This update and the subsequent patches (up to three now? Four?) is some of the buggiest, sloppiest stuff DDO has ever put out.
There have been at least 3 exploits to date (and counting) because of Update 12- and because something new breaks every time Turbine tries to patch the most recent exploit which ultimately creates another one.
The new challenge items were bugged b/c of the patches at one point, and still display "string error (000d111)" in the body of the descriptions.
Crafted hand wraps, as well as several named hand wraps, are still broken and don't work properly making Monks, a premium class, much less fun to play.
The patches have also made the Artificer pets more and more worthless. On initial rollout of U12, the pets performed fairly well, but now they are difficult to command and oftentimes just go into a semi-passive mode where they will run up to monsters and stand still just looking at them. More pointer than attack dog.
On the plus side, the challenges are decent mini-games if you are bored running quests.
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