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  1. 46 points
    Upcoming Balance Changes The list below includes balance changes that will be made in the coming weeks. Stack Size changes: Veggie Cake 5 -> 10 Raw Meat 20 -> 40 Cooked Meat 30 -> 50 Sap 20 -> 30 Fiber 200 -> 300 Thatch 100 -> 200 Organic Polymer 10 -> 20 Vacuum Compartment 100 -> 5 Vacuum Compartment Moonpool 100 -> 5 Inventory Slot Size Changes: Industrial forge 60 -> 100 Chemistry Bench 60 -> 100 Fridge 48 -> 80 Industrial Cooker 48 -> 80 Preserving Bin 24 -> 48 Mortar and Pestle 12 -> 24 Refining Forge 8 -> 24 Misc: Reduced Plant Z flash range by 50% Plant Z Grenades weight reduced from 10 to 5 Dedicated Storage weight reduced from 50 to 20 Decreased cook time on the industrial grill by 50% Lowered gasoline consumption rate by 50% on the following structures: Chemistry Bench Electrical Generator Fabricator Industrial Cooker Industrial Forge Industrial Grill Industrial Grinder. Metal Cliff Platforms no longer take 50% less damage from explosive damage Shortened aberration earthquake duration by ~10% Shortened Scorched Earth sandstorm duration by ~15% Bronto should no longer be affected by knockback MEK pistol Damage reduced by 10% Modified Drag weight of creatures to prevent carry by Quetz and Crab: Galli Kapro Megalosaurus Procoptodon Reduced stun duration on jellyfish and eels by 20% Wild eels 7 -> 5.6 Tamed eels 1.5 -> 1.2 Cnidaria 4 -> 3.2 Rex should now do 15% extra damage to herbivores
  2. 20 points
    IMPORTANT: Active Enforcement Initiative In an effort to maintain a healthy playing environment, we will be doing active enforcement on the servers listed below. These servers will be down for a few hours while this initiative is ongoing. NA-PVP-Official-TheIsland413 EU-PVP-Official-Valguero535 EU-PVP-Official-Ragnarok188 NA-PVP-Official-Ragnarok184 OC-PVP-Official-TheCenter95 OC-PVP-Official-TheIsland94b EU-PVP-Official-Extinction477 NA-PVP-Official-Aberration297 EU-PVP-Official-TheIsland4 NA-PVP-Official-TheIsland39 NA-PVP-Official-ScorchedEarth421 EU-PVP-Official-TheIsland332 EU-PVP-Official-TheCenter366 EU-PVP-Official-ScorchedEarth435 EU-PVP-Official-Ragnarok386 EU-PVP-Official-TheIsland7 NA-PVP-Official-Aberration299 OC-PVP-Official-Ragnarok205 NA-PVP-Official-Ragnarok180 NA-PVP-Official-TheIsland24 NA-PVP-Official-Aberration280 EU-PVP-Official-Extinction496 NA-PVP-Official-Ragnarok164 EU-PVP-Official-Aberration252 NA-PVP-Official-Aberration298 NA-PVP-Official-TheIsland22 Asia-PVP-TheIsland132 Asia-PVP-TheIsland138 EU-PVP-Official-Aberration244 NA-PVP-Official-Extinction446 NA-PVP-Official-Extinction452 NA-PVP-Official-Ragnarok65 EU-PVP-Official-Extinction474 NA-PVP-Official-Aberration424 EU-PVP-Official-Aberration250 NA-PVP-Official-Ragnarok164 NA-PVP-Official-TheIsland38 EU-PVP-Official-Extinction-SmallTribes62 NA-PVP-Official-ScorchedEarth-SmallTribes3
  3. 11 points
  4. 11 points
    Honestly ... awesome way of saying absolutely nothing in so many words ...
  5. 6 points
    So, Invincible, you know I'm a fan of yours but I have to strongly disagree with that level of generosity in your thinking. The only reason they get away with so, so, SO many problem during rollouts is that this is a game with retail customers. If they had any customers that were businesses this would never fly, or even commercial productivity software for retail customers. The only reason that game companies get away with their (constantly) shoddy practices is that they are games. In most games it's not terrible, but in a game like this one, where players can lose thousands of hours of work (for a whole tribe) if they can't get into the game and keep things alive, it's nothing less than abusive. WC created a game in which their players have to do constant maintenance, and that means there should be a publicly acknowledged burden on WC to be more careful, do better testing, significantly reduce their error rate, especially their critical error rate. In most games you don't lose anything, you just can't log in, but when things go wrong in ARK the results are a catastrophic abuse of peoples' time, WC should be held to a higher standard of dependability and being patient with them is not the right response.
