Within the next few days some of you may notice a new enemy skulking around the outskirts of your town. Orcs want to settle in your land, and while they are similar to Chaos in some ways they have their own strategies and goals in life. Their spawn rate and mechanics can be dynamic and you may notice them change over time. You might even find them building their own structures at some point. They prefer not to fight under tower fire so your base should be fine with the usual defenses, and if you engage them it will help to bring friends. While Galebrook is the main target, citizens of Wellington may want to make some preparations in the future as well. (more…)
This update introduces invisible mazes, which are randomly generated warp mazes that you have to navigate one step at a time because it will send you back to the beginning if you choose the wrong direction. There is only one maze and two completion rewards to choose from so far. It can be completed faster if you bring more people and use items as markers. Your markers can’t be picked up by other people unless you are in a party together. (more…)
Some fun new content to test out in this patch. More time was spent on backend changes and networking improvements than expected but there is a new sea map that has been partially opened up and contains some puzzle tiles to play around with. Four new mobs have been added as well. Two of them are fairly dangerous and found deeper in the underworld – one has a good alignment and will leave you alone if you are acting peaceful, the other has an evil alignment and will attack and silence you if you have used abilities or have been peaceful recently. Also in this patch Quill Beasts have been buffed to have full armor penetration if you attack them at a distance, and the Scholar’s Lens will now show door information even if other items are in the way. More areas coming soon along with more enemies. Have fun!
The much requested SEA2 server is finally here. The towns of Galebrook and Wellington are once again wide open for you to explore and find a place to settle. Keep in mind that transfers to SEA2 will be closed until the server matures at some point in the future. Also remember that if you live far away from the SE Asia region you wont have great ping, though you can still enjoy a fresh start and transfers out of SEA2 will be available to you at any time. Read on for a progress report on current and future changes. (more…)
You can get some insurance for your most valuable weapons and armor now. This feature has been on my todo list for over a year and it’s finally arrived. Here’s how it works: Drop any piece of equipment on a fully powered glowing altar and place 100 dragon scales on it to apply a special seal. The next time it would drop on death it will break the seal and drop 50 gold instead. If it would break due to durability it will instead break the seal and unequip to keep it safe. It also can’t be dropped in a garbage bin. You can see an item is sealed with dragon scales whenever you equip or lens it. Here are some other changes in this patch or uploaded recently: (more…)