We’ve had a nice increase in the player population after a Reddit post on the MMORPG subreddit. This stress tested the server as several houses popped up forming a village. Some issues came to light and a lot of helpful feedback was received. Someone suggested (more…)
The new client with a redesigned UI, fullscreen, and mobile phone support is now live. A large amount of bugs were fixed, in addition to new little features. There is now a targeting system for (more…)
The new client will have a nice built in building interface, and the whole right side is getting an overhaul with various buttons to simplify things – like your item drop amount. Basic phone support will be added, so you can punch trees on the go.
The leveling system is more rewarding and the experience (more…)
Testing yesterday went awesome. We had over 10 people running around trying to figure out the world. Many bases popped up and there is still much to discover.
Initial alpha testing will be starting tomorrow, on the 12th. The game will be made available in the afternoon (maybe around 1pm PST) though this could change. There may be downtime as any issues are ironed out. Please report bugs and balance suggestions in game or on the forums. (more…)
Another update and a small screenshot to show off the new smooth tiling I implemented today. Grass, snow, and desert tiles will automatically wrap around any other terrain, and it looks great!
Tall ominous towers have been added that automatically take nearby arrows and fire them at anyone who isn’t part of their creator’s tribe. When any player or animal is wounded they will drip blood depending on how bad their health is. Certain animals can now breed with one another under special conditions. If farmers create a nice romantic (more…)
Lots of additions for just two days time. Now when you hover over players it adds additional information to their title, which is just their first name by default. On hover it will expand into first, last, tribe, and level. NPCs now hide their title, until you look at them.
The chat console is a lot more colorful and with italic or bold text sometimes. Now you can copy/paste from the chat field too! When you (more…)
So the various animals drop an assortment of useful things. Pelts, bones, hide, raw meat, and stranger items with differing chances now. Chickens also drop eggs, though not when they die.. just when they feel like popping one out. They can be collected and cooked on the fire for some extra nutrition. Making some sort of chicken coop could (more…)
The old ML chat bubbles are back and better looking. There are a variety of seeds for aspiring farmers now. Three plants in particular can be collected to make different dyes for clothes and armor. Stone age spears are available for hitting at range, that (more…)
You can now increase your cooking skill by putting meat on a fire until it browns. You can add logs to the fire to keep the flames hot even while cooking. Don’t leave it too long or it will burn.
Shields are a lot of fun. I hold a wooden buckler in my off-hand and even though (more…)