For the past 1.5 months we had plenty of major game-changer features:
- Added lakes generation in the dungeons;
- Added tiny levels generation: now low dungeon levels can become pretty small;
- New dungeon profile: t_modified;
- Don’t covert pit walls with water or lava on deep levels;
- Monster respawn rate based on number of players;
- Most of early powerful races/class got endgame exp penalty, eg Dragon at 49 lvl get exp factor 900% (means that you level up to 49 level normally, but to get lvl 50 to obtain final and most powerful Great Wyrm form – you need x9 more exp then before);
- Immunity to the element won’t be faceroll anymore – you will still get small amount of damage;
- Unsummon minions after teleporting far away to prevent cheezing (killing unaware mobs by minions);
- Monsters (and especially uniques) can’t move/stomp minion if it’s the only minion of the player (to make fights with MOVE_BODY uniques less painful for Tamer/Necromancer)
- Hunger: a bit less speed influence on satiation at 50 lvl;
- Less speed penalty due overweight for some races/classes;
- DAM_RED now works only VS physical attacks;
- Added % damage reducement; now it works for some races (instead of raw DAM_RED);
- Added sound for breaking door;
- Finish macro
- Players polymorphed to bats now can ‘run’;
- Polymorphed players now can open doors while not in the dungeon;
- Max number of spells per spellbook: 12 -> 25;
- Using spell show its cooldown (how much turns to wait);
- Don’t dump 1 lvl chars (don’t add them to ladder);
- Some spells and skills reworked due new PWMA effect SHORT_BEAM (eg Hermit’s Holy Force spell can be used not only in melee, but also on short distance);
- Player can get 15 (instead of 10) max mana from racial boni only at lvl 50;
- Fix wrong floor in Sandworm lair;
- Fix Detect animal effect;
- Flying property ID problem fixed;
- Fix project-mon BR_NETH crush;
- Fix NULL crush for pit’s restrictions;
- Fix CHR sleep check crush;
- Fix monster_is_powerful();
- Allow wiping house only for heroic admins (use Heroism potion to be able to wipe houses);
- New game’s version system.
- NEUTRAL / GOOD monster flags;
- Don’t kill WANDERER (‘good’ or ‘neutral’ opponents); use ‘defeated’ istead of ‘slain’ in messages for good/neutral monsters;
- Ectoplasm and doppleganger can clone (multiply) themself sometimes;
- Skeletons now immune to electricity;
- Giant octopus can cast more often;
- Mauhur, the Orc Captain now can drop items.
- Hide food properties in items description (eat me!);
- Nazgul attack may destroy your weapon;
- Word of Recall become deactivated upon changing dungeon level;
- Allow drop light cursed items at night;
- Player will need to uncurse items with scrolls much more often;
- STICKY item description now in red color;
- Can’t throw cursed items;
- Cursed Ring of Teleportation activates more often;
- Potion of Death fix;
- Flying ring price increased; sling price reduced;
- Club weight increased;
- Added possibility to use fast throw with ‘h’ for cobbles;
- Lamp artifacts replaced to Phials;
- Added ‘testing cookie’ to test effects.
- Ents can grow trees with ‘y’ from 5 lvl; got less STR; can’t see invisible and esp animals; can move through trees; after 30 lvl become huornish and got malus to movement speed; they fear fire even if immune to it;
- Thunderlord got much easier start cause of initial STR and DEX buffed;
- Beholder: INT, CHR boni; ESP_RADIUS from level 1; full ESP at 50;
- Hydra can eat scraps of meat without fear;
- Vampire buffed;
- Troll SUST_INT removed;
- Maiar hunger removed;
- Dragon race got less HP;
- Half-Giant and Titan nerfed;
- Monk class for Dragon/hydra nerfed;
- Gargoyle -5% to all damage;
- Half-Giant – 7% to physical damage;
- Titan and Naga got boni to BpR;
- Golem -10% to magical damage.
ICY_AURA rebalance (affects Mage, Battlemage, Elementalist, Blackguard).
- Class fully redesigned; in-depth detailed rebalance of spells directly in the code.
- Additional blow (Naga race don’t get it);
- Additional mana over leveling;
- Can wear heavier armour without mana penalty;
- Spend less mana on Sentry; they also become more powerful;
- Bad Feeling gives longer ESP and unsummon minions;
- Lightning Reflex makes you fearful; mana 2 -> 3;
- Adrenaline Splash mana 3 -> 4;
- Shadowstep cooldown (CD) removed; mana 4 -> 5;
- Nuke: explode around thick 7-8 radius poison cloud and teleports you away; low fail chance;
- Shield of Blades mana cost: 15 -> 10;
- Inner Power min lvl: 40 -> 50;
- Fade in Shadows min lvl: 45 -> 40; also call decoy;
- Finishing Move mana: 20 -> 15; CD 30 -> 60;
- Flower of Death mana 35 -> 30;
- Shadow Decoy replaced to Vampirism spell;
- Dark Mark min lvl: 50 -> 45; wakes up surrounding monsters; CD 500 -> 300.
- CHR boni;
- Less good in shooting;
- Frog and snake now moves properly; frog become immune to poison; snake damage buffed;
- Hellcat melee attack now physical, not fiery;
- Most of spells reduced mana cost, but increased CD;
- Once Bitten also neutralizes poison and grants you resistance to poison;
- Summon Pet spell removed.
- Froggie’s Jump gives possibility to resummon your pet; teleport distance reduced;
- Good Treatment: you treat your pet so it regen it’s wounds (new REGEN_PET effect);
- Dragon Friends effect prolongated; got CD 300;
- Veterinary doesn’t require mana;
- Heal Pet more mana cost;
- New spell ‘Rabbit’s Feet’: increases you movement speed for a short while;
- New spell ‘Eagles Help’: brings you far away from current spot to another level.
- Hide Tracks replaced to Create Traps;
- Day of the Misrule removed heroism;
- Far Escape reduced fail chance;
- Fast Recall reduced fail chance; you may spend some satiation on this magic.
- Trick or Treat reduced fail chance.
- Fireball now become signature move for the mage: it got increasing power over levels while staying low mana;
- Frost Attunement buffed;
- Elbereth spell (inspired by Nethack).
- Mana Bolt spell replaced to Battle Telekinesis.
Crafter, Alchemist, Scavenger, Traveller, Trader, Adventurer buffed – some got possibility to summon/craft golem or sentry; some got boni to HP or stealth.
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