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  1. 52 points
    It's unfortunate that in the 60 seconds it took me to create this image, you think the dev team has completely stopped all work. The team have been and still are working hard to fix all high-priority issues.
  2. 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
  3. 25 points
    Fear evolved... Killer turkeys... Back when events were actually events not just a week of pretty things.
  4. 22 points
    Maybe you guys could finally add the Vampire/Werewolf disease transformations you had planned for Fear Evolved in 2016. I had a source tell me that you almost had it done and working well but then scrapped it. Other than that, I loved the Dodo Rex/Wyvern Events you used to have, so more of that kind of thing would be fun!
  5. 20 points
    Allow an option when placing or once placed to toggle show range on troughs this way we can place Dino's around them or litter our base with them and not have any Dino's out of range. The mechanic exists with Dino leash or Tek generators, just needs implementing into the radial menu for troughs
  6. 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
  7. 18 points
    There should be a way to separate the balances made to dinosaurs and game mechanics between PvE and PvP. Multiple balances have made PvE nothing but hard. Managarmr being a recent example, in PvE they're useless now thanks to the many balances made to make PvP better. Flier nerf was a huge change in PvE making fliers and transportation harder by forcing us to land since PvP was taking to the skies too often and the game tried to "ground" the fight
  8. 18 points
    Hope you guys find this Crunch informative as Jat and I dusted off our CM hats.
  9. 18 points
    Special perks like the increased loot quality from the Christmas event 2 years ago.
  10. 17 points
    Can you please kindly set those facts aside. People are complaining here.
  11. 17 points
    I see there's a lot of active conversation over this change. I'm monitoring and will relay all of this back to the team. If needed, it can be adjusted further.
  12. 14 points
    ARK: Community QOL Catalog ARK: Community QOL Catalog The ARK community catalog is a list of proposed changes from the community and the design team. It's an universal list that the design team will work off of when prioritizing work. This is not meant to indicate that the items listed will go into the game. What is a quality of life request? It's generally considered a minor tweak to something that will result in a major convenience. What's the point of this list? Being a gamer, I realize it's hard to realize what the development team have and haven't seen. This isn't meant to replace our traditional methods of raising concerns and requesting changes to the game. This is a visibility and awareness initiative. If something isn't on this list, it's very likely it's not on a radar. I believe there's some value in knowing that as a gamer. What about bugs and requesting new content? This list is meant to encompass quality of life requests. While that term may be subjective, this isn't a list that's meant to contain new game additions IE: Add 3 Man servers. It's also not meant to be a bug list IE: Fix Manticore landing. While we may benefit from a list that's dedicated to those things, that's not what this list is meant for. What should I expect to happen? What I'd like to do next is have a session with the design team and begin indicating things we aren't going to do. That will leave us with a list of things we'd actually work on. From there, I'd like to indicate when we begin working on an item off of this list Will you keep adding to this list? Yes. I'll only be adding new quality of life requests to this sheet though. There's no update frequency at this moment. What are the statuses? Complete: We've completed and deployed the line item Archived: It's an item that has been seen/discussed with the design and development team New: It has not been seen by the design and development team Queued: The development team likes the idea and will prioritize it to be included in the future. Not Considering: The design and development team has seen the line item but will not be adding it. Why Google Sheets? We have internal systems that we use for project management, and rather than adding another system for them to manage (Trello, etc), I'd rather keep it simple and straightforward for the moment. In addition, we have a forum that I'd prefer to utilize over Trello. If this is something that is sustainable, we'll look at different ways of integrating this into the forum. What do I do if my request isn't on here? If your request is a bug, a new addition to the game, or not generally considered to be a quality of life request, it won't make it on this list. If it is and it's not listed, it'll get added in time. Ok, enough.. Where is it? https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1oMHjs3UiR2OwvUn0V6QQogL4uT0XRtxrua8Gs6mFa5M/edit#gid=0
  13. 14 points
    Please give us ark fear evolved this year like we had playing legacy with dodowyvern and dodorex
  14. 13 points
    What about all those people that work weekends and can never experience the Evo events, they finally get a once-in-a-liftetime special Evo event in the week to enjoy. You don't get a weekend event on one occasion and you claim it's unfair. Geez what an attitude.
