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Vorbann
07-24-2013, 02:30 PM
Hi there,

This dev diary will be short; we will present the contents of the next update, which will be installed this week.

The main content is the screen shown at the end of a Season 4 game world. Even if you could already check your Legacy points, you will now be able to see the detail of your score and understand the calculation behind it.

The other contents are mainly bug fixes:
- Alliances with a ranking too low to take part in the Tournament of Asha will no longer be able to attack enemy cities containing a Grail. It allowed them to earn Tournament points without entering the Tournament.
- Complete fix of the Legacy ability “Morale High” when the army contains catapults in Defense mode. The attack mode was functioning properly, thank you for reporting that it was not the case for the defense mode.
- Defenses on the floors of personal rifts were fixed and will now trigger properly. Again, thank you for pointing it out.
- Finally, it was not possible to siege a city containing a Grail on a Season 4 PvP world. This has been fixed as well.

The update will be installed this week.

Until next time!

Vorbann

AndreanDW
07-24-2013, 04:11 PM
What about the missing files on some of your servers, leading e.g. to missing backgrounds for many hours per day? Do you fix this too?

aesuarez
08-23-2013, 04:21 PM
What about addressing the fact that its possible to have a no halt attack thru portals? Isn't this an exploit if you are able to have a no halt attack thru the portal/ruins? Obviously the person in question knows about this because he and his team have attacked other alliances grails without the ability to halt. Its also obvious he knows this based on the size of the attack.

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Areckoning
08-23-2013, 09:15 PM
What about addressing the fact that its possible to have a no halt attack thru portals? Isn't this an exploit if you are able to have a no halt attack thru the portal/ruins? Obviously the person in question knows about this because he and his team have attacked other alliances grails without the ability to halt. Its also obvious he knows this based on the size of the attack.

http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/4482/3ygj.png

I have to concur that some of these assaults make it obvious these people knew about the defect in gameplay, and I'd like to know how that is. The assault on our grail was plain as day the stupidest dom level, monostack, tier level assault, and had the assailant not been looking directly at dom, AND KNEW he had a halt, would not have sent what he sent. I understand that Ubi has to maintain a level of profit to make all of the overhead worthwhile, but it has become quite obvious there is a lack of concern for overall quality of the game for many like myself who have played since beginning of s2 and end of s1. The diary clearly stated there would be a halt on grails no matter what and now there is no way to reverse the effects without completely messing the game up for everyone. This tells me even though there are several people working hard to keep this, and WANTING this game, to remain successful and be what it once was, there are too many people with the authority, who do not care, and despite having spent what absurd amount I have spent to keep new people excited, interested, as well as furthering my game, I will say this. If you guys can't get a handle on the problems with gameplay and quality of play, meaning balancing out what new players have to spend/do to remain competitive in a new environment (I don't know, IF not for money, why you haven't created beginner/intermediate/expert servers and place limitations on purchase ability to give new players a fair shot at learning and advancing), then personally I will find other things to do with my money. Season 2 was by far the best of the best of the best season, with MANY MANY players agreeing with me, and the game has drifted so far from that now I can't even see it in the rearview anymore. Guess you really can't go back.

Vorbann
09-02-2013, 10:10 AM
We are aware of the problem of the no halt attacks through portals on a grail.
It will be fixed in the next update.

Lion-O1955
09-03-2013, 01:11 PM
I wrote tickets & contacted support on this issue weeks ago. It seems that when I complained about another alliance doing this same thing, It was swept under the rug & ignored. I then contacted support asking if the infiltrator skill could be used in conjunction with battle cry & was told this was within the rules. Now that I have used this technique & others have complained, It is going to be FIXED...lol. It should have been fixed weeks ago, but apparently Ubi wanted the $$$ more than doing the work involved to fix it the first time. The leading alliance in the tournament used this ploy to gain their big lead & we used it to catch up some, but it was wrong when WE did it...lmfao. Its a shame it had to take a massive outcrying of others to get this fixed. Ubi needs to step up & start thinkjing about fixing problems when they appear & not when EVERYONE starts complaining. This whole game has gone down the shi**er, imo.

aesuarez
09-04-2013, 09:54 PM
We are aware of the problem of the no halt attacks through portals on a grail.
It will be fixed in the next update.

If this is considered a bug, what happens to those grails and the tournament points that we have lost due to this? We just lost another grail this week due to a no halt attack, is there a way to get the points we could have possibly earned?

AndreanDW
09-04-2013, 11:14 PM
Vorbann wrote, he considers it to be a problem, not a bug ^^ ...
the support considered it to be legal (in my opinoion an exploit and a bug) - therefore it is a change in the rules without rollback of it's consequences

LordBadFish
09-05-2013, 01:44 AM
If this is considered a bug, what happens to those grails and the tournament points that we have lost due to this? We just lost another grail this week due to a no halt attack, is there a way to get the points we could have possibly earned?

Yes there is actually a way: use it yourself.

flomoore
09-05-2013, 02:03 AM
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