Spring Fling 2015: Free Quest Scroll, Limited-Edition Items, and More!
Spring Fling has sprung, and there are tons of new, exciting things available on the website until April 30th:
- Limited Edition Class Outfits available to buy with gold in... Read more
Happy New Year's Resolutions Season!
Lots of stuff has been going on in Habitica over the past few months!
- A World Boss is attacking the Tavern! Join in with all of Habitica to attack... Read more
Fall Festival Begins!
THE HABITRPG FALL FESTIVAL IS HERE!
Autumn is upon us! The air is crisp, the leaves are red, and Habitica is feeling spooky. Come celebrate the Fall Festival with us…... Read more
Last day for Limited Edition Summer Event Outfits + July Subscriber Outfits!
Just a reminder - this is the last day of the Summer Splash Event, so it is the last day to buy the Limited Edition Outfits and the Rainbow Warrior Armor... Read more
Summer Splash Event!
Hey adventurers! In case you haven't had a chance to check out the site recently...
We're celebrating our summer event! We led into it with the Summer Mystery Plot-line, which... Read more
Free Egg Hunt Quest and Limited Edition Pastel Hair Colors!
Hey, guys! Leslie here, to share two exciting updates to the Spring Fling Event!
Limited Edition Pastel Hair Colors have been released! Now your avatar can sport flowing locks in... Read more
Important Site Update
Hiya, folks! I’m pleased to say that we’ve released several important updates that we are convinced will drastically improve user experience. Be sure to click around to admire our completely... Read more
SPRING FLING EVENT!
HAPPY SPRING FLING!!
Spring has come to Habitica, and flowers have sprouted everywhere: in the Stables, in the Marketplace… and even in your character customization pages!
That’s right... Read more
Translations and Subscriber Item!
A couple pieces of news today. First, we are happy to announce that the February 2014 Mystery Item Set has been revealed! Subscribers will now receive the Winged Messenger Set,... Read more
Happy Birthday, HabitRPG!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HABITRPG!
The fair land of Habitica is two years old on January 31st! The NPCs are celebrating in style, and it looks like the co-founders are, too! Won’t... Read more
Winter Wonderland Event and More
It's been a while since we sent out an update this way, sorry! Hopefully you've been following our progress on Twitter,Tumblr, or Facebook. If so, you'll know that... Read more
In case you missed it, HabitRPG is having a Halloween event! All of the NPCs are decorated, and we even have Limited Edition Spooky Skins that you can purchase with... Read more
Veteran Wolf and Beta-Testing Angular!
As we enter the final countdown to Version 1 of the Rewrite, we wanted to send you, our loyal users, an enormous THANK YOU presentfor bearing with us through... Read more
MOBILE APPS AVAILABLE!
In case you missed the announcements on Twitter and Tumblr, the official Android mobile app was recently released - and now Apple has just approved the iPhone app!
Android users,... Read more
Updates at habitrpg.tumblr.com
It's come to my attention I never notified the KS crowd that we've migrated our updates to http://habitrpg.tumblr.com/. My goodness, I thought I had - I apologize for that! Reason was... Read more
Upcoming Features & Bugs Update, User Survey
We have two new big features right around the corner: Guilds and Challenges. See those links for the specifics, and we'll give more details when they're actually release -... Read more
What's With The Downtime??
Heads up that we are very aware of the downtime issues, and are working very hard to fix them. If anyone is experiencing their actions "not sticking", it's... Read more
Mobile update (slowly but surely)
Hey everyone! Sorry for the radio silence, I've been postponing an update until I had something substantial - but many are asking for an update since it's been such a... Read more
Drops! New Pet System, Tokens
We've had a lot of discussion on a "stochastic" process, a randomized reward system. Evidently non-deterministic rewarding is more likely to drive motivated behavior than deterministic rewarding. So to add... Read more
Beta Server, Mobile Update
Alright you dangerous livers out there, it's time for that beta access I promised you - https://beta.habitrpg.com! Be warned, this is a betaserver, so you'll probably encounter bugs. If you're... Read more
New Algorithms - The Lowdown
We've been fiddling with "level up" algorithms, task value organic adjustments, and other formulae throughout the system. We hit some growing pains along the way, so here's the scoop:
The... Read more
Reminder: Tokens won't go out till ~April
I'm collecting UUIDs now to apply tokens to accounts in the future - but we have some stuff to develop before applying tokens to your accounts. See "Rewards Timeframes" for... Read more
Custom day start, better algorithms, auth enhancements
You can now specify when the day begins (see this discussion). So you night-owls out there can check off your tasks a 4am without fear of death! User -> Settings -> Custom... Read more
I just sent out surveys on the easy tiers (tokens, contributors page, etc. the $90+ tiers will get a survey once t-shirts are finished). No urgency on responding, I won't be... Read more
Flying colors! Next steps
The final tally was 41k, stupendous! What a strong final day! Thanks again everyone :)
A few more updates:
- We got that non-responsive clicks bug pegged, which sovled many other issues.... Read more
Stretch goal reached! And seriously - thanks.
38 everyone, we have the class system! (We'll make it painless and opt-in, don't worry those that don't want Habit too complex).
