August 23, 2011
Presents for Secret Underground Lab
You may be surprised to find out that for game developers, most of us are pretty physically fit. Well, that all ends today. Today we recieved three boxes that will fuel our game development with a dangerously high level of sugary goodness! So, I thought I would post pictures for you of the three boxes that suddenly arrived in the mail today, here, at the secret underground lab. (Just, um, ignore that window in the back of the first picture, ok?)
Package #1 from Eonaleth (California)
Mmmmmmm! Pocky and green tea are my favorites. Someone knows how to keep me at my desk working. Eonaleth also wrote a wonderful letter. Thank you so much!!
Package #2 from Genisis64 (Japan)
Our good friend from Japan has been helping with the relief efforts AND gathering some of the most unique Kit Kat bars to send us. Included in his package was Cheese Kit Kats, Purple Sweet Potato Kit Kats, Citrus and Japanese Chili Kit Kats (CRAZY!) We tried them all. ... shockingly, they are awesome tasting! For Cysero, he sent special kabuki tabbi socks (Yup, C is wearing them right now) and an extremely beautiful, heartfelt letter. Thank you so much, Genisis64!!
Package #3 URKOR MINI QUEE! (From Voltaire)
Well.. Package #3 was actually a GIANT shrink wrapped pallete of boxes containing the highly anticipated, and terrifying Urkor Malravenus (A chibi version of Deady's true form.) After all the crazy things we ate this morning we tried eating one of these too. I would not recommend it. *Still trying to get taste out of mouth* But you WILL be able to get one of these scary little fellas on HeroMart later today. He comes with a code that unlocks two undead battle pets (usable with Necromancer) from Planet Necronus (Voltaire's creation featured in the comic books). The package also came with a letter... erm... wait... this is an invoice. *Yells into the other room* Cysero, um, I think this letter is for you!
BIG WEEK for DragonFable and MechQuest
This week is DragonFable's epic conclusion! 5 years in the making... Sepulchure, Drakath, the Elemental Orbs, the baby Dragons, the Myserterious Necromancer... it all boils down to this weekend. Do not miss being a part of history! www.DragonFable.com Meanwhile, MechQuest is completely streamlining the entire game and they are going to need your help.
March 17, 2011
It feels good to be green.
FINALLY! I know how Cysero must feel. Being tickled pink green is a good thing… even if it’s only for one day =D
Okay so there’s bunches of stuff going on right now. And since you won’t be blinded by my favorite font color as usual, I’m inviting you to come join me in reading this wonderfully festive DN post!
First thing’s first: wishing Happy Birthdays to our friends and family! Both my mother and my sister are celebrating their bdays today along with Randor the Red’s grandmother and sister! Wow—what an incredibly lucky day!
Hrrrrm… what are the chances of having your birthday on St. Patty’s Day?
“One in 365,” says Cysero.
…Right. Anyone else’s birthday today? If so… HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
All the Good Luck Day festivities will be coming to a close before tomorrow’s release, so if you haven’t grabbed the 40+ Seasonal Rares from the Shamrock Festival yet, I suggest doing so now ^___^
Remember: the Cloverfield Stalker Armor in the Lucky Day Merge shop will be going RARE! So this is your LAST CHANCE to grab a piece of AQW history!
Quibble’s Coming Back to Town!
Even more luck! Everyone’s favorite traveling sales moglin is making his way back to Battleon with his treasure chest LOADED with brand-new-never-before-seen-items… unless you’ve seen previews from our Twitters! Hehehe.
What wonders will Quibble have in store for us tomorrow evening? Will these items be going Rare? How long will Quibble be staying? No one knows these answers, but the only thing we DO know is that whenever Quibble appears… a Chaos Lord is not too far behind… which brings us to…
The Chaos Beast of the Sandsea
Breaking our lucky streak already? As if Zahart hasn’t already caused enough problems over in the Sandsea… he will on Friday night as you and your friends journey to the legendary Sand Castle.