  6. 6 points
    I would normally agree, that such tactics are part of the game if this was actually done in a war environment. But as stated by the OP, this is on PvE. Infiltration strategies should be left to PvP, and phishing scams have no place on PvE.
  7. 5 points
    Eco is such a wonderful person. I enjoyed all the mods a lot. Making all servers I played on more alive and individual. I am always amazed which new ideas Eco has and puts into mods. I will never forget how Eco took a lot of time helping me setting up the Mods I wanted. Was super helpful and patient with me.
  8. 5 points
    most of the issues you brought up can be solved by playing unofficial/single player
  9. 5 points
    The vast majority of people dont play official pvp so no. this is probably the best game ive ever played.
  10. 5 points
    I did it mom i just done my first alpha boss fight solo
  11. 5 points
  12. 5 points
  13. 5 points
  14. 5 points
    I doubt there is any way to protect against it other than build walls around containers with no doors. However we don't know the extent of these admin exploits other than victim stories. So far we only know they are able to get into bases (it is unknown if they glitch/clip through walls or if they bypass locks on doors) There are many glitches the average player can use to get into a base, but to break into a locked container with or without a pin code, thats pretty FUBAR. Its game breaking to have players who know how to exploit into any container/fridge/base they want on official PVE. This has been going on for months now and still no fix in sight. If I wanted random people stealing my hard earned items/dinos I'd play official PVP. @Cedric
  15. 5 points
    There's definitely something wrong with you, mate.
  16. 5 points
    Nope, this saddle belongs to the Magmasaur(check out the trailer), the multiple straps go to multiple spikes, not heads.
  17. 5 points
    Legacy 2 servers? Oh no you don't I have just heard sbout your idea for, yet again, ruining years of hard work, hard defences sleepless nights and endless battles all because you put out a shoddy game. What makes you think that even that will solve it? Years of trying you cock up again WC and now your gonna try make 'US" pay for it again? I think its disgusting that you can consider it we are the community you crap on i swear if you do this you'll destroy this game its community. I hope everyone has something to say on this subject because as of right now I dont even know if it's worth going out on a meat run because if your just gonna screw it up for everyone in a few months whats the f****** point??????
  18. 5 points
    It's Coelacanth Jesus, in cod we trust.
  19. 4 points
    Holy crap: stop with the constant updates! Cant you guys use a scheduled day and time for this stuff? Like: Every Friday at 2am EST, servers are down for scheduled updates/patches. Oh its new cheats/hacks you say? Never have I seen a game with so many "hacks" and "cheats" as Ark. Beta ended years ago; this is seriously ridiculous every day. If there are THAT many potential cheats in the game, its time to re-evaluate what the hell is going on with everything..
  20. 4 points
    A Turkey just killed ALL of my dino's in my absence This has to be the most moronic game feature ever. The devs clearly only care about well established players that can fight them. For the rest of us its just a bad joke. I was off taming nearby. I am guessing a seagull attacked a tame and once the area attack from a trike hit the turkey it aggroed and murdered everything. Thanks for nothing
  21. 4 points
    Greetings Survivors! It's that time again, I am Zen Rowe and today we’re going to be talking to Eco, the creator behind a plethora of decor mods! Eco, You likely need little introduction, but for the sake of anyone who has yet to experience your mods tell us a bit about yourself. Your mods are some of the most popular in the Workshop, Eco. Seeing you branch out into more functional additions like this has been a joy. Do you have a background or hobbies that have influenced and guided the design of your mods? I imagine your empire mods involve a lot of historical research. I'll take ten... uh... for my god-daughter. Yes... for my god-daughter. I know a lot of players love your creations in ARK, but it sounds like you lived a fascinatingly creative life as well! Now if anyone wanted to follow your modding endeavors or wants to see what other artistic creations you've made, where can they do that? What prompted you to cross the bridge from more physical forms of art to modding? I take it that those Brontos are who we have to thank for the "Eco Trees" mod? That was your first one, wasn't it? You have certainly come a long way since then. Between your empire and primordial mods, you've also begun to cater to a wide variety of aesthetic styles as well. Personally I'm proud of my stick figure achievements but what you have accomplished in terms of variety boggles my mind. Would you be able to give us a bird's-eye view of your design process for your empire mods? You certainly put a lot of care and attention into your mods. What would you say are the most challenging parts of the process? Well, that's one of the things that is great about modding. You have a functional sandbox to experiment with and learn other skills in. Now, the question I'm sure many have been waiting for... Do you have any super-secret content you are working on that you could leak for us today? That's going to be an interesting one. Babylonian architecture is something that I think a lot of people hear reference to in media but may not have actually seen. I think we'll all be looking forward to that release! Before we sign off, Do you have any advice for mod authors that want to try their hand at projects similar to your own? Thank you for that, and all of the wonderful mods you have created for the community! Until next time, Happy Modding! Twitter: twitter.com/survivetheark Facebook: facebook.com/survivetheark Reddit: reddit.com/r/playark Instagram: instagram.com/survivetheark Twitch: twitch.tv/survivetheark Steam: steamcommunity.com/app/346110 Youtube: youtube.com/survivetheark
  22. 4 points
    Yeah, sadly that's true. The only way to fix ARK imo would be to sell it to someone that actually knows what to do with this intrinsically broken game.
