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  1. This is a summed up version of our survey results, highlighting the things we need to improve on the most. - Customization - Feedback was pretty positive, meaning that we will be directing our attention away from customization and to other more urgent systems. This doesn't mean that we will be ignoring customization altogether, we will be slowly adding more options for unique styles. - Combat - The general impression is that it's hard for practical application because of how easy it is to evade attacks. To improve on this, we will be looking to change the movement speed values while also exploring other solutions like lock-on targeting and homing projectiles. Another thing made clear to us was that the controls were somewhat confusing and impractical. With improvements, we also plan to make a tutorial-type introduction to the combat mechanics with visual indications. In the near future, we will be working on implementing key-bindings to make this process more customizable. Ninjutsu was by far the most well received part of combat, while Taijutsu was the least well received. We will be working on allowing more freedom of movement while cutting down on animation-lock times. We are also exploring the idea of animation canceling, but more on that in the future. There isn't much to talk about stats. We can't precisely balance things before we reach character progression phases, in which we can properly evaluate time and effort spent in relation to power gain from each stat point. Expect us to always fine-tune this system in Alpha 1. Animations and Visuals were well received, so not much will change in the way we work in this department. We have a lot more spells incoming, so stay tuned for that. - User Interface - This was by far our least popular feature, and rightfully so. We ask you to understand that we have no UI/UX designer on our team so we might not be able to compete with AAA-level games in this particular field. Even so, we will be trying out new looks and ideas, so expect this to improve with time. - Graphics - Graphics feedback was pretty positive, but with that said we still aim to improve, especially in the settings department. We will be working on resolution and graphics quality settings in the near future. - Lag and FPS- We are aware of the lag spikes and fps issues, this is something that we will be spending a lot of time working on. We have had some hosting issues, but we expect to resolve that in the near future. As for the fps drops, we will go through all of our systems and try to optimize them as much as possible. As stated above, we will also work on graphics settings to allow players with more decent setups to play with no issues. - Consensus - The majority of you wanted us to focus most of our attention to combat, with optimization and UI in the second and third place. We hear you, so we will be spending a lot of time on these features. - Final Notes- Overall, we are happy with how the first testing phase went. We got a lot of constructive feedback from you, and we also found a ton of bugs which we have to fix. Again, we want to thank everyone who took their time to participate in the testing phase, as well as the survey. We plan on making these after every patch, so we will be counting on your support again in the future! Kind Regards, Staff Team
  2. What kind of combat system would you like to see in game? There is the old school WoW-like system where a target is required and once a spell is activated, it travels towards the target no matter what. There is also the modern style of combat where most of the spells are aoe, or directional. When talking about the modern one, we have to look at these facts: Pros: Allows for a more dynamic combat, especially in pvp. It's more skill based compared to the old one. Cons: Lag. Since the targets aren't pre-determined, there will be times when people get out of range or accidentally get shot by a spell because of lag. From personal experience, this is a major issue and in order to keep these problems to a minimum, we would require a very expensive server to run this kind of system without problems, not to mention that players would also need fast connection. That being said, the prime idea would be to create a mixture of both. Having targeted combat as the default way to fight, but also having a lot of aoe and other effects. A good example for this would be the fireball jutsu. Once the jutsu hits the target, it can also deal aoe damage around the target in a specific range, depending on the size and power of the jutsu. Another example would be rasengan. When the target is hit, it will get knocked back a certain distance while also damaging everyone in it's path. This way we can minimize the lag casualties and incorporate the modern combat elements while also making sure that the combat is stable enough. This will also allow us to fully develop the dodging mechanics. What are your thoughts?
  3. Should players be given a random trait once they create their character? For example, once you create your character you are granted a primary chakra nature. This is something that we have discussed among ourselves and have different opinions on the matter, hence why we are asking the community. Pros: This will add a touch of reality because neither in the real world do you choose how you start out or the talents you are born with. It also means that characters will be diverse as we don't want all players to pursue same paths. Cons: At the end of the day, if players want to get a specific primary nature, they would just remake the character until they get what they want. This is not impossible to prevent however it's a bit repelling and we are wondering if the diversity is worth the struggle. With that said, there are other ways to deal with this. For example, we could implement a system that grants new characters a +5 in three stat fields, but also -5 in other three. This way, all new characters are born equal. The only difference is that some excel in certain fields and some at others. Personally, i like this idea more as everyone will be able to get what they want over time but still they have an edge over others in the beginning.
