the heaviest item in the inventory will flash for several seconds
    • Each of these changes can be turned off by going to the Settings menu, navigating to the UI tab, and scrolling halfway down.
  • New: Reed seeds can now be planted in shallow water to create natural reed tiles. They require a depth of 29 dirts or less, on tiles with a slope of 20 or less.
  • New: Creatures can now be hitched to hitching posts regardless of their body strength. This opens up many more creatures to being hitchable
  • New: Gems that have favor stored in them will now display ‘Radiant’ in front of the name, in order to distinguish them more easily from non-vesseled gems
  • New: Items with skins applied will now show the name of the skin when examined
  • New: Players can now fillet meat and fish when riding an animal or embarked on a vehicle
  • New: Added key binding compatibility for spyglass “spy” and pendulum “use” actions
  • New: Egg laying creatures can now lay eggs on additional tile types including:
    • Enchanted grass, moss, steppe, lawn, normal bushes, and enchanted bushes
    • Mycelium, mycelium lawn, and mycelium bushes when corrupted by a Libila priest
  • New: When sending mail, the event message stating the time until arrival will also display the recipient’s name
  • New: Added a title for 100 Weaponsmithing. Congratulations Nineol!!!
  • New: Tweaks to Furnaces
    • Rarity adds a chance to skip cooldown ticks. 10%, 15%, and 20% respectively for rare, supreme, and fantastic furnaces
    • Added an event message for when fire is fading in a furnace
    • Ovens will now burn as long as forges
    • Fire state will now be visible for ovens, forges, and stills
  • New: Added 3 new ways to call the guards
    • Right-click the attacker > Attacks > Call Guards
    • Right-click the guard > Draft Guard
    • Right-click the tower > Call Guards
  • New: You can now leave a village that you are a citizen of (not a mayor) by right clicking your body/inventory/settlement token and going to Manage > Settlement > Leave Your Village. In addition, players can no longer be invited to a village via right-click if they are currently in a village, and must first leave their village (just like /vinvite)
  • New: Added Waybread as a starter food item. This is no-drop/no-trade.
  • New: Improved crafting weight requirement information when creating items
    • Added an event message showing the amount needed for an item
    • Added weight required to Crafting Recipe window
    • Added a back button the Crafting Recipe window
  • New: Tweaks to Fountains
    • Decorative fountains will become Wall Fountains and be functional
    • Fountains will only display the water flowing model if they have a liquid inside
    • When examining fountains, you will see an event message saying whether the fountain is filling with water because it is on a water source or not
  • New: Added an option to disable the in-game Wurmpedia window
  • New: Added a client option ‘High Transparency Water’ under the graphics tab. This should make underwater animals easier to see
  • New: Speed penalties from a player’s currently equipped armor will now show when hovering over the equipment weight icon in the character window
  • New: Status effects that have an accompanying spell effect will now show the power when hovering over them