Release Notes: December 13, 2012
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Former PWE Community Team Lead
Join Date: Jun 2012
Release Notes: December 13, 2012
12-12-2012, 05:18 PM
Added shields and armor to the ground devices vendor on New Romulus for the reputation system.
Teamed players on New Romulus can now achieve the different exploration perks.
Temporarily removed "Romulan Plasma Flamethrower" from the T5 Projects list.
The Winter jacket can now display Fleet emblems.
Updated the cropped Winter jacket for Trill, Caitian, and Ferasan females.
Updated the C-store text for all the versions of the Vesta to include information about their consoles.
Ferasans and Caitians can now use the winter scarves.
Resolved the issue that incorrectly allowed Romulan Bridge Officers to have their costumes changed.
Updated the location of the hidden Lobi in Cold Comfort so it's no longer incorrectly obscured by geometry.
The Investigate Officer Reports mission now requires completing only 1 qualified mission, has a 30 min cooldown, and rewards 960 Dilithium and 50 Fleet Marks.
The Fleet Action daily that randomly picks 1 of 3 missions now gives 50 Fleet Marks and 960 Dilithium.
The Mining Event got a little more than a 50% boost to dilithium earned per node.
Added a mini-Q to the gazebo who can handle bank, mail, and exchange needs.
Added a Trade-in Store to the GPL Conversion Unit that will allow you to exchange Winter Epohh pets for Romulan Marks.
Winter event: Updated competitive race so that players are not disqualified automatically when a teammate is disqualified.
Added more snowmen that spawn if many players are on the map.
Snowmen and boss are a bit tougher if there are more players on the map.
Q now explicitly tells players to check their Duty Officer assignments while on the winter map to look for special holiday Duty Officer assignments.
Extended no-knock volume to cover starting wooden platform of competitive race
The snowball fight now requires the defeat of 150 snowmen to move to boss stage.
Added a transwarp to ESD and Qo'noS to the winter event.
Updated the FX for the Snowman Boss.
Updated "The Fast and the Flurrious":
Joining "The Fast and the Flurrious" race automatically removes Q's polymorph effect.
"The Fast and the Flurrious" now has a race official who explains when to race, how to race, and what you win.
Updated "The Fast and the Flurrious" to always award 2 winter epohh tags to people who finish the race without placing 1st-3rd.
Finishers must now click a "Finish" flag at the end.
Players in line for the single-person race are now safe from the snowmen.
Tachyon Harmonic: The Shield Drain component of this power is once again fully-functional at all ranks.
The Tetryon weapon ground proc now properly drains shields.
The "Omega - Style 1" unlock will now properly grant Mk XI visuals instead of the old Mk X visuals.
Obtaining a Mk XII set of Honor Guard or MACO ground gear will now properly unlock the associated Adapted set.
Updated Winter Event abilities:
The Secondary fire on "Flurry" is now 30m instead of 20m to match all other Snowball Weapon ranges.
"Flurry" primary fire now does slightly more damage per tick.
"Avalanche" primary fire recharge increased from .5sec to .75sec
Free Snowballs now melt after 1 hour, instead of 10 minutes.
"Free Snowballs" and "Unmelting Snowballs" now deal slightly less damage, but also have less damage variance.
Beefed up the Snowman Overlord.
Added a new Range-AOE power to the Snowman Overlord.
Snowman Overlord's minion summon is now a shorter effect, allowing him to take other actions while it's activating.
The Snowman Overlord is now more resilient to incoming fire from all Snowball Weaponry.
Updated the description of the Frosted Boots.
Removed references to a 30-hour lifespan, since they are now permanent.
Federation characters can now purchase a Purple Nanopulse Bat'leth, and KDF characters can now purchase a Purple Nanopulse Lirpa.
Increased the number of Holiday Collectibles received with a Critical Success on Holiday Duty Officer Assignments.
Brandon "BranFlakes" Felczer
Former Community Team Lead for Perfect World Entertainment
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