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Dev's Meet & Greet On Wakoku 10-24-16

This is a summary of the meeting that was held on October 24, 2016 in Wakoku.
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  1. This is a summary of the meeting that was held on October 24, 2016 in Wakoku.

    Japanese player ⇔ EM Asiantam (Translation for both) ⇔ Bleak · Kyronix · Mesanna · Misk




    Kyronix: Hello Wakoku!

    Mesanna: Good morning Wakoku
    Mesanna: or evening =)

    EM Asiantam: yes evening :)

    Mesanna: shall we begin

    EM Asiantam: okay




    1,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: Hello
    EM Asiantam: I came from Sakura shard
    EM Asiantam: I want to request for an item
    EM Asiantam: I want to have a goza with a number from 0 - 9
    EM Asiantam: with numbers

    Mesanna: a goza?

    EM Asiantam: yes
    EM Asiantam: I think they are useful for our event
    EM Asiantam: player event use
    EM Asiantam: he wants goza with numbers indicated

    Mesanna: numbered mats

    EM Asiantam: yep
    EM Asiantam: how about let players create them
    EM Asiantam: what do you think?

    Mesanna: I will add it to list
    Mesanna: no promises it will be soon though

    EM Asiantam: thank you




    2,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: he is requesting about quest rewards

    Mesanna: which quest

    EM Asiantam: he wants to get charge recovered for the reward
    EM Asiantam: for tinkering quest

    Mesanna: no clue what quest

    EM Asiantam: tinkering
    EM Asiantam: he is talking about the rewards

    Mesanna: is he talking about bod rewards?

    EM Asiantam: no

    Mesanna: We are not changing old quest
    Mesanna: what we have done is redone the BOD system adding tinkering and other skills in the game
    Mesanna: if he can tell us exactly what quest
    Mesanna: we can look at the item to see if its supposed to be recharable

    EM Asiantam: Ameria's tinkering quest
    EM Asiantam: he will show you later
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    EM Asiantam: can you show me the tool?

    Mesanna: its Amella's Toolbox
    Mesanna: what about it

    EM Asiantam: so it used to have 500 charges
    EM Asiantam: now 300
    EM Asiantam: she wants it recover
    EM Asiantam: like other rewards
    EM Asiantam: we have for blacksmithy for example
    EM Asiantam: is that possible?

    Mesanna: ok a while back

    EM Asiantam: rechargeable?

    Mesanna: this is due to a fix
    Mesanna: from when players were able to transfer off TC!
    Mesanna: anything not on TC can not have more than 300 charge
    Mesanna: charges
    Mesanna: and even though this was supposed to have 500
    Mesanna: we can fix this

    EM Asiantam: so can you fix it now?

    Kyronix: We have to publish to fix it

    EM Asiantam: thank you




    3,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: swamp dragon armor
    EM Asiantam: can you create this kind of armor for other pets?

    Mesanna: we are not doing that at this time
    Mesanna: we have something else in mind
    Mesanna: so players can identify their pets
    Mesanna: I think you guys will like it

    EM Asiantam: looking forward to it
    EM Asiantam: thank you




    4,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: hello
    EM Asiantam: can you add an option to the client
    EM Asiantam: to ignore other players casting?
    EM Asiantam: because I cant follow th logs
    EM Asiantam: during the event
    EM Asiantam: I want to listen to the story

    Mesanna: you mean besides ignore player?

    EM Asiantam: yep
    EM Asiantam: because there are so many casting
    EM Asiantam: all logs are gone
    EM Asiantam: he cant follow the story

    Mesanna: probably a little harder than you think but I will let Bleak answer this one

    Bleak: We will have to look into this feature.
    Bleak: Seeing that we have two clients. I would like to investigate this more before commiting. Thank you




    5,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: he is requesting you to make power scrolls and some items to be shard bound,
    EM Asiantam: not all
    EM Asiantam: about 10% or so
    EM Asiantam: because
    EM Asiantam: all items are going to Atlantic
    EM Asiantam: he doesn't want those items go to Atlantic

    Mesanna: That would not be a smart move on our part
    Mesanna: some items are but I do not feel it would be best to do that

    EM Asiantam: a little>
    EM Asiantam: please?
    EM Asiantam: maybe 10% of all drops
    EM Asiantam: so he ca buy items on Wakoku
    EM Asiantam: can

