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2014

[Open Beta] Progression Reset

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Hello Opulencians,


We are announcing today that in order to introduce our new Open Creation defense mode (among other reasons detailed here) for Open Beta, we are going to conduct a progression reset on all player accounts on the Live Version of the game on February 11th.


Please continue reading to get a better understanding of why this is happening.

 

 

THE RESET: WHY?

 


The new Open Creation defense mode we have developed for Open Beta is going to change our game, a lot. In order to improve the game and implement this new mode, we had to re-do a lot of the in-game systems. For instance, we created a Trap Generator, changed the footprints on nearly all traps and creatures and we reworked the Mines entirely. We have detailed these changes in the dedicated Open Creation news if you are interested in reading more.


All of these changes are important enough that this new mode renders old castles incompatible with it. Keeping the current castles in the new Open Creation defense mode would make the kingdom of Opulencia a vast semi-apocalyptic field of broken castles and game-breaking bugs. Not too enticing, right? That is why we have decided to conduct a progression reset.


In addition, Crowns and Leaderboards will be reset on February 11th to prepare for Open Beta and to create a level playing field for all players for future competitions.

 

 

THE RESET: WHEN?

 


The reset will happen on February 11th, with the release of the pre-Open Beta pack.

 

This Pack will contain the majority of the new features we planned for the Open Beta’s launch on February 25th. We are releasing these new features early to our Closed Beta players, to allow us to fine tune them and to get your feedback on what we'll be rolling out.

 

 

THE RESET: HOW?

 


Here below is the detailed process of what’s going to happen.

 

 

          - FOR ALL PLAYERS

 


Heroes will be brought back to Level 1. The Knight, Archer and Mage will be unlocked for everyone, but you will need to go through the new Tutorial with one of them before you can access the two other heroes.

 

Your Attack inventory will remain the same. Your equipped loot will be brought back to your inventory (or the Buy Back section of the appropriate machinery if your inventory is full).


Your Castle will be emptied and brought back to Level 1. Your Castle inventory (the one containing creatures and traps) will be emptied as well. You will re-create your castle during the in-game tutorial.


Your Gold and Life Force amounts will be brought back to 0.


All of the Blings you have won in-game will not be brought back. However, Blings that were purchased will be restored (please see below for how changes will affect players who have purchased Blings or Packs).


As mentioned above, your Crowns are brought back to 0.


Your Friend List and Account Information, Username, etc., stay unchanged.

  

 

          - FOR DOUBLE O/BLINGS/IN-GAME CONTENT PURCHASING PLAYERS

 


All of the above, plus:


All your purchased Blings (spent and unspent) will be brought back to their original value. For example: If you purchased a 500 Blings pack, and spent 140 of them, the original number of 500 Blings will be returned to you.


All your Double O Pack or Club related content will be returned to your inventory (including creatures, weapons and themes).

 

All purchased Castle Themes (except the ones included in Double O Packs or given through the Double O Club) will not be restored, you will need to purchase them again with the reimbursed Blings.

 

 

          - FOR PLAYERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

 

If you have won a Beta Key or a Double O Pack during a Community Event (Open House, Festival of Taking, Key Giveaways, etc.), you will get your access to the game and the content of the related Pack back.


If you have been gifted Blings or Boosts during a Community Event, they will not be restored.

 

 

BOOSTS AND LEVEL UP

 

 

You will all be granted 15 Boosts (5 XP, 5 Gold and 5 Life Force boosts), so that you can level-up to where you were before the reset as quickly as possible.

Please note that thanks to your feedback, we have worked to ease Hero progression, removing the Hero Trainer entirely to make leveling up smoother. But we will cover that in an upcoming update!

 

 

WILL THERE BE ANOTHER RESET?

 


We have no plans to do another reset at this time, but while we are still in Beta, implementing new features may force us to reset progression again. We will obviously do everything we can to avoid that.


We will reset Crowns and Leaderboards regularly to kick off new competition rounds between players. We will provide you more information about that in a future update.

