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Game Update 1.0.2012

CameronToferCameronTofer Administrator, Developer Posts: 279
edited January 2013 in Archived News
An update to the Windows version of Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition is now available.

Crash Fixes:
* Improved multiplayer stability
* Fixed Black Pits sword crash
* Fixed crash when manipulating portrait files

Features:
* Damage notifications change colour depending on type of damage done
* Option to turn off coloured player circles (enables original green circles)
* Added roll total to ability screen when creating a new character
* Elven Chain Mail now obtainable
* Yeslick may rejoin the party in Jopalin's Tavern
* Black Lily purchases stolen goods
* UI improvements

Bug Fixes:
* Resolved random respawns occurring too often
* Stat modifications for unidentified items now appear
* Issue with Baeloth not returning solved (Black Pits)
* Bounty Hunter class gains proper skill points
* Eldoth and Skie removing and joining problem solved
* Fixed issue with certain spell portrait icons not being removed
* Officer Vai will only purchase bandit scalps
* Scroll case capacity increased
* Improved chatbar (Multiplayer)
* Issue with gender dialogue is now proper
* Nashkel movie will play instantly
* Fixed Yeslick infinite dialogue loop
* Selling infinite wolf pelt to Nashkel store glitch removed
* Lothander and Marek's antidote will never vanish
* Drizzt doesn't run away from gnoll battle
* Shapeshifted spider no longer held in webs
* Player will no longer have guards summoned when near previously opened containers
* Archers and Druids may now equip Ankheg Plate Mail
* Characters speak to the player more quickly in tutorial
* Characters respond appropriately during Obe's Combat tutorial
* Charmed NPCs will give the player their promised gifts
* Lightmap for Kagain's shop has been updated
* Cat familiar now has an attack
* Imp familiar polymorphing to ogre and back works
* Wand of Polymorphing's range has been increased
* Improved Aldeth's Merchant League quest
* Simmeon now gives XP
* Some weapons not flagged as magical now are
* Casson's body quest has been touched up
* Resolved issue with Kivan leaving the party
* Characters with strength less than 5 are now able to complete the tutorial
* Monks now able to complete the tutorial
* Music restored to the Friendly Arm Inn
* Commoners in Beregost and Nashkel say proper lines after Chapter 2
* Spider body will not disappear (Landrin's quest)
* Missing Citizens quest has been polished
* Issues with Elkart's ransom money have been resolved
* Tersus will turn hostile if robbed
* Tiax now properly summons Ghasts
* Tiber will take his brother's body
* Quiver/Case of Plenty now give proper damage bonus
* History of the Nether Scrolls no longer sellable
* Issue with Ring of Free Action not properly effecting mobility
* Emerson no longer constantly updates player's journal
* Imoen responds correctly to changes in reputation
* Fixed sound sets of Tessilan, Faltis and Glayde
* Removed intelligence limit on certain miscellaneous items
* Sorcerous Sundries accessible without force selling of nymph hair
* Added an auto-save right before the opening cutscene (Black Pits)
* Correct rest movie is played in Adoy's Enclave
* Adoy's area is now correctly placed/coloured on map
* Ambient noises can now be heard in Adoy's Enclave
* Farmer Brun no longer takes more than one item
* Euric no longer takes more than one item
* Contagion spell now casts properly
* Fixed Branwen refusing to join party when declined at first
* Issue with drinkable quest items has been resolved
* Wizard Slayer and Beastmaster class have more weapon restrictions
* Amnish Soldiers guarding Nashkel Mine have been modified
* Gandolar voiced lines added/improved interaction
* Delsvirftanyon voiced lines added
* Interaction with Drunk has been improved
* Interaction with Bellamy has been improved
* Interaction with Kerrachus has been improved
* Interaction with Phandalyn has been improved
* Interaction with Zecke has been improved
* Interaction with Grael has been improved
* Interaction with Pang Wallen has been improved
* Interaction with Kirinhale has been improved
* Problem with Scar's character model dissapearing fixed
* Increased text size of weight allowed in inventory
* Dorn's starting XP and HP have been increased
* Fixed exploit allowing Dorn to receive THAC0 bonus
* Only Dorn may receive THAC0 bonus from Rancor +1
* Fixed exploit with Single-Weapon Style
* Looping dialogue with Neera after Meklin encounter fixed
* Spawning issue with Neera's initial encounter
* World's Edge now glows
* Characters in Obe's tutorial no longer have BG1 proficiency distributions
* Longbow +2 and Composite Longbow +2 now give proper damage
* All slings not usable by Kensai and Cavalier
* Balanced certain pre-generated character's proficiency distribution
* Fixed issue with some items not needing to be identified
* Monks and Kensai are no longer able to equip shields
* Prism and Greywolf's voiced lines added
* Chaos Shield now has description when cast
* Ring of Acuity/Captive Audience no longer equip-able by Monk
* Treacle's gender no longer in question (Black Pits)
* Travelling to other areas in Archaeological Site touched up
* Fixed Enchanted Weapon Enchantment/Charm
* Fixed issue with certain items playing the incorrect sound
* The Vampire's Revenge now has the correct effects
* Tenya dialogue issues have been corrected
* Bassilus's voiced line now plays
* Issue with certain classes wearing armor (Tutorial)
* Various item descriptions/images have been fixed
* Various container and door highlights have been readjusted
* Quest/Journal log fixes
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  • Troodon80Troodon80 Member, Developer Posts: 4,110


