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MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 200!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • New boat sounds
  • Scientists Compound Monument
  • Facial Hair Style 04
  • New chainsaw sounds
  • Added underwater rock formations
  • Projectile trajectory verification is now enabled by default (hack)
  • Added Diving Goggles - better underwater visiblity
  • Added Diving Wetsuit - cold/wet protection
  • Added Diving Flippers - faster water movement, slower land movement
  • Added Diving Cylinder - breathe underwater for 10 mins
  • Added dive sites and underwater loot crates
  • Added first person clothing
  • Local player footsteps are quieter than other players
  • Misc sound polish and mix tweaks
  • Improved Hair Textures and Materials
  • Improved Hair Dye Colours
  • ai_dormant true by default (server performance)
  • Improved Hapis offshore junkpile spawns
  • Improved Hapis Ch47 drop points
  • Added CH47 drop point to SiteA (Hapis)
  • Hapis Pumping station has slightly larger prevent building volume
  • Block player inputting items into elite crates
  • Block player inputting items into APC crate
  • High external walls and gates decay much faster when placed outside of TC range
  • Improved Ambient Occlusion
  • Improved underwater rendering
  • Improved CPU-side rendering performance
  • EAC SDK update
  • No longer broadcast effects to players in the connection queue (optimization)
  • Optimized radial RPCs
  • AI can reason about hostility marked players
  • Support for stationary scientists at Compound
  • Support for patrolling scientists at Compound
  • Scientists can now search for lost targets
  • Improved AI for mounted scientists
  • Stationary scientists looks at players that get close enough
  • Fixed animals spawning inside small cliffs on Hapis
  • Fixed some broken Hapis map sounds
  • Fixed nudity censor clipped by water surface; e.g. rowboat
  • Fixed crafting queue dropped item server crash exploit
  • Fixed multiple position ticks received in the same frame being ignored on the client
  • Fixed issue where AI dormant + server network caching would corrupt position timestamps
  • Fixed floating base build using triangular wall conditional models
  • Fixed server side stair collider rotation sometimes being incorrect after rotating
  • Fixed roof side exploits
  • Fixed fanned wall stacking exploits
  • Fixed foundation steps sometimes being unplaceable
  • Fixed speed resource gathering (hack)
  • Fixed speed swim and crouch (hack)
  • Fixed looting dropped items through walls (hack)
  • Fixed placing deployables through walls (hack)
  • Fixed damage through walls via head clipping (hack)
  • Fixed silent melee swing and attack (hack)
  • Fixed silent projectile impacts (hack)
  • Fixed sign upload lag (exploit)
  • Fixed rapid fire bow (hack)
  • Fixed unlimited oxygen (hack)
  • Fixed chat UI corruption (exploit)
  • Fixed crossbow attachments turning invisible when no arrow is loaded
  • Can no longer spears etc under water
  • Mounted players auto dismount if their head clips geometry
  • Can no longer mount moving boats if the boat has a driver
  • Junkpile scientists no longer hover over the ground
  • Junkpile scientists despawn with the junkpile
  • Scientist burst firing stop when they lose target
  • Fixed range consideration for mounted scientists
  • Fixed animal spawning where they would sometimes not come to life
  • Scientists should no longer crouch walk
  • Optimized the Geiger Counter
MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 199!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • Added Powered rowboat vehicle
  • Added Chinook Event
  • Multiple seats in vehicles
  • Added lakeside forests
  • Added Birch, Oak and Beech trees
  • Added projectile pooling (gunfight performance)
  • Bullets now impact water
  • Added server asset warmup (performance hiccups)
  • New client side entity parenting (performance, vehicle support)
  • Added triangular conditional wall models
  • Junkpile Scientists
  • Hapis - Added Junkyard monument
  • Hapis - Added Outpost B3 small monument
  • Hapis - Added sewer branch monument
  • Hapis - Added Collapsed Tunnel small monument
  • Hapis - Mining outpost
  • Added vehicle spawns to Savas KOTH
  • Added horse meat (needs icons)
  • vehicle_flipy and vehicle_sensitivity convars (unused)
  • Hair Cap system
  • Head and Facial hair styles
  • Player Corpses float on water
  • Variable wind animation
  • Added floating offshore junkpiles
  • Updated ingame map to be more detailed
  • Map coords swapped so that the letter is horizontal
  • Eye Adaptation and LUTs updated
  • Tweaks to dynamic grass and terrain splat colours to align
  • Re-added display of decals on static furnace, mining quarry, pumpjack & small refinery
  • Changes to ocean and river reflectivity to be more physically accurate
  • Caves Spikes Trap nerfed
  • Major network interpolation & extrapolation improvements
  • Updated EAC
  • Stripped server schema refresh (performance hiccups)
  • Significantly improved shading on new foliage
  • Increased overall forest sizes
  • Big mix pass over most of the sounds in game
  • Spawning scientists are invulnerable until activated
  • Scientist reaction time goes up when they get hit
  • Hapis - Updated Site A and B tunnels
  • Hapis - 8 new cave and tunnels
  • Hapis - updated roads
  • Hapis - Updated site b tunnels to have radiation
  • Updated Savas KOTH loot table with all recently added items
  • AK47 has more hip aimcone
  • Water reflections
  • Temporal anti-aliasing
  • Pubic, Armpit and Eyebrow hair
  • AK47 has more difficult recoil
  • Added 4 HQM to SAR cost
  • Removed most Junk from Airdrops + Elite Crates
  • TShirt/LongShirt additional radiation protection
  • Reduced SAP HQM cost by 4
  • Heavy Plate Armor slightly less movement speed reduction
  • Heavy Plate Armor cost Halved
  • HV Rockets cost slightly more than 1/4 that of regular rockets
  • HV Rockets do 1/4 damage of regular rockets
  • Reduced longsword cost
  • Reduced rocket launcher cost
  • Rocket lancher has increased durability
  • You can now research and craft Binoculars
  • CCTV + Targeting Computer are stackable to 64
  • Hide armor costs halved
  • SMGs HQM cost halved
  • TShirt/LongShirt costs reduced
  • TShirt/LongShirt research cost now 20
  • Fixed gather amounts being inaccurate on HUD
  • Fixed NPCs showing in the report list
  • Fixed main menu only showing one friend
  • Fixed hitching when opening map
  • Fixed that servers needed a restart before newly released skins could be used
  • Fixed health bars not updating when buildings are repaired via upkeep
  • Fixed being able to walk far away while looting
  • Fixed ore bonus nodes doing pointless position update ticks
  • Fixed field rocks sometimes overlapping monuments
  • Fixed some floating rocks near monuments
  • Fixed sometimes falling through terrain near monuments
  • Fixed rare world checksum mismatch on certain seeds
  • Fixed exploits to dive underneath terrain
  • Fixed some rock terrain adjustments having reverted
  • Fixed skin selection icons not refreshing until clicked
  • Junkpile scientists no longer hover above ground
  • Hapis - Fixed some out of bounds exploits
  • Hapis - Fixed junkpile spawns on cliff edges
  • Fixed gap in Garage door which allowed traps to be trigged through
  • Fixed blueprint read not using master sound
  • Fixed flame turret been trigger through walls
  • Pubic hair clipping through clothing
  • Broken wrists on some clothing items
  • Placement guides not showing underwater looking from above
  • Z-fighting in stomped grass when grass displacement is enabled
  • Particle shadowing inside caves and interiors
  • Argument exception in motion blur
  • Number overflow in occlusion culling
  • Null reference exception in MaterialColorLerp
  • River UV stretching in direction of flow
  • Crash in terrain texturing initialization
  • Fixed skin shading when in shadow
  • Foliage biome tinting
  • Fixed Chainsaw chain direction
  • Fixed garage door culling at short range when gfx settings low
  • Fixed thrown objs impacting vehicle they were thrown from
  • Removed workshop vote counts (Valve doesn't send them anymore)
MidasTouch

