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      We are now ready to accept claims for PS4 Megapack replacements.  Once again, our deepest appologies for this entire situation. We understand that your purchase of the Megapack was a show of support by our fans, many of which already owned the game. Please know that we have done our best to push as hard as we can for a quick and fair resolution to this issue. This has taken WAY too long to be resolved but we have done everything in our power to make sure our fans get what they purchased.   We are going to use the voucher codes we have been using to provide the digital version to claim the physical replacement discs. For North America, we are handling these requests directly through our own store with help from our friends at IndieBox. Claims will be handled at no cost to you. For claims outside of North America, 505 will be taking your information and processing your claims.  Those who purchased the Megapack after 4/26/2018 should have been given a voucher at the time of purchase on your receipt.  Those who purchased before 4/26/2018 or did not get a code otherwise can contact us for a voucher code that will entitle them to the digital megapack and can be used to claim the physical replacement discs. We have been handing those out for a while now, but if you are in this category and have not requested a code, you can do so here: http://support.kleientertainment.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2935839-physical-mega-pack-disc-support-information Once you have a voucher code:
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      Rhymes with Play - Hot Lava Update Dev Stream   09/19/2018

      Episode 207 - Join the Hot Lava dev team on Twitch this Thursday, September 20th as we play and discuss new content, mechanics, and other cool stuff included in the recently released Buzz and Translation updates for the game. Don't forget to click the follow button on the Klei Twitch channel to get alerted whenever we go live. As always, the Rhymes with Play Dev Streams are live Thursdays at 3:30 PM Pacific (10:30 PM UTC) Where is it?
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  1. Halloween 2018

    Hmmm...well the same month, but not the same day. Canadian Thanksgiving is October 8, this year (second Monday of October every year). The American one is the fourth Thursday of November, putting it way closer to December than Halloween. This year it's November 22. I totally didn't look this up just now. : P If you think about it, the Canadian one actually makes more sense for a HARVEST festival than having it right near WINTER...but on the other hand, October already has a holiday here in the U.S. (two for me, 'cos my birthday is also in October) while November is just a big brown-leaved cold pile of bleh, so...something to cheer it up a little doesn't hurt. ...Notorious
  2. What is Nisbet talking about?

    NISBET: BRAIN GOOD. OTHER DUPLICANT: I'll, um...just be over...here now. ...Notorious
  3. So, any new content when?

    HEY GECKOS! Mind if I crash in your desert, near all these tumbleweeds? Thanks. You guys are the best. (Seriously I already do that when shortages of grass and twigs hit in winter/summer Heh.) That's an interesting idea in general, and so is the "some winters can be longer" thing, and the "you might have an ice age year where it's just autumn and a long winter with no summer at all" but...there's already an in-game feature that can do all that, in a way. it's called: Randomising the seasons! and it's one of my favourite things to do with world-gen. Of course, under the normal code, whatever the seasons randomised out to the first year is what they stick as _every_ year. So you'll want the "Actual Season Randomizer" mod, which I have tested and yes, I can attest, you do indeed get different, unpredictable seasons every year. But yeah...that type of scenario in general is the kind of challenge I do enjoy. For the dry _year_ (!) idea, you could have winter suddenly just JUMP straight to a longer-than-usual summer with no spring in between. (That hasn't actually happened to me several times or anything, no.) It'd be the opposite of the "ice age" year, but the same basic idea. The problem with an entire dry YEAR, is that not only do the most needed resources in the game go missing for way too long...but if it's like normal summer withering, the FOOD plants would wither too! No grass, no trees, AND no berry bushes even, probably also no crops, for 70 days? Kill me now, 'cos it's gonna happen anyway. Sure, you can do stuff like have a LOT of ice stockpiled in your fridge as filler...but that presupposes that you _have_ a fridge by the time the Dust Bowl hits. Anyway. ...Notorious
  4. Showing off your outfits [2]