    * Drizzt doesn't run away from gnoll battle

    I actually only got this bug yesterday while playing a new game. I don't remember it happening during my first playthrough.

    Great work on the fixes. Downloading now.
  • KaigenKaigen Member Posts: 1,567

    * Quiver/Case of Plenty now give proper damage bonus
    * Longbow +2 and Composite Longbow +2 now give proper damage

    I didn't realize these were even in the game (though I suppose the Longbow +2 might be the Longbow of Marksmanship). Has anyone found these?
    Quartz
  • VnavekulVnavekul Member Posts: 170
    Is the Blade kit fixed too?
  • quoxN7quoxN7 Member Posts: 14
    No "other languages than English" yet?
  • XavioriaXavioria Member Posts: 874
    edited January 2013
    lol i didn't know either @Kaigen and WHAT charmed NPCs give gifts?????

    Edit: I personally like the colored circles!
  • MessiMessi Member Posts: 738
    Thanks for the patch. Really appreciate you guys bringing these games to modern standards!
  • Rpg_AvatarRpg_Avatar Member Posts: 38
    Loving the new patch! I can actually see the numbers in my inventory now! I have bad vision and the numbers were SO very small and similar looking.

    And yes I know its sad that from this huge patch the thing I love the most is the fact that they made the numbers in the inventory and elsewhere bigger and easier to differentiate.

    You guys are awesome!
    KamigoroshiDecrepitDragon
  • TJ_HookerTJ_Hooker Member Posts: 2,438
    Kaigen said:

    * Quiver/Case of Plenty now give proper damage bonus
    * Longbow +2 and Composite Longbow +2 now give proper damage

    I didn't realize these were even in the game (though I suppose the Longbow +2 might be the Longbow of Marksmanship). Has anyone found these?
    I'm almost positive they're not in the main campaign, but I'm guessing you can get them in the Black Pits (I haven't played the black pits yet)?
    Kaigen
  • TheBlackThroneTheBlackThrone Member Posts: 42
    Perfect. I've been looking for an excuse to start a blade or an avenger. This covers both!
  • HeadbombHeadbomb Member Posts: 213
    In the changelog, it should be
    * "ogre" and not "orge"
    * "The Vampire's Revenge" and not "The Vampires Revenge"
  • KaigenKaigen Member Posts: 1,567
    TJ_Hooker said:

    Kaigen said:

    * Quiver/Case of Plenty now give proper damage bonus
    * Longbow +2 and Composite Longbow +2 now give proper damage

    I didn't realize these were even in the game (though I suppose the Longbow +2 might be the Longbow of Marksmanship). Has anyone found these?
    I'm almost positive they're not in the main campaign, but I'm guessing you can get them in the Black Pits (I haven't played the black pits yet)?
    Good point, I forgot that Black Pits uses some different items.

  • ZeratulZeratul Member Posts: 575
    Great Job guys! A lot of improvement here! <3
  • bigdogchrisbigdogchris Member Posts: 1,336
    edited January 2013
    I'm really disappointed that the Ankheg got attention to remove Druid and Archer restrictions, but that the overpowered-ness, because of the ability to now equip + protections items with this armor, was not addressed.

    Ankheg plate + ring of protection +1 is now a more powerful combo than practical defense +3, which is one of the most difficult armor to obtain (basement of Durlags). Practical defense sits in my bags, completely worthless.

