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Happy Easter & Festival of Eggs has arrived!

Happy Easter, everyone! I hope you’ve got a nice weather to accompany you on your Easter Egg hunt  and family & friends to share your joy with!

Like I said earlier, TJ already announced the Festival of Eggs would return today and it did!

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This year’s Festival of Eggs has begun! You have three days to collect all 56 eggs. Happy hunting!
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For the next three days, special eggs designed just for the event will pop up in random spots on the site. Click on them and they’ll go in your “basket.” Everyone can see your basket, and the more you collect, the more full your basket is.

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We’ve got three days to collect all 56 eggs! That’s a nice time. I’m glad he’s divided it over three days, since the easter days are usually days people like to spend with their family and friends, easter egg hunting and such.

TJ and spriters, so much thanks for this wonderful event! I love it :)

ETA: There was something wrong with one of the eggs (made by TheCompleteAnimorph), causing TJ to adjusted his first post to 55 eggs instead of 56 and we can now only collect 55 eggs.

Here are some tips for the Easter Egg hunt:

  • Keep refreshing the pages.
  • Check the time you caught one egg.
  • Check the time you catch the next egg.
  • Check the difference between the two moments.
  • The difference is the time you’ll get till the next catch, or at least it is in my case.
  • Check both the bottom of the page as well as the top of the page, since the eggs may appear on the bottom as well!
  • You have to actually click the egg to collect it
  • If you haven’t participated in any of the previous Easter Egg hunts, you won’t get the divider.
  • If you haven’t clicked the egg and went on to the next page you’ll get the same egg again, probably on another place.

My catch time is between 5 – 15 minutes right now.

Here are the eggs I’ve found so far! Of course, as usual, all art credits belong to respective artists! When I know who all the artists are who made the eggs, I’ll make a list in this post.

I’ve displayed the eggs in the order I’ve found them with the artist name displayed beside them. They may very well be displayed in a different order in your basket page. All baskets have the same order. I will update this post with new eggs I find.

banner Banner has been made by Ashywolf (base), Wynni (bunnies), Mysfytt (white flower), aangs-sister (sheep), Sif (moth and assemblation of the banner)

Mtmk – Sextonator

xVcX – Jmm

xcwo – LadyLyzar

hMPV – Thuban

0Zsz - Shajana

t5QP – Corteo

6VIk – Data_Girl_3

SLxX – Kiffren

9nFq – JOTB

Nszk – NiramiTheRaven196

4pbF - Infinis

rwAo – Marrionetta

QZUB – taesospiritdragon

MIPA – JOTB

XDza – TJ09

DGmK – Rosella Surmane

jddU – Light Concorde

uCCL - Hawaiianbabidoll

Yzsl – Fiona BlueFire

X1dh – metalbeak

1lfp – Verridith

wjrV – aangs-sister

Fjr4 – 626lavaheart

L6pQ – Yosofine

FQES – Simkin

WLNW – Odeen

QPPX – Mysfytt

qM1G - Kiffren

1tle - tikigurl91

u5tA – birdzgoboom

yMuY – Verridith

6cyu – Ashywolf

X0iG – Odeen

YOcx - Imbecamiel

Zfvj – Starscream

1L9k – Dolphinsong

voov – Fiona BlueFire

TyWW – Process

cJCB – Wynni

VIzh – Marrionetta

utjv – Sif

NPBq – Sirithiliel

E7lc – Piemaster

fu1d – Fush

F4Ee – Rhynn Collins

6pWs – Playdoh

LeVz – LadyLyzar

Z8iP – tikigurl91

08eq – Nectaris

IB2f – ParticleSoup

rkK3 – Corteo

Rsi3 – Mysfytt

gorf – Spelunker

ra3q – Hot on Fire

J8ve – birdzgoboom

The elusive that got away (or, how 56 eggs became 55 eggs):
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TCA posted it when it seemed clear it wouldn’t be inclyded in the Easter Egg hunt release anymore. Too bad, cause I really like it!

Favorites of mine & Fandom (or other) references:

xcwo This refers to the “Very Hungry caterpillar”

0Zsz This really looks like a dragon’s eye opening and closing. Not sure what this refers to, but I love it nonetheless. If I’m right, it’s a reference to Smaug, the dragon from the Hobbit.

t5QP This might be a reference to a completed dragon request: The Whitewater Dragon. That would be wonderful, but it’s still on the completed list, so I think it will not be released anytime soon. Anyway, I like it very much!

uCCL VP Gentleman anyone? I love the reference to TJ! (or at least I think it’s a reference to him :) )

Yzsl I’m guessing this little one really didn’t want to leave it’s egg :) I absolutely love it!

xVcX Apparently this egg is a reference to Attack on Titan. I’m not familiar with Attack on Titan, so I can only go on other’s information.

WLNW This is reference to the USA Air Force

u5tA If my information is correct, this is a reference to Final Fantasy: Bahamut ZERO

6cyu It has been suggested this might be an Edgar Allen Poe reference (Beating heart/telltale+the raven).

X0iG This is reference to Loki, from Thor. The white showing his Asguardian skin, the blue showing his Jotun skin.

