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A Month of Madness

Posted by Sir Max on May 16, 2017 02:30 PM

Good to see you again, Toontown! Can you believe that it's been one entire month since the last blog post? The Toon Council has been keeping me busy with a routine checkup on everything going on. So, what HAS been going on in Toontown for the past month? I'm glad that you ask...



Some Toons have been saying to me "Sir Max, have you lost your touch--" and they didn't even get to place a question mark at the end of their sentence before I had blasted them with a good ol' fashioned seltzer bottle. Don't mess with me and my blog posts.

It all started after the Mega-Invasion last month. The Resistance Rangers, or as I like to call them, "purple ninjas", had blown Toons away with their valiant fight against the Cogs, and as a Toon Trooper, I couldn't let those purple ninjas get the upper hand in silliness!

In the first week of my check up on all things silly, I stopped by my fellow Toon Trooper, Hawkheart, to see what was going on with the construction for Toon Parties. Boy, am I glad I stopped by. He only had ten cannons set up! How are you supposed to get Toontown's top celebrities to show up without at least 20 cannons in the establishment?

He assured me that he would get it corrected, and I moved on to check up on how things were going with Lord Lowden Clear. He's the leader of the Resistance Rangers, after all, so it seems more than necessary to do a little small bit of sabotage so that us Toon Troopers can get the upper hand on silliness.

Upon arriving at the secret Toon Resistance meeting place, it turns out that they were in some sort of "classified" meeting, so they wouldn't let me in. I don't know why a meeting about the classifieds section of a newspaper is so secret, but I know it certainly isn't silly. Things were looking good for the Toon Troopers!

Finally, I stopped by Toon HQ to see what my next assignment was. They were busy tracking an incoming Cog threat that could hit as soon as this weekend. While I was gone, however some of the other Toon Troopers had put together one of the largest updates to date full of all sorts of widely requested things from the Toons of Toontown!

Below you can find a full list of the many things our Toon Troopers have been working on over the past month. This doesn't even include the work we've done on the upcoming Toon Parties, Toon Species Election, or ToonFest!

I'll be back to see you all again soon -- and rest assured, it won't be another month of madness without blog posts!

May 16, 2017 [ttr-beta-v1.15.2]

Maintenance:
• Upgraded server engine to the latest version, which should fix many server issues that have popped up over the past few weeks. We hope that you are able to play without interruption!
• Implemented various stability and performance improvements.
• Implemented "District Draining", a feature that can seamlessly move players from one district to another in the event that a district needs to be restarted or shut down. This will allow us to perform maintenance on districts without interrupting gameplay.
• Updated an easter egg for programmers and engineers, found in phase_3.

Bugfixes:
• Fisherman Lilly is back from vacation! The pond on Maple Street is in service once again.
• Fixed a bug from the last update that would drastically drive up memory usage while playing.
• Fixed a district reset relating to Doodles.
• Fixed a district reset relating to Estates.
• Added proper collisions to a number of buildings in Toontown Central to prevent "grey area" glitches.
• Mended a few broken textures and models in Minnie's Melodyland playground.
• Corrected positioning of the lamps by the pond in Donald's Dreamland playground.
• The Clerk Clara tutorial now only plays once, even if the Toontorial Trolley ToonTask has not been turned in.
• Fixed an issue that would prevent Toons from progressing through the tutorial if they had received a Gag-Up Unite.
• Toons can no longer enter any playground building until completing the Toontorial Trolley ToonTask.
• Toons who managed to "break out" of Toontown Central to a different playground during the Toontorial can now return to Toontown Central without getting stuck. All glitches to break out of Toontown Central during the Toontorial should now be patched.
• Fixed a bug that would get Toons stuck while completing the Toontorial ToonTasks in Welcome Valley.
• Fixed a bug that completed the wrong ToonTasks when skipping the Toontorial.
• Fixed an issue that made fish shadows invisible in Daisy Gardens and Donald's Dreamland.
• Added proper collisions to the Cog Thief minigame, stopping Toons from walking through some walls.
• Fixed a few collision issues in Bossbot Cog Golf Courses to prevent Toons from skipping areas or getting stuck.

Tweaks:
• Nametags now scale at a larger distance, allowing them to be viewed from further away.
• Winter accessory textures have been tweaked slightly for a better appearance.
• The Portable Hole is now completely rounded and no longer has pixelation around the edges.
• The CEO now attacks in a randomly scheduled order, making his attacks more fun and less predictable.
• Banquet Tables in the CEO battle now have animation and sound effects when being squished.
• Cover your ears, and feed them quick! The CEO and his Bossbots now discuss a bunch of boring business during the banquet.

