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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:20 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:14 am 
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This piqued my interest.

Several steam reviews saying that the server list is fixed, which I'd heard had been an issue after the old login servers went offline.

From what I am reading, it's looking as though they're going to carry the game forward with new updates, and that's good to hear.

As Lokey mentioned, $20 for the bug fixes alone, and a smoother toolkit, seems worth it (even though it would strictly be an NS4 client for me).

Guess I'll check back in a while and see what people are saying here now that it's out.


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 8:02 am 
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Any more word on EE? Anybody used it yet?

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 5:21 pm 
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I've been playing on (and helping fix) World of Amon on EE for a bit. Beamdog definitely has a ways to go to get all the bugs out. They dropped in some really nice features (when they're working right), but in the process resurrected some old bugs, and made some new ones. Their master server isn't an authentication server, just for "match making" which presents some "security" issues. There are some animation bugs that cause mobs and PC's to stand in the middle of a fight trying to decide what they want to do (causing you to win big or die big).

The NWNX people have already made NWNX ready for EE on Linux (but won't be doing Windows).

You can't cross versions (i.e. you can't use a 1.69 client on a 1.74 server and vice versa). However, you can do all your modding and use the exact same .mod file (simultaneously) to host a 1.69 and 1.74 PW. If you mod with 1.69 Toolset, no special steps required. if you mod with 1.74, you have to open the mod with a text editor (Notepad ++) and search for 1.74 and replace with 1.69. We use this technique and it's running smooth.

Overall, I am pleased with it, if just that it broadcasts to a new clientele and lends itself to growing a community.

Let me know if this is useful. I might have answers to more pointed questions.

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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 10:41 am 
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Hey guys, I have the enchanced version and the server isn't showing up on the list. I've tried connected via direct IP but I get server not responding.

Also just a side note, I tried logging in as my old account but it's saying I tried to many times. However there's no image showing up in the captcha so I can't try again.


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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 12:01 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:00 pm 
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Wow, haven't logged been on here in a looong time. What would it take to get NS4 running on Enhanced Edition? Haven't downloaded it yet... and who's hosting NS4 (if anyone) now?

EDIT: I wonder if they fixed horses... we had them for a few days I think, but they caused so many crashes we took them out.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:26 pm 
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Give me back my rapier.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:13 pm 
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Cool. I think about NS4 every once in a while... was really fun working on it. I don't even have Neverwinter anymore...I think my Macbook Pro could run it though. Is one of the issues that NS4 doesn't show up in Enhanced Edition's server finder?

frogofpeace, I think Lokey has it ;)

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:43 am 
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Those W7 tips are only specific to certain computers/drivers. I have W7 and can watch movies, don't need to run as admin, don't need any compatibility settings, have shiny water turned on, and don't have to dance with my mouse to start the game. Movies play, everything is normal.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:03 am 
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Still dropping in; still developing less than I should be :).

I think the main effort to getting NS4 to run on NWNEE would be:
- getting NWNX plugins ported
- dealing with any new balance changes (e.g. they changed stunfist again)
- character vault / database shenanigans? that's the sort of thing that gives me nightmares.
- one million years testing

IIRC the model they use for logins is significantly different, but I'm unsure if porting is easy. There's probably an FAQ.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:29 pm 
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We all think of NS4 occasionally Bril. I even updated my dev environment a little while back :)

I do have a serious lack of time, and tracking down info on enhanced edition isn't the easiest. I don't think we have enough trust issues or instability issues for it to be really worth the effort, since there's also the everybody has to throw money out to get the new client and doesn't get enough visual bang for the buck for it to seem worthwhile.


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