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Flicker Update Log

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April 1, 2024 - 4.3.5
  • April fools! Chlorine’s distant cousin, Gillbert, is visiting for the day!
    • He is guaranteed to appear in all Anonymous mode games for the day.
  • Fixed bug caused by previous patch to ghost character audio where footsteps would play indefinitely
  • Updated in-game chat to new Roblox chat system
  • Ghost’s chat bubbles are now inverted with a dark background and light text
March 30, 2024 - 4.2.4
  • Players in Belgium and the Netherlands can now play the game again
    • Players in these regions will be unable to purchase Boxes and Crates due to local regulations
  • Shop tabs load faster if you try to scroll quickly after switching tabs
  • Ghosts no longer make walking or jumping sounds

Older updates

2023
November 3, 2023 - 4.2.3
  • Death cutscenes will no longer hide your journal or the send note screen
  • Reduced the amount of time the server will wait for players to teleport from 45 seconds to 35 seconds
  • Reduced the aount of map voting time from 25 seconds to 15 seconds
  • Added more sound effects to map objects (e.g. fireplace in House, fire pits in Woods, and more for you to find)
  • Slightly modified role assignment algorithm for roles that require multiple players (e.g. Twin)
    • Previously, in rounds with exactly 8 players, there could either be a Muffin Man + Clown or two Twins
    • Now, in rounds with exactly 8 players, there can either be a Muffin Man + Clown or Survivor + Clown
    • This has no impact on rounds with more than 8 players
  • Fixed bug that caused dragging journals/notes to desync from mouse cursor on most screen resolutions
October 31, 2023 - 4.2.2
  • Male and female anonymous characters will now use he/him and she/her pronouns respectively in dialogue
    • This does not yet extend to Custom mode, but this is a first step towards this in the future
  • Fixed deleted clothing on some Anonymous characters: Jean-Claude, Mateo, Arielle, and Tamia
  • Added a toilet death scene to Area 8 by popular demand
  • Death scenes that are in water on the Woods map now float
  • Added a lantern to some death scenes on the Woods map that were dark before
October 30, 2023 - 4.2.1
  • Added sound effects for lights flickering, commotion, and a heartbeat effect
    • We are working on re-adding music
  • The chat bar will no longer disappear during death cutscenes
  • Death cutscenes will no longer show for players who left the game if they did not have a journal
  • Moved around some of the poses in the round end cutscene to fix potential nametag obscuring
  • Added a lantern to the roof of the Homestead map to make it easier to see
  • If a Medic successfully heals an attacked target, they will receive a notification letting them know their heal was a success
June 16, 2023 - 4.2
  • Revamped all of the in-round UI
  • Made multiple quality of life changes to the Player List
    • Player names are now in a random order
    • The “Graveyard” tab shows a list of dead players and their journals
    • There is now a timer while voting or using an ability
    • You can now switch your selection before the timer runs out
  • Added a Role List tab that shows all possible roles in the given round
    • This does not show exactly what roles are in the round, but says “Medic or Savior” for example
  • Journals and Notes have been redesigned
    • Note maximum length has been shortened to 150 characters
    • Notes can only be sent once every 10 seconds
    • Journal maximum length has been increased to 1,024 characters
    • Journals and notes now stack if you open or receive multiple at once
    • Journals and notes are now draggable around the screen (click and hold on top part to drag)
    • Journals will scroll if they are too long to display on the screen rather than getting smaller
    • SFX has been added for journals and notes
  • Revamped the loading screen that displays between teleporting to a round or the lobby
    • The loading screen now shows tips that may be helpful for new players!
  • Added an on-screen message when you die or are voted out
  • Fixed bug that caused a player’s Roblox avatar to bleed through their in-game character in some cases
    • This unfortunately does not fully fix some items not loading, we’re investigating this
May 25, 2023 - 4.1.7
  • Modified the dialogue that appears at the beginning of each round
  • Slightly sped up some other parts of the dialogue
  • Fixed some minor build issues in the House map
May 6, 2023 - 4.1.6
  • Fixed bug that prevented players who previously had the Jane overalls in their inventory from equipping some items
  • Fixed bug that caused gamepasses to not load properly for some people (finally!)
  • Fixed bug that allowed users to edit text in the Art Gallery and Area 8 maps (these edits were client-sided)
  • Fixed bug that caused Detective to not receive clues when there were enough players to generate one
  • Role names, player names, and role results will no longer be auto-translated by Roblox
April 12, 2023 - 4.1.5
  • We’re celebrating our 500k likes milestone! Added a limited-time code.
April 1, 2023 - 4.1.4c

April Fools!

