Posted by Owner-Quinn on 22 Jul 2019, 3:52 pm
As a heart to heart from myself and all of you, I want to sincerely say that I love this game and its community. Ultimately Furvilla is a game and as such it needs to be fun and fulfilling for its players. It also needs to sustain itself. As an owner, it is my responsibility to try to do what is best for the game, even if mistakes are inevitable.
With regards to the Lion Warrior Costume, the reaction has been strong enough that it would be unfair to ignore.
For those who have been around long enough to have witnessed its conception, the idea of the Lion Warrior Costume initially began as a custom order. However, it quickly came under the full financial responsibility and creative control of Furvilla and its staff. Furvilla paid for the artwork and made final decisions on implementation. ie, the Lion Warrior Costume and its associated items are an original Furvilla IP, as much as the gembound species.
While I was admittedly surprised by the force of reaction to the announced FD Emporium exclusivity of the Lion Gem, I completely understand the opinion that an item that gives an advantage, no matter how small, should not require an item that is an FD exclusive. Also, we don’t want to exclude people that have accumulated the other ingredients via gameplay expecting to eventually craft the full costume. I understand this and can relate.
Thus, we have decided to move forward with making the Lion Gem also craftable with reagents obtainable from gameplay. These will all be ingredients related to the Clawtooth theme, available via the Spirit Lions battlegrounds as well as associated explore events. We'll be actively assessing the drop rates for the various reagents needed.
Please be on the lookout for its recipe alongside the other related recipes in The Fair Exchange.
Furthermore, after evaluating relative values on the site, we have decreased the price of the Lion Gem from 750FD to 250FD. You do not need to purchase this gem if you wish to craft it instead. Those who purchased Lion Gems at the original price have been refunded the difference.
To summarize, there are two versions of the Lion Warrior Costume:
- The standard is on par with all other costumes in terms of difficulty to craft and has warrior and explorer buffs.
- The "blessed" version is more difficult to craft and effectively amounts to an aesthetic upgrade by unlocking the spirit lion, plus giving the equivalent of two warrior buffs.
Thank you all for playing. I don’t pretend to know what’s always best, but I am grateful for this opportunity to keep this game and community going.
Posted by Owner-Quinn on 22 Jul 2019, 1:42 am
In case you have forgotten my name, I am Priscilla.
As Chief Clawtooth's Master of Quill, I am responsible for crafting our people's attire. The Chief is most proud of his Lion Warriors.
Chief Clawtooth and Sage Ismene asked me to teach your people how to dress like our warriors. If you prove yourself truly worthy, you may even be blessed with your own lion spirit to guide you.
I have met one of your generous shopkeepers who has agreed to give out the patterns for free."
Heya! Quinn here!
Looks like we have a new costume you can craft!
The standard Lion Warrior Costume is similar in difficulty to craft as the other costumes. It gives you bonuses in warrior and explorer careers. You will need to craft a Lion Stone as part of the costume's recipe.
The premium Blessed Lion Warrior Costume is geared to those who really want to beef up their costume. It increases your maximum warrior charges by 10!
Also, you get a cool lion spirit!
It will take quite abit to craft, including the Lion Gem, which is currently only available in the FurDollar Emporium for 750 FD.
The recipes for both costumes as well as the Lion Stone are available at The Fair Exchange.
Short on ingredients? Don't fret! You can find them as drops in the Spirit Lions battlegrounds. Also, keep exploring!
Finally, want to make painties? Look here in the "Lion Warrior" folder for bases! Note that you can only use the line art for the spirit lions if you have a Blessed Lion Warrior Costume. However, you are free to draw your own background spirit for either costume!
- Hiker Quinn
Posted by Owner-Aspen on 20 Jul 2019, 2:30 pm
I hope everyone is having a SOUPer Saturday!
I have some PHOnomenal news!
It's STEWpendous, trust me.
Okay, I'll stop.
I am happy to announce that Soup villagers can now have painties uploaded. This was a major request upon their release back in April, so we've worked with the artist to provide some layered base files for you to use!
Bases can be found along with all other bases at this link in the "Soup Villager Bases" folder. Any future soup villagers will also have their bases added to this folder. Enjoy painting your soup!
During your exploring, you may have come across the Oracle's glowing ball. It always seems to be most active when something new in Furvilla is on the horizon, eh? This time it is distributing some odd dyes...
I decided to go check with some local alchemists, and they quickly learned to reproduce this dye. It may be a good idea to have your own village alchemist whip some up for safe keeping. Surely these dyes will have some sort of purpose. The Oracle knows things, and I'd trust her judgement!
Recipes for the dyes may be purchased in each town's potion shop.
Have a great weekend!
- Aspen -
Posted by AdminAssistant on 19 Jul 2019, 3:24 pm
We are excited to announce that Custom Item Orders are open again!
Before you place an order please make sure that you read the Custom Item Order Rules carefully as they have been updated!
We're looking forward to all the creative items our users will come up with!
Have a wonderful day and happy ordering!
☀ MOD-Thaleia ☀
Posted by AdminAssistant on 18 Jul 2019, 4:53 pm
Hello everyone, I hope you're all enjoying the summer and the Furvilla Summer Picnic!
Very sorry about the delay for the results, we know you've been waiting for them but the ants kept us a bit busy with stealing our results so now that we have them, let's announce the winners of our Jousting Festival Contests!
