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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.

Fran.

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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The Ends Of Invention, posted on Mon Sep 5 12:12:09 2022
Posted by: Kake
Category: General
Several things to report from last weekend's craft-themed Bugfix Weekend:

* A single-use soft rag that will strip wax from woodworked items is now available wherever woodwork tools are sold.

* Crafted candles now last twice as long as they used to.

* Small silver needles, heavy duty needles, and whalebone needles are no longer weapons. (This is part of an ongoing change to improve the underlying code to stop us having to fix needle bugs/implement needle ideas in three separate places.)

* D...

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Caconym, posted on Tue Aug 16 18:23:13 2022
Posted by: Kake
Category: General
The "groups" and "group list" commands now have extra syntaxes allowing you to specify brief output (e.g. "groups brief").

The Mano Rossa guild title "Rooftop Rambler" has been changed to "Socio Rossa", for a more in-theme feel. (Please note that this is cod Italian rather than real Italian, and so there is no need to typo rep the lack of noun-adjective agreement.)

Inhuming the Lag/Laggy-San now counts towards the Lagbuster achievement.

The feather charm available from the Harbour Marke...

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Keepin' Safe, Gettin' Some Respect, posted on Sun Aug 7 18:25:57 2022
Posted by: Guildenstern
Category: General
* You can now use filters for Coffee Nostra families with 'who' in the same way as for Agatean families.

* Sonkies now no longer weigh nearly half a pound.

* Some new safes have been installed: one in CWC, two in Ankh-Morpork, one in Genua.

* The dragon harp and recital harp are now noticeably harder to play than they were.

* The shipwright's on Minaret Street can now be used to repair wooden items.

* Quinbury Soames now stocks marbleable envelopes as well as paper.

* The 'Blackbird' achievement ...

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Miscellaneous 'can't Think Of A Punny Title' Fixes, posted on Mon Jul 18 22:41:23 2022
Posted by: Guildenstern
Category: General
* Mr Vitiolo has begun restoring damaged quills in his shop on Brookless Street, Ankh-Morpork.

* Pens, styli, and so forth should no longer answer to 'quill'.

* Most writing implements now weigh more sensible amounts.

* Erasers now weigh a nonzero amount, and can be used to erase signatures in pencil.

* Parchments are now no longer also made of paper.

* The achievement 'Patron Saint of Perforators' now does actually put up a portrait of the most recent achiever in the Stab in the Back pub. Unless...

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Things And Stuff And Bits And Pieces, posted on Sun Jul 3 18:48:06 2022
Posted by: Guildenstern
Category: General
We have a collection of fixes and minor improvements for you!

* You can now use eg. 'pour 1/5 of ink well onto sponge' when staining. Using less or more than the amount the sponge needs will waste some. Using 'pour ink well on sponge' will still automatically take the correct amount (1/5 of the capacity of a standard ink well). The bug whereby using 'onto' would occasionally not colour the sponge has been fixed.

* Player-made staves are now slightly lighter than they were, which is to say they a...

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