    Mesanna: *nods*
    Mesanna: I do understand
    Mesanna: its not that easy though
    Mesanna: we have make decisions that are good for everyone
    Mesanna: we will talk as a team
    Mesanna: and see ir we can come up with a fair decision on how to handle this

    EM Asiantam: thank you




    6,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: house customizing
    EM Asiantam: there is an interior decorator tht we can change the height
    EM Asiantam: can you add a tool that we can change it to different direction
    EM Asiantam: south
    EM Asiantam: north
    EM Asiantam: west and east
    EM Asiantam: horizontally
    EM Asiantam: not height
    EM Asiantam: move it 1 South
    EM Asiantam: 1 West
    EM Asiantam: move an item

    Mesanna: oh moving it a tile?
    Mesanna: interesting idea

    EM Asiantam: interesting :)
    EM Asiantam: is it possible? :)

    Mesanna: yes

    EM Asiantam: nice
    EM Asiantam: looking forward to it
    EM Asiantam: :)

    Mesanna: *nods*

    EM Asiantam: cant commit when though?
    EM Asiantam: adding into list?

    Mesanna: no we have to make sure people can not put stuff in walls doing this
    Mesanna: or outside of their house
    Mesanna: etc
    Mesanna: so no we have to do testing before we commit to it

    EM Asiantam: ok
    EM Asiantam: thank you




    7,

    Mesanna: greetings

    EM Asiantam: I want to use may Mage more frequentl;y
    EM Asiantam: can you add mobs suitable for mage
    EM Asiantam: to fight

    Mesanna: in your opinion what is suitable?

    EM Asiantam: for instance
    EM Asiantam: mobs only slayable with magic spell
    EM Asiantam: not by weapons
    EM Asiantam: because he wants to use his mage more frequently
    EM Asiantam: something specific to mage
    EM Asiantam: :)

    Kyronix: It's something we can look at, but it's difficult to make mobs like that
    Kyronix: If we did something like that, it would be a special part of a dungeon or something

    EM Asiantam: thank you
    EM Asiantam: understood




    8,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: good evening
    EM Asiantam: I have a request
    EM Asiantam: I want something like Davie's locker for cloth
    EM Asiantam: I am collecting NPC cloth
    EM Asiantam: and they have a huge volume
    EM Asiantam: is that possible?

    Mesanna: hrm not sure
    Mesanna: because the cloth is in many stages
    Mesanna: bolts, cut etc

    EM Asiantam: something she can keep cloth
    EM Asiantam: by hues

    Mesanna: it would be harder to do

    EM Asiantam: understood
    EM Asiantam: thank you




    9,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: Hello
    EM Asiantam: Asuka New Magincia now has a property up to 1000M
    EM Asiantam: she wants to use it in some way
    EM Asiantam: and her idea is
    EM Asiantam: to set a portal crystal
    EM Asiantam: in front of the banks
    EM Asiantam: how about adding this function to city stone
    EM Asiantam: so governor can add a portal to their banks
    EM Asiantam: crystal portal she means
    EM Asiantam: what do you think?

    Mesanna: Thru all the requests I can see going to stables more than banks

    EM Asiantam: going to be city stone function?
    EM Asiantam: or any other ways?

    Mesanna: we will talk about this
    Mesanna: as a team
    Mesanna: but thank you for the idea

    EM Asiantam: looking forward to it!
    EM Asiantam: thank you
    EM Asiantam: :)




    10,

    Mesanna: greetings

    EM Asiantam: in previous Devs meet & greet
    EM Asiantam: there has been talked about the lag during the event
    EM Asiantam: and you told us
    EM Asiantam: there must be macroeing
    EM Asiantam: to catch them
    EM Asiantam: but there are many illegal tools not only for macroeing
    EM Asiantam: looping or something like that
    EM Asiantam: you wont catch them either?