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 198!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
  • Added Chainsaw
  • Added Incendiary Shotgun Shells
  • Added Spas-12 Shotgun
  • Terrain Blend Maps for better monuments transition
  • Added upkeep grief protection
  • Added glaucous willow and spicebush plants
  • Added world reflection graphics setting
  • Fixed painted signs sometimes resetting on server restart
  • Fixed workshop skin corruption issue
  • Fixed dark lighting at the gates of Military Tunnels
  • Fixed incorrect star positions relative to sun and moon
  • Fixed foundation rotation exploit
  • Fixed workshop skin loading issue
  • Fixed S11 Cave having no build block volumes (Hapis)
  • Fixed locker, bed, workbench floating slightly after construction placed on no longer exists
  • Bandages and syringes now show their healing information
  • Searchlight no longer accessible without TC access
  • Fixed weird sprint+aim exploit
  • Optimized conditional model performance
  • Vastly improved interior lighting
  • Upgraded to Unity 2017.1.3
  • Improved cliff mesh placement next to monuments
  • Moved our grass and overgrowrth to new foliage shader
  • Optimized client file cache performance
  • Increased tree view distance at high tree quality settings
  • Optimized tree performance at low tree quality settings
  • Slightly harder to wall off southern convoy (Hapis)
  • Reduced forest size in areas for performance reasons (Hapis)
  • Xmas tree no longer craftable
  • Mailbox repairable
  • Water purifier can no longer be placed on barbecue and fireplace
  • All signs, banners and frames are now repairable
  • Bed can be repaired
  • Bed can be picked up with hammer + building privilege
  • Repair bench wood cost removal
  • Repairing items now costs 20% instead of 50% of their total cost
  • Scientists have slightly more health
  • Scientists have proper loot tables
  • Stripped unused tree assets (disk space usage)
MidasTouch
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We leave Early Access with a graphics overhaul, give out Frog Boots for those who helped us in EA, and more.
Server and client are updated to Devblog 197!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • Added Frog Boots, My Dudes.
  • Added new trees
  • Added Road Exploration Tutorial
  • Added Workbench Tutorial
  • Added Research Tutorial
  • Section Names for each tutorial instead of "task list"
  • Added Pickles, with a chance of botulism
  • Improvements in lighting process/ Higher IBL contribution
  • Post Processes and LUTs refresh
  • Visual upgrades on the world generation (terrain, rocks, foliage and lot more)
  • Improved overall terrain splat mapping
  • Higher Densities of Icebergs and Icesheets
  • Optimized foliage system with a lot of different foliage types
  • Vm animation updates
  • Netting costs 1 Rope instead of 3
  • Fire arrows cost 2 cloth instead of 10
  • Scientists have reduced accuracy
  • Changed default server information image
  • Loot Barrels now drop 2 Scrap instead of 1
  • Double Metal Door now default blueprint
  • AK47 horizontal recoil kicks in faster
  • Aim Sway inactive for several seconds after a shot
  • Melee tip hides sooner
  • Fixed some streaming sound related performance spikes
  • Fixed missing mesh references on skinnable items
  • Wild Animals now spawn in biomes and terrain that fits their environment
  • Fixed inaccurate upkeep time on the tool cupboard
  • Fixed doors not decaying when their upkeep was not paid for
  • Fixed harbors not spawning correctly
  • Fixed hilltop rocks sometimes overlapping monuments
  • Fixed various small world generation issues
  • Workbench Experiments can now reveal ammo types
  • Fixed Garage Doors taking splash damage
  • Fixed task list not displaying under some resolutions
MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 195!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • New third person sounds for all handheld water containers
  • New flare sounds
  • Add burning fuse sound to survey charge
  • New third person sounds for the medical syringe
  • New third person deploy sound for the building planner
  • Flare admire animation
  • Flashlight admire animation
  • Added 20 new contextual game tips
  • Added printpos / printrot / printeyes admin console commands
  • Added 25 loading screen tips
  • Added eat / drink admin console commands
  • Lower global max voice count on gunshots (perf fix w/ many scientists shooting at once)
  • Fix for Patrol Helicopter floating in Junkyard
  • Fixed barrels floating at site B (Hapis)
  • Fixed players spawning in ocean (Savas Island)
  • Fixed cheat report opening when typing in chat
  • Fixed wind generator not been able to be removed by admins using "ent kill"
  • Fixed having hat skins not allowing the root item to be craftable
  • Fixed physics.steps exploit
  • Fixed memory leak in vending machine UI
  • Fixed crash on exit
  • Misc minor sound tweaks & polish
