Happy New Year, folks!
Judging by the response so far, 5.8 is off to a fantastic start! In the last three weeks, we’ve managed to get more than a handful of unique Campaigns under our belt in both the U.S. and EU. We’ve seen a dramatic uptick in new players and in-game activity and we successfully navigated both the holiday period AND the move into our new office.
FIRST SANCTIONED CAMPAIGNS
We will be hosting our first “sanctioned” campaign events soon. These are our competitive ‘war’ events, one in the U.S. and one in the E.U. We’re currently targeting these to hit towards the latter end of January, and we will give you seven days advance notice so that you can prepare.
Meanwhile, back in the Crowfall development studio…
Capture mechanics are core to ensuring that Throne Wars remain competitive throughout the duration of the campaign. For that reason, we are continuing to augment our approach. Check out our latest update in which we discuss Capture Point mechanics.
Just like family gatherings, it's not always easy to organize a guild. Prom, guild leader of the Keepers of the DarkSide [KDS], shares his tips for creating and managing a guild. What's your strategy for success?
OTHER STORIES FROM DECEMBER
The March to the First Campaign, the last “pre-alpha” update! Next stop is alpha, followed by beta and launch.
The first non-sanctioned campaign Pre-Alpha 5.8 “First Campaign” was deployed to the LIVE testing environment on Tuesday, December 18. Next up, the first ‘sanctioned’ campaign a tournament event that will give players the chance to be part of Crowfall history!
Campaigns are here: Take the Throne! In case you were on vacation over the holidays we are excited to share with Crowfall backers that we launched our first two non-sanctioned Test Campaigns in December on the North American and European testing servers.
In case you missed it, check out the special year-end, hour-long livestream with segments featuring various members of the Crowfall Dev Team including Chief Creative Officer J. Todd Coleman, Design Director Thomas “Blixtev” Blair.
Game Designer Valerie Kromas made her livestream debut this month to talk about the work she's doing in the Cooking system.
Too many battle leftovers? Check out Anthrage's favorite harvesting tips & tricks!
Kick off the new year with a new character! Our “Getting Started” YouTube playlist features a growing variety of videos from members of the Crowfall community who’ve graciously shared their tips for success when building a Crow.
Crowfall 5.8 New Player Guide by That_Eriksson
Getting Started Guide by Anhrez
From Basic Gear to Intermediate by Game On
If you’ve created a guide or walkthrough that you’d like to share with the community, drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to tell us about it!
BARD'S TALE IV - Explore deep dungeons and overcome challenging puzzles while fighting through devious enemies in responsive, beautifully-animated combat.
We are delighted to be reaching the part of the project where the actual game – the Throne War that we promised – is finally becoming a playable experience. Thank you for your patience and your support, and for your willingness to test the game, during our Pre-Alpha phase.
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Thank you for all your support,
The Crowfall Team