    Mesanna: if it can be proven yes the GM can do something about it
    Mesanna: but if they are there then we can not catch them for macroing

    EM Asiantam: how can we prove that

    Mesanna: you can't the GM has to
    Mesanna: GM has guidelines to handle this
    Mesanna: if they are there they are not unattended macroing

    EM Asiantam: but they catch no one if they are there
    EM Asiantam: he is insisting there are many other third party tools except from macroeing
    EM Asiantam: and he is also saying
    EM Asiantam: some players are showing strange movement obviously
    EM Asiantam: but you wont catch them?
    EM Asiantam: that's all

    Mesanna: thank you




    11,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: it's Halloween now
    EM Asiantam: items that we can get by trick or treats
    EM Asiantam: I was happy to see new items were added
    EM Asiantam: but
    EM Asiantam: there are old items too
    EM Asiantam: and it makes hard to get new items

    Mesanna: yes
    Mesanna: and when we remove the old items
    Mesanna: we will get complaints
    Mesanna: they want them back
    Mesanna: so we just add to them

    EM Asiantam: some items we can get without GM skills
    EM Asiantam: are they random?

    Mesanna: yes its all random

    EM Asiantam: some players are saying
    EM Asiantam: there is no meaning to be a GM

    Mesanna: then you will not get some of the items

    EM Asiantam: because they can get those items by GM skills

    Mesanna: there are skill levels involved

    EM Asiantam: he wants to get a pumpkin deed.....!!!!

    Kyronix: It's all random, but GM Beggars have a chance at special Trick or Treat items

    EM Asiantam: please cross fingers so she can get her big pumpkin Mesanna
    EM Asiantam: :D




    12,

    EM Asiantam: there is a tool called (Edited)
    EM Asiantam: and there are many players using this tool nowadays
    EM Asiantam: it's increasing
    EM Asiantam: it makes shard laggy

    Mesanna: you mean multiboxing?

    EM Asiantam: not multiboxing
    EM Asiantam: it makes shard laggy and crash our clients sometimes
    EM Asiantam: this tool
    EM Asiantam: make players able to move together, cast together
    EM Asiantam: which makes shard very laggy
    EM Asiantam: so events these days
    EM Asiantam: logs are filled with casting logs
    EM Asiantam: can you do something with this situation?

    Mesanna: we have already talked about multi boxing
    Mesanna: and how we can handle it
    Mesanna: the only way to stop it is to stop multi clienting
    Mesanna: we will look into other ways to handle this

    EM Asiantam: remember there was a player asked you to add an option to ignore other players' casting
    EM Asiantam: I think this is very good idea
    EM Asiantam: please add this

    Mesanna: ok
    Mesanna: thank you




    13,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: good evening
    EM Asiantam: currently
    EM Asiantam: books I can add in bookshelf are on;y 9
    EM Asiantam: I think she means to line them up
    EM Asiantam: can you improve this?

    Mesanna: huh
    Mesanna: sorry not following

    EM Asiantam: she doesnt want to put container inside the bookshelf
    EM Asiantam: she wants to add books in order :)
    EM Asiantam: you know, in bookshelf
    EM Asiantam: all books are stacked
    EM Asiantam: cant put them in order

    Mesanna: to be seen?

    EM Asiantam: yep
    EM Asiantam: so
    EM Asiantam: she always add container inside
    EM Asiantam: but she doesnt want to do that
    EM Asiantam: because
    EM Asiantam: it's a bookshelf!
    EM Asiantam: :)
    EM Asiantam: she is saying it is not beautiful
    EM Asiantam: what do you think?

    Mesanna: I am pretty sure that is beyond out ability, if she wants to take a current bookshelf
    Mesanna: and add books in order to the shelves
    Mesanna: do I have that correct?

    EM Asiantam: for example
    EM Asiantam: can you make it almost same as the inside of container
    EM Asiantam: so she can line up books
    EM Asiantam: now they all go stack

    Mesanna: not sure we can do that but I will talk to the team about it

    EM Asiantam: thank you!




    14,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    EM Asiantam: I am a returned player

    Mesanna: welcome back

    EM Asiantam: I have noticed the bulk order system was changed

    Mesanna: next publish it will change

    EM Asiantam: thank you




    15,

    Mesanna: greetings

    EM Asiantam: good evening
    EM Asiantam: there are speed hacling tools are used for PVP
    EM Asiantam: hacking
    EM Asiantam: and it causes insurance bug
    EM Asiantam: and I have noticed many players left UO because of this
    EM Asiantam: do you have any future plan to do something with this?

    Mesanna: we have put in steps to stop speedhackers
    Mesanna: as far as the insurance bug
    Mesanna: which bug specific are you speaking about?