  15. 13 points
    Completely disagree. I've only been in the bog so far except for a quick spawn and peek around the other biomes and I absolutely love it EXCEPT for the insect swarms, those are broken as hell. True, it is definitely not an "easy" zone but the aesthetic of the bog is beautiful. It might be the best looking swamp I've ever seen in a game. Briefly went down into the ocean and wow once again it is beautiful. So much more detailed than the ocean in any other map. Cant wait to explore it more. It's day 2, everything is brand new and therefore harder. Give the map some time before you just throw your hands up and declare it a fail. Jesus people are so quick to quit something when it's not easy as pie.
  16. 13 points
    I know you ARK Devs get a lot of backlash when you have to delay the launch of another DLC, but if that means that we get a less buggy release AND simultaneous launch on all systems, I believe that it is worth it. Did we foresee another delay coming after the silence about Genesis this month, yes. But this doesn't mean we should tear apart these devs all over social media. At the end of the day, they've made a great game that we can all play and enjoy. Moreover, nobody wants to see more delays in the future. Not the players, and not the devs either. But things pop up, something goes wrong, other events outside of Genesis get in the way. That happens to everybody. I just hope that we can expect more accurate release dates beforehand when going into the launch of DLCs. And when things are going awry, I hope we can get the delay notice sooner rather than later, because then at least we're not so close to the release date with so much hype just for it to be yanked back even further. A message to the Devs, thanks for making such a great game and putting so much work into it. I'm sorry that you guys constantly have to deal with backlash from this kind of stuff, but we all love this game and the community built up around it. May we all hope for a great Genesis launch in February and more success with this stuff in the future. Thank you!
  17. 13 points
    "Are you serious? You Say you are releasing it December then you go onto say that you delay THEN you dont say anything for a whole month and THEN DELAY IT ANOTHER MONTH. You said that It was delayed a month 2 MONTHS BEFORE THE ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE HOW IS THAT NOT ENOUGH TIME. I am Demanding a refund from this dlc. Absolutely Ridiculous."
  18. 13 points
    Rest in Peace SMO ALCON, Ark Devs, and Ark Social Media, I have reached out to Wild Card a few times over email and messenger, but my requests turned up nothing so far and no responses so I figured I would try the forums. My tribe mate of 3+ years and nearly 5,000 hours has passed away from Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was only 17 years old when he passed. We are on Island Server 46 Official PVE. We have been setup there since the server opened 3 years ago. One of his last requests was for a Laptop so he could play games like Ark while hospitalized. We setup a GoFundMe server wide and reached enough people to get him the funds to do so. Unfortunately, he passed away a couple weeks ago. Pictures of his character sleeping in a bunk bed in front of a transmitter were even used at his funeral as seen in the attached image. SMO was his character name and he loved Gigas. I have fridges full of his podded Gigas of all colors. He even named the base GigaCity. He was an amazing guy and some of you may even have interacted with him as he was a heavy trader on the forums. We on server 46 would like to host a Giga March in his memory where we will run around the entire server with his Gigas following us on ours. All that I ask from the people of Ark or Wild Card is assistance in locating a means to let this Giga March lead to something greater. Maybe a non-profit organization donation, Cancer foundation donation or children cancer hospital donation of some kind. We could have multiple servers run Giga Marches and twitch stream them. I am open to anything and anyway to try and make a difference for future cancer patients. They could be gamers just like the rest of us, but struck down so young by a terrible disease. Please any ideas, mediums or ways to let this turn into something greater would be greatly appreciated. We will miss you SMO.
  19. 12 points
    If you're not enjoying it right now,just cryo your dinos and take a break
  20. 12 points
    Additional levels will be permanent and can be added onto max level.
  21. 11 points
  22. 11 points
    What does that have to do with anything? All that shows is the type of person you are.
  23. 11 points
  24. 11 points
    Honestly ... awesome way of saying absolutely nothing in so many words ...
