classic-1411 commented on 1.30.2 Patch Notes 17 days ago
Yes, and yes. Thank you.
classic-1411 commented on 1.30.2 Patch Notes 17 days ago

Howdy,

The crashes in lobby are caused by an update to unavailable games. We’ve identified the issue and will have a hotfix out as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience!

We’ll address crashes and server issues first, then move on to other topics once those critical issues are resolved. Keep the reports coming. Go team.

Cheers,
Classic

Mark_Chandler commented on 1.30.2 Patch Notes 17 days ago
Overdage:

I cant create an account!

I get a error after clicking “ok” in the account creation screen: “An error occurred while processing the request.”

Thanks for the report. This issue is now fixed.

classic-1411 submitted 1.30.2 Patch Notes 17 days ago

Hail Warchiefs, Lichs, Commanders, and Keepers,

We’re excited to release our first patch since announcement of Reforged! There are many great improvements, balance updates, and you can officially install classic Warcraft III if you own Reforged. The known issues will be patched very soon™. Installers can be found here:

SPECIFIC CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS

  • Installation now supports verification of Reforged pre-purchase or legacy keys
  • Added a filter for lobby name
  • Added a filter for map name (prefix with @)
  • Maps will now be uploaded and downloaded from the cloud
  • All custom games from all gateways are now visible in the lobby browser
  • Port forwarding is no longer required to host your favorite map for custom games
  • Network traffic encrypted
  • Updated custom game listing to have all games (for filtering) but list still shows the first 100 games
  • Added region filter to custom game filter
  • Added auto refresh of game information if less than 100 games on list
  • Custom games that are full or cannot be joined are grayed out on games list (refresh to remove)
  • Added kick and ban to player menu
  • Limited color menu to selectable colors
  • For arranged forces, changing player color will change player slot in game list
  • Hosts have * next to their name
  • Latency is shown on the right side of player list
  • Improved peer-to-peer map transfer to increase download speed
  • Game lobby is hosted in the cloud in closest supported data center to host
  • Host leaving will not end game

HOST COMMANDS

  • !ban [name|slot]
  • !unban [name|slot]
  • !closeall
  • !openall
  • !hold [name]
  • !holds [name] [slot]
  • !swap [x] [y]
  • !abort
  • !kick [name|slot]

PLAYER COMMANDS

  • !mute [name|slot]
  • !unmute [name|slot]

BUG FIXES

  • Desyncs with certain custom maps resolved
  • Observer API outputting accurate information
  • Custom sound files with meta data play again
  • Breath of Fire translated in Italian
  • JASS Mouse Event IDs reverted to pre-1.30.0 order

KNOWN ISSUES

  • A host leaving a LAN game sometimes removes other players
  • Custom Hero Survival has a desync with random ability related to legacy code
  • !ban command is not functioning when typed but does function from the drop down menu
  • Instantly joining a custom game after it is created will cause errors and prevent the game from being listed for a period of time
  • If the host leaves a LAN game all remaining players will instantly be taken to the score screen
  • Leaving and rejoining a lobby with full observers can cause a crash if at least one player is on a Mac
  • Players may become desynchronized when a custom game starts using The Third War Reborn

BALANCE UPDATES

Hero Balance Changes
Archmage
Brilliance Aura

  • Level 3 mana regeneration increased from 1.75 to 2.00 per second

Blood Mage
Flamestrike

  • Reduced casting delay from 1.33 to .9 on all levels

Keeper of the Grove
Force of Nature

  • Treant damage reduced from 16 to 15

Entangling Roots

  • Level 2: Duration reduced from 5 to 4 seconds
  • Level 3: Duration reduced from 7 to 6 seconds

Warden
Base Stats

  • +1 Intelligence

Pit Lord
Base Stats

  • +1 Agility

Orc Balance Changes
Tauren Totem
Base Stats

  • HP reduced from 1200 to 900

Human Balance Changes
Priest
Base Stats

  • Mana regeneration increased from .67 to .72

Spell Breaker
Tech Tree

  • Control Magic now requires Keep instead of Castle

Control Magic

  • Control Magic mana requirement reduced from 45% of enemy HP to 35% of enemy HP

Cannon Tower
Base Stats

  • Build time reduced from 75 to 65
  • Gold cost reduced from 200 to 150

Night Elf Balance Changes
Huntress
Base Stats

  • Decreased base damage from 16 to 15 (17-19 to 16-18)

Sentinel

  • Is an upgrade again. 100/100 cost, 20 second research, on Ancient of War, requires Hunters Hall, no longer requires Tree of Ages
  • Duration increased from 3 minutes to 5 minutes

Druid of the Talon
Base Stats

  • Gold cost reduced from 150 to 145

Glaive Thrower
Base Stats

  • Base damage decreased from 50 to 44

Undead Balance Changes
Acolyte
Base Stats

  • Movement speed reduced from 250 to 235

Items
Wand of Lightning Shield

  • Duration reduced from 20 seconds to 10 seconds
  • This reduces total damage from 400 to 200
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classic-1411 submitted PTR 1.30.2 Updated Update with Updates 20 days ago

Greetings Raiders, Tinkerers, Harbingers, and Wardens,

Thanks for organizing playtests and feedback to help vet 1.30.2. Go team. Here’s another battery of fixes for your adept examination.