    Please add this back as an item excluded from being equipable with + protection items. It should of never happened in the first place.

    The thread started off about PnP but evolved into one about Ankheg needing the exclusion back

    http://forum.baldursgate.com/discussion/3998/ankheg-plate-mail-has-incorrect-ac/p1
    Post edited by bigdogchris on
    hansoloOxford_GuyIllustair
  • AlexMAlexM Member Posts: 110
    Headbomb said:

    In the changelog, it should be
    * "ogre" and not "orge"
    * "The Vampire's Revenge" and not "The Vampires Revenge"

    What are you talking about?
  • ZanathKariashiZanathKariashi Member Posts: 2,867
    @bigdogchris Did they nerf the AC to the proper 2 AC non-magical Ankheg mail has? If it's better then 2, then yes, that's a valid argument.

    Also, can beast master's wear it? It's not metal so if a druid can wear it, so can a beast master.
  • StrayedMonkeyStrayedMonkey Member Posts: 146
    was the elven chain mail moved from the girl in the dorn encounter? because she drops just a regular plate mail
  • AlexMAlexM Member Posts: 110
    @StrayedMonkey
    You'll find it during Dorn's quest, not his initial encounter.
    QuartzOxford_GuyEudaemoniumAristillius
  • bigdogchrisbigdogchris Member Posts: 1,336
    edited January 2013

    @bigdogchris Did they nerf the AC to the proper 2 AC non-magical Ankheg mail has? If it's better then 2, then yes, that's a valid argument.

    Also, can beast master's wear it? It's not metal so if a druid can wear it, so can a beast master.

    No, it's still AC 1.

    If it's AC1, then it needs to be excluded like it originally was.

    If they change it to AC 2, then I'm fine with it not being excluded.

    hansoloOxford_Guy
  • MortesMortes Member Posts: 45


    We have a large patch coming that includes a variety of fixes and multiplayer improvements. It may also have some other... stuff.

    Is it in or did it get delayed. Any clues?
  • CLBBoothCLBBooth Member Posts: 3
    I don't see a fix for the Dorn/Kryll bug (conversation doesn't trigger properly).
  • DecrepitDragonDecrepitDragon Member Posts: 120
    edited January 2013
    Woot, and dare I say it, Woot.

    Team BD and Overhaul, a big thanks again. You have the patience of saints and the customer service skills of Santa Claus ( especially when dealing with the "louder" complaints ).

    Respect is duly given. :)

    EDIT - 100 posts? Yay me!
    sarevok57AristilliusCerevantIllustair
  • GoForTheEyesBooGoForTheEyesBoo Member Posts: 97
    Mortes said:


    We have a large patch coming that includes a variety of fixes and multiplayer improvements. It may also have some other... stuff.

    Is it in or did it get delayed. Any clues?
    I would also like to know the answer to this as well :)
  • bigdogchrisbigdogchris Member Posts: 1,336
    edited January 2013
    2012 patch has been in the works since early/midDecember. Phil just hinted at new stuff, so it may be getting put in the next build.
    Avenger_teambg
  • DeeDee Member Posts: 10,447
    Mortes said:


    We have a large patch coming that includes a variety of fixes and multiplayer improvements. It may also have some other... stuff.

    Is it in or did it get delayed. Any clues?
    It's in. But you may have to go hunting for it.
    Mortes
  • HooHoo Member Posts: 128
    edited January 2013
    Could someone let me know how to capture screen shot? I noticed a bug so I'd like to report this.
  • TheCoffeeGodTheCoffeeGod Member Posts: 618
    Hoo said:

    Could someone let me know how to capture screen shot? I noticed a bug so I'd like to report this.

    Press Print Scrn.
    The screenshot will show up in the BGEE folder in your Documents folder.
    C:\Users\blah\Documents\Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition\ScrnShot
  • ElendarElendar Member Posts: 831
    It was nice to see all the fixes, though it makes me sadfaced that the match-making system isn't up yet.. Guess I'll just have to wait another month before playing anymore.
  • HooHoo Member Posts: 128
    The door of a house in Friendly arm inn shows wrong animation reverted from opened animation to closed animation, vise versa.
    Quartz
  • LeronisLeronis Member Posts: 112
    edited January 2013
    Please spoil me regarding "Ring of Acuity/Captive Audience". Is that Black Pits?
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