  25. 11 points
    There's always that one person/group of people who just choose to live life miserable about everything
  26. 11 points
    Pfft. If the game was fixed, it wouldn't be ARK. That's part of the experience.
  27. 11 points
    Boosted maturation and egg incubation decrease like the valentines event
  28. 10 points
    The map itself is too restrictive compared to other maps. Not being able to ride a dino between the biomes like previous maps is a fail. Trying to use HLN-A can be a nightmare as it tends to just zip away most of the time you attempt to interact wih it. Not being able to use flying mounts on an open map is a fail unless it is a bug or locked behind progression. It just doesn't make sense other then function as a brake on the rate at which people can obtain resources. The only thing working on the tek suit is the helmet's vision modes and air, but nothing else? A big, fat, fail. Imposing restrictions rather then building the map to take already existing methods into account is always going to be a fail, regardless of game. This has already been proven plenty of times in the past, just google it, no need to repost it all here. You'd need a library for that much information, not a thread in a forum. I started a new character in the bog biome and by the time the initial white screen went away and i could see the enviorment my character was pretty much dead, at around 10% health from deadly gas and the infernal insect swarms that are literally everywhere you go. They need to be toned down. You kill one swarm and 3 will take its place in seconds. It also rains 99% of the time and the fog's so thick you can barely see a thing. A real bog doesn't have near-constant rain. All the effects are causing a lot of lag on a standard PS4 without a solid state drive. Of course i could install a solid state drive but if the game won't work smoothly on the hardware that the console came with then it just simply wasn't designed right and needs to be tweaked, end of story. While mounted the game pauses between 2 - 5 seconds every 50 or so feet traveled. Hopefully this will get optimized over time. So far i have checked out the bog, snow, and ocean biomes and the only place i would even think of building is on the back of a Megachelon and i doubt i'll find much of anything in the volcanic or lunar biomes where i would want to build. Base building is a big part of this game after all yet Genesis clearly wasn't designed with that in mind but instead made to fit only a portion of the playerbase of the game, mostly people who prefer to play PvP but i'm tired of constantly running into people who can't PvP without using glitches, and then calling you trash, in pretty much any game, not just ARK, so i don't play PvP anymore unless it's with friends who i know will play legit. For PvE this map is lacking, a lot. Sure, there are missions to do but i haven't tried any of them yet so can't comment on them. What i have read from other peoples comments on them i don't even know if i want to.
  29. 10 points
    NO more Pod timers on PVE!!! Thank you! Holy crap! No more Cryopod timers on PVE!! What a game changer. Seriously. Cut down on lag, less dinos out ready to be pregoed, less dinos out for boss fights. No more worrying about feeding boss teams. Faster to unpod than to leave them out and move them around in place. What a freaken concept. FINALLY! You know how much time this will save? How much lag it will actually save across all servers? Just wow, finally! Something promising in a change! Good lord, took long enough. THANK YOU!
  30. 10 points
    I get it but I lap the loot is supposed to be a prize not trash, the least I could’ve expected out of it is materials from grinding. Especially with the new grind all feature... the no grind loot is brand new and unnecessary it makes the grinder practically useless.