PTR Client Installers

Changes & Specific Improvements

  • Mac Reforged prepurchase verification flow now available

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed arranged teams
  • Zeroing out map files
  • Not always finding existing maps
  • Map download timeout increased to 10 minutes
  • Not being able to join full game when you have a reserved slot
  • Fixed kicking or banning player in reserved slot causing ui to fail
  • Game start disabled if players are downloading map files
  • Fixed issues with leaving and joining as Observer
  • Fixed not being able to join a game with only Observer slots free
  • Fixed being able to create fake player slots when swapping from observer back to full player slots
  • Fixed chat appearing from wrong player name
  • Fixed player color assignment in custom games

Known Issue

  • Some maps cause desync on game start (we’ve added the ability to track maps that cause the issue)
  • Blizzard maps included with game install will always cloud download
Mark_Chandler commented on Lobby desyc/dl Bug (Classic Team Attention) 22 days ago
Thanks for the report. This is one of the known current bugs that will be fixed with next patch.
Mark_Chandler commented on Can't play more than 2 players on PTR 22 days ago
Thanks for the report. We will investigate.
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classic-1411 submitted PTR 1.30.2 Holiday Weekend Edition 27 days ago

Greetings Raiders, Tinkerers, Harbingers, and Wardens,

Thanks to everyone exposing issues with the PTR build. Here’s another for your critique over the upcoming US holiday weekend.

Please invite your friends that purchased Reforged to come test the new installer that allows them access to classic Warcraft III:
https://www.battle.net/download/getInstallerForGame?os=win&locale=enUS&version=PTR&gameProgram=WARCRAFT_3

SPECIFIC CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS

  • Players can install by verifying Reforged pre-purchase or with legacy keys (Windows only for PTR - we’ll have Mac for live servers)

BUG FIXES

  • Ban menu option working as intended again
  • Hosts can no longer be banned
  • Players can join game the last slot reserved slot
  • Menus no longer pause on lobby exit
  • Closed lobbies no longer show as full
  • Computer team number no longer increases on every change
  • Full lobbies won’t appear grayed out on loading of the game list
  • Music volume during sound fade in tune
  • Aborting during count down no longer closes the lobby
  • Map file won’t lock after lobby exit
  • Players can swap to observer slots
  • LAN observers no longer create extra player slots
  • Reserved colors no longer have duplicates
  • Player pings no longer appear next to open slots
  • Player slots sort correctly
  • Start button disabled when players are downloading the map file
  • Joining lobbies too quickly no longer causes unexpected behavior

KNOWN ISSUES

  • In rare instances map files will be corrupted when leaving a lobby during download
  • Peer-to-peer transfer can fail under high latency
Mark_Chandler commented on Desyncing in Custom games - 1.30.1 28 days ago
What map are you playing? What computer os are you using? What is your ISP? Are you running antivirus/firewall applications?
Mark_Chandler commented on Desyncing in Custom games - 1.30.1 28 days ago
Hi There, Sorry to hear you having issues. Are you able to try the PTR client (see sticked post) and see if you still have the same problem? Thanks
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Mark_Chandler commented on Dedicated servers please! 29 days ago
Might i suggest reading the PTR patch notes on the top of the forums.
Mark_Chandler commented on Where is reforged 1.30.2 PTR link Download? 29 days ago

Strange that the download from that page disappeared. Will investigate as too why.

In the short term please use this link to download the installer: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/static-assets.classic.blizzard.com/public/Warcraft+III+Public+Test+Launcher.exe

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Mark_Chandler commented on PTR 1.30.2 Updated 31 days ago
Thanks for the feed back on the server issues. Will ensure they are looked at for the next PTR patch.
Mark_Chandler commented on PTR 1.30.2 Updated 31 days ago
Still connect to the same US gateway just the game server will be in EU if it has lower ping.
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Mark_Chandler commented on PTR 1.30.2 Updated 32 days ago
Thanks for the feedback and testing the PTR. Ill add that to our bug list.
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