  • Guitar admire animation updated
  • Machette is now default blueprint and needs WB1
  • Note and Building Plan now require wood to craft
  • SMG Costs reduced by 1 spring and 5 HQM
  • Optimized player network updates
  • Optimized reflection probe refresh
  • Removed paper
MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 194!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • Added third person aim down sight sounds
  • Added third person grenade sounds
  • Added third person bandage sounds
  • New binocular sounds
  • New flashlight sounds
  • Admins can get combat log of other players
  • Admins get warnings when anti hack is disabled
  • Added new Hazmat suit
  • Water jug admire animation updated
  • Salvaged hammer admire animation updated
  • Water bucket admire animation updated
  • Wooden spear admire animation updated
  • Stone spear admire animation updated
  • Flamethrower admire animation updated
  • Satchel charge admire animation updated
  • C4 admire animation updated
  • Bow admire animation updated
  • Optimized workshop skin download processing
  • Optimized game object memory usage
  • Optimized skin icon memory usage
  • Optimized skin icon loading
  • EAC SDK update
  • Combat log no longer takes count parameter (uses combatlogsize value instead)
  • Increased junk pile respawn time from 20 to 30 minutes
  • Eliminated GC from voice recorder
  • Jack O Lantern can be picked up
  • Jack O Lantern only accepts wood
  • Small Furnace now emits heat
  • Can rotate tool cupboard after placement with hammer
  • Added Building Blocked zone around Helicopter crash site
  • Must wait 30 seconds to repair a structure after it was damaged
  • Hazmat suit now reserachable and craftable
  • Fixed an exploit near Military Tunnels entrance allowing players to go out of bounds
  • Fixed an exploit inside the Military Tunnels allowing players to build in unintended areas
  • Fixed maximum anisotropic filtering not being set correctly for certain textures
  • Fixed community UI exception
  • Fixed weapon holster exception
  • Fixed HTTP image exception
  • Fixed various Unity exceptions
  • Fixed network stream exception
  • Fixed skin loading exception
  • Fixed planner exception
  • Fixed bloom exception
  • Fixed exception in voice recorder
  • Fixed terrain hole at launch site on Hapis
  • Fixed shelves been placed on Roads
  • Fixed Jack O Lantern can no longer be placed through walls
  • Fixed Vending machine not been destroyed if construction no longer exists
  • Fixed chairs been placed inside trees and clutter (Exploit fix)
  • Fixed not being able to rotate workbenches when deploying
  • Fixed AutoTurrets not losing any health upon pickup
  • Dropbox can no longer be placed under water
  • Fixed Small Refinery not generating charcoal
  • Fixed arrowheads not showing up in outlines
  • Fixed explosive bullet damage being too high
  • Retired viewmodel layer (unused)
MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 193!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • New first person deploy sounds for a handful of items
  • Most items have third person deploy sounds now
  • Added Bone Arrows
  • Added Fire Arrows
  • Fixed washed out sky at clear weather conditions
  • Fixed missing sound refs on a few SoundPlayers
  • Fixed stars being barely visible at night
  • Fixed only 100 key combinations (nerfed key raiding)
  • Fixed Christmas light exploits
  • Fixed road grass decor not aligning to ground
  • Fixed odd junk pile placement
  • Fixed Hapis Sky Dome
  • Bone knife auto admiring on deploy
  • Beancan grenade auto admiring on deploy
  • Fixed Harbor mine entrance (Hapis)
  • Optimized elevator volumes (server perf)
  • Fog and wind are now randomized every 18 hours
  • Slightly darker sky at midnight
  • EAC SDK update
  • Optimized tool cupboard queries (client perf)
  • Fog density no longer changes per biome
  • Improved fog algorithm
  • Pickaxe admire animation updated
  • Bandage admire animation updated
  • Bota bag admire animation updated
  • Water bottle admire animation updated
  • Big cleaver admire animation updated
  • Crossbow admire animation updated
  • Hammer admire animation updated
  • Mace admire animation updated
  • Salvaged axe admire animation updated
  • Salvaged Icepick admire animation updated
  • Torch admire animation updated
  • Longsword admire animation updated
  • Owner can always open key lock
  • Added final art for tool crate (purple box)
MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 192!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
  • Nearby players melee weapon swings are now audible
  • Shelves correctly destroyed if construction below no longer exists
  • Tool cupboard correctly destroyed if construction below no longer exists
  • Tool cupboard can no longer be fully submerged inside world layer (rocks)
  • Refinery ladder fix (Hapis)
  • Site A cave no longer building blocked (Hapis)
MidasTouch

