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Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with changes!

Discussion in 'UHall' started by DarkVoid, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. DarkVoid

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    Every time now, when I am too far away from a soulforge, or for whatever reason, if an item cannot be unraveled, I get spammed once per item with the imbuing text telling me I can't unravel that item.

    Being spammed 60-80 times (or once per item in my unravel bag) in my journal and on-screen is NOT funny! Can EA/Mythic please fix this bug ASAP!

    The unraveling changes to unravel items recursively in bags was good, except for this one minor detail.
     
  2. Stupid Miner

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    Re: Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with chang

    Dont see why this matters, i get the same thing going through Luna with "All Names" on.
     
  3. Beastmaster

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    Re: Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with chang

    Here's a fix for ya...stand next to a soulforge!!
     
  4. DarkVoid

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    Re: Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with chang

    Thanks, both of you. But it still doesn't help my original problem. If I'm unraveling junk, I don't want it to spam my journal text, nobody would want that. The fact that I'm too far away was just one of many imbuing messages I get.

    Standing next to a soulforge doesn't help when I'm doing a quick unraveling run through tons of junk IDOC loot which has all kinds of random properties from the whole range of possible loot drops/crafted items. What I wanted was to see it simply unravel anything which my imbuing skill would let me unravel, not spam me with "You cannot unravel this item because your skill is not high enough" messages. It should just let me know what quantity of items in the bag I selected to unravel weren't unravelable items.

    The Blacksmithy/Tailoring recycle bag doesn't spam my journal with useless information, why shouldn't my imbuing skill be the same when unraveling a bag of items?
     
  5. Basara

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    Re: Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with chang

    Because. like cooking, it makes a separate check for each item (which can lead to a skill gain). You don't get skill gains from recycling tailor/smith.
     
  6. DarkVoid

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    Re: Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with chang

    And, like cooking, it could just not spam me with text about each individual item. Which is why I'm posting that it needs fixing here.

    Skill gain checks against multiple items could have been and have in the past been coded better than this. EA/Mythic simply need to finish the system they implemented.

    They are always looking for ways to reduce spamming players with unnecessary journal text, because it's not good for the journal entries to scroll past the limit of the journal buffer capability, which is bad. As people rely on pages about other people's behaviour to actually contain the journal text which a Game Master would need to action a player's account, getting spammed with imbuing messages which wipe journal text out of the buffer is not a good thing. I think you could understand that in a busy guildhouse players would understandably not wish to have imbuing system messages wipe out speech from other players, anyway.
     
  7. Ken of Napa

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    Re: Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with chang

    No offense, but is this really that big a problem?

    I actually liked seeing that message about not having any magic to unravel. It let me know why the 10-15 items in that bag were still there. You see that as a problem, I see it as a feature.
     
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    Re: Imbuing skill and unraveling containers of items - please fix this bug with chang

    Sloppy game game play leads to sloppy viewing. Stop and sort your stuff. No need to try to get around the reward vs effort on everything.