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Special Scheduling, posted on Sun Mar 30 12:54:22 2014
Posted by: Pit
Category: Guilds
As part of an ongoing project to work the snags out of the combat code, the way "specials" are scheduled has seen some changes. This should not have a very noticeable effect; however, you may find that when multiple special attacks are queued, they will execute just a bit faster (but perhaps not in the order you queued them!), and you will no longer get mysterious unarmed rounds during armed combat.

(Yes, we are aware that there are some other problems with the way combat currently works, and w...

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The Fast Track To Testing, posted on Mon Mar 24 11:53:44 2014
Posted by: Borealis
Category: Playtesters (domain pages)
Playtesters who have previously left the domain in good standing, for example due to commitments in real life, and wish to return, may now request fast track re-entry to the domain by contacting a PT Exec.

Any such applications will be considered on their merits as always.

Dissolving Relationships, posted on Mon Mar 24 11:41:32 2014
Posted by: Borealis
Category: Am (domain pages)
The Ankh-Morpork Lawyer's office in the Flintwick Building is now able to remove the spouse relationships of Husband and Wife even where no formal marriage has taken place. Quickie divorces are cheaper if both parties attend the lawyer's office together, or one party has been absent for a significant period.

Logon / Player Shops, posted on Wed Mar 19 03:44:53 2014
Posted by: Borealis
Category: Special
Those who have dealings with player shops may notice a new logon notification telling them which shops have royalties for them.

Edit: In slightly related news, bank master and franchise counters now show deposit fee percentages when looking at the counter.


Real Estate Refunds (CWC), posted on Sun Mar 9 03:55:50 2014
Posted by: Borealis
Category: Cwc (domain pages)
A clerical error in the Imperial Institute of Commercial and Fiscal Responsibility has been identified and rectified. As a result, the first choice bank for all refunds from the Imperial Real Estate office will now be the First Imperial Bank. His Imperial Imperiousness is sure that citizens will rest happy in the knowledge that foreign ghosts will no longer receive their rhinu by default.

Death's Overtime, posted on Mon Mar 3 19:45:37 2014
Posted by: Aristophanes
Category: Guilds
Death has noticed an alarming tendency for people to die their final deaths, and subsequently rely upon the Rite of AshKente to return - forcing him to work a considerable amount of overtime in the process.

Suffice it to say that he has become tired of all the extra unnecessary work, and has made Arrangements to ensure that his time is adequately compensated.

(Translation: As per the Frog post warning, the changes to the Rite of AshKente have now been implemented. The changes relate to conseq...

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