  4. -Imawa Kuni no Alice (Alice in Wonderland) This manga, as the name suggests, takes some ideas from the popular movie and turns it into a complete deathmatch bloodbath. The main character Arisu (a guy) finds himself in a different world in which he and his friends will be forced to play deadly games in order to survive. The story is very well written and belongs to the genre of mystery, action, psychological and supernatural. It also has elements of romance and gore. The drawings are simply amazing, one of the best I've seen. I highly suggest that you read this if you are looking for an exciting story with a great plot and amazing characters. The manga is complete so you don't have to wait for updates. -Grand Blue This is by far the best comedy i have ever seen/read. "This is a manga about diving." That being said, it's so much more. The protagonist is a student who goes out to live with his relatives near the sea and attend a college there. Just a normal guy who doesn't want trouble. This manga brings a lot of cliche's and turns them 180 degrees and makes perfect comedy out of them. If you're looking for a few hours of laughing, this is definitely something you NEED to check out. A new chapter comes around every once in a while, but it's quite worth the wait. -The Breaker A story about a normal student who thanks to some circumstances acquires a strong power and bad people want him dead. Pretty generic, but it has a special feeling to it. Even though i don't usually read this kind of manga, this one kept me very excited to see what's going to happen next. The story is happening in Seoul (south korea) where martial artists have certain influence over the region and fight among themselves over power. The story is not complete, however it does have like 350 chapters (part 1 and 2) and supposedly part 3 is going to come out soon. -Horimiya A very casual no stress romcom with an interesting story. The whole setting is very warm and exciting at the same time, and the story provides quality comedy to keep you laughing. The later chapters are kind of episodic and the new ones don't come out very often but it still deserves to be on the list. Enjoy, cheers!
  5. Welcome back! We had an issue with our host some time ago, so we had to revert back the forums to a previous backup. Sadly, we lost some topics, but you are free to make them again!
  6. Before submitting a bug report, please check whether the bug has already been discovered and is on this list. List of known bugs: 1. Character briefly appears before main menu is opened when a player enters the game. 2. Nvidia gpus may experience graphical issues with the shader. 3. Character names sometime will not appear on login, to fix press O. 4. Timestamps are currently local. 5. Sometimes players can move while being dead. 6. SpellSlots can glitch when adding new spells on top of old ones. 7. Kenjutsu Stance + RMB To exit combat will run draw/hide sword animation when using spells. 8. Certain characters don't work in chat. 9. Stat Panel doesn't load stats on reconnect. 10. Chat messages sometimes go a bit out of screen. 11. Using Melee Skill while in air sends the player into an infinite loop of falling animation. 12. Using Spells forces the unequip animation of weapon sometimes. 13. Earth Dome and Earth Wall colisions are not replicated(?). 14. Text above head can be seen from any distance. 15. Bug Report 16. Fix Ui Zorder. 17. Disable Vr plugin that forces game to launch steam vr if user has one. 18. Left mouse into Right click into Left Mouse while using sword combat stance bugs the player into animation infinitely. 19. Player is spawned in the level before choosing their character and being ported to the starting area. 20. Fix proper emote commands. 21. Sometimes the game freezes when starting up. 22. Substitution jutsu appears 2 times and also glitches on the first one. 23. Face customization UI sometimes go out of screen. 24. Guild and Party invites can't be accepted/denied. 25. Upgrading stats is buggy, need to press multiple times to upgrade it. 26. Bug Report 2 This list will be updated each time a new bug has been discovered and when a bug from the list is fixed. Legend: To be fixed Being worked on To be tested Fixed
  7. Ninshū Online Community Rules The Following list of rules and punishments apply to all aspects of our Community. Community Management Team has all rights to change and update this list at any moment. All members of the community must respect these rules at any time, violation of a rule results in punishment according to the penalty list written below. Note: If you see anyone breaking the rules feel free to report to any online Community Manager/Administrator. Language All forum members are expected to use and understand English. Use of other languages is not advised. Breaking this rule will result in a warning. Respectful Behavior All members of the community must respect each other and behave appropriately. We will not tolerate any kind of racist, religious, sexual or any other kind of disrespect. Advertisement Any type of advertising is forbidden on our community. If you want to advertise something contact the Owners. Spamming Post only relevant things, and stay true to the main post as much as possible. Off-topic is not punishable, but it can be deleted. Excessive spamming will, however, be punished. Multiple Accounts Making multiple accounts is forbidden. If you want your name changed you can ask Community Manager to change it. If you're already banned on one account making another one will result in an IP ban. Trolling Any kind of trolling or making jokes at an inappropriate time or place will be punished. Signature Any kind of inappropriate Signature will be deleted. Links Any kind of inappropriate links (virus,malware,pornographic content,religious or racist content, etc.) will be punished. Kind Regards, Ninshū Online Staff Team.
