Highlights of main game features and all updates in the last 10-12 years for new or returning players.
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Highlights of main features and all Build Updates in the last 10-12 years approx - for the benefit of veterans: - (up to July 2020)
Discord channel, where players logging in is recorded so you can see activity when you want to play.
Upgraded to NWN:Enhanced Edition: - With no more haks to download, this is a seamless login to access Narfell.
Full random loot system
C-tokens no longer exist - so great for new players
Fully revamped starting level system (Lvl=4 with regional backgrounds and decent equipment choices)
Passwording system is in including setting CD key.
Death penalties reduced
Player Shout channel enabled, which also attracts hostiles.
Sticky combat modes enabled so modes like expertise and rapid shot will no longer turn off when you move
Removed PRC application restrictions for certain classes : Blackguard, Weaponmaster, Assessin. These can be
chosen without application once requirements are met
Assassin and Blackguard spellbooks added
Improvements to tracking, druid spells
Fixes to Paladin DE tool, and the Turning System for evil clerics to be the same as good (or rather average) clerics
Fix of Barbarian Rage - Instant, (applies to NPC's and PC's)
Self Service persistent storage and banking
Summons, familiar and companions now transition with player
Full Nars, Norwick and Peltarch re-work including transition points.
Giantspires now 17+ maps
Randomised encounters in some Underdark maps
Improvements to AI
Dark Fire and Flame Weapon are now applicable to gloves!
!skillcheck or !sc command DM initiated (or silent) or player initiated - resulting in some good combat mechanics
Usable Books and Paper
HCR traps removed
Automatic lore checks on pickup and !id command to lore check all items in inventory
Lots of new creatures with new appearances
Combat XP Cap removed - Party members of ANY level are eligible to get combat XP
Automated RP XP - More if you are RPing with others
10 minute rest bug fixed
Unification of starting citizenship in Peltarch for new characters to aid encountering players
Citizenship available in other new towns : "Blackbridge" a new icy frontier town
Somewhere to sit outside the Peltarch mermaid inn
Istichia Shrine, and some moon something random temple too, who knows.
Father Dagon has now opened an infirmary in Oscura