  31. 10 points
    why even build a base that big anymore? you cant even move around in it without experience frame lag lol. learn to build small efficient bases
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  34. 10 points
    i rather see genesis delayed 2 months then they release it to early with a crapton of bugs
  35. 10 points
    new dinos like the skeleton ones that you had to kill and looked cool Music as well loved the Christmas and Halloween music in-game
  36. 9 points
    Nice to see WildCard pushing the advertising campaign when there are players who can't even play because the last update created a blue screen issue #Priorities
  37. 9 points
    Because alot of people aren't happy they are fixing this, I am very happy though and find it funny how many have actually been abusing this
  38. 9 points
    Now when you going do something about everyone teleporting corrupt gigas to ppls base and destroy all the hard work in pve
  39. 9 points
  40. 9 points
    My proposal would be to, instead of nerfing them into the ground, to simply add better ways to counter them. In my opinion, which would actually make a lot of sense considering they are "ice jumpers", would be to make them extremely weak against; . Currently, they take less damage from fire than an Alpha Rex (Mana lvl 1 takes 66 dmg per tick, while an Alpha Rex lvl 1 takes 100 dmg per tick from a primitive crossbow with Flame Arrows). This doesn't make much sense to be honest, does it? So yeah, my proposal would be: Scale incoming fire damage to at least 5x what it currently is. While the Manas are on fire and melting, they cannot use their breath attack, cannot jump, etc. but can only walk to safety. Woops. Just like that they are no longer the kings of the map. Players start carrying Flame Arrows/Flamethrower, they also start using their dusty Fire Wyverns again, etc. They could even be ignitable with torches; imagine a tribe of naked pyromaniacs on the beach, silently hidden in the bushes, rushing and keeping on the ground an unsuspected Mana until there is just a puddled saddle remaining. Only to say that constantly nerfing everything down is not the solution! It really just ruin all the fun. Control the meta by giving players better ways to compete instead!!
  41. 9 points
    R.I.P. My only issue with these official PVP balances is that they are always forced on unofficials.
  42. 9 points
    Adding new dinos that would just do the same things as the dinos we already have would become boring very fast. Adding stuff like this, whatever it is, can add much more variety and encourage more people to get them or craft them rather than spend time going out and taming a dino that is the same as everything else. I think by now, after 3 DLCs and more to come that people should have come to terms with the fact this is not a 100% dino game.
  43. 9 points
    I've done trading before, with some of the biggest traders in Ark. And there have been times when the trade was for a large amount of desired resources. Since there is a transfer limit of 50 stacks of anything at one time, and weight being an issue, sometimes using an alliance as a means of trade is the only reasonable course of action. In such cases I've been invited to an alliance to ease the burden of trading. Many people have and have been honest in their dealings. This is a fairly common practice in trading although going forward it probably won't be. You're right, it's not a bug. It's a horribly designed mechanic that can be exploited. And it's not ignorance about not knowing enough about the alliance system, it's being part of a community and how that community functions through a trade system that is also horribly designed. Instead of snarky comments perhaps show a little bit of freaking empathy for a person who just had thousands of hours wasted and potentially had an amazing game ruined for them. edit: Poppet, if they're still playing send my sympathies. Sucks it happened to them when they've always been fair and nice traders.
  44. 9 points
    I mean, all we've seen are early teasers. Give them time and they'll start releasing Mysterious Mysteries. But look, this has been a sci fi game for a long time. This is a game about forced evolution. I really like that they use fantastical creatures as well as historical ones. It is honestly more fun imo. Edit: edited for reading comprehension on my part.
  45. 9 points
    Bah. Already tired of all the whining. The cheapskates just need to mow more lawns. The game is incredible value for the $$$.
  46. 9 points
    Valguero Transfer Timeline Similar to other map expansions transfers are disabled until these dates: PC Transfers In Enabled October 1st Transfers Out Enabled July 8th Console (XBOX/PS4) Transfers In Enabled October 29th Transfers Out Enabled Aug 5th
  47. 9 points
    Read the room Wildcard. We don't want new stuff that's only temporary. We want you give permanent fixes for the current problems plaguing the game.
  48. 8 points
    Just a small Quality of Life improvement, please make Ankylo auto-harvest metal like Doedicurus does with stone! Would be nice to get the metal on side of the mountains without a Quetzal. Thank you.
  49. 8 points
    All my tames have been wiped out After being tired of extreme pillaring by a tribe I decided to have 4 brontos and 4 mammoth blocking their base . Last night I logged in to an empty base , all my tames were gone , over 100 top or near top Dino’s , full team of top boss rexes with top armor saddle , full team of top therizino top saddle . I had no warnings or any form of contact from wildcard. This seems like an unfair and extreme punishment considering is first time I was doing this . I understand I was in the wrong, but on the other hand wildcard is doing nothing to prevent pillaring which is the most annoying thing on official servers.
  50. 8 points
    The dates have been corrected. My body just didn't want to type Friday the 13th!
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