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Well, Colour Me Fiery!, posted on Wed Apr 5 16:49:47 2023
Posted by: Evensong
Category: General
Maisey Bent has continued to find ways to improve the Fools Guild. Working on suggestions from the Fools she has talked to she has negotiated with the alchemists and has managed to secure some peculiar substances that burn with different colours.

Discworlds elemental forces have also caught up with recent events and wetness and foolish fireballs will now work more realistically together.

Assay, Assay, Assay!, posted on Tue Apr 4 16:48:53 2023
Posted by: Evensong
Category: General
Maisey Bent is already complaining about having to tidy away charred corpses of Fools. To avoid this happening so often she has devised a method of determining how powerful a fuel is without having to put it in your mouth and set fire to it.

She has also restricted sales of some of her items to those who have proven they know how to use said items safely[1].

[1] well, wisely[2]

[2] no, sensibly....argh! You know what I mean!

Fools Fail To Accept That They Are A Joke Guild, posted on Mon Apr 3 22:36:09 2023
Posted by: Evensong
Category: General
Having heard that the Fools' Guild was a joke, Maisey Bent has taken a break from her travels to see what she can do to help out around the guild.

She has just arrived and doesn't know how best to assist but we're sure that she will find her feet in the next few days.

In the meantime please say hello and make her feel a home.

Home Decor And Other Animals, posted on Wed Feb 8 18:23:06 2023
Posted by: Guildenstern
Category: General
* The Djelibeybi real estate receptionist will now explicitly tell blacklisted players that the reason they can't bid is that they've been blacklisted.

* Real estate offices that control leased properties (i.e. shops) now have a notice listing the dates when the leases will end.

* Sum Flying Duck, who lays tatami matting in Bes Pelargic, no longer talks about carpet.

* Various issues relating to pluralisation of appliques have been fixed.

* A blood splatter applique has been added to Nese St...

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Me, I'm Counting, posted on Sat Dec 10 17:56:26 2022
Posted by: Kake
Category: General
* A bug with the squirming black tentacle has been fixed. You can no longer hold this with any of your limbs (even the normal ones) when under the effects of Booch's Extremal Polymorphism. On the bright side, this means that your tentacle will no longer be eaten by a silent runtime error.

* Playerhouse rooms can now have up to six different types of decoration on the surfaces (floor, ceiling, walls) before the description gets collapsed into "X are multicoloured". (If you have a room that stil...

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Displacement Activity, posted on Wed Dec 7 15:01:49 2022
Posted by: Kake
Category: General
* You can now drag things underwater.

* Knocking other people's pets off the DJB walls is now properly PK-checked.

* A small number of chicken feathers can now be picked up from among those littering Staff Sergeant Grout Ilbilee's "office" in Lancre.

* Master Gildworthy has been persuaded to tidy up and label his stock better. A stack labelled e.g. "A six-foot riving of birch" will now be birch all the way down, until his assistant changes the stock around.

* In other woodworking news, gingko ri...

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Less Picky Paperwork., posted on Sun Oct 30 13:58:18 2022
Posted by: Fran
Category: General
I have updated how you can refer to scrolls by the spell they hold. You no longer have to fully specify the spell name and may just use parts of the name.

This fixes a bug that made it impossible to refer to a Cherry Blossoms in Bloom scroll (or A Cup of Tea and Sake scroll if you had options input andascomma=on).

Existing scrolls will only be updated when they next load, so if you have any issues with a scroll you can su with it in your inventory to fix it.


Ignorance Is Bliss, Or At Least Safety., posted on Sat Oct 22 11:09:10 2022
Posted by: Guildenstern
Category: General
Labels can no longer be stuck to people who are ignoring you.

On a similar note, wands that don't do damage (eg. garlic breath, icing sugar, paintball) can no longer be zapped at people who are ignoring you.

Serious Callers Only, posted on Wed Oct 19 14:08:05 2022
Posted by: Kake
Category: General
* Fairy godmothers are now able to speak ungarbled while underwater, and their instructions for getting them to help you have been clarified.

* As previously warned about on the Frog board, the sea serpent in the sailing mission will now break TPA and bugshield on the first hit.

* A few new items of Bharatri-themed clothing/jewellery have been added in Djelibeybi; specifically, in the posh dress shop, the wedding shop and the Ibis Parade clothes shop.

* The locate command has been updated to work...

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The Ends Of Invention, Part 2, posted on Thu Oct 13 18:19:41 2022
Posted by: Kake
Category: General
Last month's craft-themed Bugfix Weekend was so much fun that we did it again! Here are the results.

* The values of finesmithed items have been improved in line with the cost of the minimum materials required to make them (i.e. the finesmithing process will now always add value, assuming you aren't using bars larger than the ones needed).

* The Agatean engraving book now has patterns for water buffalo and feathered crane designs.

* Quilting and embroidery needles can now be threaded directly fr...

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