    Now that IS a snow poff. : P Wigfrid protecting the forest and then killing everything (animal) in it...yeah, that fits her all right. It's pretty much exactly what you get from her quotes, which are a mix of stuff like "A gift from Freya herself!" or "I feel at home in the woods"...and "Dear creature, I am going to eat you" or my favourite, "Jump into my mouth!" XD I also dig Mountie Woodie and BUFF MAXWELL GRRRR. I've been putting together fun outfits that aren't "official" sets ever since I first got a green cardigan and red gloves and realised I could make a "Christmasy" outfit for winter, and now I have a LOT more pieces to choose from. Problem is...I hardly ever remember to take really nice close-ups of them. : P But let's see what I can wrangle up: Charlie in pink: Plain ordinary pink buttoned-up shirt, common pink skirt, Mary Janes, white gloves. But it _works_ on her. Walani's "Stone Age" look for my Civilization challenge: Wilson's Forge shirt, Willow's Forge skirt, Wendy's furry sandals and Wolfgang's hand paint. I'd do face paint as well but that would require actually knowing how to make mods. (It's the same outfit she's wearing in my avatar, only I added face/head details & jewelry and turned the fur on the vest cream-coloured. Gives it kind of a Mononoke Hime vibe.) Willow in my favourite summer outfit (minus the farmer's straw hat) with THE GOGGLES! DOING NOTHING! It's also what she's wearing here: More or less. (The "summer" part of my...quad-tych...four-part picture. This is from before I slapped sepia lighting all over it.) Wigfrid, Pagan Goddess of Christmas Present! (Ah, good ol' Camp One-Foot-In-The-Grave. I miss you.) One of my more ordinary winter outfits. Come on down to Winona's Tree Farm! We gotcha big trees. We gotcha little trees. We gots any kind of tree ya wants...as long as it's evergreen. : P (I should mention, this was in a mostly-desert world, so replanting was WAY more important than usual.) My traditional spring outfit (yellow trenchcoat that looks like a yellow rubber raincoat and galosh-y looking green boots, with the rain hat) and one of my favourite shots in general. It's just so cute and peaceful. ...Notorious
  5. So, any new content when?

    Well, I dunno about THAT, if they're actually on vacation. : P (Actually my mom's vacation starts next week, too. Why do I keep mentioning my family in this thread? No idea. She does also play games, but not DST.) Anyway... Amen, to a lot of this. I've bolded the bits I especially liked...character balance HELLO (there's a reason there are not just one, not just two, but _several_ Willow and Woodie mods in the workshop) and...oh lord, YEESSSS, the "more" actually being "ridiculous amounts" thing has been an issue for a _long_ time. (I'd also like it if some things were regen-able, such as being able to craft and plant your own grass tufts. This would make, for example, worlds that have REALLY few of everything still viable in a post-apocalyptic kind of way, 'cos just as you could eventually get a whole forest out of one pine tree, you could eventually make one berry bush into many, etc. But that's beside the point right now.) But yeah, I'm kinda tired of putting the world to "more" Tallbirds or "more" tentacles, and finding tallbird nests in the meadow and tentacles in the savannah... I've never really thought about the whole Moon stuff might be another powerful entity in the background thing. Huh. And yes, the "clutter" aspect has VERY much occurred to me as well. Back during the "A New Reign" beta, in fact. Here's the deal: Cool new stuff that you can just run into everywhere is awesome for old players who are bored and want to be able to see the new stuff easily...but just makes THAT many more things to worry about and keep track of for newbies. And when did I _last_ think of this? That's right--when I was "teaching" my brother to play. I thought to myself, "Man, there are a lot of objects around here I have to explain real quick..." and pretty much ended up limiting my beginning advice to "is it useful/dangerous/something we can use right now? y/n" for a lot of his questions. I like the "new game +" kinda deal, but...no warning at ALL?! when hounds show up? AND they're not scheduled?! Damn! If I wanted to have no warning whatsoever, I'd play as Wes. I think ONE of those things might be okay but not both...maybe they're randomly timed but your character still says "Did you hear that?" or whatever at least _once_ before they actually appear... I ilke the idea of new weather stuff during the seasons, and yes, I did almost suggest something regarding wind or walking-speed-slowing deep snow in the winter...BUUUUUTTT...then I remembered: Have you ever been caught in the sandstorm when the hounds come? (raises hand) I have! And it...wasn't pretty. Also the wind + floods as well idea is starting to sound a lot like Shipwrecked, and specifically the reasons I SUCK at Shipwrecked and die so soon. Well, that and poison, but having to worry about rain AND wind AND shadow-hands putting out your fire during a long, long night (and the reason the shadow hands are there is _because_ the rain on the plain was making you insane in the membrane) is one of the main reasons I always die. (Also even GETTING firewood is an "adventure", considering that every palm tree could bonk you on the head and every jungle tree could drop a poisonous snake...and sometimes you get stuck on an island with no trees! That happened to me once too. I had to use the coconuts I had in my inventory, originally to _eat_, to grow myself a raft.) So...yeah, that's my latest ramblings on this whole mess. : P ...Notorious
  6. Screenshot showcase

    Oh, your screen shots don't have to be lame. Just try and take pictures of things that are funny, cute, weird...a lot of the time I just take shots of what the game does on its own. Spring is great for this, for example, because EVERYTHING FIGHTS EVERYTHING and it's easy to find funny/action-packed battle-shots. And that's only ONE example. You can do cute pictures of pets, pretty pictures of scenery with cool lighting, funny shots of you and your friends all dancing together...It also helps to write a short caption that'll help you remember what was going on when you took the picture, in case you look at it again way later on and are like "wut" And, here's a few more of my own from "Island Adventures". Because why not. Wickerbottom practices for the Seashell Soccer League. Also, I think that bird on the left is taunting me. Aww, lookit my sleepy little friend. And then, I specifically waited until I got a seagull for my pirate birdcage, instead of using whatever random bird happened into my trap first. BECAUSE I COULD. >:D ...Notorious
  7. So, any new content when?

