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  1. twostars

    Blink & game crash

    Issue with it crashing should be fixed as of this restart, in addition to other necessary server-side optimisations. I'll re-enable batching which may still cause unintended side-effects, but we'll see how it is. I can always turn it back off at any point.
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    Blink & game crash

    Good to hear. Looks like the client's decryption couldn't deal with such large data (lots of players in Moradon), so I've temporarily disabled batching until I can figure out why that is. With it disabled, what's the status on the Blink issues? Is it failing less than before?
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    Blink & game crash

    See how it is now.
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    TS & Stun & Slow

    How are stuns/slows/cancellations feeling with diminishing returns? Less frustrating?
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    Teleport 'bounce-back' bug

    Please let me know if this is still an issue after this post.
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    Patch notes (17/10/2018)

    Changelog Drains can now only be used once per target per 60 seconds, meaning that only 1 drain can be applied to a single monster (or NPC) in that 60 seconds regardless of who is trying to use it. This intends to discourage players from forming parties specifically to abuse the effectiveness of drains (e.g. on Ultima), while still giving them value. Note that this does not apply to player targets. Fixed the remaining cause of debuffs being cured before they're applied in the client. This caused debuffs (e.g. Divide Armor) to 'stick' and not expire visually without a relog/zone change. Fixed a bug with erroneous data being sent to the client unnecessarily. Reduce batched packet delay to better line it up with movement to try to minimise movement delays. Implemented measures to prevent visual 'bounce-backs' after being teleported. Removed nation restriction for monster quest credit. This intends to discourage scenarios like players swapping to one nation to kill Ultima to ensure credit. Fixed a bug causing loot to be inaccessible when the monster's location is considered unusually higher than the player.
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    Patch notes (16/10/2018)

    Changelog Debuffs can no longer be cured before they're applied in the client. This caused debuffs (e.g. Divide Armor) to 'stick' and not expire visually without a relog/zone change. Special thanks to Sick for helping to track down and consistently reproduce this. Cubed targets can no longer be affected by any AoE whatsoever.
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    Teleport 'bounce-back' bug

    Is this still occurring since we've moved providers?
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    Divide armour BUG

    This has been fixed as of the last restart. Thanks for your patience.
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    NP Increase Scroll Bug

    Sorry, that instance I was referring to was actually BDW not Juraid, that's why it took you back to EMC instead of Eslant. Your current case is very interesting. It looks like it was removed in CZ with the others as if you clicked them off at 2:35:31~2:35:33, and all except the Weapon Enchant scroll reinserted fresh immediately after. The next hit I see is you manually rebuffing with new Weapon Enchant & Armor Enchant scrolls at 2:53:35 (in Juraid). Juraid started & you were teleported in at 2:50:00, which carried across your other buffs fine. So it actually happened 15min prior to entering Juraid - for some reason, at ~2:35:31, it clicked of all of your scrolls (500033 [HP Scroll 1500], 500030 [Scroll of Armor 300], 500034 [Scroll of Attack], 500035 [Speed potion], 500049 [Weapon Enchant scroll]) and I assume you manually reinserted the rest, as the next hits were applying new scrolls (500035 [Speed potion], 500030 [Scroll of Armor 300], 500033 [HP Scroll 1500], 500034 [Scroll of Attack]) - so no new Weapon Enchant scroll. Question is what exactly is happening here and why. It's telling me you're clicking them off and then rebuffing them all (and forgetting the Weapon Enchant scroll). And again, this is 15min prior to Juraid - when you zone into Juraid you obviously still don't have the scroll here because it was removed then.
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    TS & Stun & Slow

    I implemented diminishing returns to these in today's patch. We'll probably be tweaking it slightly, but for the most part it should make a noticeable difference to consecutive hits.
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    We've moved to another provider which appears to have resolved these issues.
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    player defeat player bug

    This is now fixed.
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    Patch notes (15/10/2018)

    Changelog Fixed a bug causing various data to not be sent to all players in an instance consistently. This was directly responsible for the death notices not being shown to everyone. Added diminishing returns to stuns, slows and skill cancellations. We'll continue to monitor consecutive hit behaviour and tweak this as needed, but it should help stop stuns/slows/interrupts hitting multiple times in short windows, which we believe to be the main source of frustration experienced with this. Note that resistances are very important, so if you're being stunned/slowed a lot, you should try to get more gear with lightning resistance (for stuns) or ice resistance (for slows).
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    NP Increase Scroll Bug