    EM Asiantam: it has not happened on me so I'm not sure bout the details
    EM Asiantam: when players die
    EM Asiantam: blessed items or insured items will be left in their corpses

    Mesanna: *nods*

    EM Asiantam: and
    EM Asiantam: according to her
    EM Asiantam: there are enough balance in their banks
    EM Asiantam: but it happens

    Mesanna: when was the last time you have heard this happening
    Mesanna: we have made several fixes to that issue

    EM Asiantam: yesterday on Sakura

    Mesanna: ok
    Mesanna: we will review this issue again

    EM Asiantam: thank you for looking into it

    Mesanna: the problem is it does not happen all the time
    Mesanna: so until we can find the reason its going to take us a while
    Mesanna: to figure it out

    EM Asiantam: and speedhacking tool also makes shard very laggy
    EM Asiantam: so I appreciate if you can look into it
    EM Asiantam: thank you

    Mesanna: thank you




    16,

    Mesanna: greetings

    EM Asiantam: good evening
    EM Asiantam: now on test center
    EM Asiantam: I can't transfer my char to TC1

    Mesanna: we can fix that

    EM Asiantam: is that intended?

    Mesanna: we are not trying to block anyone from going to tc1

    EM Asiantam: so it should work as usual?

    Mesanna: it should work after Bleak looks into it yes

    EM Asiantam: and he wants some new items to be added to their banks on TC1
    EM Asiantam: he wants to test
    EM Asiantam: looking forward to pub 95

    Mesanna: we add them as they are needed for testing
    Mesanna: exactly what does he want added

    EM Asiantam: for example
    EM Asiantam: resources
    EM Asiantam: dragon turtle
    EM Asiantam: or
    EM Asiantam: something like that
    EM Asiantam: is that possible?

    Mesanna: the Dragon Turtle resources

    EM Asiantam: kind of
    EM Asiantam: yes
    EM Asiantam: new one

    Mesanna: we will review the bank supplies

    EM Asiantam: ok
    EM Asiantam: thank you




    17,

    Mesanna: greetings

    EM Asiantam: good evening
    EM Asiantam: he loves fishing!
    EM Asiantam: but love you more Mesanna!
    EM Asiantam: so my request is

    Mesanna: aww thanks

    EM Asiantam: can you make it possible to voyage over Ilsh?
    EM Asiantam: use ship on Ilsh
    EM Asiantam: or
    EM Asiantam: if this is not possible

    Mesanna: why would you want to go to Ilshnear

    EM Asiantam: can you make us accessible to deep sea area

    Mesanna: we have lots of water as it is
    Mesanna: that you can travel to

    EM Asiantam: I think he wants to be accessible to deep sea
    EM Asiantam: for fishing

    Mesanna: we will check it out and try to discover why it was not made fishable in the first place
    Mesanna: besides there really isn't that much water

    EM Asiantam: thank you!




    18,

    Mesanna: Greetings

    Player: hello
    Player: first off, thanks for all the hard work, devs
    Player: two questions
    Player: will haochi dyes be re-introduced to the uo store?
    Player: since last publish, tokuno dyes are available but not haochi's..

    Mesanna: we are changing items around in the store again this coming publish
    Mesanna: and are also trying to add one new item each month
    Mesanna: to give you guys new choices

    Player: ok thanks. second question
    Player: i submitted an email to [email protected] about adding a few object type #'s to the interior deco
    Player: tool
    Player: should i assume that they will be added at publish?
    Player: i never received a response..

    Mesanna: they will not be added to this publish I can tell you this
    Mesanna: if its not a bug its a suggestion
    Mesanna: that we add to our list
    Mesanna: and honestly you should send suggestions to me

    Player: ok no worries. just didnt know if my email went through
    Player: ok i will do that in the future

    Mesanna: that way I can get them to the team easier
    Mesanna: thank you

    EM Asiantam: thank you :)

    Player: take care all

    Mesanna: I do share the suggestions and complaint emails with the team









    EM Asiantam: done!

    Kyronix: Thank you Wakoku!

    Mesanna: Thank you Wakoku for sharing your evening with us!
    Mesanna: please make sure you check out the Publish on TC1 coming the 3rd of Nov.
    Mesanna: We really want your feedback
    Mesanna: Good night all

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