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Can we have another massive boss fights on just 6 channels? I realy miss that 5fps fun times :( 

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  • Dark Knight Crafting Costumes will be added.

Jarrete costume, here I come! 

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Easter event when?

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Easter event when?

Last year it was

This event runs from March 23rd 10:00 UTC to April 06th 10:00 UTC

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Tech-wise: when PA will be addressing the CoherentUI CPU usage ? I mean, if you have the game .exe eating up to 50-65% of the CPU, you CANNOT put 2 instances (out of 5) of a 3rd party program taking 25% usage each.

So far I always (like many, I guess) manually kill the 2 higher demanding processes. 

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Yes pls need 5th pet, sick of missing so many loots !

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Sadly something I don't think this forum can do. People in general really. Entitlement.

Thank you guys for what you are ABLE to do/provide.

Woah there missy. In no way was I telling the Kakao staff to do anything. If you read what I said (which is the context of what CM Yukimura was responding on) was that Pearl Abyss needs to get their butt in gear. Pearl Abyss = developer. CM/GMs = Publisher. Two completely different entities. I'm dissatisfied with how the developer handles things. The publisher is doing the best they can, and I appreciate it very much.

Korea has had their increased breeding rate for at least 2-3 months prior to T9 horses being released. Even prior to that they had a better rate than us. They're releasing content that most of NA/EU will be unable to pursue within even 6 months if they're unable to use real life money on breeding resets and skill change coupons. If things remain the way they are, I predict that people will stop playing the game all together, or they will just turn to a different aspect of the game. And, as always, supply will never meet the demand, nor will prices change based off of supply/demand. 

An issue has been brought to the developer's attention, and they remain silent on the subject. There is no confirmation on whether we will or won't receive a breeding rate increase. A better company would have done so. "We're sorry, but at this time we will not be increasing horse breeding rate." is much better than silence that leaves us wondering. 

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They have added T5 in the wild recently, there is a cooldown period now, get patient guys ^^

This is very interesting and a lot more...inclusive? Communicative. An administrator tackling such...'simple' questions. Of course, I could be 'out of the loop' and this occurrence might've been commonplace as of release of BDO. But recently, I saw little in the form of admin communication in the forums. Little, not non-existent. 

Basically, this is pleasant to see. At least for me. Me being a player, a human and a curious one at that :) This be nice, I tell you! 

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We need the DK awakening! ^^

or at least some infos about it.. please.

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Thanks! :D Is the Black Spirit adventure the board game???

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Thanks! :D Is the Black Spirit adventure the board game???

Yup

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We need the DK awakening! ^^

or at least some infos about it.. please.

Dark Knight awakening happens, in part, in Kamasylve, so it's not happening until we get the new area.

Sorry.

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They have added T5 in the wild recently, there is a cooldown period now, get patient guys ^^

Nice to see a community manager that actually responds.

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Woah there missy. In no way was I telling the Kakao staff to do anything. If you read what I said (which is the context of what CM Yukimura was responding on) was that Pearl Abyss needs to get their butt in gear. Pearl Abyss = developer. CM/GMs = Publisher. Two completely different entities. I'm dissatisfied with how the developer handles things. The publisher is doing the best they can, and I appreciate it very much.

Korea has had their increased breeding rate for at least 2-3 months prior to T9 horses being released. Even prior to that they had a better rate than us. They're releasing content that most of NA/EU will be unable to pursue within even 6 months if they're unable to use real life money on breeding resets and skill change coupons. If things remain the way they are, I predict that people will stop playing the game all together, or they will just turn to a different aspect of the game. And, as always, supply will never meet the demand, nor will prices change based off of supply/demand. 

An issue has been brought to the developer's attention, and they remain silent on the subject. There is no confirmation on whether we will or won't receive a breeding rate increase. A better company would have done so. "We're sorry, but at this time we will not be increasing horse breeding rate." is much better than silence that leaves us wondering. 

