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Dev Meet And Greet On Mizuho Summary 2-22-16

This is a summary of the meeting that was held on February 22, 2016 in Mizuho.
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  1. This is a summary of the meeting that was held on February 22, 2016 in Mizuho (Japan shards)
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    Japanese player ⇔ EM Asiantam (Translation for both) ⇔ Bleak · Kyronix · Mesanna · Misk

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    EM Asiantam
    Player (Japanese remark is omitted)

    Mesanna: we can begin
    EM Asiantam: ok

    Mesanna: morning
    EM Asiantam: have you changed rune book artwork
    EM Asiantam: is that intentional?
    Mesanna: Guys we just make it do its the gold stands out
    EM Asiantam: I want it back
    Mesanna: its been changed
    Mesanna: and you will see a better version of it when we publish a client

    EM Asiantam: Hello
    EM Asiantam: I have a request
    EM Asiantam: in the party manifest
    EM Asiantam: she wants HP bar of whole party members shown in party manifest
    EM Asiantam: is that possible?
    EM Asiantam: because according to her
    EM Asiantam: Health bar doesn't work right sometime
    EM Asiantam: so if she can check the situation of her party members in the party manifest
    EM Asiantam: it would be nice
    EM Asiantam: what do you think?
    Mesanna: you are talking just the cc right?
    EM Asiantam: yes
    EM Asiantam: classic
    Mesanna: Ok putting hbs in the manifest is not soing to solve the issue you spoke about
    Mesanna: but
    Mesanna: putting the hbs in the manufest will make for a very over crowded gump
    Mesanna: so unless we can come up with a better way to display both types of gumps for you
    Mesanna: we probably would not do that
    Mesanna: thank you

    EM Asiantam: ok

    Mesanna: Morning
    EM Asiantam: about snow tile and grass tile
    EM Asiantam: you have changed them so we cant load it pack animals
    EM Asiantam: it's okay but if possible
    Mesanna: you can not put them into pack animals
    EM Asiantam: we'd like to use it outside house
    Mesanna: so the tiles will not disappear
    Mesanna: nope sorry
    Mesanna: these tiles are housing tiles
    Mesanna: we do not want them in the world
    Mesanna: you can put them in your backpacks
    Mesanna: and they will not disappear

    EM Asiantam: do you have a future plan to
    EM Asiantam: distribute it again?
    EM Asiantam: by seasonal gift or something
    Mesanna: we can yes
    EM Asiantam: ok
    Mesanna: because alot of people put them in the pack animals and lost them
    Mesanna: do you want both or just the grass?
    Mesanna: thank you

    EM Asiantam: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about timer of boss key
    EM Asiantam: I am so glad to see now they have timer for 1 week
    EM Asiantam: he is requesting to extend the time span 1 more hour
    EM Asiantam: because
    Mesanna: its already a week
    EM Asiantam: he meets with his friend on the same day and same time
    EM Asiantam: he meets his friends on the same day same time
    EM Asiantam: that's why
    EM Asiantam: whe's requesting for 1 more hour
    EM Asiantam: is that going to happen?
    Mesanna: We will talk about this but we have higher priority since a chance was already made
    Mesanna: to lenghten the timers already

    EM Asiantam: thank you
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about mount
    EM Asiantam: now we can see most warriors are riding on Swamp Dragon
    EM Asiantam: because they can wear armors
    EM Asiantam: can you add more armored mounts?
    EM Asiantam: how about Forest Ostard?
    Mesanna: we have talked about adding armor to pets during the pet revamp
    EM Asiantam: so maybe in the future? :)
    Mesanna: maybe we will see
    Mesanna: we are still trying to figure out what works
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about stone crafting
    EM Asiantam: that we have for Castle
    EM Asiantam: how about adding wooden parts?
    EM Asiantam: not only stone crafting
    Mesanna: wooden walls and doors?
    EM Asiantam: sort of yes :)
    EM Asiantam: now we have stone crafting only
    Mesanna: like the sliding doors etc?
    Mesanna: we can add that on the list
    Mesanna: for a future publish

    EM Asiantam: thank you
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: can you add stables to jhelom?
    Mesanna: we will look into it
    Mesanna: thank you

    EM Asiantam: thank you :)