This large palace withstood the Sandsea’s unruly sandstorm and Zhoom believes this is the last place Zahart is hiding. War Mummies and War Hyenas patrol this ancient temple, forever guarding the greatest deity of the Sandsea: the Sphinx.
The heart of the Sphinx has been lost in the sands of time (literally) so no one knows why Zahart would go after the immobilized creature.
Unless… If Zahart finds a way to awaken the great Sphinx, then… O___O
But HEY! It’s not like anything like that has ever happened before... *cough cough*
As long as you are caught up in the Sandsea storyline and have found yourself a Djinn, you and Zhoom can journey to the Sand Palace to make sure Zahart’s plan at awakening the Sphinx are foiled!
DragonFable’s Lucky Week
Aaaand we’re bringing the good luck back… but this time, it’s outside of AQWorlds! In DragonFable, new features have been added in-game EVERY DAY this week! It’s amazing what miracles can happen when we feed Rolith an obscene amount of caffeine and cereal bars. Mwahaha >:D
In a dragon hatchling-sized summary, a new war mechanic was added on Monday. Tuesday marked the remodeling of a very popular house item: the Armor Closet! Yesterday, DragonFable heroes got unlimited bank storage for every item bought with Dragon Coins. And today, Dragon Amulet holders will be able to show off your fancy achievements on your character pages!
For a full detailed list, why not head to the DragonFable Design Notes? Or just log in to DragonFable NOW and experience everything yourself!
You think all that’s awesome? Ohhh… just wait until tomorrow when DF releases the best feature yet!
One-Eyed Doll Helps the Japan Tragedy
The recent events in Japan have affected the entire world. Our wonderful friend Kimberly from One-Eyed Doll wants to selflessly help the relief effort. Water Song is dedicated to our beloved Japanese fans and families who have lost so much in this event.
Profits from this download from now until 4/1/2011 will be donated to victims of the recent tsunami and earthquake disaster. Please, if you have it in your hearts (and wallets), any donation is happily accepted and know that YOU can help make the Japanese disaster a little less tragic.
On behalf of all the players of AQWorlds and our other games, Artix has made a donation of $5,000 to the Japanese Red Cross Society. We hope this contribution helps in the relief effort. You can visit www.RedCross.org for information on how you can help too.
What You Can Do Before Tomorrow’s Release
Since Friday night is literally a day away, there are bunches of things you can do in preparation for tomorrow’s release. Here’s a lovely list so you can check each one off as you finish ‘em!
- Snag the 42 Seasonal Rares in the Lucky Day Merge Shop
- Stock up on AdventureCoins for Quibble’s incredible wares
- Get the PERMA RARE Cloverfield Stalker Armor
- Donate to your heart’s content on OED’s Water Song
- Get up-to-date on the Sandsea saga (and find a Djinn!)
- Show off your Asguardian Armor Set
- Twitter me your best action-packed Screenshots
- Help support AQW by upgrading your Membership
- Pinch anyone NOT wearing green today
- Check out DragonFable’s new features
- Smile =D
- Get Fat Panda for your Android phone for only $0.99!
- Smile some more
- /join david to experience some really bizarre quests
- And, of course, Battle On!
WHEEW. That was A LOT. See—aren’t you glad this wasn’t ALL PINK? I know Artix is =D
March 15, 2011
The recent earthquake tragedy in Japan has affected people in all parts of the world.
This tragedy was especially heartfelt here at Artix Entertainment because of our many friends and their relatives currently living in Japan. Thankfully, all our loved ones survived the catastrophe. However, Japan is still struggling to provide food, shelter, and medicine to all affected people.
On behalf of all the players of AQWorlds and our other games, we have made a donation of $5,000 to the Japanese Red Cross Society. We hope this contribution helps in the relief effort. You can visit www.RedCross.org for information on how you can help too.