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*Sigh* Another annoying bug QA should have caught

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Theo_GL, Feb 5, 2008.

  1. Theo_GL

    Theo_GL Grand Poobah
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    Make Keg of Invisibility Potions.

    Take potion out of keg.

    Potion reads 'Night Sight'

    Still works like Invisibility.

    Not too big of a deal, unless you are trying to sell individual pots on a vendor. People think you are trying to scam them with NS pots instead of Invis.

    You would think QA would catch this when it was first introduced. Apparently not. Here we are 2 years later and its a problem.
     
  2. Guest

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    They're a different color than Nightsight and anyone who uses Invis potions (ie your customers) are aware of the bug so it shouldn't be an impact.
     
  3. Even if the customers know about the problem it is still a problem in the long list of bugs that the devs don't bother to fix. So it is an issue.
     
  4. Guest

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    not everyone knows the color of pots and what about the color blind people.
     
  5. I'd like to be able to stack stuff again.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Theo_GL

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    <blockquote><hr>


    They're a different color than Nightsight and anyone who uses Invis potions (ie your customers) are aware of the bug so it shouldn't be an impact.


    [/ QUOTE ]

    My issue is :

    1) Its clearly labeled wrong. Can it be that hard to fix a label?
    2) It should never have seen the light of day if QA actually existed. They created a potion and said 'yup, says Invis - its good!' but never put it in a keg (kegs don't show properly) and they never took it out of a keg. Simple simple simple test cases.

    Please fix it.
     
  7. Setnaffa

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    I noticed this one a few months ago and reported through [email protected] As you've noticed, it's still broke.
     
  8. <blockquote><hr>

    They're a different color than Nightsight and anyone who uses Invis potions (ie your customers) are aware of the bug so it shouldn't be an impact.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    It's still an old problem that a.) QA missed and b.) EA has failed to fix. It's about the norm for this game.
     
  9. Babble

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    I guess they caught it, it just has no priority in fixing.

    Seems they had no time to add the right label in the code and also they had no time to update the taste id code for that potion too.

    Should not be too hard to fix, if you can spare the developer.
     
  10. Guest

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    Babble's got it - I don't know when they caught it, but we do know about it. It just hasn't worked its way up the priority list. The list is... well, rather long, as you might imagine.
     
  11. unless they rebugged it I think they fixed it - old potions aren't grandfathered
     
  12. _Uriah Heep_

    _Uriah Heep_ Guest

    You would think QA would catch this
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    QA did catch this...
    Historically, WE are QA [​IMG]