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about pet animals
    EM Asiantam: can you add hair dye for pets?
    Mesanna: no
    Mesanna: lol
    Mesanna: we tried that many years ago
    Mesanna: and the players freaked out
    Mesanna: so no
    Mesanna: we will not be adding a pet dye
    Mesanna: we however
    Mesanna: will be adding different hued pets to spawn

    EM Asiantam: thank you
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: good morning
    EM Asiantam: about house deco
    EM Asiantam: for my shop
    EM Asiantam: when we are customizing public house
    EM Asiantam: I heard
    EM Asiantam: there was a player
    EM Asiantam: who has been stolen his item
    EM Asiantam: before he locked it down
    EM Asiantam: so how about adding something to stop players getting inside the house
    EM Asiantam: when we are decorating the house
    EM Asiantam: for public house
    Mesanna: put up a door for security and lock it
    Mesanna: or block it in some way
    Mesanna: to keep people from coming in your house

    EM Asiantam: maybe because the thief was hiding
    Mesanna: of course this also means you have to check for people in your house
    EM Asiantam: inside the house
    Mesanna: do detect hidden in your house
    EM Asiantam: so no idea to add something new?
    Mesanna: do you not have any walls
    Mesanna: you can make walls to temp. lock down in your house
    Mesanna: to block people from coming in
    Mesanna: then remove them when you are finished
    Mesanna: people can't teleport inside a house

    EM Asiantam: thank you
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: greetings
    Player: hi
    Player: I wish the means to set a rune everywhere in the runebook and the runic atlas.

    Mesanna: umm
    Mesanna: are you saying you want to mark the atlas

    EM Asiantam: so he wants his rune to put in any order
    EM Asiantam: now we need to out out all rtunes
    EM Asiantam: runes
    EM Asiantam: to
    EM Asiantam: set it in order
    EM Asiantam: that we want
    Bleak: I will look into making this happen
    EM Asiantam: thank you!
    Mesanna: thank you
    Player: i am waiting good news

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: what is the reason you split up EM team?
    Mesanna: I will address this one time only
    Mesanna: They were not divided by me, this was something the Japanese EM's wanted to do
    Mesanna: You are still getting events as you have
    Mesanna: this will not effect the shards at all
    Mesanna: and Yes you guys will be seeing 2 new Japanese EM's soon
    Mesanna: to add to the team that already exists
    Mesanna: Nice to meet you also
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    Player: Hello! YOYOYO!!!
    Player: ilove Bard.
    Player: so,
    Player: Bard's weapon "Fire Horn" now only Fire damage
    Player: so,
    Player: want change selectable damage type.?
    Player: like, "Despair" Bard Masteries...
    Player: or how make it new "Cold Horn" ? ^^
    Player: can ir plz?

    Mesanna: so you would like to see new types of damage horns
    Mesanna: thanks for the suggestion

    Player: yes
    Player: can ?

    Mesanna: possible yes
    Player: YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Player: NICE

    Mesanna: lol
    Mesanna: that was easy

    Player: THX REALY
    Mesanna: lol thank you
    Player: THX I LOVE YOU
    Player: happy

    Mesanna: We love you too

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: I have a requet
    EM Asiantam: request
    EM Asiantam: can you add me a music instruments
    EM Asiantam: that we can make a music
    EM Asiantam: create a music
    EM Asiantam: is that going to happen?
    Mesanna: you mean one you could actually play?
    EM Asiantam: play sound that we want
    EM Asiantam: yes
    EM Asiantam: so we can create a music
    Mesanna: we can look into the legal aspect of it
    Mesanna: we hate for you guys to start playing a copyright song
    Mesanna: and get us into trouble =)

    EM Asiantam: thx
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: I am enjoying TC1
    EM Asiantam: thanks
    EM Asiantam: :)
    Mesanna: wonderful
    EM Asiantam: about stone doors and metal doors
    EM Asiantam: south and east
    EM Asiantam: are you realized that we can place them to cusstomized houses?
    EM Asiantam: not only classic houses?
    EM Asiantam: so you are not restricting it to classic house right?
    Mesanna: are you saying you can place these tiles in customized houses also?
    EM Asiantam: not tiles
    EM Asiantam: doors
    EM Asiantam: metal doors and stone doors
    Mesanna: same thing
    Mesanna: if you can put them in a customized house
    Mesanna: with just the doors
    Mesanna: then thats a bug
    Mesanna: due to an exploit
    Mesanna: or issues it causes