Sorry!
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santa said on May 16, 2017 02:33 PM
nice a real update to sink our teeth into :D

Natt said on May 16, 2017 02:35 PM
SO MANY BUG FIXES

captain max sparklezilla 117 laff said on May 16, 2017 02:39 PM
this seems like a very good update if i have to say so myself!

C.J. Frazzlepop said on May 16, 2017 02:39 PM
WOOT!

The President said on May 16, 2017 02:41 PM
Good to see business moving forward as planned...

Trinity! said on May 16, 2017 02:43 PM
How exciting! Thanks for patching that fishing issue. As fun as watching bubbles is, they're a little harder to track down.

Smirky Bumberpop said on May 16, 2017 02:44 PM
Goodness, sounds like you guys have been busy!

Odieboy said on May 16, 2017 02:46 PM
The CEO needed some new stuff added to it, thanks!

Sir Sammie Picklegoose said on May 16, 2017 02:54 PM
Some new stuff! Nice! ( ;

Nuttybrains said on May 16, 2017 02:57 PM
It's great to hear from you again, thank you for the changes!

Leonard said on May 16, 2017 02:58 PM
I really like the idea of district draining. its going to be perfect for when your in a VP/Factory

Debossdog said on May 16, 2017 03:01 PM
Love it! Keep up the good work :]

Quackers said on May 16, 2017 03:05 PM
YAY!

Debossdog said on May 16, 2017 03:09 PM
Love it! Thank you TTR Team! Keep up the good work.

Ace of Darkness said on May 16, 2017 03:15 PM
Another cog threat, you say? I've had my share of cog fights over the past month, so I'm always ready for an incoming threat of them!

pure carrot said on May 16, 2017 03:17 PM
im happy for this news

Black Widow said on May 16, 2017 03:26 PM
Awesome!

MOTHICA said on May 16, 2017 03:32 PM
WOW

Starlight said on May 16, 2017 03:43 PM
Thank you! I've been waiting for an update for a month! (/???)/

Chef cuddlepow said on May 16, 2017 03:50 PM
wow Thanks a lot guys o_0

Ketchup said on May 16, 2017 04:00 PM
THANK YOU!! "Fixed an issue that made fish shadows invisible in Daisy Gardens and Donald's Dreamland. " Also I'm glad this was fixed, it was driving me loopy!

Lightfall said on May 16, 2017 04:09 PM
I was wondering where the updates were.... time to get back online!

Honeymelon said on May 16, 2017 04:35 PM
This is going to be so much fun... Thanks, TTR team!

Leaf said on May 16, 2017 04:52 PM
Heck yeah, man!

Santy Claws said on May 16, 2017 04:56 PM
This is cool, hopefully to see some more blog post in the future!

Inspiring Emerald said on May 16, 2017 05:02 PM
I just happened to decide to play Toontown again the day this was posted. Boy, am I glad I opened the launcher!

Mildew said on May 16, 2017 05:06 PM
Thank you for all of the hard work!

Rosebud said on May 16, 2017 05:37 PM
Thank you guys for all of your hard work! I know people can be impatient and poke fun at you guys, but do know I appreciate your efforts! <3

Lilac Fusion said on May 16, 2017 05:40 PM
Thanks for the update! Keep up the great work!

anonymous said on May 16, 2017 05:47 PM
yesss back to fishing! Also, please let the rangers come back. I want my purple ninja suit.

Miss Angus McMemer said on May 16, 2017 05:56 PM
FINALLY, A ROUND PORTABLE HOLE!!! Seriousness aside, I'm so excited to play this update!

Buddy said on May 16, 2017 06:06 PM
Ahh thanks TTR staff! These are some great bug fixes, and I'm hyped to see the "chit chat" that goes on during CEO!

Barney Wondersnout said on May 16, 2017 06:17 PM
Cool! And in the next update could you also fix a bug with opening the screenshots folder?

Jared said on May 16, 2017 06:17 PM
I'm so glad to hear about this!! This puts a great end to my horrible day and this made it 100x better Thanks for everything!

Simplicity said on May 16, 2017 06:32 PM
Well done TTR team! :D

Little Finn Pepperroni said on May 16, 2017 07:03 PM
Finally! thx for fixing the bugs :)

Rocky Horse said on May 16, 2017 09:05 PM
Thank you! So much done and looking forward to getting back into the game to enjoy it :)

Duckie Doodle said on May 17, 2017 12:43 AM
I want to thank you for all that you guys do. I realize that the cost of servers is not supported by any fees to play or be a member. I don't know how you guys get money to pay for all this stuff, but I sure do appreciate it! Thanks for making this a great place to play :D

Halley's Comet said on May 17, 2017 01:27 AM
Blessed update. Thanks for the bug fixes. Interested in seeing the CEO tweaks.

