forge efficiency drop (in General)
August 26 2007 1:54 PM EDT
while forging OOB's BoTH these last few days I have been getting between 205 and 220% per forge cycle on the X, more specifically between 98 and 110% when casting tempering. Overnight, both numbers have dropped about 5% (193-210/cycle, 93-105/temper). Now while in regard to NW change this is not a huge difference, the large RPM changes simply amplify the discrepency. Are any other forgers out there noticing a change?
August 26 2007 2:01 PM EDT
I haven't noticed anything, however it is true that there is a random multiplier in forging... maybe your unlucky =/
August 26 2007 2:03 PM EDT
well aware of the randomness as that is what I assumed was causing the fluctuations previously, but now the entire range has dropped.
August 26 2007 2:25 PM EDT
maybe try adding a heat, or a quench.. perhaps the cycle is bad...
I didn't notice any change, either.
Everything seems fine this end. Hopefully theres an increase this change month : )
August 27 2007 10:40 AM EDT
not sure what was happening, but it is now back to where it was previously
August 27 2007 11:07 AM EDT
hmmm, I wonder if it was the lack of forge bonus in the econ clan which happens to be 5%. I thought only fighting clans had the 0 bonus on Sundays but I could be wrong. I will try to track it next weekend to see if it happens again.
August 27 2007 12:31 PM EDT
Yeah, if you need to keep forging that BoTH through next weekend to test this out, that's fine with me... *grin*
September 3 2007 5:44 PM EDT
ok, with a total of 40 data points spanning 3 days and 2 upgrades on a pair of DBs, I feel comfortable saying that econ clans lose the 5% forge bonus during standard clan bonusless time as well. It would appear that all other benefits of econ clans remain in tact during this time
September 3 2007 6:48 PM EDT
Wait... When have econ clans ever improved forge efficiency? Or do you mean the 5% off of the blacksmith fees?
Econ clans do improve forge efficiency, yes.
September 4 2007 12:49 AM EDT
according to the wiki, econ clans receive a 5% forge efficiency bonus in addition to the 5% discount on the fees and the various txfr fee discounts as well
September 4 2007 1:30 AM EDT
Hmmm... Good to know... Learned somethin new.
September 4 2007 6:53 AM EDT
There may be a misunderstanding, but it is said that there is no bonus to forging. Just a 5% reduction to forging fees.
Can anyone (Jon?) clarify this?
September 4 2007 11:08 AM EDT
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