  • All characters in all modes are now adorned with a Banana Suit for the day.
  • Natalia, Jian, and Aadiv have made a return in Anonymous mode for the day.
March 14, 2023 - 4.1.4b
  • Removed Jane, Alec, and Adora from Anonymous mode
  • Removed Evan and Lucas from Classic mode
2022
December 25, 2022 - 4.1.4
  • Attempted to fix the gamepass bug that prevented some gamepass perks from applying consistently
  • Players are no longer allowed to vote for themselves
  • Clarified some abilities and behaviors in the role intro screen and top right UI display for Scout and Spy
  • Detective clues will be generated more consistently
  • Slightly modified the dialogue to remove unnecessary lines
July 25, 2022 - 4.1.3
  • Removed Cactus, Nave, and Cash from Anonymous mode
  • Renamed Kim-ly to Kim-Ly to better represent how Vietnamese names are traditionally capitalized
  • Added a wall to block players from going behind the counter in the main area of the Hospital map, by popular demand
July 9, 2022 - 4.1.2
  • Fixed bug that was causing the game not to run
  • The filing cabinets in the Hospital map can no longer be walked inside of
  • Added role colors for the end-game cutscene
  • Fixed bug that was causing the wrong character type to be assigned in Anonymous mode
June 25, 2022 - 4.1.1
  • Added filter previews for journals and notes
  • Journals and notes now keep their line breaks if they are filtered
  • Fixed a bug that prevented journals from displaying for players who leave the game mid-round
  • Fixed a bug where players who leave during the loading phase are still counted towards the player count
  • Enabled the new bubble chat

* This update is the first update to use the newest versioning system, where numbers are used for minor updates instead of letters

2021
May 25, 2021 - 4.1b
  • Fixed bug where all scrolls for a particular role (equipped or not) would get removed when you get that role
  • Fixed bug which caused outfit popup to show behind editor buttons on tablets and narrow displays
  • Fixed bug which caused mouse to get stuck when zooming in all the way with a frame open
May 8, 2021 - 4.1
  • You can now claim one free shirt, one free pants, and one free hair (limited to 800 coins hair only)
  • Added Twitter Codes, which can be found on Twitter and other social media.
April 27, 2021 - 4.0a3
  • Fixed bug that made some UI elements appear out of order (missed them last time)
  • Fixed bug where designer credit would not open in the shop
  • Retired Natalia, Jian, and Aadiv from Anonymous mode
  • Restored Annie’s previous hair in Anonymous mode
  • Attempted to fix characters from other genders being assigned in Anonymous mode
April 26, 2021 - 4.0a2
  • Reduced waiting time at the start of the round from 100 seconds to 60 seconds
  • Disabled admin commands that were left in from testing accidentally
  • Fixed bug that caused the incorrect gender to be assigned in Anonymous mode
  • Fixed bug that caused coins to not be rewarded after being voted out
  • Fixed bug that caused queue to get stuck and prevent new rounds from starting
  • Fixed bug that caused some frame headers to not appear in the lobby
  • Fixed bug that made some UI elements appear out of order
April 25, 2021 - 4.0a
  • Separated gamemodes into separate servers to make the queue faster
  • Added a new city themed lobby!
  • Added a new gamemode: “Flicker”!
    • This is the standard gamemode, and it allows custom characters.
    • The pre-set characters can still be played in Anonymous mode.
  • Anonymous mode: Added a Non-Binary character category to replace the LGBT+ category.
  • Anonymous mode: Added 10+ new characters!
  • Added coins that can be earned by purchasing them with Robux or by playing rounds. They can be used to purchase different items in the shop.
  • Added scrolls that can be purchased with coins to increase your chances of rolling a particular role.
  • Added crates and boxes that can be purchased to get new faces and accessories for your avatar.
  • Added clothing, hair, outfits, and more that can be purchased directly with coins and worn in the avatar editor.
  • Added an avatar editor to equip and modify your custom character!
  • Added two new gamepasses: +3 Hats and Extra Skin Tones, both of which unlock extra character customization in the lobby.
2020
November 28, 2020 - 3.3a3
  • Fixed a bug which prevented the Assassin and Clown from killing Twins
  • Added new Woods ambient sounds
  • Replaced deleted character clothing for Qasim, Nave, and Nikolai
November 19, 2020 - 3.3a2
  • Fixed a bug that allowed exploiters to vote or use night ability multiple times
  • Fixed a bug that was causing all users to receive the Nitro Booster tag in the lobby
November 3, 2020 - 3.3a
  • Removed Halloween update
October 21, 2020 - 3.3
  • Added the Clown role
    • The clown can kill someone with unstoppable force if they are voted out!
    • Their ability is void if they are killed by another player.
  • Added the Pumpkin Man role
    • Similar to Muffin Man, but delivers pumpkins instead
  • Added Halloween decorations to the lobby
  • Fixed image positions on UI buttons in-game
September 3, 2020 - 3.2b2
  • Disabled heartbeat sounds due to copyright issue
  • Removed Promise (Reprise) by request of the song composer
August 11, 2020 - 3.1b
  • Removed many death scenes by request of Roblox staff

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