If you're a fan of Istaria
, times have been quiet for far too long, even with unique race selections
. Luckily, that longstanding silence has been broken with the game's newest content update
, a major patch that delivers a complete loot overhaul and several changes to the game's underlying mechanics. Techniques and Technique components have had their drop sources adjusted, Junk Loot has been added to the game, and a brand-new item type known as Broken Items has been added for crafters to repair and improve.
The loot system revamp is only the least in a long list of changes, including numerous alterations to enemy distribution and large-scale reworking of several quests. The patch notes
also mention specifically that this is the first update of the year, which seems worthy of speculation -- after all, there has been a call put out since October for players willing to take part in alpha testing
. It seems quite possible some major changes are en route to Istaria
, which should make the year interesting for players.
[Thanks to Joseph for the tip!]