Alpha 16.3

7 Days To Die Logo Alpha 16.3Alpha 16.3 Has Arrived!

Alpha 16.3 is Here!

Survivalists, Another Build of 7 Days to Die is among us! With the new Alpha 16.3 patch comes much needed stability, and quality of life updates.

 Alpha 16.3 Preview Forest Zombies

What this means for us –

It is strongly recommended to start a new RWG map, as the fixes necessitated core changes to the chunk code. We apologize for this inconvenience.

~The Fun Pimps

With the arrival of 7 Days To Die Alpha 16.3, the server is faced with yet another familiar decision – Fresh Wipe or Continue?

As promised, we’ve chosen to let the community decide what happens.

However, It is the official opinion of Mercenary Gaming Staff after analyzing server health, that with this new stable Alpha 16.3 build, should come a new wipe of MAP data.

We will leave this decision up to you. Please visit mergaming.org/vote and make your voice heard.

Server 2 (no zCoins) (108.61.70.222:25000) will be FRESH wiped & updated ASAP.

Official Alpha 16.3 Patch Notes:

For those of you that experience any problems please use your steam client to delete local files and reinstall the game. Also wiping your player profile data might be helpful. To delete the saved game and player profile data delete all files and folders that reside here: C:\Users\yourName\AppData\Roaming\7DaysToDie

Changed

  • Terrain generation rules to not generate so many jagged peaks in rwgmixer.xml
  • Socket generation rules in rwgmixer.xml
  • Challenge quests yield more skill points
  • Tuned in weapon bob when running and walking for new smooth bob code

Fixed

  • The issue where chunks would no longer load due to faulty triggers , which causes players to be stuck on building environment (NRE spam on server) is fixed, but requires a new map, as it does nto work retroactively.
  • The issue where minibikes and the power.dat would not save properly is fixed.
  • A reason where the game freezes while “Creating player” is fixed.
  • The issue where minibikes and the power.dat would not save properly is fixed.
  • A reason where the game freezes while “Creating player” is fixed.
  • Businessman Zombie when killed can have his head dislocated when falls backwards into a corner or against a wall
  • Vultures and Chickens artifact when rag doll rolling down a slope
  • Pushing back LOD2 swap distance on vault doors. (Raner)
  • Dedicated servers not added to history when connecting by IP/port
  • Localization now showing english values instead of localization keys if localization is not set for a key in the user language
  • Gore blocks have a chance of knocking you out of loot containers
  • Zombie state is not being saved properly for clients
  • Insta health on medkit not applied when healing others
  • Supply crates have a chance of dropping through terrain.
  • Concrete drys too indifferent
  • Forge craft halting when output is full is broken.
  • Players can kill chunk generation Griefing
  • Shotgun turret goes out of sync
  • Zombies rotate on ground again
  • Lowered radius of dart trap firing sounds.
  • Vultures can fly under water
  • Sleeper zombies have a chance to rotate when they wake up
  • Bears and wolves walk on water
  • RWG highway connection issues
  • Roads generating as Clay, Dirt, Gravel and Sand
  • Deep roadside hole in RWG
  • Odd hole in the road
  • Weird spikes in the road
  • Both turrets are missing firing sound
  • Check rebuilding road cave
  • Being stuck in 1*1 holes and then be catapulted
  • Zombies sometimes clip into the ground and blocks when they jump
  • Vultures and Chickens artifact when rag doll rolling down a slope
  • Player is invisible to others on death
  • Being disconnected while tabbed out of game causes menu unresponsiveness
  • Typo in rwgmixer prevents spawning of utility_celltower_02
  • Corrected up/downgrade issues with windows
  • “Start a Base” quest asks for too much wood
  • Some item types purchasable from traders cannot be sold back
  • Stag run/walk state in water is not viewed the same between client and hostP2P
  • Wolves dont properly attack zombies or stags
  • Game sometimes stopping to save power / vehicle data
  • Typo in rwgmixer prevents spawning of water_tower_02
  • Painting ramps with 1×2 textures like redwood makes it invisible
  • Wood debris (32) bad normal map metadata
  • Gamestage calculates offline days as survived days
  • Snowpack causing ceiling shadow on underground terrain blocks
  • When on a slope both bears have difficulty in attacking the player
  • Beverages do not restore stamina properly
  • Zombies not using ladders properly and float/walk away from the ladder
  • Planted crops/trees stop growing when chunk has been reloaded
  • ERROR: VM.mesh[0].Vertices.Count (65248) has too many vertices
  • When going underwater the Cannot Breathe Tooltip shows up
  • Feral and Radiated feral version of zombies don’t count towards quest progression.
  • UFPS Stutter issues
  • Sleeper spawn issue where killing the last surviving sleeper would trigger a new set of sleepers to spawn
  • All solid Wedge Inclines placed together front to back renders back side invisible

Known Issues

  • On-screen keyboard is only available if you start the game from Steam’s Big Picture Mode
  • Smell is not working with the new stealth we will revisit it in a17
  • GlobalUV support inhibits anisotropic filtering and it has to be calculated in the shader.
  • Farming of crops other than yucca and hops affects performance
  • Precipitation and cold temp going through windows, glass blocks, doors, and hatchesExcessive use of trigger plates may cause servers to lag during hordes.
  • Gore block dupe
  • Turrets echo sounds for clients

More Information

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Links

A16.3 Official Patch Notes

Vote Page

7MERC Steam Group

Original Steam Group Post

Donation Shop

Tags:
7 Days To Die , Alpha 16, Alpha 16 Stable Build, Alpha 16.2 Stable Build, Alpha 16.3, Alpha 16.3 Stable Build.