Changelog - v1.094 - Uniques and Rares

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  • Updated 2 years ago
With trading on the way, we're making some adjustments for it's arrival. New item types and some balancing!

Additions
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Unique Items


These very rare drops are the highest quality items in the game. They carry large bonuses and

- Uniques cannot be crafted
- Uniques are rarer than purple items
- Have custom names
- Can be upgraded to the item's max level

Rare Items


Rare items fall between blues and purples in rarity. They're more powerful and categorically named items.

- Rares cannot be crafted
- Rares are rarer than blue items, but more common than purple
- Have categorised custom names
- Can be upgraded to the item's max level

Changes
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- Changed zombies to be less aggressive towards barricades
- Increased pathing limits to allow better hunting of survivors in compound attacks
- Reduced food drop amounts further to balance against water
- Reduced ammo drop amounts by 15% for balance
- Reduced number of locations for vests to make them less common
- Changed premium item background image

Fixes
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- Fixed 'black screen' bug when returning to compound from missions
- Various bug fixes
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Posted 2 years ago

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aartamen

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I bet nobody expected this.
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fortytwopercent

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I certainly did not.
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Enrique Aquilar

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red item (unique)ftw
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Grind Monkey

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I was not expecting this. I was expecting the Spanish Inquisition.
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John J Navarre Jr

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so please explain why i keep getting a "connect error"
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WorkingDead

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i was expecting trading features on this update :(
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Next one, trading is in the works.
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WorkingDead

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Great Con, cant wait for it :)
hopefully it will be released before Christmas
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Tom Brock

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con i haven't found any of the new schematics or weapons ( not about the NEW stuff in the next update) you talked about i have searched in ALL the ares where weapons and crafting components are but no luck :(

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same here i havnt found new schematics on new area.. all i got is some same old shitty low level schematic on level 20+ areas
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Catello Valentino

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Very nice Con xD quick question, with all the new items, have you consider raising the inventory cap? hard to recycle a purple weapon that was hard to find or craft..
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Fahim Siraj

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hmm, so this is what con meant by getting some goodies later in the week for trading!
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This is only the start.
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Fahim Siraj

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dun, Dun, DUN!
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big kahuna

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less vests is always good news and the rest sounds interesting as well. :)
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Sciberius

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I agree
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Dj

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Keep it up guys.
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themarioman

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Jumping into the game now to see if I can get any of these beauties =D
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Catello Valentino

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I question, you just post weapons images, there's rare and unique gears too?
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big kahuna

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yeah, fresh off the chat.



and look who joined the party. ;P
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Catello Valentino

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nice one!!
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James Karpovich

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Lol I was just there
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Survivalist Bryant

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At the risk of sounding stupid, what does "Increased pathing limits to allow better hunting of survivors in compound attacks" mean exactly?
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fortytwopercent

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I think it means the zombies can find more paths, so they can get a more direct route to your survivors.
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Sciberius

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More than likely it means that your raiders won't do the dummy charge as often. I think it means that they will actually move through the barricades and junk buildings quicker to get to them with melee weapons.
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When you say Unique items "Have custom names" does that mean each user can customize the name of the Unique items they find (so I can finally have a blade named Sting), or is it that each Unique item property set has been given a "custom" name (as is essentially the case with the Battle Axe, Harvester, and Ash's Right Hand).

Great addition, keep up the good work!
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Schmavy

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Wow, I will enjoy trying to find these wonderful new toys! :)
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Hoffa

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Will Rare and Unique items be implemented throughout all item levels, just as colors have been (black, grey, green, blue, purple)?
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fortytwopercent

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No, I'm pretty sure those are item levels, like purple or blue.
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James Karpovich

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Con, I frequently cap my inventory, mabye you could add an option of adding storage capacity for fuel or money? Thanks.
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Catello Valentino