    Unfortunately I'm unable to reproduce it using the steps provided. I had a look over your logs around that time and it appeared your character had the debuff up until after you left Juraid - rather, you exited Juraid, the (same) scroll was restored (in EMC), you teleported to CZ and 20 seconds after it restored, it removed it - registering it as if you clicked it off. I'm not entirely sure if this was the same session you're referring to, but it appearing as if it's clicked off (as well as some of your other buffs at the same time) suggest it might be. I don't want to jump to any conclusions though, so if you're able to reproduce this, can you give us a shout when exactly you do so I can chase it down in logs? Thanks.
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    NP Increase Scroll Bug

    Character name?
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    TS & Stun & Slow

    Staff ranges do seem larger than they should be, but it is respecting the client's range, so I'm assuming what you're seeing is a result of that + the visual inconsistency. We may reduce their base range from the official range; that should keep things more in line with other melee-type skill ranges.
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    TS & Stun & Slow

    Just a general timeframe and your character name (I'm assuming MERET) is all I'm asking for. "Sometime within the last couple of hours" is plenty. Regardless, I'm sifting through your stun logs (in particular) and not really seeing anything crazy. For reference, here's what I'm looking at (a report of all stun attempts to MERET in the last 7 days, excluding those from Chaos Dungeon skills -- since they're hard rates and don't matter for anything, though the Kurian Rush passive is in much the same boat, but oh well), since I want to be completely transparent here: https://pastebin.com/mbDVwaP6 What you see is that with your resistances, the rates are very low. And as a consequence, there's a ton of misses. I don't see many close proximity hits at all; they typically are still spread apart. One exception is: October 12th 2018, 08:55:47.000 190771 247 275 46 2.394726 HIT October 12th 2018, 08:55:45.000 190772 247 275 46 2.394726 HIT Which is extremely low (2.4%) but happened within 2 seconds. It's going to happen; it's really down to RNG for that. But occurrences of this, or generally any occurrences of hits within reasonably short timeframes do not happen often. They happen occasionally, but they're certainly not recurrent enough to consider it a rate issue. Which brings me back to the idea of using diminishing returns to try to reduce these particular cases, which I believe is where your frustration actually lies. Of course, a general timeframe so I can know which session you're talking about would help me identify where those frustrating cases lie for you, but whatever. Edit: Left in a bunch of mob skills too (those start with 3*). Those can be ignored as well.
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    TS & Stun & Slow

    Yes, I'll be looking into it but I assume right now it's just a visual inconsistency. We've had to balance the responsiveness of movement a little with performance, as the client is very inefficient with how it handles movement updates, so movement/positioning is slightly (0.2s) less responsive than it was before, however it ultimately performs much, much better in larger scales (e.g. with UTC), so I'm fairly happy with it as it is. It's still 300% as responsive than it is officially, so for now - until I can spend the time fully optimising movement update logic - it's a much more performant middle-ground which doesn't cause the extra stuttering lag people were experiencing. I'll check its range though, just to make sure it's not doing anything wacky like Blow Arrow was at one point.
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    TS & Stun & Slow

    I read all of it, but the issue I'm presently focused on is rates. As I'm making that change soon, I was hoping for any and all actual evidence behind your claims so I can see what it is you're actually complaining about, but if you're not willing to do that, all I can do is ignore your claim entirely as it doesn't help us in any way.
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    TS & Stun & Slow

    Give me a timeframe for when you were stunned / slowed too much and the name of your character. I can tell you what your rate was and how much they missed at that time. I suspect, like the other cases we've looked at, it's not a case of the rates being too high (because they're not). It's the frustration that occurs when, due to RNG, they happen twice in a short span of time. Adjusting rates doesn't really fix that, and causes more problems. On the other hand, it's looking like I'll be implementing diminishing returns specifically to address these frustrating cases.
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    Error Report window / DC

    The crash reporting service has many features available for us to use, but all we include in the data we send is the crash dump, that's it. The crash dump is basically a memory dump of the KO process, and which part it was running at the time it detected a problem. Otherwise we'd end up with more data than we know how to deal with. Screenshots really don't help us in these cases anyway. I believe it should show you when you submit what's being sent to us, as well. As for your crash, it was fixed in the patch on the 7th. Thanks for your report.
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    Well Needed Suggestions

    As stated, it doesn't matter which skill is used to interrupt. The only thing that influences the rate is the skill being interrupted; it has its own individual rate that isn't impacted by anything else. In the case of group complete healing, it's a flat 20% rate (officially, as well). The behaviour you're describing is very normal and intended gameplay.
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    [INVALID] EXP bug

    That's correct.
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    [INVALID] EXP bug

    When rebirthed, the amount of EXP quests give is already reduced (below what it shows, because for some reason officially they've never deemed it necessary). So when you say you're receiving the same amount after rebirthing (with premium) as before you rebirthed (without premium), it's working correctly.