    EM Asiantam: so she can place a door
    EM Asiantam: because those doors don't consume lockdown
    EM Asiantam: lockdown numbers
    EM Asiantam: so
    Mesanna: thats not the reason
    EM Asiantam: she is afraid
    Mesanna: people can take them
    Mesanna: its a bug
    Mesanna: do not put them in those locations

    EM Asiantam: yes she knows
    Mesanna: if you can we need to fix it
    EM Asiantam: she is afraid if you delete them suddenly
    EM Asiantam: because
    EM Asiantam: now
    EM Asiantam: many players have already placed them in their houses
    Mesanna: we are not going to delete them
    Mesanna: but she needs to move it

    EM Asiantam: does it effect house secure numbers?
    Mesanna: if its locked down it should
    Mesanna: once its fixed no one will be able to place those in those locations

    EM Asiantam: but you wont delete them so players wont lost them, right?
    Mesanna: we will not delete them no
    Mesanna: players can if they are open
    Mesanna: because when opened its no longer in the house
    Mesanna: thank you

    EM Asiantam: if possible in the future can you show each of them are they for classic house or not
    EM Asiantam: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: now we can place item in the castle yard
    EM Asiantam: how about for fort?
    Mesanna: fort?
    Mesanna: you mean the keep?

    EM Asiantam: yes
    Mesanna: you do not have access to the keep areas
    Mesanna: we would have to alter the keep to do that
    Mesanna: and that is not high on our list to do
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: I have a castle
    EM Asiantam: but we can add only one trash barrel
    EM Asiantam: can you change this?
    Mesanna: well you can use the plants
    Mesanna: are you just wanting to move it?
    Mesanna: or are you asling for one an each level?
    Mesanna: asking

    EM Asiantam: he is saying that plant is too big
    EM Asiantam: and poke the floor
    EM Asiantam: and use 4 tiles
    EM Asiantam: I want it smaller
    EM Asiantam: consume 1 tile only
    EM Asiantam: would be the best
    Mesanna: so he can move the barrel
    Mesanna: at any time by axing it

    EM Asiantam: yes he knows
    EM Asiantam: yes
    Mesanna: and replacing it
    EM Asiantam: right
    Mesanna: I guess I am not seeing the issue
    EM Asiantam: well
    Mesanna: unless he wants the things we have in game smaller
    EM Asiantam: Castle is too big
    EM Asiantam: Castle is a huge big
    EM Asiantam: he cant do that everytime
    EM Asiantam: so he wants more
    Mesanna: *grins* I am sure someone here can would love to have the castle =)
    Mesanna: if its to big
    Mesanna: again not really seeing the issue
    Mesanna: the trash barrel can be moved and chopped for those time you want to clean house

    EM Asiantam: well Castle is hard to move on to other rooms
    EM Asiantam: if the trash barrels is on the north corner
    Mesanna: axe it
    EM Asiantam: and if he wish to have it in south corner
    Mesanna: and put it beside you
    Mesanna: then axe it again
    Mesanna: simple

    EM Asiantam: he need to move to north once
    Mesanna: there is no limitations to the number of times you can place it
    Mesanna: we do not plan on adding new trash barrels at this time

    EM Asiantam: ok

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: she is enjoying Treasure Hunting
    EM Asiantam: now she is placing skull lug in her house
    EM Asiantam: because her house is in Malas
    EM Asiantam: she only gets the maps of Malas
    EM Asiantam: can you change this?
    EM Asiantam: so she can gets map of other facet
    EM Asiantam: going to happen?
    Mesanna: one sec
    EM Asiantam: ok
    Mesanna: its possible so we will talk about it
    Mesanna: and see what we can do

    Mesanna: greetings
    EM Asiantam: about bug report
    EM Asiantam: because I cannot speak English
    EM Asiantam: I send it itn Japanese everytime
    EM Asiantam: is that problem?
    EM Asiantam: can I send it in Japanese?
    Mesanna: yes
    Mesanna: you can
    Mesanna: thank you