 

We realize that this is something we never announced, and we have tried our best to avoid this situation. It is only very recently that we have been pushed to decide to conduct this reset. But for all the reasons stated above (and in the dedicated Open Creation news), we hope you understand that this reset is for the betterment of the game.
 

 

What’s next?

 


We will hold two live Twitch events thisThursday on our Official Twitch Channel from 19.30 to 20.30 GMT in French and  20.30 to 21.30 GMT (3.30pm to 4.30pm EST) in English .

 

The French Twitch stream will feature Arnaud Jamin, Game Director, and the English Twitch stream will feature Sean Crooks, Associate Producer, and Hervé Sliwa, Creative Director.

 

Please go to our forums to submit all the questions you would like us to answer during the Twitch streams, both concerning the Reset and the Open Creation Mode:

 

Forums Mighty Quest

 

Thanks, and see you on Twitch very soon! 

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Blackskelet5 | February 25, 2014 14:30 | Report

why are people so stressed out about this, the game is in BETA, these things happen in BETA's.

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Daohlocks | February 17, 2014 17:39 | Report

NO MORE P2W! FREEEDDOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!!!!!!

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Deyalord | February 13, 2014 19:26 | Report

i am kind of sad about this too, plus i don't really like the new system the "validate" your castle; i wasn't good at attacking other player castles so i just didn't level anymore i focused on the defense part of my castle, but i feeling the "hate" to only defending now. They should really do something for people who are not good at attacking but defending instead

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Binoct_Hex | February 13, 2014 15:38 | Report

Okay, so the reason I stopped playing to begin with was that 4 skills are just too limiting. I made comments about this and saw that others felt the same, and not only is that probably not EVER going to changed, I log back in today while Planetside 2 is doing it's patch day and find that all the time I put into my castle and character have been completely erased by the powers that be.

*angry sigh*

WELP, it's been real, everyone. I'm gonna go play FATE instead. Peace, I'm out.

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guest-HGaUqUbN | February 13, 2014 03:01 | Report

Kind of annoyed about all of this, i thought in no way would they reset the entire progress of dedicated players haha

But i guess that doesnt annoy me as much what does however is the bling for cosmetics? people bought those most likely for fast pace progression and now all i can do is have a funny hat?

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The_UK_Hitman | February 13, 2014 01:45 | Report

I'm a little miffed that they had to reset the progression. I would be 100% okay with it if they'd told me right at the beginning that I would eventually lose my progress.
The act hasn't upset me, the way they went about it did however..

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AkaHopliteTv | February 11, 2014 15:44 | Report

Are you kidding me, you dont have to put everyone back top lvl 1, Im so glad im not the only one that will be leaving this game with the reset. ALL YOU HAD TO DO WAS TAKE OUR STUFF THEN LET US REBUILD WITH OUR TOTAL OBTAINED EVERYTHING WITH THE NEW CASTLES, IM GLAD I DIDNT BUY YOUR STUPID STUFF, YOU CANT GIVE US THE TIME WE SPENT ON THIS BACK, SO IM OUT OF HERE. HEY PEOPLE DONT BELIEVE ANY OF THE PEOPLE THAT ARE FOR THE RESET FOR ALL WE KNOW THEY ARE ACTUALLY THE DEVELOPERS TRYING TO PRETEND TO BE CUSTOMERS LOL

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MIGHTY889641 | February 11, 2014 01:05 | Report

Under me is all the stupid question about leaving the game and happy people it is kinda like yin and yang

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c.casagra | February 10, 2014 17:51 | Report

I'm not of the same advice.
Reset appens when playing beta, but i'm still upset cause it's always possible find another way.. that way is just how they decide to resolve that case.
That was NOT a gratis beta; we spent money to buy game and now they just erase our progress without asking nothing to players.
I spent a lot of money to access beta and a lot of time for nearly cap all contents.
If they want make me play again without release content, just create new class; don't erase content just cause they can.
I will not play with a new character from the start just cause they say is for the best, nor triing to archive again high crown rank.
I will just not buy early access for an Ubisoft game again.

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Thumbknuckle | February 09, 2014 12:36 | Report

Cant wait 4 open creation!/ still waitin on my squid-bucket lol