    I very much am all for the "content that's part of the main thread" kinda idea, but...does it ALL have to be fighting-based?! As someone who sucks at kiting and also the caves, I very much _like_ the fact that I don't HAVE to go to the caves and can just not go near some of the bosses (or avoid pissing them off--I end up living near the Bee Queen sometimes. :P) But, I'd love more content that was, well...CONTENT. You know. New stuff to see and do, a new biome would be AMAZING (part of the main reason why I love RoG is the desert and birch forest), new creatures, new resources, just...maybe not have _all_ the new stuff be annoyances you have to fight off constantly or else you can't play at all, 'kay? If new content finally showed up, but it turned out to be just aNOTHER freaking boss battle only _this_ one gets right in your face--in addition to the Bearger and Deerclops, which both already do that!--I'd be so sad. When I say I want "new content", I mean I want something FUN, not annoying, or "lol git gud n00b". (My god, I think I literally just lost a few brain cells, typing that...) This is a survival game, yes, but it's also a SANDBOX game. That means that more than one playstyle is perfectly legit, and I'd hate to lose that about it. Maybe something involving weather/climate being weird or more extreme than usual, or some new mobs that _can_ be dangerous, but can also be profitable if you know what you're doing. And I _love_ the idea of an area only being available during certain parts of the year, or after the first year. I've said this before, I know, but when we were discussing "Let's have something interesting to do in the summer!" I always think of that one mine you can only get to in the WINTER in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town, because the lake freezes and you can walk over to it. In this case, maybe something could drain because of the drought. And, before you mock me for my "peace and love" wimpiness: I'm also saying this 'cos I've been teaching my brother to play lately, and he's WAY across the world from me. The best ping we can get is to make a dedicated server in a country _halfway between us_, so we STILL both have _some_ lag. Deadly, HP-heavy bosses _that you can't avoid_ aren't the best idea under those circumstances. And we're hardly the only players who want to play the TOGETHER part in the game...but whose real life locations are definitely seperate. So, that's why I can't put a like on your well-written post, Zeklo. I very much like the basic sentiment, but disagree that the new content necessarily needs to be direct OPPOSITION to the player. I'm thinking more, not totally "to the side" in the sense that maybe the new content lets you do something cool everyone's gonna want to do, or (gasp!) lets you advance with some kind of story element...but yes, in general: Something that's part of the "main quest line" and not just some optional superboss you can go kill for bragging rights. : P ...Notorious
  8. So, any new content when?

    Yeah..this board itself's been a little dead lately too. Don't Sink Together will probably never OFFICIALLY happen...but in the meantime there's Island Adventures and/or The Volcano Biome mods. (Don't try to use those both at once--your world will get confused.) I gotta say NO on the Dragonfly coming to your base in the summer (unless there's an option to turn that off)--that'd bring back exactly the same problem that they nerfed Willow for: one thing burning down a base that was made by MULTIPLE people instead of just one person's work. And frankly I think the fact that she just hangs out safely far away in the desert and you can _choose_ whether or not to mess with her, is kind of a relief! But I get what you mean. I'm not sure exactly what the new content would BE, but personally, my own ideal new content would involve something along the lines of not-just-another-boss-battle things to do, new stuff to see/explore/meet/make, and perhaps a touch of lore. In the meantime, Corazon and anybody else who might be really bored, ever think of trying a challenge? Sometimes playing the same old game in a different way can get you using tactics and/or items you normally never think much about. I _could_ be totally self-promote-y here and say you should try out the March of Civilization challenge, but I don't think you're THAT bored. Each chapter takes an entire in-game year. XD But there's always stuff like: no science machine, mess with the seasons, mess with the amounts of various things in worldgen... And of course mods, if you're able to use them. Some add an INSANE amount of new stuff to the point where they're practically an expansion pack in and of themselves. Try out the aforementioned Island Adventures, Volcano Biome, or Multilands/Megarandom World mods, for starters--those alone will give you a lot of new junk to mess with. (And singleplayer has Creeps in the Deeps...) You'll need to make a new world to get them to work properly, but trust me: BOREDOM won't be your problem anymore. : P ...Notorious
  9. It is. : P Especially since I'm actually talking about something going DOWN, but "nerfed the hell out of" isn't as colourful. Also lemme tell you, I'm not sure if I'm looking forward to the Year of the Ewecus or Day Year of the Tentacle... XD ...Notorious
  10. Also HEYYY!! on the Willow Mains = rats thing. Really, are we still on that "joke" over two _years_ AFTER she was nerfed to high heaven? Really? Anyway yeah, we've talked about this before, and it's unfortunate that probably most of the Chinese Zodiac won't have a chance to get used in DST. "My" zodiac animal is several years away, for example, and it's also one of my favourites in real life... (Year of the Tiger Catcoon! before you ask.) ...Notorious
  11. Screenshot showcase

