Hello fellow Aincrad dudes! It's your boy Oscar here with an update. I'm sure you guys are wondering why we haven't done away with the Quarantine Bonus. It's been going for months now. Well, here's some good news about that:
The Current SP Bonus Event will remain active until the launch of 3.0~~~
Since the Labyrinth Guardian has been slain, we have decided to make this bonus period permanent until 3.0 is here. The update itself is progressing smoothly so rest assured that when the Raid
Crafting in a player's shop thread is now considered an out-of-character interaction.
Systems & Development Comments: One of the main reasons why crafting required a 100 word requirement was because the «Merchants and Shops» sub-forum is considered an in-character sub-forum. Now that crafting is an out-of-character interaction, there is no longer a 100 word requirement while crafting. However, any in-character interaction (e.g. interacting with another
With the interest of trying to keep you guys all updated, it's time that these blogs were used a little bit more. Though your friendly staff member Neo will likely be doing most of these posts, hopefully other staff will be able to start using this more as well. My intent is to be able to provide people with updates primarily focusing on events, open party threads to look out for, and provide little tips to players. I cannot promise a perfect regularity with these posts, though I will make sure
Here is where we honor the donors who go above and beyond the call of Aincrad!
Top Tier Donors!
Hello players of Aincrad!
I created two threads in the support ticket section with the interest in having the community involved in the development of Aincrad in floor development, and even systems through your thoughts, concerns, and other forms of communication. There are two separate threads for players to look at and share their opinions. One is specifically for floors which is mainly helping by sharing ideas on what we could add/change/improve as far as our current floors go. Come u
<<The following mechanics have been changed!>>
LD rolls of 11-14 give 1 material. LD rolls of 15+ give 2 materials. Gatherer skill is added to this roll as well. Fishing:
Monsters and bosses never spawn. Fishing receives no bonus materials. CD 12s require a LD of 15+ (modifiers allowed) to fish up a treasure chest. If 1-14, players receive 4 materials. Treasure Chests:
LD of 1-3 does not result in a mimic
<<Crafting and Adventuring Update>> SAO-RPG Patch 2.5.1
Please note that the following is out of character knowledge.
Time progresses at a different rate in the game than in our characters' real lives. As of November 6, 2017 (OOC real time), characters should have the perception that 2 years have passed since the game's launch. This will continue to roughly mirror the passage of real time until the game's completion. The note that the perception of time i
Special Wedding Quest Update
In preparation for February's holiday, Valentine’s Day, we know that every Aincradian has that special someone and wants to spend every moment with that person. But the marriage steps and the associated quest was lacking in what was needed. So today, we bring you not just a revamped version of Saying Vows, but two more quests associated with it. Making Vows and Broken Vows.
Making Vows lets two players speak to a representative and plan their
<<2.5.0 Patch Notes>>
The main rules/tutorial section has been rewritten.
A Resources section has been added. This contains reference material such as the SP/Level chart, Skills list, Enhancement list, individual profession stats, and a new FAQ.
General Rule Changes:
Word count requirement in Merchants & Shops section has been reduced to 100 from 150.
Col logs are no longer required to include in jou
The [Banker System] is now in effect!
Please visit the link above for the full rules and instruction on how to use the Spending account. This system is mandatory and will be used to distribute thread rewards going forward. For existing players that need to set their initial resource values, visit the [Spending Account] thread to have these totals evaluated and added.
Until further notice, players must still continue to track col transactions in their journals.
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