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[Indev 32e / Windows 10] Suspicious Keys Stored In Wrong Buildings
4 replies to this topic - Started By popcorn, Mar 10 2019 01:06 PM

#1 popcorn

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 01:06 PM

I had several (I think it was three) suspicious keys on the ground. When I built a small key shack, I somehow ended up with two keys in storage but seemingly inaccessible, and one key in storage normally. The two keys I cannot access claim to be in storage based on the top screen inventory menu, but are not visible in the storage menu for the small key shack, nor do they appear in the visual change for the key shack. 

 

I do not know how the keys were lost since I was not watching my villagers try to store them, and only realized there was an issue afterwards.

 

I encountered a similar issue several months ago, but thought the two keys had been placed in some other building and I just wasn't finding them (I checked this time and I don't think any buildings other than the key shack and loot boxes have a storage slot for suspicious keys). Since this has now happened twice I think it's probably a bug. 

 

 

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Update: I followed an organizer from picking a key up off the ground, putting it in the key shack, picking it up from the key shack, storing it in a lootbox, then walking back to the key shack to pick up a second key to try and put in the same lootbox (the lootbox the organizer opened was the only one on the map at the time). This is where the problem shows up - the organizer picked up the key from the shack, but the lootbox had disappeared, so they switched to another task without putting the key down. They picked up dirty water buckets while still carrying the key, and dropped everything off at the water purifier. This created a storage slot for keys in the water purifier. I checked through my other buildings and found another key in my crystal harvestery, so presumably the others are hiding somewhere else in my village. 

 

So, the actual bug is that organizers try to put suspicious keys in a loot box that has already been opened, and then drop the key at the next location they're depositing resources, which creates storage slots for suspicious keys in buildings that should not be able to store them. 

 
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#2 Terci

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Posted 28 April 2019 - 04:29 PM

I also thought I noticed keys disappearing on me. I bought some keys from the market, but they never made it to my key storage.

 

I think it's possible that my keys simply despawned into essence after being 'stale' on the ground too long?

Keys are so rare, I really wish they wouldn't despawn at all.


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#3 popcorn

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Posted 28 April 2019 - 06:06 PM

I've never seen a key despawn on the ground and I've left them there for days (I'm on the stable branch though, so that might have changed with the trash update in unstable). Does the amount of keys listed in the resources UI match the amount of keys in your key shack? The problem I was having was that keys got put in buildings other than the key shack and it was then difficult to track them down (I'm going to update the thread title to reflect this). If the resources UI says you have more keys in storage than you can find in your key shack, I'd check the other buildings to make sure they haven't been put somewhere random. 


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#4 Terci

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Posted 28 April 2019 - 09:11 PM

I've never seen a key despawn on the ground and I've left them there for days (I'm on the stable branch though, so that might have changed with the trash update in unstable). Does the amount of keys listed in the resources UI match the amount of keys in your key shack? The problem I was having was that keys got put in buildings other than the key shack and it was then difficult to track them down (I'm going to update the thread title to reflect this). If the resources UI says you have more keys in storage than you can find in your key shack, I'd check the other buildings to make sure they haven't been put somewhere random. 

 

I am playing stable also. (InDev 32e / Win 7)

 

My UI matches the number of keys in my shack right now. So no hope there.

 

Also, now that I think of it, I think I also noticed a key disappear on me when I used the recall spell to yank one out of corrupted lands.

 

As far as my market keys, I put in a buy order for 2 of them when I had nearly 9k gold, and I checked on the market a couple days later and the buy order wasn't in effect any more. But no sign of the keys. I don't see it in any of the building by my market, and I don't think I have the patience to look through dozens of structures just in case they have a key. :(


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#5 Tiberiumkyle

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Posted 28 April 2019 - 09:46 PM

Keys don't decay away, as of 32e they're the only resource to never decay.

The bug is known, but has so far been stubborn and tricky to locate.


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