    EM Asiantam: thank you

    Player: morning team
    Mesanna: Greetings
    Player: I wanted to ask about the protection property on talismans
    Player: If a talisman reads protection from orc 50 % will
    Player: it protect only against the basic orc or all creatures vulnerable to an orc slayer property?
    Player: cant find an explanation for it

    Kyronix: I am not 100% sure, but I think it's against all types of orcs
    Kyronix: We would have to investigate further to know for sure

    Player: so the basic critter is like the super version?
    Player: snake would be medsua also

    Kyronix: I think, again I would have to check
    Player: ty vm

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about rune book again
    EM Asiantam: so is that intentional and you wont revert it right?
    Mesanna: I have answered this already
    EM Asiantam: I like this art but
    Mesanna: but a change will be made
    Mesanna: it was only supposed to make it enhanced when you dye it
    Mesanna: that will stay
    Mesanna: the new version will be visible in the next client publish

    EM Asiantam: hue too?
    Mesanna: thats the only change made
    EM Asiantam: sometime we cant identify the color difference
    Mesanna: nothing except for the way it hues
    Mesanna: in the EC?
    Mesanna: Hues have always been different in the EC vs the CC

    EM Asiantam: she is insisting that it is hard to see in her backpack
    EM Asiantam: that is why
    EM Asiantam: she want it revert
    Mesanna: she needs to see the new one first
    Mesanna: we are not reverting
    Mesanna: We do have no backpacks to add

    EM Asiantam: ok
    EM Asiantam: thank you
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    Player: HI
    Player: I'm here to ask today.
    Player: I want nostalgic items
    Player: like doll house items
    Player: For example

    Mesanna: I believe the Japense team have been giving them out for Girls and Boys day
    Player: empty bottle of the perfume,slipper of the silk,silver tableware etc.
    Player: :)
    Player: I love a remnant of medieval ages.

    Mesanna: ahh
    Player: Thank you for listening to my poor English.
    Mesanna: we will look into some toys from that time
    Mesanna: you did great
    Mesanna: not poor at all
    Mesanna: Thank you

    Player: Thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about Stygian Abyss house
    EM Asiantam: house plot we have in the dungeon
    EM Asiantam: do you have any future plan t bring them back?
    EM Asiantam: in some shards
    EM Asiantam: they are already not existing
    Mesanna: yes I will be doing some kind of event/contest to give those away again
    Mesanna: make sure you watch the newsletter

    EM Asiantam: thank you
    EM Asiantam: :)
    Mesanna: thank you

    Player: morning
    Mesanna: Greetings
    Player: may i request more than one thing not sure the rules
    EM Asiantam: one please....
    Mesanna: is that the first one...lol
    EM Asiantam: it's already 0:28 am here in Japan
    EM Asiantam: lol
    Player: could you please consider makeing all magic loot
    Player: the same as exceptionally crafted
    Player: in imbuing weight
    Player: like jewelry

    Mesanna: so you don't have to use the forging tool?
    Player: no so iif i find a looted pc
    Player: with 2 properties
    Player: the imbuing of it would be 500 pts not 450 like now

    Mesanna: true
    Mesanna: we will talk about it

    Player: asking for loot to be like jewelry
    Mesanna: ahh
    Player: arings and bracelet are 500
    Mesanna: originally we did it to save the crafters
    Mesanna: giving you the same loot basically removes the need for crafting
    Mesanna: and we do not want to do that

    Player: oohhhhh i see
    Mesanna: make sense?
    Player: ok
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: when all virtues are in Knight
    EM Asiantam: do you have any plan to add bonus to the player?
    EM Asiantam: he has full virtues :)
    Kyronix: We have a plan to give some reward, still fleshing out the details
    EM Asiantam: thank you :)
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: I heard you are going to change shovel properties
    EM Asiantam: but I cant see it yet in TC1
    Mesanna: we talked avout it yes
    Mesanna: it has not been done as of yet
    Mesanna: are you talking about to just allow you to mine stone?
    Mesanna: no ore

    EM Asiantam: yes
    Mesanna: yep not in yet
    EM Asiantam: and
    EM Asiantam: she is also requesting
    EM Asiantam: can you add granite
    EM Asiantam: for NPC to sell
    Mesanna: I would rather give the players the option to sell it
    Mesanna: not a NPC
    Mesanna: we will see
    Mesanna: thank you