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 191!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
  • Added Throwable Flares
  • Added handheld flashlight
  • Added a bunch more deployable interaction sounds
  • Added Upkeep notifications and gametips
  • Door Garland is available to craft w/ Window garland sitem
  • Can Admire/Examine skins with N key
  • Added fog start distance in dark environments (gamma / navigation exploit)
  • Fixed spinner wheel sound playback bug
  • Fixed beams being invisible
  • Fixed various errors on client and server
  • Fixed fog not always being disabled in caves (gamma / navigation exploit)
  • Fixed high external stone gate only decaying very slowly
  • Fixed roof conditional models in various scenarios
  • Wounded players no longer block player movement
  • Upkeep payment intervals are now saved and restored on server restart
  • Crossbow can take underbarrel modifications
  • Lowered some upkeep costs
MidasTouch

DevBlog 190 v2046

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 190!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
  • Enabled Xmas Content
  • Lots of new deployable placement sounds
  • Lots of new deployable interaction sounds
  • Doors require upkeep
  • Wall frame inserts require upkeep
  • Floor frame inserts require upkeep
  • Deployables inside the building privilege radius are decay protected
  • Added decay.delay convars (all default to 0)
  • Open/close sounds only play for the local player
  • Tweaks to a few existing deployable sounds
  • Animal behaviour overhaul
  • Optimized upkeep backend
  • All barricades can be repaired
  • Added extra slots to TC
  • Normalized building protection between tiers
  • Increased protection for Metal Tier (2x stone)
  • Increased protection for Armored tier (2x metal)
  • Animals can no longer walk through closed doors at monuments
  • Fixed broken items being traded in vending machine
MidasTouch

