Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide - [Fatshark] Hedge


HO HO HO!

Meeeerrry Winter!

It's that time of the year where loot drops from the sky and lands in the laps of our heroes!

Today and for the next 12 days, be sure to jump in to Vermintide and grab a free, no strings attached, gift of loot.

What's today's offering, you ask? You want to pick our brains? No chance - just jump in-game and claim your gift!

Thanks for joining us for a wonderful 2017, and as this year draws to a close be sure to join us in 2018 where things are going to be utter Chaos!

Peace and love,

Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide - [Fatshark] Hedge

http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_victor_saltzpyre/

Check out the whole blog at the link above and below!

VICTOR SALTZPYRE

Play as a Witch Hunter Captain, Bounty Hunter or Zealot!

Never the easiest of comrades, Victor Saltzpyre has shown little sign of mellowing since the early days of the Ubersreik invasion. Perhaps his tongue is a shade less caustic when addressing Sienna Fuegonasus, but he is still as suspicious as ever to anyone or anything.

Read more:
http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_victor_saltzpyre/

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UPDATE: Fatshark has announced the Xbox One X upgrade for Vermintide 1 has also gone live, bringing native 4K support, darker shadows, a smoother framerate and enhanced textures.

ORIGINAL STORY: Rejoice! Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is coming to consoles as well as PC, just as the first game did. And by consoles I mean PlayStation 4 and Xbox One - there's no mention of Switch I'm afraid.

"Although speculations have been correct all along, today we are happy to start talking more console specifics as the Xbox One and Playstation versions has been confirmed," said Martin Wahlund, boss of developer Fatshark.

Read more…

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“I’ve been robbed! Can’t trust anyone around here”

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VERMINTIDE 2 PRE-ORDERS. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BUY THE DLC, IT HAS BEEN UNLOCKED FOR YOU IN-GAME

Heroes!

Tonight we are pleased to present the latest DLC for Vermintide - Death on the Reik!

The unthinkable has happened! One of the Inn Keeper’s men has stolen some of his dangerous books and run off, with the Skaven in hot pursuit. It’s up to our heroes to find and burn the threatening articles before they fall into enemy hands.

Pursue the thief through the Reikwald Forest, fighting off the Skaven that are in hot pursuit of him. Then proceed along the the River Reik as you attempt to catch up to the barge Dawnrunner, capture the thief and destroy the books before it’s too late.

In this DLC you will also get the Ceremonial Dagger for Sienna Fuegonasus, a fiery blade that allows her to ignite her foes with.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VERMINTIDE 2 PRE-ORDERS. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BUY THE DLC, IT HAS BEEN UNLOCKED FOR YOU IN-GAME

http://store.steampowered.com/app/741420/Warhammer_End_Times__Vermintide_Death_on_the_Reik/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwZLfSvK6eY