Was I saying anything specifically to you? No. I was speaking in general, and yes...If you look at the majority of posts/people, they are "give me this, when this, when that..." instead of taking a moment to realize they have brought us this amazingly beautiful game. Yes, it has flaws (nothing is perfect).  Kakao does not have control of as many things as people seem to think. They get updates/releases from PA, then they apply it. Their hands are tied, to a degree. I agree with most of your post.

But no, I was not aiming anything at you directly. So calm down. Simple misunderstanding. :P

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They have added T5 in the wild recently, there is a cooldown period now, get patient guys ^^

Thank you for the clear words! :)

 

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Dark Knight awakening happens, in part, in Kamasylve, so it's not happening until we get the new area.

Sorry.

....wha. So we're getting Kamasylve within 2 weeks right? DId Korea get Kamasylve at the same time as the DK awakening release?

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"Desync fix when???

Haven't been able to afk train horses since server merge... Customer support seems to have no idea what's going on either since I keep sending them data they ask for, but stopped talking to me since then."

I'm just going to keep posting this till ya'll communicate with Pearl Abyss during one of these maintenance and fix this stupid desync issue... This kind of service is unacceptable. There is absolutely no reason I should get kicked off the server while I'm actively doing something. This problem has been going on since the server merge that was suppose to "make the game better for us". Instead it made it worse for a lot of us. It doesn't matter if I run the game in admin mode / compatibility mode / potato graphics or the highest possible graphics, I get kicked off if I move over a distance too fast for the server to keep track of where my character is.

I've called Comcast and been on them too, but all signs point towards the Black Desert servers. Instead of releasing new pearl shop items every week, why not actually try to fix the issues we've been having for months? I wouldn't care if you shut the game down for a week, or hell even a month, just to optimize the servers. Could ya'll not tell how horrible the servers are with the 1 year anniversary event bosses where people were getting kicked off because the servers couldn't handle the amount of people?

After a 2 week silence, Customer Service finally told me "I'm really sorry for the late answer. We have reported the issue to the developers, and trying to fix the core issue (we have a few very good traces to start with). Our tech team is treating this with the highest priority. Unfortunately there is nothing we can do as customer support ;( " 

I am quite aware that as a business you need to make money, but how about communicating with us better as well as making these issues THE priority. Without a community you don't make money. If people can't play they're going to move onto other games that are run by companies who know what they are doing.

I've been playing since day 1, not so much the early start since the server didn't start off so great, but I have loved the past year of BDO. I hope the next year is just as exciting. However if this issue is not fixed, I won't hesitate to go find another game to sink my time into.


 

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Obligatory "plz buff" comment.

Seriously please consider buffing ninja. His awakening is amazing looking but it sucks so bad compared to everything else. I can easily roflstomp almost anyone with my warrior and wizard (Wizard is seriously OP. As a wiz alt, seriously, this guy is way too strong) but I'm feeling so bad that I can't play my ninja because I know that it's a weak class, no matter how much I train or try to be amazing, ninja just sucks overall. The issue with Ninja's awakening is that it's a bit stiff. You really can't have a class with mushy pea tier defenses have something that was designed for a tank. Other than that the only way his awakening is viable is if you CC. Other than that, absolutely useless.

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....wha. So we're getting Kamasylve within 2 weeks right? DId Korea get Kamasylve at the same time as the DK awakening release?

Korea got Kamasylve with the release of the Dark Knight, nevermind it's awakening.

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Dear Players,

Hello CM Yukimura, do you know if we are going to get the contest costumes from korea? or when?
I mean this :P

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Dark Knight awakening happens, in part, in Kamasylve, so it's not happening until we get the new area.

Sorry.

That's not even true

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When Kamasilve  expansion add ?

29 since DK event ends there and it was said that we get it this month

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Dark Knight awakening happens, in part, in Kamasylve, so it's not happening until we get the new area.

Sorry.

Which Korea got both after the Dark Knight level event, so my guess is on the 29th or 5th of April.

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Nerf Drark Knight pls and buff Wiz

 

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That's not even true

Ah, you're right, it was Kamasylve prepatch on the Dark Knight release patch (december 15th).

Kamasylve was on the next patch (december 22nd).

My bad.

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