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Release 3.1.0 - Upgradable Outfits

Discussion in 'Release Notes' started by Lynsey [Midoki], Dec 4, 2017.

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  1. Lynsey [Midoki]

    Lynsey [Midoki] Senior Designer Staff Member

    UPGRADABLE OUTFITS & NEW CHESTS

    Upgradable Outfits with new Legendary buffs

    • All non-seasonal Outfits can now be upgraded, adding and improving buffs
    • Buffs boost Tavern Pirates or the Legendary Pirate themselves (new LP Toughness and Damage buffs added)
    • Each Outfit has ten levels
    • Receiving a duplicate of an Outfit progresses its levelling
    • Number and quality of buffs varies according to rarity level
    Added 16 new chest types
    • Chests vary in terms of content - to allow greater clarity in rewards, they now vary according to content and size
    • New chests have now replace the old ones in Quests, Event rewards, etc. Seasonal Leaderboards will have the new chests from January onwards. The Dapper Closet will remain as a reward in Events
    • New 'Quests' completed once the Silo and Legendary Fort are built to give player free new chests
    • Chests now have improved 'potential loot' UI
    • Old chests will remain in your silo with the same contents and drop chances

    GAME BALANCING & ECONOMY

    Changes to unlock structure

    • Legendary Fort is now unlocked at Pirate Hall level 3
    • Training costs for the first two levels of some of the Legendary Pirates have been reduced
    • Upon building the Legendary Fort, the player now has the opportunity to obtain one Legendary Pirate for free
    • Silo has had its unlock structure rebalanced across the Pirate Hall levels - cost and hit points have also been adjusted
    Economy Changes
    • Tweaks to speed up progression from Pirate Halls levels 1 - 4:
      • Upgrade times and gold/grog costs reduced
      • Mystery Chest rewards increased
    • Exploration Point and Battle Point economy tweaked
      • Existing Battle Point and Exploration Point costs on buildings and upgrades (Mystic Mortar, Lighthouse, Academy, etc) have been reduced
      • Legendary Fort is now unlocked at Pirate Hall level 3
      • Battle Point and Exploration Point costs have been added to defence and resource building upgrades
      • Battle Points gained from battling have been greatly increased
      • Exploration Points gained from exploration have been greatly increased
    • Recruitment tweaks
      • Hire costs for the Heavy Gunner, Skellywag, Priestess, Witch Doctor, Ghastly Gunslinger, Sky Raider and Aeronaut have been reduced
    • Guild Perk Contribution
      • Currency required for each Guild Perk has been tweaked
      • Contribution amount has been increased, to encourage greater participation and contribution across the guild
    • Exploration Rewards
      • Chance of dropping materials increased
    As these are fairly major economy changes, we will be keeping a close eye on the numbers and possibly making further tweaks and changes where needed over the next few weeks.

    Fixes
    • Fixes to post-tutorial pop-ups
    • Fixed rendering glitches on iOS 11
    • Mystery chest fixes
    • Fixed streak buffs for Aeronauts and Ghastly Gunners so they should now appear with the correct frequency
    • Altered Legendary FAQ to reflect changes to Outfits
     
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  2. Lynsey [Midoki]

    Lynsey [Midoki] Senior Designer Staff Member

    3.1.0 - (1000811) (Android only)

    • Fixed crashing issue for older Android devices running anything less than Android 6.0
     
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    Lynsey [Midoki] Senior Designer Staff Member

    Server Update 04/12/17

    Guild Perk Contribution amounts corrected for Training Ground and Blacksmith
     
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    Lynsey [Midoki] Senior Designer Staff Member

    Server Update 07/12/17
    • Guild Perk currencies and values reverted to pre-update values
    • Maximum amount of materials in Warchests and Lucky Chests increased
     
  5. Lynsey [Midoki]

    Lynsey [Midoki] Senior Designer Staff Member

    Optional Update 11/12/17

    An optional update will be available on the App Store and Play Store today which contains the following:

    NEW
    • Christmas theme
      • Snow
      • Festive music
      • Christmas decorations
      • Seasonal loading screen

    FIXES
    • Fixed issue with Mystery Chest icon not disappearing
    • Battle revenge fix
    • Fixed replays with upgradable skins
    • Fixed text alignment/scale on chest open screen
    • Resized and repositioned buff icons down on outfit popup to prevent buff description hover popup going off screen on iPhone
    • Fixed upgradable skin bar on chest screen
    • Fixed Legendary FAQ
    This update will become mandatory after the current Plunder Time event has finished.
     
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