Hello everyone! I hope this October is treating you all well, and that you are all staying healthy and hard at work, whatever you find yourself doing these days. As you may or may not know, I have been placed as acting lore head as Blarg is majorly preoccupied. While I have lots of help from friends writing lore and polishing out the writing, there is more than one nail in the coffin that I have taken to calling "Hollowworld 2". If you haven't seen it, Lannis has been just as hard at work with this wonderful addition to the server.
You may be asking what in the world this has to do with Mortan, and your dozen or so frozen tickets regarding it. Allow me to explain from the start. It...
Some of you have heard of the crafting rework teased at a while back. The short of it is that we're working on a system to standardize IC crafting and progress by making it plugin-based, with an experience system in the style of a traditional RPG. You gain experience by crafting actual in-game items from IC resources found in the world, and can name and customize the lore text of the things you make. As you progress you gain access to more difficult recipes, and can eventually choose a specialized branch of crafting to make expert crafts with intrinsically magical materials.
One of the stated goals of the project is to introduce more fantasy elements that are part of 'daily life' RP. Many new materials are being introduced for this with a range of magical and fantastical effects, from a metal that glows perpetually with heat to a sturdy wood that's near as light as air, and most can be found and used simply by exploring the map and...
With the changing of heads that’s gone on with Storm’s Landing, and trying to keep player involvement up, rent has fallen to the wayside several times. With one last restructure it is our hope to bring all builds under the same rules and make the process of renting quicker and easier for staff and players alike. While the new system will take getting used to, it will be an overall better system for renting in Storm’s Landing.
Below follow two updates pertaining to conflicts on Discord and how to best contact each member of staff respectively.
Discord & You: Staff Involvement
Due to a recent influx of inquiries pertaining to Moderation's policy regarding matters that occur on Discord, we felt the need to clarify through an announcement.
The HW Discord is subject to the HW Code of Conduct, which is outlined in the Discord & You thread. Conflict that occurs within personal Discord chats/messages are subject to the same manner of guidelines outlined within the 'Involving Staff in RP/OOC Disputes' section of this thread.
Should anyone exhibit offensive/harmful behaviour within the official HW Discord Server, we encourage you to report it. Should it take place on Discord within personal chats or PMs, we advise leaving the chat or...