To start 2022 right, as promised, we're doing a little house cleaning. We're addressing many of the issues that you, the community, have been asking for in our latest patch. We have a host of bug fixes and optimizations listed below that we hope will fix the lingering problems from previous iterations, so we can start fresh moving into the new year.
Along with these changes, we're fully implementing our first wonder, the Great Temple. This structure is the pinnacle of glory for all pathfinders. Companies will have to plot, scheme, and pool all of their resources to be the first, and only, masters of this great Wonder. Not only will they go down in history as the first Pirate legends to complete this stunning achievement but they will also gain “wondrous” benefits that will persist into the next season.
Finally, we also have a new transport ship, the Tramp Freighter. This cost-effective hauler will help ease the load of transporting cargo in the early stages of your pirate journey. Check out the details of all our changes below.
While not complete, we are grateful for all the feedback we’ve received from the community and ask for your continued assistance in making Atlas the best it can be. As always, we appreciate your support and ‘til next time, may your skies be clear, waters calm, and sails full in whichever way you roam.
Servers will be going down tonight, 1/12 at around 7:00 PM Pacific Time.
Note: We are in the final stages of development for our public facing issue tracker to better address the community’s concerns in balance with ongoing development efforts, with hopes to have it available by the end of the month. Please join us on the Official ATLAS Discord http://discord.gg/playatlas for all the latest happenings!
Released Patch Notes
The Great Temple
The Great Temple Monument has been fully released. Players have visited the structure on the wonder islands in H9, I9, J9, K9 in Africa, and it is now claimable/buildable. To build the Great Temple players will need to build the Monuments Studies Modular room at the Damned Smithy and place it into a Cursed Temple. At the Monuments Studies Modular room players can craft the Great Temple Exterior.
Once the exterior has been crafted, bring it to the foundation locations on one of the four wonder islands. These are lawless claim, so be careful, your temple can be stolen.
Once placed, the Great Temple have 6 stages of progression, which are viewable at the Progression Table located in the entryway of the Temple. To progress from stage to stage you will need a large amount of resources and at least one week of real life time.
The first company to reach stage 6 completes The Great Pyramid Wonder, which gives a permanent buff to all company members of +20 Fortitude. This buff is persistent and will carry over to next season!
Stage resource requirements: Stage 2
Build and place Sarcophagus in the main courtyard.
New bed that is restricted to the Great Temple. This bed completes the Great Temple and allows for instant respawn and bed transfers. Cost:
The Tramp Freighter is a low cost vessel great for early game transport. It is a 2 length ship and comes attached with multiple cargo racks attached to both sides. It would suit any pathfinder for transport reasons. Cost:
Max Level: 60
Sail Points: 5
Module Points: 12
Attached Sails: one large and one medium handling sail
Fixed instances where activated fire visual effects were floating above the lumberyard
Fixed instances where activated fire visual effects were floating above the quarry
Fixed instances where the schooner and raft could disappear from a small shipyard after server restart
Fixed instances where transient nodes would not change position after a week
Fixed instances where quest markers were in the wrong grid
Fixed instances where the interaction with the irrigation system and a grill would cause unintended effects
Fixed instances where players were able to damage other players on some freeport islands in PVE
Fixed instances when trying to replace a sail would not correctly subtract the amount of sail points to be reduced from the old sail
Fixed instances where waves could allow or disallow sail placement
Fixed instances of weight not being correctly calculated when placing items in dinghy hangar railings
Fixed instances where using a portal to the kraken’s lair caused the player to spawn facing the incorrect direction
Fixed instances where some grids have freeport island selection when respawning
Fixed instances of holes in the ocean
Fixed instances of game crashes where players would be stuck unable to reconnect
Fixed instances where some modular rooms could be placed on pillars
Fixed instances where the tutorial volume is not controlled by the options
Fixed instances where the storage box could only be crafted at the smithy
Fixed instances where using the transient tracker and activating the map the compass would cause the compass to be invisible
Fixed instances of placing structures on pillars and allowing them to float
Fixed instances of pathfinders losing proper movement after teleporting while crouching
Fixed instances where structures would be placed on freeport islands
Fixed instances of the Broadsider spawning too far back in shipyards.
Fixed instances where players could replace sails disregarding collision
Fixed instances of Quest markers being in incorrect locations
Fixed instances where Dyes would not be highlighted when able to craft
Fixed instances where the Damned Smithy could be built on ships
Fixed instances where the Songstone could be built on ships
Fixed instances where Monument studies room had the incorrect model
Fixed instances where Altars of the Damned were spawning iridium ingots
Fixed instances where Damned Smithy’s were not placeable near the C11 Altar of the Damned
Fixed instances where NPC’s that are attached to cannons, puckles, and sails would not take damage
Fixed instances where Unnatural Fog ritual would crash the server
Fixed instances where blueprint ships would not be created with 100% durability
Fixed instances where treasure maps found in Tortuga would lead players outside of Tortuga
Fixed instances where multiple taxation banks can be spawned at sea forts
Fixed instances where multiple small sails could be placed at the front of the Turtle Ship
Fixed instances where AotD ships would ignore some modular ships
Fixed instances where structure placer would incorrectly display available snap points
Fixed instances where island claim points are reset to 0 after a server restart
Fixed instances where blueprinted ship modules would not start at 100% durability
Maximum stack size for most food/drink recipes in the grill and cooking pot increased from 5 to 30
Grenades can now be stored in the munitions Storage
UI changes made for the chatbox when creating a pathfinder
Added Tiny Shipyard back into the Basics of Sailing skill, and allowed it to be crafted in the player inventory
Increased maximum durability found on shipyards
Vegetables and herbs can now be stored in the silo
Cows and lions have increased mating ranges
Reduced effectiveness of small and medium sails on some modular ships
Reduced max sail points available on Broadsider BPs
Dragon's Tongue Delight is now categorized as a drink
Cursed grog can now be stored in the keg
Mace Stun duration has been reduced
Additional changes coming in a future patch
Mace Stun ability cooldowns has been increased
Additional changes coming in a future patch
Shield bash stun ability cooldown have been increased
Additional changes coming in a future patch
Shipyards will now give demolish rewards excluding gold
Xbox memory leak causing crashes when loading large amounts of textures
Sarcophagus icon shows the icon for a simple bed
Sarcophagus crafting resources are incorrect
The Known Issues pertaining to the previous releases has been omitted from this list. We are creating a public facing issue tracker to follow them.
Again, we would like to emphasize that ATLAS is still in Early Access, meaning many things can and will likely continue to drastically change - even in the middle of development. Anything discussed is only up to date as of the moment it is posted. Features and changes that ultimately make it to the next patch, as well as timing, may be different from what was previously discussed.
As always, we appreciate the suggestions and feedback from the community. Please keep them coming! Thank you for all of your support!
- ATLAS Crew
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