  8. We are trying to give our players the best possible experience, but in order to accomplish that we need your help, we need feedback. So please, if you notice any kind of bugs, report them here using the following template: Start a new topic called: "Bug Report" - Template Character Name: Explain the bug: Date: Evidence (photo/video): Kind Regards, Staff Team.
  9. This is a list of upcoming features in development for our Alpha 1 phase of release. As of right now, they are in no particular order. The list will be updated every time we complete one of these goals. Character: Reputation and Notoriety Trade Customizer and Creator - 70/100% Village Ranks Female character - 40/100% Combat: Buffs and Debuffs CCs (Stuns, slows) More jutsus for every path Entity: Factions - 30/100% Organizations (System) - 30/100% Clans (System) - 30/100% Interiors for factions, kage building, office etc. Items: Dyes Functional items - 90/100% (Equipment, Consumables etc.) NPC: Affinity System - 20/100% (Includes dialogue options, reputation etc.) Loot System Death, Respawn, Location System Quests: Several Daily and One-Time quests Quest Rewards PvP: Arena, FFA, Battlegrounds and other gamemodes PvE: Several Zones One Dungeon One Boss Timed Events Paths: Base paths - 30/100% Several Specializations RP: Lore and current story - 60/100% Preparation and Chuunin Exams UI: Customizable UI - 30/100% All existing UI graphical rework/improvements General: Chuunin Exam Map Chakra Jump Rework For clarification, the features we have yet to work on are painted in red. The ones that are currently in development are in orange, and the ones that are near completion or completed are painted in green. Kind Regards, Staff Team
  10. Hit me up on discord and we'll figure out what works for you.
  11. First of all, the topic was moved to Suggestions forum which i believe is the nature of this topic. While some of the suggestions you've stated are interesting, most of them are not going to be included in the game. Keep in mind that this is not because the suggestions are bad per se, but because we already have different systems in mind that we think are more suitable. That being said, we are working on the official guidelines for all of the features of the game and will release them once we enter the alpha testing phase so stay tuned!
  12. Serbia wins sorry
  13. Accepted.
  14. Welcome to the team. We'll see what work we can find for you. Check discord for more info.
  15. Accepted! Check discord for more info. Glad to have you with us.
  16. That's what bloodlines are for. However here we are discussing random traits such as stats which serve as a way to improve your skills, among other things. Also it's not a copyright issue, as this is a fan made game, not a commercial product.
  17. The problem with this is that you would need two hands on the keyboard at all times, assuming that you 100% won't be casting them on wasd.
  18. Welcome
  19. Yes, you can learn skills based on the chakra nature you get. For instance you can only learn fire ball if you have fire nature. No, the healing class doesn't have anything to do with water nature path, nor does your nature path decide your dps. No, you are not limited to one. The 2nd one isn't a primary one as anyone is able to learn a secondary chakra nature, hence they wouldn't be randomly chosen. A 7 day jail is a stretch, it's something that we are trying to avoid. The stat + and - would be balanced. Picture it like this, some characters would be better at executing ninjutsu while others would be better at taijutsu.
  20. In this section we will be hosting public discussions about the systems and features we plan to incorporate into the project. This serves as a way for all players to voice their opinion on the things presented. - Rules 1. Only the developers are allowed to host the discussions. If you have separate ideas of your own that you would like to present, head over to this section. 2. It is very important to stay on-topic! Do not discuss about things other than the main topic or else we will be forced to remove your comments. 3. Do not be toxic! Be respectful towards others. This is not the place to express your rage. 4. Do your best to contribute to the discussion. Simple comments like "Yes" or "No" will not lead us anywhere.
  21. From now on, all players will be able to post their own clan ideas here. This means that alongside well known clans from the show, we will be taking a look at some custom ideas to create diversity and enhance the overall gameplay experience. Best of luck! Staff
  22. Hi

    Hello and welcome. We appreciate any help we can get
  23. Hello Sev, welcome