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JfdGIV
06-09-2016, 09:38 PM
Hey,

So I think I have the latest version of HL; 7.6b right? With that out of the way, I'm finding that when I create a power that boosts a stat/defence with either Affects Only Others or Attack, it still increases on the character - which causes problems when said stat/defence is near the PL limit already.

Anyone know what I am talking about? Anyone know how to fix it?

Thanks

FuzzyBoots
06-10-2016, 04:52 AM
That sounds like a definite bug. I don't have the opportunity to look into it now I don't work for Lone Wolf, but I unofficially patch things via the editor but log it as a bug at http://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=48331 and I will try to look into it. I know there are some scripts you can set to make things not count against PL when certain extras are set.

JfdGIV
06-10-2016, 07:06 AM
Ok!

Did that. Thanks for the advice.
I'd like to know if anyone else has this issue too?

FuzzyBoots
06-10-2016, 07:04 PM
Definitely a bug. I see it too. Oddly enough, the Extra for Affects Others Only sets a tag that states that it should indicate that the power doesn't affect the user themself, so this really shouldn't be flagging things.

Do you have the bug number? I maintain a list of open defects at http://forums.wolflair.com/showthread.php?t=55225 just so that we know what's being addressed.

JfdGIV
06-10-2016, 07:48 PM
I think so?

I assume you mean the Case Number? Which is 101563.

FuzzyBoots
06-11-2016, 06:19 AM
Looks like I might need the full URL to access it. Could also be it will only work for you.

Fair warning, fixing M&M bugs seems to have been pretty low priority for them. Between Realmworks and more lucrative properties like Pathfinder, they have their hands full.

JfdGIV
06-11-2016, 06:32 AM
Ha ha, thanks for the warning.
I kinda got that impression when the response was 'Thanks, we'll add it to the list'.

I'm sure I can find some work arounds.