DevBlog 189 v2043

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 189!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
  • Bases repair themselves if upkeep resources are in TC
  • Bases require upkeep resources to be kept in TC
  • New on/off sounds for a bunch of deployables
  • New active/burning loops for a bunch of deployables
  • New searchlight movement sounds
  • New open/close sounds for a few deployables
  • New Junkyard monument
  • New procedural roads art
  • Brought back old caves (Hapis)
  • Added "Pumping station" and "Abandoned Boat" loot areas (Hapis)
  • Added Launch Site (Hapis)
  • Added Ice sheets and Icebergs (Hapis)
  • Added new static quarrys (Hapis)
  • Foundations can now be placed at a half height offset
  • Added half height walls
  • Fixed various wall stacking exploits
  • Roofs occupy wall sockets and can no longer be used as honeycombs
  • Building privilege is emitted by the entire building
  • There can only be one tool cupboard per building
  • New monument placement algorithm
  • Procedural roads now connect to monument roads
  • Print last placement error in chat when pressing LMB while placement guide is red
  • New power line placement algorithm
  • Tool cupboard can store upkeep resources
  • Fixes to older radtowns (Hapis)
  • Fixes to loot and ore scarcity (Hapis)
  • Monument chainlink fences can be shot through
  • Roads are no longer split in half by rivers
  • Fixed gaps between roads and terrain
  • Fixed roads sometimes being partially flooded
  • Fixed hammer highlight on wooden triangle foundations
  • Fixed weird camera movement when jumping introduced last patch
  • Small Furnace Art Updated
  • Complete rework of site A (Hapis)
  • Moved Site B to east coast (Hapis)
  • Reduced size of arctic biome slightly
  • Increased size of arid biome slightly
  • Health bars are only visible when damaged or holding a hammer
  • Grenades inherit player movement velocity
  • F1 grenade has larger blast radius
  • Dropbox is now Tier 1 WB
  • Stone Spear no longer requires WB
  • Experimentation at WB1 costs 75 scrap instead of 100
  • Armored building tier costs 25 hqm and no wood/stone
  • Armored doors have had their costs reduced accordingly
MidasTouch

DevBlog 188 v2038

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 188!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
  • Add ignite and extinguish sounds to campfire and furnace
  • Add turn on and turn off sounds to the ceiling light
  • Added worldmodel outlines
  • Lots of misc sound tweaks and polish
  • EAC SDK update
  • Stricter dropbox placement
  • Python is now skinnable
  • Reduced aim sway on semi auto weapons
  • Finalized recoil design for semi auto weapons
  • Grenades pinpull and throw happens much faster
  • Stance recoil only active when moving or after first shot
  • Grenades always throw at max velocity (farther)
  • Fix dark sign painting UI
  • Fixed reflections on hair shader
  • Fixed tree minigame X appearing too low
  • Fixed thompson having too much aimcone
  • Fixed delay/jitter of mounted objects
  • Fixed weird satchel behavior
MidasTouch

DevBlog 187 v2037

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 187!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • Add ability to define custom falloff/spread/spatial blend curves on a sound by sound basis
  • New tree sounds
  • Added locational armor information when hovering over player preview
  • Added Bulletproof Glass
  • Added Explosive information panel
  • Added Armor Information panel
  • Added Seed information panel
  • Added Weapon Mod information panel
  • Ensured that the save coroutine does not crash when entity serializations throws an error
  • Window bars inserts are thinner (improved visibility)
  • Removed occluder meshes from building blocks (performance, memory usage)
  • Removed some unused components (memory usage)
  • Netting has larger ladder volume to allow climbing over frames
  • Dud explosives fall off moving objects
  • Fallen dud explosives never explode on pickup
  • Tree Minigame X's start relative to initial hit
  • Tree Minigame X's rotate less each hit
  • Can wear bandana with Bucket/Wood/Riot Helmet
  • Tree Minigame X's only rotate in one direction
  • Fixed spinner been placed in building block areas
  • Fixed ghosting/trail in inventory player preview caused by temporal anti-aliasing
  • Fix volume jump when a sound that's already fading out is told to fade out again
  • Fixed Explosives thrown on other explosives not attaching
  • Fixed dud explosives acting as garry's mod thrusters
  • Fixed quickcraft lag when looting lots of items
  • Fixed lag from map doing processing even when closed
  • Bone Armor now protects legs as well as chest
  • Bandana and wolf headdress protection reduced
  • Fixed arrow protection being different than bullet protection
MidasTouch

DevBlog 186 v2036

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 186!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changes
  • Failsafe for occasional stuck bush rustle sounds
  • Fixed song shuffling
  • Fixed repeated phys impact sounds when an item is stuck inside something
  • Fixed occasional attempts to unload music clips that aren't loaded yet
  • Fixed projected decals not showing sometimes
  • Fixed player motion blur popping when swapping LODs
  • Fixed beard sometimes not showing
  • Fixed hair motion vectors; used in motion blur and TSSAA
  • Fixed hair-related memory leak
  • Fixed TSSAA on inventory player preview
  • Fixed TSSAA related black sludge
  • Fixed TSSAA related water shoreline flickering
  • EAC SDK update
  • Cave reverb tweaks
  • Beenie hat deforms hair when worn
  • Workbench can no longer be locked
  • Improved TSSAA performance and reduced GPU ram usage
  • Trees can be knocked down by explosions
  • Trees yield half res during harvesting and half as finishing bonus
  • Added Tree Minigame
  • Added Falling Trees
MidasTouch

