EiF Patch Notes 07/07/2022

Here are the notes for the patch released on 07/07/07.

Content

Empire Day 

  • Enabled Empire Day for 2022. Participate in four different activities:
    • Posters – Either put up or tear down propaganda posters for your faction. –Racing – race a speederbike across Endor.
    • PvE – attack or defend an Ewok village during a stormtrooper raid.
    • PvP – recover protocol droids with sensitive information from an Ewok village. Beware – the Ewoks will not like someone taking away their god.
  • Updated Empire Day vendors.

Character Skill Updates

Smuggler

  • The unused spice crafting line has been replaced by the scattergun line.
  • Newly-created smugglers will get an introductory CR-1 scattergun.
  • Scatterguns have five specials.
    • /chokeShot – A high damage, narrow cone attack.
    • /gutShot – a bleed cone attack.
    • /overheatShot – a fire cone attack.
    • /sweepShot – a broad, high-damage cone attack.
    • /breachShot – an attack to cause a defender to break armor.
    • All scatterguns use the dodge secondary defense type.

Commando

  • Commando disposable heavy weapons will now cause armor breaks against specific damage types.

Weaponsmith

  • Added CR-1 schematic to master weaponsmith.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed some general appearance issues with several wearables.
  • Disabled the tutorial due to occasional server crashes.
  • Updated the new player selectable planets to disable JtL selections.
  • Fixed player-to-player holocomm to accurately reflect player moods.
  • Fixed droid trap modules to be available to rangers again.
  • Adjusted maximum hitpoints of several types of armor. (Demiurge)
  • Fixed missing combat spam.
  • Merged upstream SWGEmu code.

Misc

  • Added scattergun schematics to the war fame vendors.

 

EiF Patch Notes 05/04/2022

Happy Anniversary! Today marks 5 years of Empire in Flames, and here are notes to go along with today’s 05/04/2022 patch.

Anniversary

  • This year’s Riddle Hunt is now live! Talk to the Hyperspace Navigators’ Guild member in Coronet Starport to get started. Travel across the galaxy to notable landmarks and earn prizes by finding the correct Guild Member for your riddles.
  • Special thanks to Traycn for writing this year’s riddles.
  • Special thanks to Mina for compiling this year’s painting list.

Crafting

  • Fixed lightsaber trails on several lightsabers.
  • The barrel subcomponent now offers a 5x bonus.
  • Sith Speeders can now be crafted with custom colors.

Content

  • LAAT/i airspeeder and factional jetpack schematics have been added to the war fame vendors. Factional jetpacks require players to be of the corresponding faction to equip.
  • New weapons added for the Mandalorian Enclave for future content.
  • Added Mandalorian jetpack to the Mandalorian Enclave for future content.
  • Fixed bugged Restuss and Hutt Outpost spawns appearing around 0, 0 on Rori.
  • Removed the Hutt assassin from the Hutt Outpost cloner. Players may now clone in peace once again.
  • Reverse-grip lightsabers now holster with emitter pointing downward, like other lightsabers.

Vehicles

  • There has been a vehicle backend overhaul. There are now three categories of vehicles: speeders, airspeeders, and jetpacks.
    • Speeders follow stock SWG rules – they can be called anywhere with a 15 second delay, but call instantly in city limits.
    • Airspeeders can only be called at city garages, are auto-mounted, and auto-store on dismount.
    • Jetpacks can be called anywhere instantly, but must be worn and take the backpack slot.
  • Jetpack recolor uses armor customization kits.
  • Jetpacks require both the worn inventory object and the datapad control device to function.
  • Fixed multiple bugs with auto-mount calls.

EiF Patch Notes 04/20/2022

Here are the notes for the patch released on April 20th, 2022.

Character Creation

  • New Hutt characters will now only have a single name.
  • After creation, Hutt surnames will be set to “the Hutt”.
  • New Chiss characters will now only have a single name. *Chiss names can be created with up to two apostrophes.
  • Added proper random name generation for Chiss.
  • New Feeorin characters will now only have a single name.
  • Feeorin name generation will yield one to two syllable names.
  • Mirialan characters will now show proper skin palette on character creation.
  • Zeltron characters will now show proper skin palette on character creation.

Crafting

  • Fixed scavenger lightsaber’s palette selection.

Misc

  • V-wing airspeeders will now properly float in the sky.
  • Fixed potential double-spawn of NPCs after a GCW invasion.
  • Fixed trainers with a single name showing their last name as “(an” or “(a” on the planetary map.
  • Kari Saarek is now female.
  • Chiss NPCs will now spawn with a Chiss name.
  • Fixed pet damage increasing on every call for ranged pets.
  • Naboo snapshot update.
  • Chiss now show as “Chiss” in the character sheet.

EiF Patch Notes 04/16/2022

Here are the notes for the patch released on April 16, 2022, debuting The Great Fashion Disaster!

Content

  • The Galactic Egg Hunt is on! Kari Saarek is coordinating this year’s Egg Hunt. Start by visiting Kari in Pandath on Taanab. This year’s egg hunt uses the new camtono for its egg containers.
  • The egg hunt this year has 98 eggs to be found, plus 15 additional eggs for completing the ski speeder race.
  • Adjusted prize vendor for the egg hunt.
  • The first player to collect all 113 eggs and report it to Halyn will receive an exclusive prize: choice of a Mustafarian bunker or an AEG-77 Vigo gunship house!
  • POIs have been added to Kuat.
  • The Hutt Outpost on Rori has once again been occupied by the Hutts after driving out the stray NR forces.

Crafting

  • The Great Fashion Disaster is upon us.
  • All wearables (and recolorable furniture) have been moved to a unified color palette. Outfits should be much easier to coordinate colors.
  • Master artisans can now craft dye kits for clothing, armor, and furniture. To recolor an item, use the radial while an object is in inventory (along with a dye kit!) and a “recolor” option will appear.
  • Armor can no longer be recolored without a dye kit.
  • Electric-style lamps now cast white light instead of yellow.
  • Additional lighting color options are now available as alternate appearances when an architect crafts electric-style lighting – green, orange, purple, blue, yellow, and red lights are available (in addition to standard white).
  • A small puck-style light has been added to architect to accomodate more lighting options.

Player Cities

  • Chandrila is now properly available for player cities, using Corellia-style buildings.

Misc

  • If a player answers a holocomm message on its last ring cycle, they will no longer receive a “You have missed a holocomm” message.
  • Fixed HQ overload shutdown not working on starports during GCW invasions.
  • Fixed combat walkers having their own AI. Again. Probably. Maybe. (Is this a meme yet?)
  • Vreni Island’s GCW spawns now properly depend on Corellia’s GCW status.

EiF Patch Notes 03/29/2022

Here are the notes for the patch released on March 29, 2022, in which things were fixed.

Client

  • Fixed some missing strings.
  • Gauntlet flamethrower appearance updated.
  • Fixed Arkanian and Echani species skills.
  • Updated old man’s quest from Graul Marauders to Graul Maulers.

Items

  • New lightsabers added for future content

Combat

  • Gorvo should now use specials in the Axkva Min instance.
  • Panic shot will now intimidate again.
  • Combat walkers fixed for GCW. (Really, truly, this time!)
  • Combat walkers will be attacked by NPCs again.
  • Instance bosses that should be rooted are now rooted and can no longer move.
  • Coruscant stormtrooper battalion has been disciplined and will now maintain parade formation.

Jedi

  • Ashla and Bogan vision should now work properly again.