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Released - 28 July, 2016
- TheCenter mega-update! (New Biomes, New Islands, New Caves & Creature Spawns, etc)
- New Official Total Conversion: Primitive+, optimized, 'completed', and packaged as Free DLC
- New Creature: Pelagornis!
- New Creature: Allosaurus!
- New Item: Fishing Rod + Fishing Mechanic! (Just Sap and Leech Blood baits for now, but many more baits will be added in the next day!)
- New Structure: Industrial Grinder: grinds items into a portion of their crafting resources, converts resources into simpler resources
- New Structure: Spiral Staircase (Stone/Wood/Metal)
- New Mechanic: Optional Hitmarkers for ranged attacks (server can toggle them, as well as client if the server allows it). Default enabled, "?AllowHitMarkers=false" to disable. Also, server crosshair is now enabled by default, "?ServerCrosshair=false" to disable. There are now client options to disable these effects locally as well.
- Building Attack/Destruction TribeLogs
- UI Option to colorize item name texts based on quality level.
- Offline Raid Protection mode now disables PIN Locking, and Structures in Caves no longer get ORP.
Patch notes for TheCenter[edit | edit source]
Features[edit | edit source]
- Added Redwood Forest Biome
- Redid the Boss Arena from scratch, now actually works properly!
- Extended map tremendously for the new redwood forest biome (About 50% larger now)
- Added giant new land bridge connecting the snow/grasslands biome to the new redwood biome
- Added giant new underwater caverns which includes, spider cavern, underwater ruins, crystal cavern, jumping puzzle. New caverns also provide a foot path for players to walk from the center of the earth to the top, and a new underwater path for players to get their water dinos in and out of the center of the earth.
- Added a secondary cloud layer to give the sky a little variation/life
- Added distant mountains
- Added GIANT mountain range on southern edge of map
- Huge Lighting update, vastly improved lighting all around
- Massive Optimizations
- Brand new player map, now includes 100% of playable space
- Added new pitch black deep sea canyon (Scuba Goggles will not work here)
- Lots of secrets added!
- Added murder boxes in the floating island to melt anyones face who has glitched into and built bases inside.
- Expanded the oceans to the south
Fixes[edit | edit source]
- Fixed the pathways leading up from under the center being blocked off at the top
- Fixed a couple of holes under the center that allowed players to get under the map
- Fixed some large holes in the landscape in the grasslands that people could fall into
- Added dmg bonus for building in the monster head island
- Fixed dinos disappearing from monster head island
- Removed mosa/plesi spawning in the large lake with the iceberg
- Fixed the tall grass in the northern and southern islands that didn't go away with the rest of the clutter
- Fixed the undenworld grass being overly shiny/reflective
- Added Mosa spawns back in
- Bear spawns added to Redwood Forest
- Titan spawns added to Redwood Forest
- Lowered some of the deep ocean spawn numbers (Dunky, etc...)
- Added more harvestable stones to tropical sections of the map
- Lowered the height of the tall clutter grass pieces
- Fixed Eastern Oceans not having any foliage/rocks
- Made moonlight brighter
- Fixed several areas in the floating island that allowed players to glitch inside and build bases
- Made the lava biome darker more forboding
- Fixed the large half lava/half tropical island not having any trees on the tropical half
- Added metal/crystal resources to the half tropical half lava island
- Fixed numerous holes in the underworld that allowed players to escape the world/get under the map
- Various other bug fixes too many to count <3