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    • Share your Suggestions!   01/01/2016

      Greetings, Do you want to help Black Desert be the best game possible? We are constantly looking for ways to improve the game, your feedback and suggestions are a key part of this process.  Everyone is welcome to visit our Suggestion Forum and share your thoughts with the BDO Team and the community.  Below I will give some advice on how to present your suggestions to ensure you are heard. How to make sure your contribution will be taken into account: Be precise and constructive.Take the time to explain your reasoning behind a feeling or a suggestion.Check if the suggestion you have in mind has already been shared. If it's the case, you can reply to it.Ask other players or friends you know what they think of your post before you click the "Submit" button.Be realistic. To add content requires a long time, but don't feel discouraged if it takes time to see changes.  I want to thank you in advance for any suggestions provided, and we look forward to reading your contributions!
    • Forum Rules   04/24/2016

      1. Inappropriate or infringing content Kakao Games Europe does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, article, link or comment posted by other users in the Services, and shall not be responsible for the contents of any such message, article or comment.The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of Kakao Games Europe. The User can report any violation of the services policies by clicking on the report icon on the Forums.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually offensive, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violating of any applicable law.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any advertisement, link or information regarding content which infringes the Agreement.The User shall not post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned or licensed by the User or by Kakao Games Europe.The user shall not promote illegal or illicit activities including cheating and the use of exploits.  2. Naming policy The User shall not use on the Website, the Forums and in the Game character names, family names, guild names, clan names and/or nicknames that are:Vulgar, abusive, hateful, racist, defamatory, threatening, pornographic or sexually orientated;Referring to inappropriate parts of the human body or bodily functions;Referring to drugs or illegal activities;Related to the Nazi regime;Referring to figures or activities of religious relevanceRelated to political regimes or personalities involved or suspected of violation of human rights;Promoting violence, ethnically or national hatred;Impersonating an existing person, including Kakao Games Europe officials Violating the intellectual or industrial rights of a third party, including trademarks.The use of alternate spelling, for instance by replacing letter with number, in order to violate the above mentioned rules shall be considered a violation of the naming policy.The user will not create additional forum accounts in order to bypass any warning, suspension, ban or purport themselves as someone else.  3. 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Thread bumping The User shall not bump own threads. Replies to own threads with the sole purpose of moving said thread to the top of the forum can lead to a warning with the possible consequence of losing writing permissions on http://forum.blackdesertonline.comIf the User wants to add more information to a post, the “EDIT” function can be used. It is permitted to reply to own posts once every 48h as long as the follow up post adds new and meaningful information related to the topic.Replies to other users posts with the sole purpose of increasing it's visibility are also considered thread bumping as well as spam and will be actioned accordingly.Normal replies to other users are not affected by the above mentioned rules.6.2. 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If the User finds the actions of other users in breach of the forum rules, the Report Function should be used in order to bring the case to the attention of the moderator team. The case will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken. The user shall not "name and shame" other users. If a user is suspected to have broken Terms of Service / Terms of Use or taken part in fraudulent activities it should be reported directly to Kakao Games Europe by submit a support ticket.6.4. Quoting The User shall not quote posts who break the forum rules. The User is instead encouraged to use the Report Function in order to bring inappropriate content to the attention of the moderator team. Reported content will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken.6.5. Abuse of Report Function The user shall not abuse the report function. The report function is intended to be used to make the moderation team aware of potential breaches of the forum rules not to get revenge on other users. If the User finds another user behaving inappropriate several times in a short time span, the Report Function can be used, highlighting one relevant post and indicating in the notes that other threads are affected too. If the User feels a thread is out of control, one post should be reported indicating in the notes the whole thread needs attention.  7. RP Forum Rules The RP Forums follow a more strict rule set. Any user wishing to participate on the RP forums is advised to review the specific rules before posting.  8. Appeal Forum Moderations Threads deemed inappropriate to a particular forum will be moved to a more appropriate forum or even removed completely. Threads that have been removed or closed are not to be re-posted. The User shall not discuss specific cases of moderated posts or disciplinary actions against users on the forum. If the User disagrees with an action taken by the moderator team, an e-mail should be send to forumdisputes@blackdesertonline.com. An uninvolved Community Manager will then review the case. 
    • IMPORTANT - REACH US IN THE NEW FORUM   05/04/2017

