Tales of Maj'Eyal beta27 aka "Orbituary"

As promised here comes T-Engine4 and ToME4 beta27 ! See http://te4.org/

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Release highlights:

  • Many important bugfixes
  • New Archmage starting zone: the Abashed Expanse
  • Replaced Nature tree with Aegis tree
  • Various balance tweaks
  • Adventurer parties now can drop alchemist quest ingredients

Expanded changelist:

  • When the player has the transmogrification chest a new "Transmogrify" option is available in the inventory item menu
  • Most lore notes will not popup if already known (aka: via the sher'tul fortress library)
  • Spell sustains will correctly disable when learning antimagic
  • Freeze cooldown is now always 3 turns higher than the freeze duration. Damage increase accordingly so no loss there
  • Ice Storm got a new, much cooler, effect
  • Flameshock when using Burning Wake will leave a trail of fire of the correct shape
  • Recalling out of the dark crypt on lvel 4 or before wont wrongly grant the Savior achievement
  • Reduced the cost and cooldown of Ice Storm and Tidal Wave
  • Fixed tactical infos for Fire Storm, now NPCs will use it
  • Random zones from the Exploratory Farportal will not let you get out of the normal level range, nor let you miss the way back home
  • Left pane now shows the kind and status of temporary effects in the tooltips
  • Replaced the Nature tree with the Aegis tree
  • When frozen the movement keys will do autoattacks to the ice
  • Grids can be made passable by projectiles but not actors using pass_projectile
  • Storm Wyrms/Drakes are not lonely fellows anymore, they have escorts just like all other drakes
  • If the Eidolon is removed by any means from the Eidolon Plane it will instantly come back
  • Human, Halfling and Elven archmages now start in Angolwen
  • All non zone specific NPCs now have a proper tile!
  • Archmages starting in Angolwen can now go into the Abashed Expanse
  • New zone: Abashed Expanse, a part of Eyal torn away and thrown into orbit far above the planet
  • Frozen now splits damage 40/60 instead of 25/75. Also while frozen you can not get any new detrimental status effects (the existing ones are kept however)
  • Manaflow cooldown reduced
  • Manaflow and Manasurge runes are now disabled while a mana regen effect is active (just like life regeneration effects)
  • Drain will not work on oneself anymore
  • Toxic Death will only spread to foes
  • Fixed the jewelry creation
  • Fixed the "black map" bug
  • Fixed some achievements when not using shockbolt tiles
  • Adventurer parties encounters are now correctly hostile
  • Fixed One With Nature
  • Corrected Flameshock description
  • Rebalanced many Brawler talents
  • Brawlers have a new talent in finishing moves (Concussive Punch)
  • Removed Rushing Strike but Brawlers now can learn Rush more easily
  • Finishing moves may now be used without combo points but at reduced effect
  • Pugilism talents that used to grant more then one combo point now
  • grant their additional combo points at talent level 4
  • Increased damage scaling on most brawler striking talents
  • Unarmed Training is now a class tree and based off cunning
  • Conditioning tree now requires strength to learn instead of con
  • Reduced Spacetime Tuning Cooldown
  • Gloves & gauntlets should display correct damage mods
  • Damage Smearing will now convert all damage except temporal damage into temporal damage over time rather than arcane damage
  • Adventurer parties that wander the worldmap have been busy slaying stuff, they can now have ingredients for the alchemists quest
  • Fixed Silent Blade
  • Removed nightmare mode achievements (since nightmare mode is no more)
  • Fix Arcane Eye at level 5
  • No random lore appears in the random zones or in the islands of Rel
  • Non-moving creatures will not try to flee
  • Dominant Will correctly appears in the right click menu
  • Fixed a rare combo of talents that could make a brawler random boss enter an infinite loop
  • Telekinetic Leap respects the talent range
  • Fixed the random crash/weird textures when coming back from the Eidolon plane
  • Fixed Huge Appetite achievement
  • Movement tutorial appears once again
  • Frozen tooltip updated to clarify that it blocks teleport & heal
  • Missing tooltips in the character sheet
  • Fixed vertical doors in shockbolt tiles
  • The "room of death" is the Vor Armoury is guarded by sealed doors
  • Chrono worlds will now clear on level/zone change
  • Paradox clone debuffs will now prevent the player from leaving the level or zone door to the past no longer increases paradox but may cause anomalies while active
  • Six new vaults from the vault contest and a new unique for the winner, Burbs Lull
  • Fixed a leak of particle systems

Have fun!