So I have to just say - I... Read more
Thanks for your patience with the downtime!
Hey everyone, thanks for bearing with the server issues today. I'm trying my hand at fixes for the memory leak and the resubscription issue. I've installed a memory profiler so we can hopefully... Read more
Well we’re drawing to the finish line and so we thought we’d show you some preliminary work on the T-Shirts everybody who has backed $90 or more will be getting! ... Read more
Geek Comparison, New Features, Server Downtime
Broadcast, New Features
For those that missed the live-stream, here's the recorded version. For those with limited time, just watch the the geek comparison here - it was marvelous! The... Read more
Class System, Basic GTD Features
First - Alexander Augustin has backed the Merchant role, we have our final NPC of the team! Great job guys, and thanks so much!
We have a new stretch... Read more
New Logotype, Final NPC, Testimonials
Thanks to one wonderful @Joanna, we have some Logos to work with! Thanks Joanna!
And we have our final NPC up: The Merchant. You sell token-purchasable items, things like weapon/armor... Read more
Habit's Open Sourceness
We've received a few emails questioning some of the core philosophies this project is based on; namely the fact that it is open source. For a majority of our users... Read more
New NPC, Celebration Update
All our NPCs are filled! This is going to be so much fun :)
We're introducing the Stables NPC: when pets is first unlocked, a user will find a pet (possibly... Read more
All NPCs Filled, Chrome Extension Update
We now have our Tavern Keep, thanks Daniel! Our NPC team is complete :) We may or may not add more options in the coming days, but now we have... Read more
Celebration G+ Hangout
You lovelies got this thing funded, let's celebrate!
I'm planning a live-streamed G+ Hangout, just to mingle and celebrate. Sunday 2/17 at 5pm EST, we'll host any of the core team... Read more
First stretch goal reached, thanks everyone!
Thanks to everyone for hitting our first stretch goal, this is nuts and awesome! So we have our first batch of NPCs:
- Bailey: town crier - she'll be delivering our... Read more
We Made It! (Plus Mobile Device Survey)
We made it everyone! Thanks you thank you! We have 6 at the $300, meaning we've got 6 awesome custom items coming up - and @Bailey at $800 as the... Read more
Stretch Goals, New Rewards, Badges
Looks like we're about to tip my friends! How about some extra features with that surplus? If the campaign hits the following amounts we'll move these features to... Read more
My word, huge boost in backers!
The last few hours has seen a surge in KS backings. I'm not seeing any referral analytics, so maybe the in app notification that went out today? In any case,... Read more
Character Customization, New Armor - Now Live
Hey everyone, thanks to Alex (aka @Pandoro) HabitRPG now has customizations for skin tone, hair color, gender, and armor-set. Click your avatar to start customizing. Additionally, all armor is now... Read more
Thanks to our Pixel Champions, @Pandoro and @Shaners, here’s a sneak peak of some awesome character customizations in the pipeline. These includes race, pets, mounts, and - well, see if... Read more
Bug Fixes, Party System, and API Change
Hey everyone, the latest HabitRPG deploy was a whopper! Most of the changes are behind the scenes (user schema migration, bug fixes, REST API change) - but everyone should... Read more
The Present and Future of HabitRPG
HabitRPG has been on the world stage for 25 days now. In that short time about 30,000 adventurous souls have joined HabitRPG. HabitRPG has begun a revolution. Formed an international alliance against... Read more
Female Avatar Now Available
Ladies: you can now play a female avatar, thanks to one awesome @Pandoro (see images)! Click User -> Settings -> Gender (see screenshot)
Habit Needs One More Push
We're doing great guys! I can't tell you how grateful and humbled I am by your pledges and involvement in the Github and Trello communities!
I've been monitoring the Kicktraq... Read more
Rewards Update & Question
Hey all! So there's a common concern with the rewards. I just added a few more that I hope will be better - but if anyone has any feedback please ... Read more
Bugs & Features Update
Hey everyone! Tyler here, here's the latest scoop.
The notorious #80 has been fixed. The... Read more
Hey guys, in order to conslidate updates accross the communities (Github, Kickstarter, Reddit) I'm going to post updates here: http://habitrpg.tumblr.com/. I'll change it to blog.habitrpg eventually, but got some crits to... Read more
Meetup presentation video recording
Here's a Boston "Quantified Self" meetup video recording of my HabitRPG presentation. Incidentally, anyone else track QS? That's technically what Habit falls under categorically as a project, another recommendation is... Read more
Kickstarter looking promising!
Hey guys, check out Kicktraq - looks like we're on a good path! If the project makes any additional funds beyond the requesting amount, I'll use it to bring on extra... Read more
Website bugs update
So if anyone is losing habits, see this reason & workaround. I really should make the "Play" button a "Demo" button (maybe even with a "Play with caution"... Read more
Traffic surge! Bless and curse :)
Guess what everyone, we hit the front page of Lifehacker, Reddit, and Kotaku (Australia). That's flipping awesome! I apologize for the long-time users, because it brought the server to its knees and... Read more
Updated project info & video
To include information on the business model, in-game tokens, and the mobile app's tech stack. Improved the video