Beta Patch Notes e1.6.2

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Beta e1.6.2​


Singleplayer​


Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during scene loading.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when loading older save files.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred while calculating party influence cost.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred while loading a save that had the Rival Gang Moving In issue active.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred after abdicating leadership of a kingdom while the kingdom had just mercenary clans.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during large battles.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during the Rival Gang Moving In issue.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when loading a save file with incorrect mapfaction data of storyline heroes.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when declaring war on minor factions through dialogue.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when pillaging a settlement after a siege.

Performance
  • Made various combat performance optimizations.

Localisation
  • Localization improvements.
  • Turkish & Chinese language updates.
  • Minor text fixes and updates.

Art
  • Added two new Battanian armours.
  • Added a new Aserai armour.
  • Added a Khuzait ornate battle crown.
  • Added cloth physics to some of the saddle reins (Rugged Saddle, Rugged Beduin Saddle, Rugged Fur Saddle).
  • Fixed some clipping issues on Reinforced Suede Armor.
  • Sound improvements for Aserai, Vlandia, Empire & Sturgia scenes.
  • Minor fixes to various scenes from all factions.
  • Fixed the incorrectly used scene for the tutorial village.
  • Fixed collision problems with some battania dungeon models and the scene.
  • Fixed a navmesh issue on the second level Empire keep.
  • Improvements for various materials and textures.

Animations
  • Fixed some child animation related bugs.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some agent animations to not blend completely on mission start.

Campaign Map
  • Village level masks now update correctly as the village hearth value changes. A village mask changes the display of the village on the campaign map by adding buildings and production resources as the village hearth value grows. Previously, it only changed after raids or loading the game.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some lord parties to get stuck on the world map.

Audio
  • Prevented civilian ambiences from leaking into battle scenes.
  • Added idle animation sounds for soldiers.
  • Improved screen audio during character creation.

UI
Changes
  • Clan party member role assignment tooltip now shows the explicit effects that the hero will have on the party.
  • Added "Wealth" comparison to the Clan encyclopedia list page.
  • Added "Press ALT to compare with: {ITEM}" explanation tooltip to the inventory to show this ability to the player.
  • When looting, the left side inventory is now by default sorted by value.
  • Added a display of factions that the current selected faction is in war with to the kingdom diplomacy tab.
  • Added a Battle Size option step(800) between 600 and 1000.
  • Map rotation (Q,E) keys are now bindable.
  • Improvements to the pillaging menu options and menus for better UX and narrative.
  • Removed the notable power decreasing effect text from the pillaging effects for castles.
Fixes
  • Form Fitting Armor perk's effect is now correctly shown in the inventory.
  • Localization layout fixes.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the hero thumbnail from disappearing when taking them from dungeon to party.
  • Fixed a bug that caused option descriptions to not show up after a language change in the options screen.

Battles and Sieges
  • The bracing feature has been enabled for spears with handles with 230 base length and above.

Clan and Party
  • Fixed a bug that caused garrison troops to desert and auto recruit troops in player-owned settlements.
  • Fixed a bug that caused lord parties to recruit and disband troops in a loop.

Armies
  • Fixed a bug that caused lords in the player’s army to vanish after losing a siege battle simulation.

Kingdoms and Diplomacy
  • Introduced the ability to make peace with rebel clans that rebelled against other factions through dialogue. Diplomacy between the player clan and other clans has been made consistent across different clan types.
  • Changed the minor faction hero spawn chance from 10% per week to 10% per day.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed the minor faction clans to continuously spawn new heroes even after being eliminated.

Crafting
  • Northern Grip Wood Two Handed is now a tier 3 piece and requires 1 Wrought Iron and 1 Hardwood for crafting.

Settlement Actions (Town, Village, Castle and Hideout)
  • Fixed a bug that caused construction speed to decrease as loyalty increases.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the bribery dialogue with the lord’s hall guards from appearing.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the influence bonus from getting added after donating a prisoner.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the player to receive influence after selling prisoners to a ransom broker.