  23. 4 points
    i'd much rather have freedom and choice than having choices taken away from me. most adults don't need to be hand held to make decisions with their money.
  24. 4 points
    "React" doesn't really mean positive only, so get ready. The stack sizes are a decent change, especially Org Poly and refining equipment. Some good TLC there to ease so materials come easier! But then... Modified Drag weight of creatures to prevent carry by Quetz and Crab: Galli Kapro Megalosaurus Procoptodon Megalosaurus I guess I understand. But the other 3? I dunno. Especially Gallimimus and Procoptodon. Two of the most niche tames, multi-seat fragile speeder and berry-getting superhopper. They are both good tames, not trying to say they don't have value but their value is limited. So who in the hell asked for this? Why is this the wheel that gets the grease? An artificial difficulty increase on otherwise easy-to-get tames targeting PvE unofficials with flyer-carry turned on? Neither Procoptodon or Gallimimus are a big part of PvP on official. Sure, they rule to have some FUN on, but past that, you aren't boss-fighting or raiding with a Roo or Galli regularly. Now I'm sure maybe ONE video exists of ONE guy with ONE Roo/Galli doing ONE raid or bossfight which, keep in mind, says nothing about their actual usefulness. On official PvE, you can't carry them as wild anyway but now you... what... have to... cryopod them to get them back to your base after you tame them? Which 90% or more people are doing anyway? So then on unofficial flyer-carry PvE, people who would tame either for funsies can't tow them back to their base to tame them up, but have to tame them on site. I just don't understand this. If you were going for an opposite QoL change, this nails it for lovers of these tames. @Cedric the other changes are understandable, and like I said, Megalosaurus I can understand. But a bit of reasoning for the other three would be nice. *I don't think a possible upcoming TLC is the reason, citing the recent TLC on the Procoptodon.*
  25. 4 points
    This is simply a band aid to the reality of what happened and is beyond disrespectful. People lost bases and dinos with 100s of hours poured in. It's like your saying who cares to the investment of everyone that sinks alot of time into your game. Keep it up and there will be 0 supporters of your broken 4 year old game.
  26. 4 points
    You changed ISPs because you can't log in to a specific game, yet presumably your internet worked for everything else? Why on earth would you change ISP?
  27. 4 points
    Game is fine. Don't play official servers are your issues are solved.
  28. 4 points
  29. 4 points
    The TOS only applies to the Official servers. People running private servers can do anything they like with them.
  30. 4 points
    The middle of an event is not the time to patch every 7 hours.
  31. 4 points
    Ya playing pvp on a video game makes people real tuff your comment made me laugh thnx I needed that lol
  32. 4 points
    If they only play PVE then they are playing the same mode that most of the player base is playing as well.
  33. 4 points
  34. 4 points
    lol can you fix your damn server before posting thing like this...
  35. 4 points
    Smells like a troll post to me. Honestly, if people want to play unofficial, they go over to unofficial. I switched from official, to unofficial, to singleplayer, and there was nothing stopping me. There's no "inconvenience" with it, aside from having to start over, but that shouldn't be a problem if rates are higher. If you are having so much trouble with Bobs lagging up the servers, why don't you switch to unofficial?
  36. 4 points
    There is actually a setting for this that will be going out. It's already in code, it just not in the live version of the game yet. I'll try to make sure Ced includes mention of the settiing in the Crunch when it actually does go out.
  37. 4 points
    Manticore is a bugged boss 100% guarantee. Manticore usually only lands like 2 times, tries to land a lot more, but just doesnt. Sometimes it stays in the air for 10mins straight without even moving and doing nothing. We tried spacing them out alot, but that just does not work. Sad that players have to have bad experience and lose armies cause of a boss which needs a fix, but doesnt get fixed..
  38. 4 points
    If your trying to be funny you failed if your being serious your an idiot.
  39. 4 points
    The leech is on ur dino not on u, thats why it wont go away when u die.
