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NPC limit, why?

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Floplag
06.01.2016 , 08:59 AM | #1
Why is there an NPC limit? dont get it, should be able to use these like any other?
i have this wonderful casino table i cant put anyone around...
would like to have all active companions around the plannings table, cant.
just silly little things like this...
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RikuvonDrake
06.01.2016 , 11:07 AM | #2
Quote: Originally Posted by EricMusco View Post
Hey folks!

I know the NPC limit is certainly something many of you would like to see raised so I wanted to explain why it is in place currently. As most of you suspect already, it is a performance issue. Without going into too much detail, if someone's Stronghold begins to load a large amount of NPCs it can create issues not only in your Stronghold, but in others as well.

As with all things we will continue to monitor this limit and raise it as we can. We want to give you the opportunity to place as many NPCs possible, but we also want to ensure you have the best experience in your Stronghold as well.

Hope that makes sense. Thanks!

-eric
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Mireleni
06.01.2016 , 01:25 PM | #3
Remember that the NPC limit applies only to the NPCs that are selectable targets, which is mainly companions and vendors. So while you can't have all your companions placed in your stronghold, you can have all the Republic/Imperial guardsmen, twi'lek dancers, and Massassi Guards that you want.
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Floplag
06.01.2016 , 02:34 PM | #4
Both very good responses, i had missed the one on performance issues and didnt actually realize there was a difference on the others.
Thanks to you both
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AussieAlan
06.01.2016 , 11:25 PM | #5
One other thing, I was told animal mounts such as Rancor if used as a stronghold deco count towards the ncp limit, so if your showing off mounts, might want to move out animals.