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Category: Wizards
Topic: Wizard Spells
Message #: 842
Author: GS4-KEIOS
Date: 02/04/2015 05:14 PM EST
Subject: Bug Fix to Familiar Gate

Please be aware that I have just released a bug fix to Familiar Gate that has fixed a very old bug.

Wizards will now find that their portals will no longer allow groups of infinite size to pass through. Gates will now utilize a skill check to determine what number of people will fit before the portal destabilizes.

-KEIOS

Category: Wizards
Topic: Wizard Spells
Message #: 845
Author: GS4-KEIOS
Date: 02/04/2015 08:58 PM EST
Subject: Bug Fix to Familiar Gate

>> Curious if the failures look similiar to what a sorcerer experiences intra-realm transporting with too many people. I suppose the next question is which of the wizard's skills goes into increasing the number of group members. Possibly just wizard ranks and the use of a familiar gate rune?

If the wizard leads the group, they will be warned that there are too many in the group to get through.

The skills involved are Wizard Spells known and Elemental Mana Control.

-KEIOS

Category: Wizards
Topic: Wizard Spells
Message #: 847
Author: GS4-KEIOS
Date: 02/04/2015 10:39 PM EST
Subject: Bug Fix to Familiar Gate

>>what if the wizard is on the other side and opening a portal for people to come to his location? what if they step through one by one?

Only the wizard who cast the portal and leads the group will have an idea of the size limit of their own portal.

The portal will handle a certain number of people up to the caster's ability.

It does not matter which direction they are going or how they are grouped. As soon as that number of people step through, or the original caster steps through, the portal will close.

-KEIOS

Category: Wizards
Topic: Wizard Spells
Message #: 863
Author: GS4-KEIOS
Date: 02/08/2015 02:58 PM EST
Subject: Bug Fix to Familiar Gate

It's definitely broken. The formula for additional people is very generous. With 100 Wizard spell ranks and 100 ranks of Elemental Mana Control, it will allow up to 24 people.

GameMaster Estild