  40. 4 points
    Mysterious Mysteries: Introducing ???? How perplexing, who can guess what this might be? Turkey Trial 3 Be sure to grab your tribe and flock over to ARK for the third Turkey Trial event! From Tuesday, November 19th through Tuesday, December 3rd you'll be able to harvest wishbones to gain new cosmetic items, event-themed undergarments, and all new emotes! Be prepared to hunt or be hunted by the relentless “Super-Turkeys”! Event Rates - 2X Breeding (mating interval, egg hatch speed, and maturation) - 2X Player XP - 2X Harvesting New Event Items - Pilgrim Hat - Bonnet Hat - Turkey Hat - Turkey Leg club skin - Pitchfork Pike Skin - Thanksgiving-inspired Dino Colorization Candy - 3 sets of Event-themed underwear (tops and bottoms) New Event Emotes - Belly Rub Emote - Hungry Emote - Food Coma Emote Wild Creature Event Colors - Light Orange - Light Red - Dark Red - Dino Light Red - Dino Light Orange - Dino Dark Red - Yellow - Dino Albino - DragonFire - DragonBase1 - DragonBase0 - Light Yellow - Brown - Dino Albino - NearBlack - Light Brown - Dino Darker Grey Prior Event Skins - Chieftain Hat Prior Event Creatures: - DodoRex (Temporary tame) - Turkeys Prior Event Items: - DodoRex Tribute - Wishbone On The Horizon PS4 Primitive+ We are in the progress of testing a patch that should resolve the Prim+ PS4 issues that were introduced in a prior patch. We''ll share more information on this as it develops. Exploits and Enforcement We've recently put forth several patches in attempt to eliminate duping and related exploits. If you know of any current dupes that are still functioning, please file a ticket. In addition to ongoing patches to address exploits, we'll be continuing forward with large-scale enforcement initiatives on a regular basis. EVO Event There will be no EVO event rates while the Turkey Trial event rates are active! Until next time! Twitter: twitter.com/survivetheark Facebook: facebook.com/survivetheark Reddit: reddit.com/r/playark Instagram: instagram.com/survivetheark Twitch: twitch.tv/survivetheark Steam: steamcommunity.com/app/346110 Youtube: youtube.com/survivetheark
  41. 4 points
    Jesus the OP is annoying. MOST ARK PLAYERS ARE ON PvE. Stop talking about the game like it's purely PvP. When someone mentioned to you that stone is fine for them you said "obviously we're talking about multiplayer" but PvE has way more players than PvP and stone is the most commonly used building material on PvE servers. GO PLAY RUST if you want to talk about the PvP meta like it's the main part of the game.
  42. 4 points
    I had to google what that was, and this is what Google said: WIOE is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Fort Wayne, Indiana. And I agree! I too would welcome a radio station in Ark!
  43. 4 points
    Let's boycott ark till they nerf mags Mags are over powerd still. They need to a nerf. Floors lava. 3 2 1
  44. 4 points
  45. 3 points
    they vaugly addressed it, they just wanted to avoid talking about it, this is not a rare thing for WC to do, they ignore and dont acknowledge their problems.
  46. 3 points
    Wildcard does it again.... thought about logging in to get the new emotes... learned they are character bound not account bound.... didn't bother. why they do this is beyond me. Having the emotes shared over your mulitple characters adds no advantage to game play. Don't want to spend the time collecting 75 bones per character to unlock the emotes for them all. more wasted time is all I see. Good job wildcard.
  47. 3 points
    PVP is hard. More news at 11.
  48. 3 points
    Official servers will not last forever.
  49. 3 points
    PVP community will continue to be bitter and toxic toward PVE'ers because PVE is widely regarded by the PVP community to be a "safe space". A wide spectrum of PVP players consider themselves above PVE players and are willfully ignorant of the reasons players prefer to play a different mode than them. It is widely known that a vast majority of PVP players exploit the best tames and glitches in order to compete against other tribes. The constant glitching and need to "one up" eachother on PVP forces WC to nerf useful tames and fun mechanics into the ground screwing over PVE players in the process. Not much will change for PVP. Everything will change for PVE.
  50. 3 points
    I remember way back when ARK came to the PS4. Back then I had to walk 9 miles to and 10 miles back, just to turn on my PS4. In 3 feet of snow! The only source of power was to ride a stationary bicycle, and we only had AOL dial up 56K internet. Of course, that didn't matter, as we were just excited to be playing a dinosaur game, as we huddled together in front of the TV, mostly for warmth, but also because we only had a 12" screen B & W television. Oh man, I mess those good old days! Dang Millennials ruin everything!
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