Toonling said on May 17, 2017 03:58 AM
Nice update! I would love to see more of these types of updates added to the game for better gameplay!

Crazy cookie whistlezilla said on May 17, 2017 05:47 AM
Wow cool!

Chief Salty Lemonmasher said on May 17, 2017 07:13 AM
Thanks ToonTownRewritten Team some of these bugs were a pain but now they are squished we can enjoy the game more (p.s. how is toonfest going and parties?) thank you for all the work you do to make this game up.

Max said on May 17, 2017 09:16 AM
I love that they fixed the fishing glitch!

bubbles said on May 17, 2017 09:21 AM
oooh... parties soon! :D

Rosie said on May 17, 2017 10:49 AM
i had a problem with fish in daisies gardens so thanks for fixing it

captain cranky mcboom said on May 17, 2017 12:16 PM
I love how the ceo talks, and there's a bug when you get squished by the ceo on a table you get 10x bigger and can't attack him at all. Thanks for all you guys have done to make toontown better!

Dr.Curly said on May 17, 2017 12:35 PM
Thanks for fixing the frequent crashes!

Little Foot said on May 17, 2017 04:28 PM
Thank you guys! This will definitely improve the game much better :D

Violet Glitternerd said on May 17, 2017 04:33 PM
I'm so excited for Toon Parties and so happy for all of these changes!

Melody said on May 17, 2017 04:50 PM
Wow, a lot was done! Now I feel more inclined to do CEO often... I would like to know what those cogs have been up to... Thanks for the updates!

:) wow guys ur good. said on May 17, 2017 04:52 PM
THANK U TOO TOWN

Noisy Bunky Bizzennoodle said on May 17, 2017 04:56 PM
Sweet new CEO stuff!!!

Spring said on May 17, 2017 06:45 PM
Good thinking, tweaking the Nametags and Portable Hole!

Sunshine said on May 17, 2017 08:46 PM
Great work with the bug fixes this will definitely help in the long run! Ps love the portals they look so much better now!

Captain Sleezy GoobleGook said on May 18, 2017 05:59 PM
Sounds great

doctor reggie giggle pocket said on May 19, 2017 01:30 AM
love it

Sally said on May 19, 2017 04:07 AM
Love what you've done with the CEO

Jakepepperloop said on May 19, 2017 05:37 AM
Thank you toon resistance!

Amy said on May 19, 2017 09:13 AM
TYSM TTR!!!!

Rosie said on May 19, 2017 09:54 AM
Wow, I was wondering if the Toon Election was forgotten! Haha, just kidding. You guys have been hard at work making Toontown even Toonier! THe Ceo tweaks are amazing, and I can't wait for parties! Anyway, I hope your plans run smoothly without getting any pesky cogs in the way. Stay Toony!

Pancake Pickleflipper said on May 19, 2017 12:13 PM
Definitely one of your best updates in a while, good job!

Sea Buttercup said on May 19, 2017 05:51 PM
I was wondering where y'all went! :) Thanks for all of the bug fixes! :D

Anthony said on May 19, 2017 06:01 PM
ty for the parties to come! :)

Willow Jinxwire said on May 19, 2017 09:46 PM
Woah good job guys!

Chef Dynamite said on May 20, 2017 04:53 AM
Wow, so nostalgic, i cant thank the TTR Team Enough!

TheSmallCogBuster said on May 20, 2017 05:50 AM
Been awhile since my last post but. Well done!

King Astro said on May 20, 2017 11:07 AM
Started playing Toontown again! Just in time to see the new updates and fixes too! This Update will be awesome!

sir macboing said on May 20, 2017 02:49 PM
Cool! also the new CEO battle tweaks sound great!

Bubbles said on May 20, 2017 07:21 PM
Ahahaha, this is some cool tweaks~ :D

Daphne Sparklepoof said on May 21, 2017 08:56 AM
Thank you! Sounds like more fun and less trouble!

Pong said on May 21, 2017 09:12 AM
Toontastic Update!

Gold Mouse Cool Toon said on May 22, 2017 12:29 PM
I like the new tweaks!

Blossom said on May 22, 2017 02:10 PM
Lets go save Toontown! #ToonTownForever

Buttercup said on May 22, 2017 02:11 PM
Woohoo! ToonTown Rocks!