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Now Testing in the Training Room as of 4/13/05:

Corrections and Clarifications:

o Confuse does not have a suppression timer.

o Knock back suppression timer is separate from the combined
fear/disorient/hold/immobilize timer.

Arena:

o Large matches (64 participants and above) will no longer take place in
a small office map.

Powers:

o mini Hamidon Buds now have a limited lifespan.

o Increased Disorient time for Wormhole.

o Fixed Bone Smasher, Charged Brawl and Havok Punch so they have a chance
to knock off toggles in PvP.

o Fixed Knockback on Handclap for PvP.

o Fixed Scrapper/Invincibility so it doesn’t permanently taunt players in
PvP (Tanker version did not have this problem).

o Fixed bug that was putting an inherent Taunt from Controller Ancillary
powers that were based off of Tanker powers (e.g. Hurl Boulder).

o Fixed Shadow Shard Council reflection powers.

o Fixed continuing cold f/x (debuff) for freezing rain (this is a visual
f/x change only. the debuff f/x was not always playing).

o Modified how foes run out of Freezing rain. They will avoid it slightly
less.

o Increased (nearly doubled) the Regeneration buff of Fast Healing.

o Increased Tar Patch Recharge Time to 90 seconds.

o Added continuing f/x attached to target for Peacebringer Nova And Dwarf
powers that debuff Defense.

o Thunder Strike AoE damage will now scale up if you are buffed. Modified
the description text to make the power more clear.

o Fixed Bone Smasher, Energy Punch, Time Bomb, Trip Mine, Ice Sword,
Frozen Fists, Fire Sword, and Fire Sword Circle so they have a chance to
knock off toggles in PvP.

o Rooted now offers protection from Immobilize.

o Temp Powers purchased in the Arena Store will now only work in the
Arena. They will be Grayed out unless you are in a match.

o Awaken Inspirations (and similar self rez Inspirations) will no longer
work in the Arena.

o Modified Cloak of Fear. Based on recent improvements to the Fear
effect, Cloak of Fear has been modified. Accuracy and duration of fear
was reduced so that the power will terrify 50% of nearby foes at any
given time. This can be improved with Accuracy Enhancements (more
affected), or Fear Enhancements (affected targets will be terrified
longer). Duration of fear f/x increases over level.

o Indomitable Will no longer play its animation if the player attempts to
activate it before it has finished recharging.

o Group Invisibility will no longer play its animation if the player
attempts to activate it before it has finished recharging.

o Fixed Suppression on Spectral Terror and made its Cloak of Fear match
the player power

o Fixed a bug that was causing Intimidate and Invoke Panic to have a
greater affect in PvP than they were supposed to.

o Increased the Regeneration buff of Fitness/Health.

o Controller Ancillary Powers will now correctly do triple damage when a
target is held, stunned, disoriented or immobilized. (PvP only)

o Fixed typo in Ice Patch long description

o Fixed bug that could leave a player permanently taunted for the
duration of a match.

o Fixed bug that caused all passive powers (Resist Physical Damage,
Stamina, etc.) to be turned off when a player was knocked out and
respawned in a match.


Contacts:

o Bastion has received a substantial upgrade to his systems, courtesy of
DATA. In honor of his greatly enhanced capabilities, Paragon City's
android hero has renamed himself "Citadel."


Game Stability:

o Fixed rare crash bug in the database server.

Other

o Fix for Colored UI on ATI cards.


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There are two things in this, that grabbed my attention right off the
bat:

1. "mini Hamidon Buds now have a limited lifespan": Allthough they don't
say what the lifespan is, it has to be better than the dang things hiding
in the Hive and not-letting Hami re-spawn.

2. "Increased (nearly doubled) the Regeneration buff of Fast Healing.":
All I can say is.....THANK YOU!
 
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Grumble grumble Tar Patch recharge rate...90 seconds? Gonna bite for
the people who've just been using Tar Patch as a mob slow power and
liked being able to lay down multiple patches in a line. Six
recharges plus perma-Hasten should drop that down to 19 seconds, of
course...but that's another six slots people need to find some way to
strip out of their build elsewhere. Whee.

Grumble grumble Arena Store temp powers only work in Arena...and here
they had said that they didn't have any way to make them do that.
Gonna be a lot of disappointed non-fliers in the Shadow Shard. Oh
well.

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On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 16:39:57 GMT, Robotech_Master <robotech@eyrie.org> wrote:

> Grumble grumble Tar Patch recharge rate...90 seconds? Gonna bite for
> the people who've just been using Tar Patch as a mob slow power and
> liked being able to lay down multiple patches in a line. Six
> recharges plus perma-Hasten should drop that down to 19 seconds, of
> course...but that's another six slots people need to find some way to
> strip out of their build elsewhere. Whee.

Oops, was doing the calculation based on Hami-Os. Meant to say 24
seconds.

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