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Official Console 1.3 Update Feedback Thread

Discussion in 'Console General Talk' started by ClearConscious, Dec 13, 2017.

  1. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    Rather than quitting and reloading which takes forever, I just let him kill me if I'm not up for the fight.
     
  2. Ultimate snowman 46

    Ultimate snowman 46 The Destroyer

    I'm not sure whether this is to prevent cheating, but when impending doom approaches, the save icon will show up and disappear even if autosave is off, then will appear again if you die, in other words you can't time travel if you mess up in battle by closing and restarting the game, plus it's dangerous to close on save icons, so I was wondering if this was a bug or just something to make it fair.
     
  3. r4v1n6

    r4v1n6 Official Terrarian

    Even with Autosave off the save icon will appear regularly, however the game doesn't actually save so it's safe to ignore it.
    Dying is another matter though; the game WILL save then, even with autosave off and the save indicator isn't always shown. Do not force quit the game at this point, you risk corrupting your save.

    The saving when dying is not a bug. The developers intentionally added that, probably to prevent cheating. The PC version does that as well. Personally I hate it. :mad:
     
  4. Cyberra

    Cyberra Skeletron Prime

    Moon Lord wasn't actually summoned. Something honked off the cultists and the cultist archers were running back and forth tracking on me, but I blocked off the mouth of the dungeon entrance a while back so they couldn't actually reach me and none of them died. They were just mad at me for some reason. Never even saw the Lunatic Cultist. I chose to book it and go poke around a different world.

    Uhm, is there a fix for maps blacking out? I went to the world I generated just after the release of 1.3, in which I'd done a lot of exploring and farming, and both the minimap and the large map were all blacked out again.
     
  5. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    I think dying resets that too; just jump from a high place or stand in lava. It's much quicker.
     
  6. Ultimate snowman 46

    Ultimate snowman 46 The Destroyer

    ...Or you could just run away or use a magic mirror to unload that part of the map and reset them
     
  7. Cyberra

    Cyberra Skeletron Prime

    Eh, I'd been intending to go putter around in another world anyway... I'd found quite a few underground cabins in my just-post-1.3 world and wanted to go see if I'd missed any paintings. Then I got over there and discovered that the entire map had reset to black.

    Got a decent stash of goodie bags saved up, and got three magical pumpkin seeds from breaking the pumpkins spawning all over my world. They like spawning right in front of my door for some annoying reason.
     
  8. Gamelore

    Gamelore Terrarian

    My wife and I were playing PS4 Terraria daily until last year. The post-1.3 PS4 Terraria UI is so terrible that my wife and I have restarted characters in PS3 Terraria so we can still play the game without worrying about it getting ruined again. The 1.3 UI transparency, crafting process, inventory management and zooming make the PS4 version unplayable.

    As a life-long gamer across PC and console for 35 years, I have to remark that this is probably the worst laid-out patch I've ever encountered in any game. The patch consists of many conscious decisions that make the game worse. I'm really confused who thought these changes were a good idea. I sincerely hope these changes are reversed at some point, perhaps when the Switch version launches, or made optional.

    Thanks.
     
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  9. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    This now has a slider to make it as transparent as you want, or don't want.
    This is actually better now, you just need 10 minutes to get used to it.
    You could zoom pre-update, and I don't see what's wrong with having the screen at your desired size.
     
  10. Cyberra

    Cyberra Skeletron Prime

    Unfortunately they've already said they're not giving us the old UI back. Better get used to this new one. At least the UI slider makes it easier to see. I can actually read the words now instead of having to identify things by shape and color.

    Final count from the Halloween event: 5 hoppin' jack banners, 7 ghost banners, 2 raven banners, 2 bloody machetes, 4 bladed gloves, and 1 1/3 stacks of goodie bags. And more Underground Hallow stuff than I could shake a stick at, since I was using my chaos elemental farm to grind goodie bags (thus all the ghost banners, since I was in the cavern layer for three irl days straight). Only thing the buggers haven't dropped yet is the Rod of Discord.
     
  11. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    Hello everyone. It's been quiet on this thread recently, so I thought I'd create a poll.

    I've notice that worlds take AGES to load in single player, but not multiplayer. My guess as to why is that, in multiplayer, the map is not fully loaded until a minute or so into gameplay. Personally this doesn't bother me at all, and I would prefer that to happen in single player as well, rather than waiting so long for the world to load.

    I'm hoping that if enough people agree, I can show that to the devs and they can investigate whether it's a viable option or not. The link is below, all you need do is click one button or the other.

    https://forums.terraria.org/index.php?threads/poll-should-the-map-load-separately.74450/

    Thanks.
     
  12. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    Any news on a patch? It's been ages without any word. I've done a couple of videos to demonstrate the lag issue:



     
  13. Cyberra

    Cyberra Skeletron Prime

    O.O What kind of glowing mushroom farm is that?

    Still want to know how to build that Frost Moon farm. Every tutorial video I find about event farms assumes we have 1.3.4 tech at least and they never show the actual building or wiring.

    I haven't had much problem with lag, but then, I haven't been looking for it, and even the Martian invasion or solar eclipse doesn't have that much crap flying around the screen
     
  14. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    It's a truffle worm farm. It gets around 6 worms a minute.
     
  15. Cyberra

    Cyberra Skeletron Prime

    Oh, neat. How does it work? What are you using to bring the worms up to you?
     
  16. Loki

    Loki Consigliere Staff Member Re-Logic Administrator

    Have shared both videos with the team.

    Not sure what is going on off-screen on both (I mean I know mechanically what is going on... but what I mean is can you get a screen or sense for what is there construction-wise?).

    These are pretty edge-case things, occurring when a TON of things are going on all at once - but still will see what the team says.

    The Unity/SDK update they mentioned last monthly update should be pretty soon, I think.
     
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  17. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    It's basically a copy of the one built by @DicemanX a while ago, I just tweaked the aesthetics. Here's his video:
     
  18. ED209

    ED209 Plantera

    It's only been happening since the last patch though; before that there was no lag at all. I'll take some screens tomorrow and post them.
     
  19. fargalarg

    fargalarg Steampunker

    :sigh:My Xbox is only laggy when it starts a world and it says drawing map and the second time it does it it stops at 10% and loads one% a second until like 53% then it loads. It’s the only thing but it gets annoying. At least it wasn’t before the last patch update. Back then random items where getting deleted from my inventory
     
  20. Ultimate snowman 46

    Ultimate snowman 46 The Destroyer

    For some reason in multiplayer, I kept coming across huge voids without blocks east, west and down, sometimes I could enter them but get surrounded as they load, but mostly if I entered it just said error or closed down the game. They're just massive holes where nothing has loaded.