• Legends of Equestria - "Festival of Lights" Patch Adds Crafting, Quests, Talent Trees, Items, and More!


    Legends of Equestria is still truckin along, and the team just got done publishing a big ol' patch filled with stuff for you all to enjoy. One of the major additions is the new crafting system, letting you create armor, food, and more.

    This joins a new event called the "Festival of Lights", where creatures around the world are dropping things to help push it along.

    Head on down below for the full patch notes, and get a breakdown with screenshots over here.




    QUESTS
    • Added Cooking Talent quest 'Simmer Down', available as a Talent option for foals from their racial teacher.
    • Added Artisan Talent quest 'And All That Glitters Is Gold', available as a Talent option for foals from their racial teacher.
    • Added Combat Talent Mark quest 'Beat Around the Bad Guys', available as a Talent option for foals from their racial teacher.
    • Added Flying Talent Mark quest 'Full Yellow Jacket', available as a Talent option for pegasus foals from their teacher, Windhover.
    • Added Festival of Lights quest 'Anypony Got A Light?', available from Taffy Treat in Sugarcane Corner.
    • Added Festival of Lights quest 'Lighting the Lantern', available from Ensemble in the Crystal Kingdom if the player has a Prismatic Crystal Shard in their inventory.
    • Updated TM quests to allow giving complete base set of skills when TM quest is completed.
    • Updated Paper Trail NPC to have dialogue intro for multiple quests.
    • Updated Old Quest Marker Fix with leftover objective marker fixes for 'Good Egg', 'We'll Fix it in Post', and 'Chlorophiliac'.
    • Implemented fix with Old Quest Marker Fix for Pegasus characters stuck with Magic talent mark quest.
    • Fixed objective-marker issues with quest 'Supplying the Hospital'.
    • Fixed objective-marker issues with quest 'Foal Delivery Express'.
    • Fixed objective-marker issues with quest 'Rehearsal Roundup'.
    • Updated the apperance of the lantern given as a reward for the quest 'Rhyme of the Ancient Aviator'. (Note: players who have already completed his quest will be able to exchange their old lantern for his new model shortly!)


    ITEMS
    • Rebalanced armor requirements and stat bonuses.
    • Added so many crafting items that quite frankly it would take me too long to type them all out to be worth doing.
      • No, seriously, it'd be really long. I mean, it covers all the recipes, then all the materials, and then the actual creations themselves.
    • Added Alchemist's Torch.
    • Added Prismatic Lantern.
    • Added Prismatic Crystal Shards.
    • Added colourization option to Gala Boots.
    • Added new armor models.
    • Altered appearance of the lantern given as a reward for the quest 'Rhyme of the Ancient Aviator'.
    • Fixed issues with some helmets not interacting properly with mane models.
    • Changed ruby item in Ponydale Mine to Ruby Dust. Updated Dust and Bunnies and Chlorophiliac to reflect this.

    GENERAL
    • Resolved issue causing friends list to not properly populate when first opened after logging/zoning in.
    • Resolved issue preventing bank inventory from scrolling.
    • Fixed script error with Thyme preventing completion of quest 'Picking Up the Pieces'.
    • Fixed issues with Escort/Follow NPC system, enabling the use of NPCs in escort quests.
    • Fixed experience curve issue.
    • Fixed damage scaling according to talent level and attack bonus.
    • Fixed issue preventing item stacks from being combined in the inventory.
    • Fixed issue causing initial bank display to fail to show all items properly.
    • Fixed issue allowing ponies to equip armor at any level.
    • Fixed display of negative tension values in the combat reticule.
    • Fixed issue causing NPCs and mobs to behave erratically when targeted with Regenerative Aura.
    • Fixed movement issues for gryphon NPCs.
    • Fixed issues with pet combat causing slowdown.
    • Fixed issue preventing pets from despawning correctly when their owner faints.
    • Fixed issue preventing hoofstep sounds playing on foal characters.
    • Fixed issue with train signposts.
    • Fixed some issues with trade system.
    • Fixed sit emote keybind.
    • Tweaked jump animation.
    • Added crafting stations to various locations across pony settlements.
    • Added a variety of new player ability VFX.
    • Added cursor to indicate teleport validity for unicorns.
    • Added improvements to teleportation system.
    • Added Ancient Athmanes Digsite models to the Heartlands.
    • Added Ponydale Schoolhouse interior.
    • Added background blur to dialogue GUI.
    • Added banks to Cloudopolis and the Crystal Kingdom.
    • Added additional farm/crop models to the Heartlands.
    • Added static Guard NPCs in various locations across Ponydale and in Midway Village to provide directions to important locations, like crafting stations (coming soon to other cities!).
    • Added various GUI sound effects (Buy/sell/pickup/wear/remove item).
    • Added auto-pickup of loot.
    • Added settings toggle to auto-pickup chests when running over them, and to change when the jump animation activates on button press/release.
    • Added mouselook sensitivity setting.
    • Added armor milestone guide to the combat abilities book page.
    • Added loading indicator to dialogue.
    • Added /sleep emote, automatically triggered when AFK.
    • Added conga-dancing emote, and re-enabled faint emote.
    • Added keyboard shortcut to switch between hotbar loadouts (Shift+1 to Shift+0).
    • Added /playercollision and /pc command to toggle client-side player collision.
    • Added /utc command to display current time, based on UTC timezone.
    • Added path to access Crystal Kingdom cave.
    • Added new decorations to Crystal Kingdom cave.
    • Added new keybind to talk to nearby NPCs and use nearby objects - default is 'T'.
    • Added 'Alt + T' keybind to open nearby merchant interface.
    • Added Festival of Lights lantern decorations to Ponydale and Sugarcane Corner.
    • Enabled swapping of inventory slot items.
    • Implemented crafting system.
    • Implemented Artisan Talent tree.
    • Implemented Cooking Talent tree.
    • Implemented Combat Talent tree.
    • Implemented Flying Talent tree.
    • Improved reliability of tab targeting.
    • Improved how the lighting system handles dark areas/night-time.
    • Altered Sugarcane Corner interior lighting.
    • Increased maximum size of chatbox.
    • Lowered access level requirement for commands /load, /daylength, & /frames.
    • Fixed issue with /w not working as intended.
    • Minor optimizations to the hotbar GUI to improve framerate.
    • Removed winter/pre-Winter Warm Up textures from Ponydale.
    • Removed small PvP demo area from Midway Village.


    KNOWN ISSUES
    • The interior of the 'Ancient Athamanes' digsite is not currently accessible. We're working on it!
    • Some of the new armor models are currently textureless. As soon as their textures are available, we'll be adding them!
    • The /afk animation currently has an eyelid issue. This should be resolved soon!
    • The XP curve change takes effect upon logging off; the first time you connect after updating, your pony may seem to be the same level as before, but after reconnecting you should see the alteration!

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