Tue, 28 Nov 2006
Howdy pardners! I've got a few bits to jaw at ya, and some details on a bug fix
patch that we put up today. Firstly the patch notes:
- If your computer gets too far behind in animating the moves (which happens
on computers with less powerful graphics accelerators), the game will stop
doing animations for a bit and just jump pieces into place to help you catch
- We changed a few of the Badges, mostly name
changes and image tweaks.
- We modified the Pardner Chat tabs so that
they'll maintain the history of your chat with yer pardner seamlessly if you
move between the Saloon and other places where the tabs are shown in a popup
- We added fancy new visual effects to Wendigo
Attack and dropped the number of Wendigo that are shown during an attack
to one to hopefully make things work better for computers with less powerful
- We now ignore players that have not played a scenario in the last two
weeks when computing the Top Ranked lists. You
got to keep playin' to hold onto yer title.
- We fixed a bunch of bugs: the coloring of the Battered Fox Skull Hat, a problem with changing your
Handle, a problem with the Thunderbird AI, a
problem with matchmaking with "Include previous towns" checked, a problem with
the Lightning Card and various others that would
require a heap o' technical jargon to explain.
The next thing I want to jabber about is the end of Beta. We're going to be
declaring Beta to be ended this Friday, December 1st at
High Noon (Pacific Standard Time).
What does this mean exactly? Well the main thing is that players are no
longer going to get a free ride to the Indian Trading
Post. They'll have to buy a ticket. But it also means that we're going
to be givin' out our Beta Tester Rewards, which
I reckon yer all going to enjoy. You'll be gettin':
- One free ticket to Indian Trading Post.
- One official Beta Tester Badge.
One thing to note is that everyone who registered and logged on during the
Beta will receive the Beta Tester Badge, but
only those players that played at least 20 Ranked
Games will receive the free ticket to Indian
Trading Post. We reckon that ya aught to have done yer job if yer gonna
get paid fer it.
So if ya got friends that ya think might like Bang!
Howdy, tell 'em to get their hide on over here and sign up fer the Beta
because it's their last chance to get a free ticket to ITP.
- Sheriff Mike