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"quick question, with all the new items, have you consider raising the inventory cap? hard to recycle a purple weapon that was hard to find or craft.. " I ask more or less the same, Con didn't answer it.. hope now he does it xD
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why would you need storage capacity for fuel and money?
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Billy McGinnis

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Because he's bad at recycling.
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I have 50+ schematics waiting to be traded, so my cap is getting full of greens, blues and purple that I will be trading to lower level players as soon as its available. However, it is making it really tight on space for new gear for me to use. So I would be willing to pay $5 or an equivalent in fuel for another page of inventory spots to use.
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If Sighted Recoiless AK-74 is one of those schematics.Then I'll trade it with you for a High Capacity Scoped M16A2
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LIKED!!
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JiggerHaggis

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Will the uniques and rares drop when scavenging all containers and places?
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I am ONLY SPECULATING:

But because they are weapons (and the percentage of drop rates as to the specific type of searching criteria) they would be randomized within weapons drop areas (highest percentage, relative of course) and lowest in other areas (but still there, just very low percent).

Hope that answers your question.

Just got my first!
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@Douglas:
I'm wondering where did u get it? is it manual or auto mission?
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Douglas Tiegs

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Lvl 20 Security building. Manual. I have an auto mission going to see if that happens too.

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Manual run on the small street in north bend resulted in a "Serviceman's MG" from a dead body.
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Cool, hopefully I actually find a few nice weapons to use. As you know, I really haven't found anything special in a very long time despite being level 50. I sometimes wonder if newer players find anything interesting at all.

Now, I just hope we'll see luck added sooner than later.
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hmm its weird that there was no contest for the naming of these weapons.. since there was for the halloween weapons.. i did have some ideas for a few gears/items/weps

horatio caines shades
ash's sawn-off
jack's personal favorite (his ak from the last stand union city)
flak jacket
con artist shades
con shoes
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I probably would have called Jack's AK-47 the Jack Hammer Special
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Whistler's Sawn off
Michon's Katana
Daryl Dixon's Crossbow
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Wolfhound

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yeay! no more crappy vests :D
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Unique items? Nice
No more crappy vests? GREAT *jump*

Edit:
Forgot to say: "Thank you, Con and Team!"
I ́m a bad fan :(
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v1.094 build 18 is now live.

+ More tweaks to Zombie AI during compound attacks
+ Fixed bug with level not displaying on schematics
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ty for que fast fix =D

i just posted the problem a few mins ago xP

btw if u have time check the idea i posted a few days ago

keep up the awesome work...i'm here since the beginning and i'm still loving it ;)
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have to report that since the upgrade and found less good things, I had a lot of time struggling to find things purple, and even a few days before the upgrade I had a pretty good run, and on rare occasions even 30 of fuel per day ... After this update "Changelog - v1.094 - Uniques and Rares" updated...all i scavenged are kinda useless things...its even rare to get blues ... it's frustrating because I already complained about that before..

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all we need now is a DRS-12 named "Vera",
hahaha

I knew Con would do something like this,

quite AWESOME!!!!!
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"Reduced number of locations for vests to make them less common "

This is best news in long time, and looking forward to those rare items.

You could consider making some of them part of set... like mace+scavenger vest giving some extra bonus when paired.

Also those rare items will increase longevity of game, at least for me. Just love to hunt for good stuff.
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Bob Shishkabob

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The new rare and unique items are looking mighty good right now. I've yet to try them out in the game but I'm sure they'll perform well.

On another note, seeing some of the names on these items made me think of Diablo II for some reason....
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Because Diablo II did pretty much the same thing. :P
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Amazing update, less aggressive towards barricades? Sounds great, I did complain about it and you fixed it! Thank you as always, lets go find some rares!
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Am I the only one who doesn't like the unique item names? The reason I like this game so much is that it is (somewhat) based in reality. You need food, water, ammo, resources, but now all of a sudden there are like magical items in the game? I don't want The Sword of 1000 Truths... Give me a more in-depth upgrading/crafting system to create these uber powerful weapons rather than this WoW stuff...
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