    Killed by flint? Is that like that one forum signature about "when what sustains you as a character kills you" and it shows a Wigfrid getting killed by Gold Nugget? XD (Another reason I don't live in the caves! _Raindrops_ falling on my head I can handle, but cloudy with a chance of rocks*...) And wow, Sinister Fang, that IS a welcome. I've seen similar (including in my SECOND attempt at the Multiworld mod), although not usually with the portal smack dab in the middle of the clockwork area. Gotta say, Maxwell in that outfit + the refined, elegant area with marble, carpet and roses...kinda works well together, visually. Now if only said elegant setting wasn't trying to kill him. : P Anyway. ...yeah, this'd pretty much be my reaction if I suddenly found myself with twin toddlers. XD (MEEP MERP MEEP MERP MEEP MERP MEEP MERP SHUT UP ALREADY!) Awww, who's a sleepy deer then? You are! Yes you! Seriously, for a spooky vignette all alone in a dark scary forest on a cold winter night...this is kind of adorable. And then I cranked the gamma up unreasonably high in Irfanview to see what it looked like, and... The pixel information...for the tree (and the rest of the deer, and the sapling)...was actually STILL THERE in my original screenshot even though I couldn't see it! Dude! Maybe that's a common thing everybody knows, but gotta say it's pretty cool. Me and my brother (yes, my actual real-life brother--he's the one I gave my free extra copy to) chilling together at our first family base. Awww. He made the straw roll, one of the chests, one of the drying racks you see there and a pickle barrel...which is out of the shot. (Also the "Winona is related to Wilson somehow!" crowd is gonna LOVE this... : P) And yes, I'm wearing Wes's battle gear, because I hit "Random" on my outfit before I started playing. Last time I did this, Willow ended up running around in her silk robe for an entire season. Very Arthur Dent. Last but not least...for some reason all this batch of pictures have been at night and kinda to really dark. Let's change that. OW MY EYES!! aka "Where the blank are my ski-goggles?!" I did not do ANYthing to the lighting or saturation in this picture. Apparently in winter daylight, the Cherry Forest turns _neon_. Is that even grass, or Ecto-Cooler? Wow. ...Notorious *Okay meteors, fine. But those only happen in certain areas, not wherever you are, automatically.
  12. Okay. But you really should go look at actual people. ...Notorious
  13. Screenshot showcase

    The jellyfish existed, but they didn't glow ...as evidenced by Jerald here, since it's dusk and he still looks non-transparent and non-glowy. Whether or not they helped you find the volcano in some other way (such as being in larger/more concentrated groups near it?) I don't know, as I suuucccckkk at Shipwrecked and have never lived long enough to find the damn thing. : P ...Notorious
  14. Screenshot showcase

    CHARLIE! I've got that mod too. Aren't her custom outfits _gorgeous_? So of course I immediately had to undercut the Shadow Queen's dignity by making her do the chicken dance. : P I haven't actually played as her in Shipwrecked, tho--WAIT A MINUTE, that'd make it so I didn't have to worry about rain, wind _and_ hands (whose hands are those, anyway? Bob! Bob the intern! I've told you, stop hiring minions without running it by me first!) all trying to put my fire out at once! Which...means I probably can't play as her until I've learned to Shipwreck in a non-sucky way with a standard character first. Ah well. Also here's Charlie in a regular-clothes outfit: --which I think looks rather stylish and nice, for non-fancy stuff. Actually one of my favourite things to do with the skins is to see what cool outfits you can get out of the common stuff nobody thinks much about. There's actually some nice looks, if you, well, look for them... And THIS is what I got explored on the map me and my brother have been playing lately, last night. Dear GOD! This is only one strip of it! When I said I set the map to "huge", he may have taken me a hair too literally...(we have a custom dedicated server through a third-party thing, since we're so far apart on the globe that if either one of us just ran the game off our own computer, the other person would have SO much lag they wouldn't be able to play at all.) It's so blurry because THAT'S how far out I had to zoom to make the whole map (so far) fit on the screen at once... ...Notorious
  15. My DST gameplay in nutshell

    Whoah. Um...are those even _words_? I kinda sorta vaguely get what you're talking about, but... Anyway, I probably would've booted that person too, if I'm translating this correctly. I myself have never kicked/banned anyone unless they were actually a jerk--AND I warn them first, too. So... ...Notorious