      Ladies and gentlemen ATTENTION please:
      It's time to move into a new house!
        As previously announced, from now on IT WON'T BE POSSIBLE TO CREATE THREADS OR REPLY in the old forums. From now on the old forums will be readable only. If you need to move/copy/migrate any post/material from here, feel free to contact the staff in the new home. We’ll be waiting for you in the NEW Forums!

      https://community.blackdesertonline.com/index.php

      *New features and amazing tools are waiting for you, even more is yet to come in the future.. just like world exploration in BDO leads to new possibilities.
      So don't be afraid about changes, click the link above and follow us!
      Enjoy and see you on the other side!  
    • WICHTIG: Das Forum zieht um!   05/04/2017

      Damen und Herren, wir bitten um Eure Aufmerksamkeit, es ist an der Zeit umzuziehen!
        Wie wir bereits angekündigt hatten, ist es ab sofort nicht mehr möglich, neue Diskussionen in diesem Forum zu starten. Um Euch Zeit zu geben, laufende Diskussionen abzuschließen, könnt Ihr noch für zwei Wochen in offenen Diskussionen antworten. Danach geht dieses Forum hier in den Ruhestand und das NEUE FORUM übernimmt vollständig.
      Das Forum hier bleibt allerdings erhalten und lesbar.   Neue und verbesserte Funktionen warten auf Euch im neuen Forum und wir arbeiten bereits an weiteren Erweiterungen.
      Wir sehen uns auf der anderen Seite!

      https://community.blackdesertonline.com/index.php Update:
      Wie angekündigt könen ab sofort in diesem Forum auch keine neuen Beiträge mehr veröffentlicht werden.
    • IMPORTANT: Le nouveau forum   05/04/2017

      Aventurières, aventuriers, votre attention s'il vous plaît, il est grand temps de déménager!
      Comme nous vous l'avons déjà annoncé précédemment, il n'est désormais plus possible de créer de nouveau sujet ni de répondre aux anciens sur ce bon vieux forum.
      Venez visiter le nouveau forum!
      https://community.blackdesertonline.com
      De nouvelles fonctionnalités ainsi que de nouveaux outils vous attendent dès à présent et d'autres arriveront prochainement! N'ayez pas peur du changement et rejoignez-nous! Amusez-vous bien et a bientôt dans notre nouveau chez nous

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  1. Karmek added a post in a topic EU Territory and Node War Chronicles   

    # K E B A B V O R T E X
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  2. Karmek added a post in a topic Trading - Magnate debuff removed from Velia/Finto Farm/Heidel/Alejandro Farm trade goods - Rolling to master 2 viable again   

    The main goal of this thread is to act as a PSA for those that are currently stockpiling on trashcrates to get to their M2, and making them aware of the fact rolling just became viable again. I'm not debating whether or not someone should do it to get from M2 to M10 as it is in my opinion a huge timesink for anything above master 4-5, as you will see here.

    Again, if those values are still correct, you would need 283 times as much XP from M2 to M10 than what it takes from B1 to M2.
    Admitting you need 35'000 crates for M2 at 116% lifeskill XP, that's 9'905'000 trashcrates which seems absolutely mental. To be honest, I don't know what's worse between 1670h of rolling or the idea of transporting nearly 30bil worth of trashcrates.
    EDIT : From a Reddit source, the values have been changed and this chart does not represent the current XP amounts required for M2+.
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  3. Karmek added a topic in General   

    Trading - Magnate debuff removed from Velia/Finto Farm/Heidel/Alejandro Farm trade goods - Rolling to master 2 viable again
    Hello there,
    The magnate debuff that reduces the amount of maximum trade items you can buy once you reach a certain amount has seemingly been changed with the 26/04/16 update on EU/NA servers, as you can see http://puu.sh/vyOFI/7449b84f0d.png
    I then started rolling between Velia and Finto Farm, Heidel and Alejandro Farm to check what was going on and if I could completely ignore the magnate debuff.
    Given the fact I haven't had the opportunity to roll actively for more than 30 minutes, I can't 100% confirm that it's correct, but I've been able to completely sell out my items on 3 channels (give or take 400 trade items) without getting affected by the debuff.
    On top of that, the amount of XP I won was absurdly high, which lets me think we never got the infamous "50% less XP on trades between managers within 500m of each other" nerf. Over 30 minutes of rolling, I was able to get 11% XP from Master 3 to 4 with 72% life XP bonuses. Rough summary : https://puu.sh/vySgi/df6e579665.png
    This would mean the technique used by many traders back in December (when the master 2 hype started) might be viable again to get to master 2.
    With that in mind, if the trading XP charts I found are correct (October 2016), it would still take 1670h of rolling to get from M2 to M10 which is kind of silly. I still believe trash crates are the most viable way of getting to master 10.
    EDIT : Guide on how to powerlevel master 2, courtesy of AsukiKuro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6uGfJQ7pKI - Just add Heidel>Alejandro back and forth inbetween channel swaps.
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  4. Karmek added a post in a topic [Notice] Account Security   

