After yesterday's launch of the Pit Master's Arena, a new letter from the producer was published on the Age of Conan site. In it, several planned enhancements were outlined for the forthcoming months and one big piece of bad new was announced: The long awaited Crafting Revamp has been shelved indefinitely.
In other news, after looking at what had been done regarding the long promised Crafting Revamp, I've decided to shelf that feature for now. I don't want to keep you guys hanging on the hope of getting that feature completed soon, and I'd rather be completely honest with everyone. The current state of the revamp internally is that it still needs a lot of work, and the current implementation has undesireable effects on other features. I think in the time it would take to finish it up, make the system acceptable, and properly integrate it to other game features, the team would be able to produce better, bloodier, brand-new content. That said, there are also plenty of other things we can do in the meantime to improve the current crafting system.
But all is not dire, here are some things to look forward to:
Read the full letter on the Age of Conan site.
Thanks, Po_gg, for the tip!