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  1. For the last half hour or so, my wife and I have been trying to get back into Official Server Center60 PVE, and have utterly failed. Some of our friends never crashed out of the server, some crashed out but got back in, and some, like us, are still waiting reentry. While this is going on, many, but not all, other servers are showing up on the Sessions list. Any ideas why this happens from time to time? I'd guess about once a month or so, we get this odd behavior.
  2. Doedicurus Can't Turn

    Having a weapon active in your hand can also trigger that problem. Hit q or whatever your handheld item slot is linked to, to put it away, and see if that helps.
  3. Life Span of the Legacy Servers

    A lot of time and creativity over months and years has been used to make bases, breed dinos, and generally build a community.. a community that has been lied to repeatedly, and is now being stabbed in the back in favor of tons of new players and their fresh, new money.. and this is just the whining of vocal minorities? PVP gets trashed all the time, I would expect, and they are used to it, so are probably not as aggravated over the creation of Legacy servers. PVE is a different kind of game altogether, and we just wanted to be allowed to build, trade, and breed peacefully (for the most part), and were given to understand that we would be. That was a lie. A blatant, coldly calculated, meant to keep our mouths shut until the game went live so as not to scare off the new buyers, lie.
  4. server repurpose list.

    Anybody notice that they said they'd be revisiting this every few months, and continuing to repurpose low-pop servers? So, what if they simply expunge the lowest 10% each time? How long before they get what they seem to have originally wanted, everyone playing on servers of the 'new' post-release variety? I've seen no clear evidence of this, but I do have to wonder if they are just trying to ease the old-timers out of their comfy old-timer servers.. or just get em to quit, now that they have their money.
  5. Our lake base on Ragnarok 13 had several dinos, which had completely vanished when we logged in and checked today. My wife takes care of them every other day, and had just fed the things yesterday, and the tribe log said they had been unclaimed due to being left alone for several days. What the heck could possibly cause that???
  6. Per-Dino behavior setting to toggle "Ally Looking"

    Annoying.
  7. Server is bouncing in and out, badly. DO NOT TRANSFER A TOON TO THIS SERVER!!! If you do, it will VERY likely be lost in a rollback.
  8. I'd heard that this was largely due to intentional attacks on the system, enabling tribes to duplicate items. If you have an item, dino or whatever, and transfer it off-server right before a crash/rollback, it will reappear in your inventory when the server comes back up.. and still be wherever you sent it to. I was under the impression that every item and dino had a unique ID tag, so I don't see how this is even possible. That being said, I've seen it happen by accident, as well as the opposite problem, having an item you just transferred TO a corrupted server vanish forever when the rollback hits, since it is only that one server being reset, not the whole game.
  9. Can anything be done about egg farms?

    Yup. Pvp has, for better or worse, its own solution set built in for such things. Pve, however, leaves players largely at the mercy of the whims of others in such circumstances. There is nothing against the rules, neither letter nor spirit, in building whatever you want, and no official reason to care whether you are affecting the ability of others to enjoy the game to its fullest. This situation is the dark side to cross server trading, enabling people to get around the 500 dino per tribe limit by storing their dinos on other servers. I'm not saying get rid of transfers; I'm just wondering if anyone has any ideas on what might be done to make this less of a problem.
  10. If your server has, after months of struggle, gotten enough people to thin their herds of dinos, and reach a point below tame cap with pretty stable results.. and a tribe from off-server comes in and throws up a HUGE egg farm with multiple buildings and countless dinos just sitting there for their eggs, firmly slamming your entire server back into the tame cap, is there any reasonable - or unreasonable - recourse?
  11. The Center - Redwood Biome trees missing

    It was fixed in the most recent patch
  12. It seems that raw meat is decaying much faster than before this latest patch, or maybe the one before it. I've not sat down to calculate the exact rate, but things that normally would have had meat leftover when I come back after sleep or work only have spoiled meat left.
  13. WARNING!!! Danger in xfering!

    Do not transfer dinos to a Ragnarok server. Rollbacks made nearly a dozen REALLY good dinos disappear forever after a transfer was erased in a rollback.
  14. The Center - Redwood Biome trees missing

    Still an issue. Still no actual response beyond the autoreply crap one.
  15. Changes to Pillar Structure Decay!

    I'm waiting for the "Reach through screen and smack griefing asshats with a wet, but still dead, cod" mod.