Jousting Festival Paintie Contest
Upon pming AdminAssistant , each winner will recieve:
A choice of free Paintie upload or a Paintie Ticket, a Golden Paintbrush Trophy and a choice of any 3 current or past FD Emporium Pet Boxes
Jousting Festival Writing Contest
Upon pming AdminAssistant , each winner will recieve:
A Contributor Trophy, 1000 FurDollars and a choice of 3 current or Retired FD Pet Boxes
Winning writing entries will be featured in a special section of the Knowledge Base
Jousting Festival Vista Contest
In first place: snafflewyrm#20990
In second place: Baelfin#35056
In third place: msjanny#7302
In fourth place: zueatrick#33870
For the winners of the Vista contest, your prizes will be sent shortly.
Winning vistas will be placed into the Recycling Shop.
Congratulations to all the winners and I hope you enjoy the rest of your day!!!
Posted by Admin-Wisteria on 14 Jul 2019, 11:22 pm
Just a quick news post to let people know you can now buy Infused Steel related recipes from the recycle shop to enhance your gear even further.
Fiery Cores can be found in Wandering Monsters I, II and III. (The drop rate is slightly higher in lower tier battlegrounds).
Posted by Admin-Mat on 2 Jul 2019, 10:47 pm
Happy July everyone! It’s time for the 2nd of the month items,,,
Check out the July FD Pets!
First up we have some dragon sized rodents! The Rodendrake!
Do worms have legs? Well I guess they do now, check out the Fuzzle Worm!
Making beaches everywhere cuter just by being on them, it’s the Sealorb!
FD Pets can be obtained from the FurDollar Emporium. They have five day breeding cool downs and are available for breeding until August 3rd.
July Feast Minipets
The July 2019 Seeds are here! Time to see what we have for this month...
Chibi Goo Contest!
Have an awesome night!
♥ ADMIN-MAT ♥
Posted by Owner-Aspen on 1 Jul 2019, 1:03 pm
Another Summertime update!
Have you all been to the picnic yet? I hope so! We have a lot of food to go around, so please do come down and dig in. I haven't seen Quinn in a while, I think he is still handing out invitations, so please watch for him while you are exploring! You can come back again and again...
...until the picnic is over, of course. Your invitations will no longer be valid once Summer ends, which according to my calendar is September 23rd, 2019. Please do make sure respond to all of your invitations by that date. Once the picnic is over, who knows where those invitations will lead?
All good things...
Any picnic baskets you find are yours to keep forever. Hopefully the ants will be out of here by that date as well... in fact, I can promise they will be.
NEW Merchandise - Sticker Packs
Some of you have seen this very special little item on the site...
I'm excited to let you know that Furvilla Sticker Pack Series 1 can be found with a special item code, included with our new Furvilla Mystery Sticker 3 pack. This physical pack of stickers contains three 3-inch tall random vinyl chibi stickers as well as the item code.
The sticker pack will be debuting at Anthrocon, table E05, this coming weekend. It will also be available for purchase online for shipping worldwide. The price will be in-line with the current FDE stickers, and you will also be able to use the bases to create your own painties! More information about sticker packs and other new Furvilla products will be coming soon.
Golem in the Battlegrounds
As mentioned in a previous news post, the Golem are back in Furvilla and have taken up residence in the battlegrounds! We've decided to let them stay on the summer, and they will also be active until September 23rd.
Even the Golem are RADICAL.
Um, I'm not sure where that fellow up there came from. He's not Furvilla cannon. Please forgive us.
Monthly Item Update
We are experiencing a small delay in the item art for this month's FDE Pets and other monthlies. Please rest assured that these items are on the way and will be added to the site ASAP. Any delays in breeding, etc will have times adjusted to compensate for the delay.
- Picnic invitations will take you to the picnic until September 23rd, 2019.
- Ants and Golem will be gone by that same date.
- New Merchandise is debuting at Anthrocon, and it will also be available online later this summer.
- Monthlies are on the way!
- Aspen is the most radical.
- Aspen -
Posted by Admin-Mat on 30 Jun 2019, 7:36 pm
Hi everyone! Some new Chibi Villager Stickers have popped up in the FurDollar Emporium! We hope that you all enjoy the new additions!
New Chibi Villagers
Chibi Shifties are here! These little guys will work almost exactly like their normal sized counterparts (there may be a little extra note or two). We are currently working on a more in depth write up for you all but in the meantime please feel free to post your Chibi Shifty related questions HERE and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!
You can also bulk purchase these new Shifty Stickers in 4 Packs found in the FurDollar Emporium!
♥ ADMIN-MAT ♥
Posted by Admin-Wisteria on 30 Jun 2019, 1:18 am
Just a quick update for you all - first off, the Golem battlegrounds are available for a limited time, if you're looking to get your hands on an adorable rubble runt, now's the time! There's no specific closing time for this battleground as of yet, but it'll be available for at least two weeks.
Secondly, we've introduced the first tier of upgraders to the game! You'll find a couple basic recipes to get you started at your local blacksmith. For now, you'll only be able to upgrade items below 100% potency - but fear not, soon enough you'll be able to take your items even further!
Please note that you can receive potency above 100%; for example, using a hammer on an item with 99% potency will still award 2 - 8% potency, but you cannot use the hammer on any item exceeding 99% potency.
We'll have more updates for you all soon!