    I prefer using https://hacked-emails.com/ as it gives you the origin and date of the leak aswell.
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  5. Karmek added a post in a topic What Guild are the GM's in?   

    inb4 a GM links one of those 500AP ring
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  6. Karmek added a post in a topic Decided to make my money farming Ogres long time ago   

    That trashtalking lmao
    On another note, still missing 20DP on TET bossgear, accuracy on Kzarka, and TET offhand, he's only halfway done.
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  7. Karmek added a post in a topic Zodiac sign = luck?   

    FAKE NEWS ^2 LUL
    https://clips.twitch.tv/GentleInterestingRedpandaRedCoat
    I first saw this info coming from my dude Eiene, the same guy who made fake accuracy charts to get people to sell their TRI RCE
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  8. Karmek added a post in a topic Zodiac sign = luck?   

    Fake news LUL
    https://clips.twitch.tv/WittyBoxyCormorantTBTacoRight
     
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  9. Karmek added a post in a topic Decided to make my money farming Ogres long time ago   

    After a year of playing the game and more than 4'000€ invested into the game, I will also join OP in his train of thought, with all due respect. I have a good background in terms of theorycrafting and competitive games (top 1 EU seasonal Diablo 3 player, top 1 FR / top 50 world Gears of War, Rainbow Six Vegas cup winner, etc.) and have lately been interested in philosphy, more specifically determinism (all hail our senpai Spinoza, everybody should read The Ethics).
    My research has lead me to get into the basics of how RNG is coded in games and other systems such as lotteries, poker websites and such.
    Long story short, as long as you don't have access to the source code and the machines running it, you can never truly know how anything works. BDO is no exception and theories such as timestamps no longer seem far fetched to me.
    Here are some good reads if you have spare time :
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Random_number_generator_attack
    https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/124233/why-is-it-impossible-to-produce-truly-random-numbers
    And more specifically related to the gaming industry, the whole "Wi Flag Case" in Asheron's Call. Basically, an error in the code made it so people had worse RNG than others depending on the time they created their character; the agro on mobs was linked to an algorithm taking into account the character's SessionID and CharacterID, two values that the end client have no influence on.
    http://asheron.wikia.com/wiki/Wi_Flag
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  10. Karmek added a post in a topic What will happen when Kamasylvia launches?   

    Since when do levels carry you on BDO ? :thinking:
    You can be level 64 with 400GS, you still won't be able to clear Kamasilve optimally
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  11. Karmek added a post in a topic WE DEMAND TRANSPARENCY   

    Reminds me of an example I used on the forums a while ago.
    They're smart as ----- though. You can't "buy" durability with real cash nor can you buy RNG boxes, so most of the RNG/hidden values related legislation does not apply.
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  12. Karmek added a post in a topic What will happen when Kamasylvia launches?   

    A few things will happen with Kamasylve
    - You will log in with more CP (CP softcap raise) ;
    - You'll be able to get more max energy ;
    - You'll go back to pirates/sausans once you're done.
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  13. Karmek added a post in a topic Will BDO succeed?   

    RPers also have a specific chat, top notch management on this side.
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  14. Karmek added a post in a topic EU Territory and Node War Chronicles   

    Because we already know they're both trash guilds and adding salt to a saltmine won't do anything ?
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  15. Karmek added a post in a topic What are your Golden Egg loots?   

    1 Sharp Bundle
    1 Hard Bundle
    3 RCE
    3 Guardian Seals
    2 Ancient Weapon Core
    2 Witch
    1 Blackstones
    And I haven't done it today. Yes, 13 loots on 12 days because last week's maintenance reset the quest (2 eggs for 1 day).
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