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  • 2023-03-09

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    Would you like to show off a powerful weapon or a strong shield? Or would you like to have a fancy umbrella? Talk to Gwen at the new Accessory Shop in Deniran City.

    An old and well known shop in Nalwor offers beautiful flowers. But restocking has become an issue. Perhaps you can help? But be careful, the elves might not be friendly to you.

    Speaking of dangers, there are some minor changes to the fighting rules which you can explore at the Deathmatch arena in Ados. You can even unlock one of the new achievements there.

    In other news: The webclient saw significant improvements such as a new trade dialog, a simple group panel and weather.

    Please see the complete change log for further details.

  • 2022-12-25

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    Elias Breland is getting more and more worried about his grandson, who has gone missing. If you have some time to spare and some detective skills, please try to solve this mystery.

    It’s the end of the year. And that means Christmas in some regions of the world. But even if you do not celebrate Christmas, a larger bag might come in handy.

    Speaking of handy items, Giles is happy to braid ropes for you.

    Please see the complete change log for further details.

  • 2022-10-25

    We released a server-only Bugfix to restore proper defense of creatures.

    Background: Because of this bug, the logic to increase def_xp of players was applied to creatures as well.

    The def_level of creatures, however, is statically assigned, they don’t have any def_xp. But the broken code incremented the non existing def_xp from 0 to 1. This in turn triggered a calculation of the def_level and overwrote it with 10 (the def_level for def_xp=1).

  • 2022-10-24

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    This announcement is outdated. It turned out that we introduced a simple bug which has been fixed in the mean time.

    The intention of the recent release Encouraging Exploration was to make it more interesting to explore all areas of the world. Among other changes, we modified the combat system to support teaming up of stronger and weaker players. In reality, however, this change had the opposite effect because players got significantly stronger on their own: For example, a Deathmatch can now be completed easily by a lone hero.

    We reverted the changes to the combat system as a quick temporary solution. We will take our time to develop a proper solution in one of the next releases.

    PS: You still gain attack-experiences for every hit, you land against creatures. This is true even when an another player protects you from getting hurt. We did not revert that change.

    Did you know? We have a public development chat.

  • 2022-10-22

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    Stendhal has a rich and diverse world with many places to explore, different types of monsters to fight and items to discover. It is now more beneficial to use weapons and armor that is appropriate for your level instead of aiming for the best weapon in the game at a low level.

    Furthermore you can now gain attack-experiences for every hit you land against a creature, even if another player protects you from getting hurt.

    Please see the complete change log for further details.

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