EiF Patch Notes 10/15/21

Here are the notes for the game patch released 10/15/2021

Content

  • New Halloween heroic: The Temple of Exar Kun!
    • Reports of disappearing archeologists have begun to swirl around a dark temple on Yavin 4. Others whisper about a shade haunting the temple – a shade that must be confronted before the temple’s depths can be plumbed.
    • Three players are required to begin the instance. The instance can be run once per day, per character.
    • The Temple of Exar Kun will only be accessible for a short time for the Halloween season. Conquer it to acquire unique, limited-time weapons and items!
    • New Exchange location added. (Mina)

Fixes/Changes

  • SWGEmu fixes, including combat now ending appropriately.
  • Tweaked more system messages to remove leading spaces.
  • Multipassenger waypoints should be working again.
  • All trainers are now visible on the planetary map, under appropriate categories.
  • Begun implementation of “utility” objects for new content development.

EiF Patch notes 08/28/2021 

Patch notes 08/28/2021 

The one with a lot of bug fixes
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Fixes

  • Airspeeders should now correctly have high-altitude hovering.
  • Fixed broken base alarm appearances.
  • Equipping jackets or armor should no longer cause belts and bandoleers to hoola-hoop.
  • Removed hair appearance from character creation that shouldn’t have been allowed.
  • Fixed Chiss poacher backpack appearance.
  • Added a couple of missing Jedi strings.
  • Login UI now shows “LOGIN” and “EXIT” instead of “EXIT” and “BACK”.
  • Fixed an issue with battle-damaged assault armor chestplates.
  • Fixed a broadcast issue which required leading spaces on sent messages. (Not all such messages have been fixed yet to remove the leading space.)
  • Multipassenger tweak for more stability.
  • Fixed small memory leak.
  • Fixed weapon crate types.
  • Fixed weapon component crate types.
  • Fixed munition crate types.
  • Fixed armor subcomponent crate types.
  • Fixed armor crate types.
  • Junkshops can now be used for buffs. (Abi)

General

  • Guilds can now use numbers in their names.
  • Firing a cannon while piloting a walker now puts the pilot in combat.
  • /holster can now be bound. New players (or players who reset their control map) will have it automatically bound.

Friday Feature: Schisms of the Force Dev Q&A!

Schisms of the Force: Dev Q&A

Schisms of the Force was the highly anticipated update many moons in the making that debuted on May 4th, 2021, and brought the long-awaited Jedi profession to Empire in Flames. Since then, players – both new and returning – have had the opportunity to embark on the journey to becoming a Jedi and choose the path of light, dark, or somewhere in-between. As is the norm here on EiF however, the process to become a Jedi was new, different, and the profession itself differs from what someone might remember from Live. The secrets of the unlock and progression journey were also kept a complete secret to everyone but Lead Developer Halyn. After weeks of community trial and error, exploration, and crazy theory crafting, the first Master Jedi entered EiF on June 3rd but much of the intricacies of the profession, and what it took to being released, were as yet unknown. In this iteration of the Friday Feature, we got a more in-depth look behind the scenes with developers Halyn, Anishor, Abi, and Demiurge, and learned just what went into the making of Schisms of the Force, and what players can expect to see in the future. For those of you that have not completed the unlock process and want to maintain the mystery, be aware that there are significant spoilers ahead. If not, read on!

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EiF Patch Notes 07/16/2021

EiF Patch Notes 07/16/2021

General

  • Stability fix for occasional AI crash. (Fingers crossed.)
  • Fixed inability for witches to change face markings after character creation.
  • Added animation to holstering/unholstering. Entering combat with a holstered weapon will not play animations – only using the /holster command will do so.
  • Speeders will now inherit color from their deed when generated.
  • Rotary cannon tweaks.
  • Begun work on special heavy weapon PuPs.
  • Chiss snow armor set added.

Empire and Remembrance Day Event 2021

Join the community on Empire in Flames for this year’s celebrations of Empire Day and Remembrance Day! While once a commemoration of the foundation of the Empire, Empire Day is now also a day for loyal Imperials to mourn the loss of their Emperor. For the former members of the Rebellion, what was originally a day to honor soldiers fallen in battle in Remembrance Day now also celebrates the New Republic’s founding. Whether you fight for the Empire or the New Republic, players can listen to speeches, tear down or put up propaganda posters, and race across Endor or they can group up and join the PvE and PvP battlegrounds. Completing objectives will award you Empire/Remembrance Day coins, which can be used to barter for rewards including new schematics, air-speeders, and decoration items that haven’t yet been seen on the server. Unlike other holiday events, Empire Day allows you to participate in as many events as you want, as many times as you want. This means you can grind out all the coins you might need in the course of a couple of days, or take your time and earn them over the course of the event.

This year, Empire/Remembrance Day starts on July 1st and will run the entire month of July. Head on over to Kuat City on Kuat (for Imperials) or Hanna City on Chandrila (for NR) to get started.

Once you land at your respectively-aligned city, talk to your Event Coordinator for a quick run-down about the holiday, and the types of events available to you. Each Coordinator also has a BB-unit that you can speak with to check your Empire Day or Remembrance Day Coin balance, as well as redeem your earned coins for the available rewards.

Speak with Ingri if you’re NR, or Wulf if you’re Imperial.

Amidst the decorations and troops gathered in celebration, a handful of other NPCs are scattered about that will have more information on quests or activities you can participate in.

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