DevBlog 185 v2034

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 185!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
  • Fixed flame turret been lockable
  • Stance recoil no longer affects xbow/bow
  • New nail gun sounds
  • EAC SDK update
  • New garage door sounds
  • Nailgun nails embed themselves in objects + retrievable
  • Nailgun nails no longer damage structures
  • Nailgun nails have larger radius (easier to hit targets)
  • HV Arrow is now a default blueprint
  • Oil Refinery is cheaper to research
  • Searchlight is cheaper to research
  • Large Medkit is cheaper to research
  • Miner Hat is cheaper to research
  • Chainlink fence/gate is cheaper to research
  • Prison Wall/door is cheaper to research
  • Double Sheet Doors are cheaper to research
  • Floor Grill is cheaper to research
  • Added hair
  • Improved occlusion culling; now faster, more accurate
  • Improved temporal anti-aliasing quality (TSSAA)
MidasTouch

DevBlog 184 v2032

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 184!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
  • Added Bradly APC to Materials Extraction monument (Hapis)
  • Added Savas map markers
  • Added new icebergs and ice sheets to the arctic biome
  • Added medium levels of radiation to Materials Extraction monument (Hapis)
  • Added north and south recycler on Savas
  • Basic crate added to supermarket/gasstation/warehouse
  • New procedural map biome layout
  • Military Tunnels spawn 2 elite crates
  • Stance recoil added - less accurate when standing/moving vs crouching
  • Added Nailgun + Nailgun ammo default BP
  • Fixed various Hapis exploits
  • Improved skinning on player model elbows/wrists
  • Fixed player preview blinking backwards
  • Fixed shading on multi-layer materials; e.g. icebergs
  • Garage door sound scales with audio volume
  • Improved player bone scaling and skin colour variety
  • Updated Hapis map markers
  • EAC SDK update
  • Network encryption optimizations
  • Removed sand from the arctic coastline
  • Crates always spawn one component with 40% chance of WB item
  • Candle hat default BP
  • Metal Window Bars cheaper to research
  • Airdrop always drops 2 weapons + ammo, and 2 armor pieces
  • Disabled Halloween Content :(
MidasTouch

DevBlog 183 v2027

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 183!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
  • Barbeque can no longer be placed in monuments
  • Barbeque no longer clip through walls
  • Fixed client bone follower performance regression
  • Fixed some visual issues with the halterneck
  • Fixed permanent Debris Field markers
  • Fixed BoneFollower 1 frame delay
  • Fixed AutoTurret server lag
  • Garage door frame block
  • Added Scarecrow deployable
  • Added network encryption (enabled by default)
  • Added encryption server convar (0-2 for various protection levels)
  • Added Halloween Collectables
  • Added Skull Fire Pit
  • Replaced the ladder leading to LS roof with walkways
  • Optimized network stream read / write
  • Optimized network RPC parameter handling
  • Optimized network queue iteration
  • Optimized server logging
  • Optimized server garbage collections
  • Double shotgun deploys quicker
  • Wall Netting cheaper + default BP
  • Item drop chances equalized for each tier
MidasTouch

DevBlog 182 v2024

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 182!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
  • Player's foot now uses IK to align to surfaces properly.
  • Optimization. Reduced resolution of dozens of environment textures
  • Updated player models
  • Updated player preview
  • Item description updates and fixes
  • Bear rug, Rug and Table can no longer be picked up when building blocked
  • Bear rug, Rug and Table requires hammer to be picked up
  • vm hatchet update
  • Disabled server backups by default (add +backup startup parameter to enable)
  • Python requires tier 2 workbench
  • LR300 fire rate increased 10%
  • Reduced water reflection gaps
  • Reduced shadow from weapons carried on the back onto viewmodel
  • Ladder hatch requires tier 2 workbench ( green crate spawn)
  • Hapis Island exploit fixes
  • Two sided hanging sign & landscape picture frame unlocked if player has Steam Item
  • vm bow aiming issues
  • vm weapon attachments now positioned correctly
  • Fixed some skins not unlocking parent items (boonie/bandana/cap)
  • Fixed water reflection related shader errors on OSX and Linux
  • Fixed shadow cascades sometimes ignored when switching quality
  • Added BBQ deployable
  • Added network encryption (currently disabled)
  • Added hair items (admin only)
MidasTouch