    EM Asiantam: I think because she needs a bunch of granite to deco
    Mesanna: probably
    Mesanna: most do =)

    EM Asiantam: she is requesting TC1 command then
    EM Asiantam: for granite
    Mesanna: no
    Mesanna: ROFL
    Mesanna: I am sure she is

    EM Asiantam: no command?
    Mesanna: that is never going to happen
    EM Asiantam: for TC1?
    Mesanna: oh on TC1
    EM Asiantam: yes
    EM Asiantam: for TC1
    Mesanna: I thought she meant here
    Mesanna: ok thank you
    Mesanna: letms move

    EM Asiantam: no LOL
    EM Asiantam: ok
    Mesanna: thats possible
    EM Asiantam: ok
    EM Asiantam: thank you
    Mesanna: Thanks

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about artwork
    EM Asiantam: New Quest Reward
    EM Asiantam: why are they so circle
    EM Asiantam: not oblique
    Mesanna: because thats the way it looked best
    EM Asiantam: I think there are some discrepancies are existing with the old items
    EM Asiantam: they are more oblique
    EM Asiantam: like the dye tub above
    Mesanna: we will address it in the next newsletter
    Mesanna: but the art probably will not change
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: about material of armors and weapons
    EM Asiantam: do you have a plan to let those materials
    EM Asiantam: leather
    EM Asiantam: metal
    EM Asiantam: and rock
    Mesanna: whats the question
    EM Asiantam: let them enhance them?
    Mesanna: you can already enhance them
    EM Asiantam: like wooden armors
    EM Asiantam: adding more properties
    EM Asiantam: not only resists
    EM Asiantam: properties please
    EM Asiantam: what do you think?
    EM Asiantam: doing the same like wooden armors :)
    Mesanna: one sec
    EM Asiantam: ok
    Mesanna: you can use the existing wood etc to do this already
    Mesanna: not sure we are going to make any changes any time soon

    EM Asiantam: thank you
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: I am alleyed with Solen
    EM Asiantam: however
    EM Asiantam: my pet is attacked
    EM Asiantam: can you fix it?
    Mesanna: we will look into it
    Mesanna: it should also be friends
    Mesanna: thank you

    Mesanna: Greetings
    EM Asiantam: I think you are already realized of it
    EM Asiantam: about EC
    EM Asiantam: about Japanese language
    EM Asiantam: it is now shown properly
    EM Asiantam: there are some item names not shown properly
    EM Asiantam: can you fix it?
    Mesanna: we are working on fixing this
    EM Asiantam: like this one
    Mesanna: if you want like to send me a list I will be happy to address it
    Mesanna: a list would be really helpful

    EM Asiantam: to your email address?
    EM Asiantam: Mesanna?
    Mesanna: yes please
    EM Asiantam: [email protected]

    Mesanna: greetings
    EM Asiantam: he is complaining about illegal tools
    EM Asiantam: paging GM is useless
    EM Asiantam: and Tool users are bold
    EM Asiantam: I am saying this for a long time but nothing has been changed
    Mesanna: ok stop a second
    EM Asiantam: what is your tihnking about this?
    EM Asiantam: ok
    Mesanna: first off
    Mesanna: we have alot of coverage by a Japanese GM
    Mesanna: if there is a time you are not getting answered then tell me
    Mesanna: this is the first complaint I have heard
    Mesanna: The 3rd party programs
    Mesanna: I really don't want to get into that at this time
    Mesanna: if you see someone
    Mesanna: then report them

    EM Asiantam: he sent emails manytimes
    Mesanna: take screenshots
    EM Asiantam: during the 6 years
    EM Asiantam: but no answers
    Mesanna: report via GM
    EM Asiantam: that's whyy he came here
    Mesanna: n oone is really going to answer you you have to put in a page
    Mesanna: for a GM to answer you
    Mesanna: they will not answer emails like that
    Mesanna: There is no EAJ for UO
    Mesanna: Broadsword takes care of UO
    Mesanna: not EA
    Mesanna: Thank you

    EM Asiantam: done
    Mesanna: Thank you for having us Mizuho
    Mesanna: If you have any suggestions for Rewards christmas etc
    Mesanna: please feel free to send them to me
    Mesanna: Thank you for having us, and we must head into the office now
    Mesanna: Thank you!

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