W.S.A. Downtime and instability compensation


As a thank you for bearing with us while we deal with the extended lag issues on Independence and repeated downtime gamewide we have added 5 hours sleep bonus, up to the cap of 10 hours on all accounts. We also have a premium code for 3 days premium that can be redeemed on any account, simply type /redeemkey YKM74SCEI7UG-4F6EO5IMOS8S into the chat box ingame to enjoy three bonus days on us!

This coupon will be redeemable until server maintenance on the 7th of March, 2019.


The Wurm team.

Patch Notes: 21/FEB/19 Moving Independence Home

  • Extended downtime due to moving the Independence server from it’s interim hardware back to its original hardware. We expect this downtime to last approximately 1-2 hours.
  • A number of back end changes have been made to reduce lag spikes that occur every few hours. We will continue to monitor lag on every server and address ongoing spikes and general issues.

Bug Fixes:

  • Bugfix: Examine info for small and large nails has been changed to metal instead of iron since nails can be other metals now.
  • Bugfix: Fixed a bug that allowed multiple lines and reels to be placed into a fishing pole.
  • Bugfix: Fixed deity/kingdom bonuses from epic scenarios leaking into freedom.
  • Bugfix: Bashing Walls/Fences/Fence Plans/Mine Doors now requires you to stand still during the action, moving will now cancel the action.
  • Bugfix: Lit items should no longer be snuffed after a server restart.
  • Bugfix: Chicken coop capacity will now increase on the exact integer of quality – QL / 10 as already stated in the wiki.

Patch Notes: 14/FEB/19 Visible Fruit and Head Bobbing

  • Bugfix: Champions will now properly get 80 actual channelling instead of effective.
  • Bugfix: Deny all permission on branded horses will now override deed permissions.
  • Bugfix: Fix for piles of items that cannot be interacted with.

Client Changes:

  • New: Added optional head bob during animations.
    • This can be disabled in the Graphics tab of the Settings, under ‘Enable Head Bob’.
  • New: Revamped the animations with smoother blending.
  • New: Display fruit on harvestable trees and bushes.
  • Bugfix: Fixed glitchy door, gate and mine door animations.
  • Bugfix: Fixed player animations snaps and glitches.
  • Bugfix: Fixed incorrect torch lamp flame size.

Art Changes:

  • Someone’s gone and painted hearts on the sides of the sheep! Don’t kill them though, that would break their hearts.
  • Bugfix: Animations of actions starting on floors will no longer use the building animation.

Patch Notes 31/JAN/19

Due to server instability 5 hours sleep bonus has been applied to all accounts

Spell Changes:

  • Resist changes:
    • Fireheart, shard of ice and rotting gut all changed to 150 seconds for 100% resist with 1.5 seconds resist added per power.
  • Tweaked spell damages:
    • Worm brains from 140 damage  down to 120 damage per power
    • Inferno from 30k to 25k base damage
    • Hypothermia from 300 to 250 damage per power
    • Fireheart from 10k to 9k base damage, 100 to 80 damage per power
    • Shard of ice from 150 to 120 damage per power
    • Rotting gut from 8k to 7k base damage, 120 to 100 damage per power
  • Bugfix:  Burning items with empty container slots new behavior as listed below.
    • You can no longer fuel furnaces with Empty Item Slots, as well as not showing the action for Initial Containers and Empty Item Slots.
    • You can now burn containers that have Initial Containers and Empty Item Slots as long as both are empty.
  • Bugfix:  Fixed spelling of Approbation in the journal.
  • Bugfix:  Fixed a few issues with the planting of fish keep nets.
  • Bugfix:  Sacrifice a Champion Creature should now trigger correctly in the journal.
  • Bugfix:  Spend 1k Favor should now trigger correctly in the journal.
  • Bugfix: Fixed an issue with lamps and HoTA statues becoming solid colors instead of just the glow being tinted. Buoy lamps should be the only lamp retaining the colour of the dye.
  • Bugfix:  Reach Meditation Path Level 9 wording in the journal has been corrected.
  • Bugfix:  The proper title will now be awarded for The Winding Road journal tier.
  • Bugfix: Chopped and ground food items should retain their proper state in a crate.

Art Changes:

  • Fixed textures for support beams, statuettes, darts and tool belts.
  • Added normal and specular maps to rocksalt vein, fixes exaggerated shininess.
  • Tentacles spell now has graphics and animation.
  • Huge bells and large bell resonators now properly show all metal types, bell tower shows wood types
  • Stone house oriels will display ivy again
  • Fixed glimmersteel and adamantine plate upper arm textures
  • Updated Wurm University pmk textures