New Features
  • Two NEW adventure maps - Reikwald Forest and River Reik
  • One new weapon available to roll for in Ranald's Bones for the Bright Wizard: Sienna Fuegonasus
  • All new DLC achievements
Fixes & Tweaks
  • Cursed Rune: Corrected a location where items spawned partially embedded in map decoration
  • Cursed Rune: Fixed location where the player character could hang from a ledge out of reach from team mates
  • Cursed Rune: Fixed a small hole in the geometry seen after the finale
  • Cursed Rune: Fixed location early in the level where rats climb out of solid ground. 
  • The Enemy Below: Fixed a small hole in the geometry, above the first grimoire location
  • Engines of War: Removed collision from a section of the cave prior to the Skaven encampment that should not have had collision
  • Engines of War: Fixed spot by the second grimoire where Skaven appeared through walls
  • Garden of Morr: Fixed floating tree at the entrance of the cemetary 
  • Garden of Morr: Fixed uneven geometry on a tomb steps when looking for the source of the poison
  • Garden of Morr: Fixed a small hole in the geometry right beside the huge intentional hole as you begin the escape event
  • Supply and Demand: Fixed small hole in the geometry
  • Trial of the Foolhardy: Players should no longer be insta-stomped by a special when traversing the portals. 
  • White Rat: Improved network sync of the bell strikes. Hosts and clients should see the visuals more or less at the same time now.
  • Wizard's Tower: Removed a jump that allowed you to meddle with the bridge illusion
  • Fixed a couple of cases where enemies (mainly the Gutter Runner) would die when staggered whilst mid-air
  • Fixed a case of Gutter Runners killing themselves by launching in to walls
  • Fixed a case where enemies (Rat Ogre in particular) could phase through the geometry when staggered
  • Fixed so that blood no longer fades instantly when spectating
  • Fixed case where enemies falling out of the world would not give progress to contracts.
  • Fixed crashes that could occur if client disconnected while being pulled up or while pulling up from ledge
  • Completely overhauled bot jump code to reduce the number of failed jumps resulting in bots needing to be pulled up from ledge
  • Fixed an issue that could cause bots from getting stuck in a loop of instantly falling off the ledge after getting helped up
  • Fixed issue causing environmental effects on snow levels to not work on bot characters for clients
  • Fixed animation bug making the made Kerillian play third person crouch animations after wielding a glaive while aiming a bow
  • Fixed so that when hot-joining a match, you'll no longer be prompted to interact with nearby 'single use' environment objectives that have already been used (think levers, switches, etc)
  • Fixed some cases where enemy path-finding would fail
  • Fixed it so that the it no longer shows "left button **" for unbound keys in the keybinding options menu
  • Fixed Gutter Runner destroying doors from too far away.
  • Made some improvements to Gutter Runner pathing when there are no available targets
Balance
  • Haste: Changed, now causes reloads not to consume ammo for the duration instead of shots not consuming ammo.
  • Quick Foot: Reduced movement speed bonus from 4/8/12% to 4/6/8%
  • Grenadier: Reduced proc chance from 20/30/40% to 20/25/30%
  • Hawkeye: Reduced multiplier bonus from +2 to +1
  • Explosive Ordinance: Reduced radius decrease from 40/50/60% to 20/30/40%
  • Berserking: Attacks are now uninterruptible for buff duration
  • Killing Blow: Now requires the attack to deal damage to the target to trigger
  • Trueflight Bow: Reduced max ammo count from 24 to 20
  • Trueflight Bow: Reduced headshot multiplier from 4 to 3
  • Longbow: Increased exotic charged shot damage versus unarmored from 8 to 10
  • Longbow: Reduced ammo count from 54 to 46
  • Longbow: Reduced max penetrations from 3 to 2
  • Longbow: Increased max penetrations of light shot from 1 to 2
  • Shortbow: Increased max penetrations of charged shot from 1 to 2
  • Dual Wield Daggers: Increased exotic unarmored damage from 3 to 3.5
  • Dual Wield Daggers: Added 2.5x Headshot multiplier to heavy attack
  • Pick: Increased attack range of light attack and heavy attacks
  • Pick: Increased attack speed of light attacks slightly
  • Pick: Reduced charge time needed to trigger super heavy charge attack
  • 2h Axe: Increased attack speed of light attacks
  • 2h Axe: Increased attack range of light and heavy attacks
  • 2h Hammer: Increased attack range of light attacks
  • 2h Sword: Increased attack range of light and heavy attacks
  • Glaive: Increased attack range of heavy attacks
  • Handgun: Reduced reload speed from 2.5 to 2 seconds
  • Handgun: Increased damage versus resistant to 26/31/36
  • Flaming Sword: Increased light stab dot damage
  • Flaming Sword: Increased heavy attack dot damage
  • Falchion: Slightly reduced attack speed
  • Falchion: Reduced attack range by 20%
  • Ratling Gunner: Increased health to match Stormvermin
  • Ratling Gunner: Increased stagger resistance while firing gun

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VERMINTIDE 2 PRE-ORDERS. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BUY THE DLC, IT HAS BEEN UNLOCKED FOR YOU IN-GAME
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http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_warpfire_gunner_globadier

Check out the whole blog at the link above and below!

WARPFIRE THROWER, POISON WIND GLOBADIER & RATLING GUNNER

Skaven technology at its scariest!

The Warpfire Thrower is whispered of in many quarters – chiefly for the horrors it has wrought in the cramped confines of dwarfen holds.

Read more:
http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_warpfire_gunner_globadier



Tattered robes and ramshackle gas masks grant Poison Wind Globadiers a sinister silhouette. This is a harbinger well-deserved, as are the rasp of rotting lungs and the acrid stench of warp-gas that sours the air about them.

Read more:
http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_warpfire_gunner_globadier



The Ratling Gun is a six-barreled monstrosity of unparalleled fire-rate, powered by warp steam and operated with a hand crank.

Read more:
http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_warpfire_gunner_globadier
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http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_sienna_fuegonasus/

You can read the whole blog at the link above and below!

SIENNA FUEGONASUS

Sienna Fuegonasus is an addict, forever torn between her will to control the destructive magics of Aqshy – the Wind of Fire – and a burgeoning desire to set the world alight for no other reason that the rush of magic in her bones. Another being might succumb to such temptations, and indeed, many have. But Sienna’s compassion and wry sense of humour keep her grounded.

