Alpha 26-15-C [The 'Be My Valentine' Edition!] 2/14/2011 GENERAL GAMEPLAY * Fixed Soul Recall issues! SOULS RIFTSTALKER * Scatter the Shadows: Now lasts 3 seconds and only removes Curses, Poisons, and Diseases. SHAMAN * Call of Ice: No longer increases the power stat contribution by 100x the advertised value! * Heart of the [X]: Each of these actually appear in the root abilities now. * Bitter Wind: Off of global cooldown for real. * Courage of the Bear: Now a Strength buff that actually buffs Strength, rather than Endurance! ZONES MOONSHADE HIGHLANDS * Light Upon the Void: Improved spawn frequency of the runebound vessels. ITEMS * It's no longer possible to purchase puresource from planar vendors. Added a 20% chance to get planarite as a reward from puresource. GRAPHICS AND AUDIO * Witnessing Rifts open no longer results in some of the visual effects remaining left behind. UI/SETTINGS * Crash fixes and improvements to the new Soul Tree window. CLIENT * The opening cinematic has been disabled. * We now time out attempted connections to character selection servers after 5 seconds, and display progress messages for each attempt.