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Old 12-08-2016, 11:46 PM
Eddiie Eddiie is offline
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Default Yet Another Misty Acorn Post lol

Hello! First of all, Thank You very much for providing a server, a detailed wiki, forums, and holiday bonus exp!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you.

OK, so, I have been trying to get some Misty Acorns in Misty Thicket. For 2 days - roughly 16 hours total - I've been foraging in Misty Thicket and have only gotten 2 acorns.

While I wait for the forage button to pop, Google about a bit. There is a note that says 15 ground spawns have been added to Misty Thicket (2014). I look around the zone and found a ground spawn!! Cool! Even though it has been raining nonstop in the zone. It seems other people popping in and hitting forage have better luck than I do sitting here for days hitting it over and over.

Looking at the Misty Thicket map, the zone is broken up into 28 boxes within the grid. 15 new random ground spawns seems there would be one for every 2 boxes, it seems they would be everywhere..........

I have some questions that would be great to have answers to, if willing to give them up.

#1) Are random things such as the items found during forage controlled on the client or the server?

#2) If it is the client side, are random seeds selected at boot time? Would rebooting the client help with the outcome of some things? For example, might the client pick a better random seed that might yield higher rare foraged items?

#3) Assuming it is server side, there must be more to it that a random number of sorts. Does INT / WIS / CHA / etc anything really come into play?

#4) What does "added 15 new ground spawns" really mean?
Can there be 15 acorns on the ground at one time?
Can there be more than 15 acorns on the ground at one time from past ground spawns?
Is there only 1 acorn ground spawn at a time before the next one pops?

#5) Once a ground spawn is found, will it spawn in the same place again? Meaning, could it be considered one of the 15 additional random ground spawn? Leaving 14 other locations to be discovered.

#6) What is the expected forage cycles before getting an acorn? What am I doing wrong? Am I too high of a level? Should I drop Wolf form?

/rant
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Old 12-13-2016, 10:39 AM
Gwaran Gwaran is online now
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One thing I do when trying to forage for items is to camp, enter game, forage, camp, repeat. This gets you more opportunities.
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