DevBlog 181 v2023

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 181!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
  • Upgraded to Unity 2017.1.2
  • Added debug.log convar to toggle log output
  • Miner / Candle Hat provides protection
  • Caves have a good chance of spawning stone tools
  • Added toggled map grid coordinates (off by default)
  • Added Debris Field marker on map when heli/bradley is destroyed
  • Boonie/Bandana/Cap provides minimal protection instead of none
  • Miner hat has emissive blinding flare
  • Added radial map marker (mod support)
  • Pickaxe vm - Fixed hands intersecting when aim running
  • Fixed launchsite exploit allowing to hide in the wall
  • Big cleaver vm - Fixed hands intersecting when aim running
  • Satchel charge wm- Fixed wrong texture appearing when thrown
  • Satchel charge vm - Fixed arms clipping when thrown
  • Beancan grenade vm - Fixed arm clipping when thrown
  • Bone club vm - Fixed popping from throw cancel to idle
  • m249 vm - fixed arms clipping at max FOV
  • Fixed packet exploit to bring down servers
  • Fixed stone ore scarcity
  • Sawnoff shotgun vm - Fixed arm clipping at max FOV
  • Fixed indoor shadow issues introduced by viewmodel shadow chan
  • Fixed missing viewmodel shadow feet
  • Fixed node hotspots invisible during med-high fog
  • Fixed some water reflection artifacts
  • Fixed not being able to pick up items outside of any TC
  • Fixed Vending Machines not displaying if item for trade is a bluepri
  • Fixed Steam Inventory Items not unlocking their blueprint
  • Miner hat no longer emissive to other players when switched off
  • Fixed workbench status everywhere exploit
  • Fixed candle hat having a 30m light radius (!)
  • Fixed peacekeeper turrets not firing
  • vm hierarchy and folder structure
  • new vm arm mesh
  • All viewmodels set to use base mesh vessel, all anims contain ani
  • Bow vm - anim tweaks
  • Salvaged axe, hammer & icepick vm - Removed attack2 lerping bl
  • Water jug vm - removed static left hand in view when thrown at m
  • Sawnoff shotgun vm - Removed wobble at end of deploy anim
  • Ak47 vm - Updated base pose, transition additions
  • Increased speed of outro anim blend on ironsights
  • vSupply signal vm folder restructure
  • Only allow drinking when water has certain depth
  • Improved water intersection test performance
  • Added process memory usage to system info
  • Tweaked high external wall and gate deploy volumes
  • Reduced scrap tier of many decorative items
  • Can now pick up research / repair benches
  • Broken items now have a minimum recycle yield of 10%
  • Items now remove attachments/ammo when recycled
  • Sewing kit is made of less rope (less recycle yield)
  • Lantern and Tuna Can Lamp provide more light
  • Lantern costs 25 Metal Fragments (was 40)
  • Less fuel / hqm in caves
  • Small/Medium wooden signs default blueprints
  • Stone Spear default blueprint
  • Workbench radius tripled
  • Workbenches can be rotated with hammer
  • Radsuit leaks small amounts of radiation at NPP/LSR
  • Lowered HQM yield from heli/bradley gibs
  • Satchel has slightly less chance to be a dud
  • Flamethrower Requires Workbench Tier 2
  • Hoodie/Pants require 75 scrap to research ( Was 250 )
  • Snow Jacket/vagabond more common and much cheaper to make
  • Elite crate spawns half as much stuff
  • Elite crates spawn every 2 hours instead of 20 min at LSR
  • Bradley drops elite crate loot
  • Cluttery deployables drop as blueprints instead of full items
  • Bradley begins healing much slower
  • Bolt rifle vm - removed unused anims
MidasTouch