Quests & Issues
  • Removed the hard conditions that prevented the player from sending a companion to resolve an issue. Instead, the companion skill in relation to the issue skill requirements will determine the success chance.
  • Added more “reason” dialogues to explain why the player can't take a quest.
  • Changed the quest NPC health in the Notable Wants Daughter Found quest.
  • Little sister and little brother now spawn in the mentioned settlement after the "Rescue Your Family" quest is over.
  • Elder brother is now available for creating a party after he is rescued.
  • The main hero's elder brother's equipment now resets after the tutorial is over.
  • Decreased the probability of Disrupt Supply Lines quest caravan to select a friendly settlement as a target.
  • Improvements/changes to quest logs to make them consistent with the new alternative solution fail probability feature.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Captured by Bounty Hunters quest to not fail even when the player had lost the duel fight.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Destroy Raiders issue parties to keep spawning if they weren’t defeated by the player.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the settlement names to be missing in the description text of the Scout Enemy Garrisons quest on the quest tooltip.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Destroy Raider quest parties to ignore the player party when the player was in a settlement with a small party.
  • Fixed a bug that kept generating conspiracy quests after a conspiracy had been activated.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the relation bonus from being given when an issue had been solved via an alternative solution.

Conversations & Encounters
  • Various improvements to conversations as well as encyclopedia and notifications texts.
  • Improved facial expressions and their use in conversations.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the army conversation menu to use a temporary background.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some NPC items to disappear after a conversation.

Other
  • Swapped stats of Legionary Studded Harness and Legionary Reinforced Studded Harness.
  • It is now possible to do thrust attacks using the "Highland Decorated Blade" part and the “Highland Broadsword” sword.
  • Improved the speed of "Crossbow" from 35 to 55.

Multiplayer​


Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a mount killed an agent in multiplayer matches.

Map Related
  • Changed the layout and gameplay of the Streets of Syllianon scene.

Other - Miscellaneous
  • Implemented the level progression & customization system. You’ll now be awarded Loot for playing multiplayer games. This Loot can then be used to unlock various cosmetic items which change the appearance of your character & troops.

Server & Network
  • Fixed a bug that caused incorrect remaining time to be displayed in the intermission screen.

UI
Fixes
  • Various visual bug fixes for Duel mode.

Both​


UI
Changes
  • The chatlog window is now resizable.

Performance
  • Performance improvements to combat physics.
  • Reduced the CPU memory usage of the game.
  • Audio performance improvements.
  • Minor UI performance improvements.

Combat
  • Kicks can now be interrupted by damage.
  • The ghost camera can now pass under obstacles like bridges, tents etc.
  • Extended the combat AI so that agents are able to use spear bracing.

Modding​

  • Made adjustments so that custom classes that inherit from LogEntry, Issue, Quest or InformationData should now be much less likely to break a save game when the mod is removed.
  • Fixed a problem that caused rebellions in settlements with a custom culture (introduced by a mod) to crash the game.
  • Did preliminary work to allow modders to add to existing banner icon groups and introduce whole new groups with BannerManager.LoadBannerIcons(string xmlPath).
  • MissionGauntletNameMarker (ALT key name markers in settlements etc.) is now more moddable as you’re able to add/remove new agent targets.
  • Added horizontal scrolling to troop trees in the encyclopedia (if it's required).
  • Added <AlwaysLoad/> spritesheet config to indicate that the spritesheet category should be loaded by default.
  • Minor faction hero templates are now added through XML and stored in the Clan object directly. The minor faction hero spawn chance and hero limit values are now also moddable.
  • Troops can now have individual upgrade costs and XP reward for killing.
  • In the editor, progress bars were added to the “Navigation Mesh Auto Generation”, “Navigation Mesh Grid Generation”, “NavMesh Debug Mark Elevation Problem Faces” and “Remove Unreachable Faces” features.

Known Issues
https://forums.taleworlds.com/index.php?threads/known-issues.401168/


Beta Hotfix 26/08/2021

Singleplayer​


Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when the player selected an heir that was at the time staying in a settlement. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Fixed a crash that occurred while closing the inventory screen. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a party entered a settlement. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Disabled a number of lord's hall scenes as they were causing crashes. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during the Destroy Raiders conspiracy quest on map event finalization. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Fixed a crash that occurred due to rebellions in settlements with certain cultures.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred towards the end of battles.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when entering certain scenes.

Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the renaming of crafted weapons. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Fixed an alignment issue for the name input area in the weapon crafted popup. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Fixed a bug that caused most parties to have low gold and become poor after a couple of game years.
  • Fixed an error that occurred when compiling shaders.

Multiplayer​


Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Gold granting perks" to work during warmup. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).

Both​


Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a block action that didn't have a guard action following it was made. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when an attack action that didn't have a guard action following it was made. (Also in 1.6.1 hotfix).



Hotfix 09/09/21

Singleplayer​

Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that affected some save files due to incorrect party data for heroes. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when determining deserted troops for oversized parties. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred while handling pending kingdom decisions. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a disbanding party entered a settlement. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during tournaments. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during large battles.
  • Fixed a game freeze that occurred during battles.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when transferring prisoners from a settlement to a party.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred after creating a random clan with a console command.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred due to party influence cost calculations.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when pasting a weapon in the smithy.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during the "Assemble The Banner" quest.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when navigating the Encyclopedia.

Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused the game version to be different between clicking "Continue Campaign" and loading the save manually. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a dialogue bug that caused the conversion to become stuck when proposing a marriage alliance for the player character. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed village hearth and town prosperity tooltip formatting issue. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a bug that caused clans to propose to annex the wrong settlements.
  • Fixed a bug with culture filter options not being visible in the Encyclopedia.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Destroy Raiders Conspiracy" quest to fail when engaging other parties.
  • Fixed an issue with some crafting orders failing even when meeting the requirements. Now, the handling value is also taken into account when the crafting requirement is calculated.

Multiplayer​

Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when logging into multiplayer with a username that contained certain characters. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)

Changes
  • Added Customisation System texts and visual improvements.
  • Votes are now updated immediately when voting for culture or map in the intermission screen.

Both​

Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when multiple missiles collided with the same shield at the same time, with the first one breaking the shield. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)

Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused shields to be automatically sheathed after throwing a spear. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)


Hotfix 16/09/21

Singleplayer​

Crashes
  • Fixed a loading crash related to the education feature. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when mounted agents were routed. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when handling pending kingdom decisions.

Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that added lords and ladies to another party after they were freed by the player (and fixed save files affected by this issue). (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a bug that prevented tier 6 prisoners from being recruitable. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)

Multiplayer​

Crashes
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when displaying player names. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when logging in if the username contained specific characters. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
  • Fixed a crash related to multi-core network event creation. (Also in e1.6.1 hotfix.)
 
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Errayn

Sergeant Knight
first,

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Other - Miscellaneous
  • Implemented the level progression & customization system. You’ll now be awarded Loot for playing multiplayer games. This Loot can then be used to unlock various cosmetic items which change the appearance of your character & troops.
Dev team is working fast when it comes to Monetization i guess, where is the dedicated servers, observer mode, replay mode, battle, etc...

edit 2:

You guys announced the replay system in Sep 7, 2020 in a video and we didn't get that but when it comes to future monetization plans after 1-2 days we see its getting implemented in next patch nice job taleworlds.
 
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Noschkov

Sergeant at Arms
Very short patchnotes this time. Nothing too huge but perhaps a good step to prepare for the larger things from the future plans post.
 

Kazet

Recruit
Time to start a new campaign it seems. 👀
Regarding spear bracing, is it used by the AI in singleplayer ?
 

Effect

Sergeant Knight at Arms
M&BWBWF&SNWVC
first,

Edit:


Dev team is working fast when it comes to Monetization i guess, where is the dedicated servers, observer mode, replay mode, battle, etc...

edit 2:

You guys announced the replay system in Sep 7, 2020 in a video and we didn't get that but when it comes to future monetization plans after 1-2 days we see its getting implemented in next patch nice job taleworlds.
+100000000
 
I might start over again anyways. I feel like this past time I rushed in and ran out of early game things to do. I have two cities as a vassal of Vlandia but they really put too much strain on me to actually be helpful. Might start over and go as slowly as possible. Maybe not even gaining much renown for a while and not even worrying about fiefs until I have a firm foundation.
 
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