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by Brad
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version Notes - If you have been gone a while!!
Replies: 31
Views: 14073

04212020 - New frontend crash fix

A new frontend was been posted: https://www.drakkarzone.com/downloads/DrakkarLobbyInstaller.exe This fixes the issue that caused use of area effect disciplines (or other combat results) to crash the frontend. This may have been the cause of several other crash forms. The lobby version has not change...
by Brad
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version Notes - If you have been gone a while!!
Replies: 31
Views: 14073

03202020 - Arcane and Party health boost fix

- The arcane and party based health boosts were getting clicked by "cap" of health boosts. This has been fixed (All scenarios)
by Brad
Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version Notes - If you have been gone a while!!
Replies: 31
Views: 14073

01292019

- There is a helpful new NPC in IR
- Fixed a performance issue in IR with ground items
- Fixed an ground item poof issue in NL
by Brad
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4
Replies: 7
Views: 4614

Re: Raspberry Pi 4

I think that's a great stretch goal
by Brad
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4
Replies: 7
Views: 4614

Re: Raspberry Pi 4

I've been patching it in the background as we find normal nork errors. Im not sure changing hardware at this point is a smart idea because of progress we have made. But I'm optimizing and patching where possible (So keep connected :) ) (Really have to keep them cookie cutter so I can maintain them) ...
by Brad
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version Notes - If you have been gone a while!!
Replies: 31
Views: 14073

12092019 - Host Update

1) As creatures "Age" in the game, they will begin to receive an experience bonus. This can be up to 3X their base value. Check out less hunted area for those more rare creatures! 2) Findfriendly has been broken for a while, and has been converted to use a new internal system designed for an upcomin...
by Brad
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

2019-11-13

There has been an update that fixes the "Frore Red Dragon" flood (they come from the fire planes).

Make sure you connect up to the internet with your box to receive the update. (If you leave yourself connected overnight, then reboot, you should see the dragon fix in)
by Brad
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3b+ worked well
Replies: 3
Views: 1419

Re: Raspberry Pi 3b+ worked well

Yeah i went through a lot of cases. By making the metal case a heat sync, you get away with running drakkar without a fan :)

it works pretty well.
by Brad
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version Update - 08302019
Replies: 0
Views: 5353

Version Update - 08302019

IR Update: - More anvils are now on the map! Including some missing ones from a power level areas! - After consultation with the players, the anvils will no longer stick to a single place and move only during resets. BUT they will not move with every click. A good balance was suggested, which after ...
by Brad
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

Lobby Patches

There is a new patch for the PD lobby that moves "stuck" characters back to nork at the reset position. The patch has been installed on several of the lobbies, please email me if i missed you (Darm,Midnight,Kanador, yours have it). Now if you accidentally go through a portal, you can exit/enter/exit...
by Brad
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Accessing Pocket Drakkar Lobbies
Replies: 0
Views: 5788

Accessing Pocket Drakkar Lobbies

In addition to accessing Pocket Drakkar lobbies through your local network, you can now open your lobby up for access to the outside world (through the drakkarzone lobby) To access an external pocket drakkar lobby: 1) Make sure you are using at least Lobby 1.47.1 2) Log in with a pay account 3) Open...
by Brad
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Let's get this party started..
Replies: 9
Views: 2171

Re: Let's get this party started..

So, the challenge I'm giving everyone is this... before you cheat your character... challenge yourself to level up enough to get the lichen amulet....
by Brad
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

Two Platinum Founder Units Shipped!

Two more units shipped today!

Congrats to Cavy and Midnight!

Brad
by Brad
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4
Replies: 7
Views: 4614

Re: Raspberry Pi 4

Oh! I thought they were not being shipped till august. (Are you getting the 4GB version?)

Who is your supplier?
by Brad
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4
Replies: 7
Views: 4614

Raspberry Pi 4

Wow.. 4gig ram.

I'm excited.. *TECHNICALLY* i could put 2 scenarios and a web interface on that!
by Brad
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

06-27-2019

- Made the mistake of patching to the latest PI operating system, so the character server crashes now. (Probably slightly less memory). - Two more Founder units going out the door ASAP! Backups seem to be working, so does hotpatching, and debugging.. which has really helped. I'd like to make a speci...
by Brad
Fri May 10, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3b+ worked well
Replies: 3
Views: 1419

Raspberry Pi 3b+ worked well

So, the raspberry pi 3b+ is working very well.

As you may have read, we have the first prototype out the door. (Another going out early next week!)

Pocket Founders!!! Get Ready!
by Brad
Fri May 10, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

First Prototype Out the Door!

The first prototype is now in the hands of a real customer!

I'll leave it up to them as to whether they let you know who or not :)
by Brad
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version Notes - If you have been gone a while!!
Replies: 31
Views: 14073

04232019 - Host Item Handling Improvements

- We have updated the way items are stored/dropped during a character death to use a different method of item tracking. Please report any issues to help@drakkarzone.com - The backend is now compatible / synced with the PocketDrakkar version of the backend - Experimental code is now in place to "high...
by Brad
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

Re: Progress Update

Update: - We found one "arm" related bug with the way we were cheating pointer math when dealing with corpses. Close to a solution here. - The latest openssh build does indeed give us the capabilities we need. (We will just install it seperately) - The latest and greatest frontend now better support...
by Brad
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

Pocket Founders - In case you don't get the email

This is just a quick note to let you know how excited I am that we are almost ready to send out a “bleeding edge” first pass of the product. If you are one of the "Pocket Founders", could you please reply to this email with your full name and full mailing address (where you can receive a package!) (...
by Brad
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

First Sample Image!

Tonight in the wee hours we produced our first "early alpha" sample image for the game/lobby and update process!

The latest openssh gives us a new feature that will allow us to listen on restricted ports and receive updates!

Now to squeeze all this back down to 1GB Ram!

Brad
by Brad
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version Notes - If you have been gone a while!!
Replies: 31
Views: 14073

New Early Game Improvements!

In an effort to smooth over the early hours of play, we have made the following early game improvements:
- For MOST deaths before level 12, there will be no item loss
- Experience and Skill gains are greatly increased. The new Base Levels are 3X in Nork 1 and Alera, and 5X in Nork 2
by Brad
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

Re: Progress Update

We are still struggling with a way to remotely "update" the device (for patching).

We are trying a variety of rsync/scp models, none appear 'solid' yet.
by Brad
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Developer Blog
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 16
Views: 10269

Re: Progress Update

- Creature "Braindead" issues should be fixed
- Wandering creatures (where they never sleep and randomly wander all over) should be a lot better
- Crash issue with using more than one locker should be fixed
- Crash issue with using more than one bank should be fixed