DevBlog 180 v2022

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 180!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
  • Added Workbenches
  • Added Blueprints
  • Added ice lake monuments to the arctic biome
  • Added new road generation algorithm
  • Improved world serialization file format
  • More efficient world serialization compression
  • Improved water map encoding
  • Can no longer block ladders with certain barricades (concrete, stone and sandbag)
  • High external walls and gates require some space between parallel walls
  • Vending machine + shopfront cost reduction
  • Locked all items other than default blueprints
  • Improved bus stop and power substation spawn rules
  • T-shirt/longsleeve much cheaper don't require sewing kit
  • Can only repair items with blueprint
  • Fixed problems with drinking water from rivers and lakes
  • Invisible body no longer casting shadows on viewmodel
  • Fixed ambient occlusion around vegetation
  • Fixed player shadow projection noticeable on ceilings
  • Fixed sky reflection intensity mapping
  • Fixed motion blur ignored around on holosight reticle border
MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 159!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
Dangerous NPC footsteps audible from a bit farther away
Optimized environment volume lighting updates
Fixed lighting issues inside some monument sewers
Fixed lighting issues near some trees and rocks
Disabled fog inside underground systems (proper darkness)
Can pick up ladders inside building privilege with hammer
Can pick up window bars inside building privilege with hammer
Can pick up shutters inside building privilege with hammer
Can pick up embrasures inside building privilege with hammer
Upgrade, rotate and demolish building privilege checks work similar to placement
Removed admin demolish option from hammer (bind ΓÇ£ent killΓÇ¥ to hotkey instead)
Adjusted locker deploy / prevent building volumes (exploit fix)
Can put code lock on tool cupboard
Tool cupboard has same protection properties as wooden door
Can only place tool cupboard on player constructions
Fixed bucket lift issues in caves
Fixed door animation issues in monuments
Fixed research tables in some monuments
Fixed some cave culling issues
Added ΓÇ£skipqueueΓÇ¥ admin console command
Removed ΓÇ£antihack.enabledΓÇ¥ convar (toggle protections individually instead)
Added last violation type to anti hack kick messages and server log
Fixed occasional rubber banding when jumping up things
Fixed blurred tunnel mud texture
Semi Auto weapons properly detect all mouse presses
Semi Auto Weapons refire rate adjusted to compensate
Spear attack rate very slightly increased
Spear duration between click and attack significantly reduced
Spear melee attack range increased
Crossbow reload time reduced by 0.8s
Fixed Crossbow Viewmodel scope being parented to the arrow
HV arrows show up as having a metal tip (temp)
Lowered cost of metal hanging signs by 90%
Wooden sign costs reduced
Flamethrower can now damage AI
Mailbox implemented
Rifle Body takes 250 Scrap to craft
Map crafts in 5 seconds
Note crafts in 5 seconds
Drinking from the world is slightly less glitchy
Auto Turrets have less of a server performance impact
Ceiling lights can be deployed on angled surfaces
Food crates spawn 3x as much food
Ration boxes no longer spawn scrap
Added Water Jug - large capacity container with lid found in food crates/boxes
Fixed riot helmet using bucket helmet protection
Heavy Plate Helmet now has slightly higher protection than facemask
MidasTouch
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Server and client are updated to Devblog 158!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
Added scrap resource (barrels drop 1 scrap, boxes drop 5-10 scrap)
Can use scrap to create components with research table
Can recycle components into scrap (10% yield)
Twig building tier can be placed inside the cupboard radius (raid towers)
Wooden ladders can be placed inside the cupboard radius (raiding)
Turrets can see through twig building blocks
Auto turret projectiles penetrate twig building blocks
Reduced twig decay time to one hour delay plus one hour duration
Added wall socket to top and bottom end of foundation steps
Tweaked ladder placement rules so they can be attached to the end of floors
Tweaked ladder triggers thickness so they can be climbed from both sides
Tweaked ladder trigger width so they can be traversed around
Reduced health of low walls by 50%
Tweaked barricade building prevention volumes
Added high performance cache to workshop skins
Added ΓÇ£find_radiusΓÇ¥ admin console command
Added ΓÇ£find_selfΓÇ¥ admin console command
Added additional info to ΓÇ£findΓÇ¥ admin console commands
Fixed animals sometimes being invisible
Miner hat model becomes emissive when switched on
Animals will no longer randomly get stuck when fleeing
Animals have more interesting flee behaviour
Added recycler to both harbors
Added research table to satellite dish
Lowered cost of bandana
Lowered cost of cap
Lowered cost of balaclava
Lowered cost of boonie hat
Lowered cost of burlap headwrap
Increased snow jacket protection
Reduced snow jacket cost
Fixed culled ragdolls remaining invisible on culling disabled
Fixed research table lens refraction
MidasTouch

Devblog 157 v1982

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 157!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
Sound mix tweaks
Fixed cascade shadow blending
Fixed workshop full-screen blur when using low settings
Added entity pooling to various client side entities for less stuttering
Made server side hack prevention a lot stricter by default
Reduced false positive rate of server side hack prevention
Added the last killer to the top of the cheat reporting player selection
Uncluttered cheat reporting player selection
Fixed camera clipping on vm crossbow anims
Eoka Aimcone reduced
Muzzle brake reduces projectile velocity
Muzzle brake reduces projectile max effective range
Muzzle brake Aimcone increased
Vending Machines can be named and show a tooltip when hovered over on map
Navmesh generates 4x faster
Wolves/Bears are more aggressive
Animal health increased
Animals flee when out of stamina from attacking
Animals have sight cone - can sneak up behind most
MidasTouch

Devblog 156 v1981

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Server and client are updated to Devblog 156!
You can find the latest client download as usual HERE!
For the official development blog click HERE.
Changelog:
Fixed players culling over low wall
Fixed foliage shadows not animating
Improved shadow stability
Improved ambient lighting
Improved movement verification performance
Reduced movement verification false positives
Made movement verification a lot stricter
Chain link gate can now be picked up
Fixed stuttery player movement in the distance
Reduced garbage collection frequency by optimizing memory allocations
Optimized viewmodel transform updates by a factor of two
Fixed large furnace exploits
Fixed water catcher exploits
Footstep polish
Animal sound polish
Sound mix improvements
All Ores properly carve navmesh (prevents some AI getting stuck)
Potential fix for Helicopter randomly shooting explosive rockets when it shouldnΓÇÖt
Bear animation speed matches walk speed
Heavy Plate Helmet obstructs view significantly
Any piece of heavy plate armor restricts movement by 40%
Heavy Plate Jacket prevents ADS