Sienna’s introduction to her companions was not the most auspicious. What began as a journey in chains has blossomed into common cause of seeing the Reikland freed from invaders.

Read more:
http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_sienna_fuegonasus/
Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide - [Fatshark] Hedge
Heroes!

Tonight is a big night for Vermintide as it becomes available on Xbox One's Games With Gold programme!

This week, in preparation for a tide of new players, we have prepared as best we can our infrastructure and required systems for these players as they jump on board.

That said, we'd like to bring attention to the possibility that there could be some hiccups as players look to login to the game en mass, so whilst we hope everything will go smoothly, there's a chance - however small - that these hiccups might impact games played on all platforms, Steam included.

Should issues arise, do keep an eye on our forums for updates or news from us regarding those, and as ever - we thank you for your patience.

==== UPDATE 01 DEC 2018 @ 23:05 CET ====

We're aware of the current inability for some users to log in. As noted above, we have put in place measures to reduce the impact a whole host of new players would have on our login servers, and seemingly the tide of players is overwhelming things a little right now.

We're doing all we can to rectify this and return you to your next episode of rat-smashing.

==== UPDATE 02 DEC 2018 @ 00:15 CET ====

Work continues to return life to the backbone of Vermintide. Due to the sheer volume of new player accounts being created, we have had to enter a phase of emergency maintenance and bring the game offline whilst we perform surgery.

We will do all we can through the night, and will return early tomorrow with the latest updates. (work continues, but your messenger must sleep!)

Our sincerest apologies for the downtime.
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http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_bile_troll_rat_ogre

You can read the whole blog at the link above and below!

BILE TROLL
Trolls are known for their indiscriminate appetites and raw, physical might. Bile Trolls, their being forever altered by the warping might of the Dark Gods, are even more ferocious.

RAT OGRE
Few enemies are as terrifying or as dangerous as Clan Moulder’s Rat Ogres. Though their precise provenance is clouded by history and the shrouded nature of Skaven society, it is clear that the brutes are well-named, melding a rat’s ferocity and cunning with the bullish, lumbering might of an Ogre.

http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_bile_troll_rat_ogre
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Heroes!

Death on the Reik is the upcoming and highly anticipated DLC for Vermintide featuring two new levels, a new weapon in Ranald's Bones for Sienna, and (as usual) loads and loads of filthy rat-men.

We certainly said in the Vermintide 2 Reveal Stream that the expected release was mid-November and we appreciate we're already stepping out of that release window. We feel very much obliged to give an update to those receiving the content free through their Vermintide 2 pre-order as well as heroes just looking to continue their epic adventures through Vermintide.

You can expect the release to be next week. We acknowledge this is not a 'date' but we just want to let you know what we're looking at - and as soon as we firm up a specific release date we'll update you here, and over in the Vermintide 2 community hub as well.

Thanks, as ever, for your fandom, and continuing the journey of the Vermintide with us!

Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide - [Fatshark] Hedge


http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_bardin_goreksson/
HEROES & CAREERS, AND BARDIN GOREKSSON
Play as a Ranger Veteran, Ironbreaker or Slayer

There are few foes more terrible than the verminous Skaven and the dread followers of Chaos. To charge headlong into battle against them takes boundless courage – and a pinch of insanity besides. Fortunately for the beleaguered Reikland, our five heroes possess both in abundance.

Vermintide 2 sees the heroes of Ubersreik return to battle the ruthless coalition of the Dark Pact. Once bound to a single fighting style, every character now has three alternate futures unfolding before him or her; three careers that bestow unique talents, abilities, arsenals and fighting styles.

Which path will you choose?

Read more about Bardin in Vermintide 2 here: http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_bardin_goreksson/





http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_chaos_marauder/
CHAOS MARAUDER
Introducing the Raider, Bulwark, Savage and Mauler!

Barbaric tribesmen from the frozen north, Marauders are natural-born fighters, tempered by a life of hardship, who despise the soft-bellied Empire and its notions of laws and discipline. Theirs is an existence where only the strong survive, where worth is proved upon the field of battle, not by cowering behind walls of stone and steel.

Marauders come to the fight in a storm of axes, sword and clubs, praises to the Dark Gods howling from their lips. Such a sight is born from the darkest of legends, an assault fit to chill the heart of even the bravest soul and sweep away the strongest defence.

On the battlefield, you will encounter Marauders with various skillsets and specialisations. Veterans of the battlefield, our heroes have developed their own slang to refer to each Marauder variant to aid in quick identification and warning. What the Rotbloods call one another, we can only guess.

You can read more about the Raider, Bulwark, Savage and Mauler here:
http://www.vermintide.com/news/dev_blog_chaos_marauder/
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