Alpha 5 Hotfixes



  • cant use shovel on tilled block -- always error



  • with the officially mailer going out today, does that mean that the server has been hotfixed again?



  • I was wondering if the dying ecosystem bug had been fix with the official announcement of alpha 5 :P
    Any info on that ?
    Was away for about a week and didn´t got all the infos on that issue yet :/



  • @Metachronism so in your post you mention once the everything dies bug is fixed the mailer for alpha 5 would go out. So it already did but after running a server since yesterday, the populations are again massively dropping. =/

    Also on my server at least, chat is broken, it does not update (only way I found to refresh is to close/open the chat window again).


  • SLG Admin

    It should be, but let me double check. Its possible the server build on the site was not refreshed with the hotfix to prevent grass from taking over the world.


  • SLG Admin

    A small hotfix was pushed to prevent plant death due to overpopulation, but it breaks some other things (notably you can dig up grass and get 'Grass' instead of Dirt)

    This will be patched again along with another client hotfix very soon, if not later today then tomorrow.



  • @Metachronism said:

    A small hotfix was pushed to prevent plant death due to overpopulation, but it breaks some other things (notably you can dig up grass and get 'Grass' instead of Dirt)

    This will be patched again along with another client hotfix very soon, if not later today then tomorrow.

    SO does this mean if we reset our server with the new hotfix (if it´s yet been released) then it should all be fine now ? :P


  • SLG Admin

    If all your plants have already died off due to overcrowding (from grass spreading) then its safest to restart. Grass will still spread like crazy, but it won't kill off the other plants in the process.



  • I've been out of town for a week I see the plant die off has been addressed what about the massive animal die offs? also do I need to reset it? is there a way to spawn animal populations?



  • @Metachronism Is it supposed to be possible to "weed" farmland? I noticed that shoveling the dirt out from under a plant causes the plant to disappear, but if you replace the dirt and use the soil sampler the plant is still there. Also, there doesn't seem to be any way to clear dead/withered plants.

    I'm curious how the soil suitability is calculated. Since I couldn't destroy the plants invading my farm area, I built a bridge across a lake, and placed dirt on top of the bridge, but it always gave me a 0% growth rate, even when the temp/moisture were close.