YOcx This is a reference to the Avengers, with showing: Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Iron Man, Hawkeye

utjv This is a reference to the Death Star from Star Wars

E7lc Wow, an underwater egg. I love it! And Piemaster said it’s a reference to Sweeney Todd, specifically Mrs. Lovett’s song “By The Sea”

6pWs A dragon hoarding several eggs, it can’t get any better!

LeVz This karate egg has all the belts (except for Little Dragons) at the dojo where LadyLyzar is training to be an instructor.

rkK3 This is a reference to Games of Thrones where the egg alternating  has the three different colors of Daenarys Targaryen’s dragons eggs.

J8ve This is reference to a creeper from Minecraft

QZUB Although many people thought this egg was a reference to How to Train your dragon (2), TaesoSpiritDragon said it wasn’t originally referencing to anything. It was pure coincidental.

DGmK This is reference to Thranduil from the Hobbit.

6VIk This is a reference to Marvin the Paranoid Android from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

SLxX This is a reference to the videogame Bastion

a-thecompleteanimorph This is a reference to the Skies of Arcadia. The Hexagon which was a reference to Silver Magic was:

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Zfvj This is a reference to the artist him/herself. The artist is a chef, wears a monocle and loves the color purple!

Artist’s extra information:

As you can see below, some of the eggs have a rather personal reference, which I like very much! Thanks, all artists for creating these wonderful work of arts!

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Egg credits list is posted. smile.gifAnd I’ll explain mine now. The red hatchling is a bit of a nod to all those “Nope nope nope.” memes you see around. Only dragon-iish. No other special references.The other is very loosely based on the first stanza of a poem by William Blake:
“To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
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And Eternity in an hour.”I put the world in a soup bubble egg.

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For those who might wonder what my egg (the gray and orange one) references…Look at the egg.
Now look at the chest area of Gordon Freeman’s hazard suit.
Now look at the egg again.*runs away*

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The karate egg has all the belts (except for Little Dragons) at the dojo where I am training to be an instructor. We also do jiujitsu but I didn’t really have time or the know-how to show that in egg form!If you look closely (harder to see on some colors than others) you can see three black stripes appear before the belt “promotes” to the next color. We use black stripes to remind us of what our ultimate goal is.As for the Hungry Caterpillar, it was my favorite book as a child and my sons both adore it too.I need to get busy catching eggs since I was busy all day yesterday!

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QUOTE (Firerubynat @ Apr 21 2014, 04:17 PM)
I’m a major LOTR/Hobbit fan, so seeing Smaug’s eye awakening from Shajana’s sprite absolutely made my entire week!!! /o/
Thank you I am glad you like it. smile.gifI had very early an idea what I want to make for the event. When I watched the 2nd Hobbit movie I fall in love with Smaug, so I had to do the moment when he wakes up. It was not that easy to make the eye, I wanted to make sure that many of you can see which eye it is without any descriptions from me, but I think I was able to do that. smile.gif

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Happy Easter, everyone!Egg with two stripes is based on the two-band anemonefish, in case anyone wanted to know. The other egg is just shiny.

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I made the egg the way I made itBECAUSE I LIKE PINECONESOk, but seriously. I do. I used to collect them as a kid like crazy. And well, a degree in landscape architecture explains everything x3 If I’ll be invited next year, or on Halloween, don’t expect anything else but plant-themed sprites. d:

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My egg is based on the Sparkeater from Transformers More Than Meets the Eye. It is a brief enemy that appears early in the series, but I really like the thing.

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I got work and sick for easter but I hope others had fun celebrations.my egg is not a reference to anything, it’s simply random idea barf.Happy fertility~

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QUOTE (littleblackdog @ Apr 21 2014, 08:19 PM)
This one especially:
user posted imageIt makes me think it’s undressing, trying to be seductive. ROTFL
Hahaha xd.png Not my intention, but sure tongue.gifIn case anyone was still wondering, it’s not a reference to anything. Just a chocolate egg getting unwrapped smile.gif

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QUOTE (HawktalonOfRiverClan @ Apr 21 2014, 12:08 AM)
Okay, the gold face egg, what are those two things next to it?
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QUOTE (Dachre @ Apr 21 2014, 03:47 PM)
I’m not a big forum poster, but I thought I’d take the time to say:The Bahamut ZERO egg is both extremely clever and beautifully done.
Thank you!! It took a long time of fiddling until I could consider it good/done enough to submit, haha. I’m glad it’s well-liked!–
Yehh, so mine are Bahamut ZERO and a Minecraft Creeper. <3
I love Creepers. ovoPie, your egg is beautiful!
Everyone made fantastic eggs this year! Odie, your air force egg makes me wish I had made a Marines egg for my dad! xD

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I think my egg caused some confusion as to what it was referencing, while it’s handy that HTTYD2 is coming out soon, I really wasn’t intending to reference anything, but it was a certainly interesting reaction! Originally I was wanting to do a hummingbird but I couldn’t seem to get it working the way I wanted to XP

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QUOTE (nuwanda3333 @ Apr 21 2014, 06:57 PM)
user posted imageWhat’s the motif on this egg? I can’t figure it out sad.gif
Infi said to me when she was making it that it’s a reference to the Black Materia from Final Fantasy 7.Ghhh<3 But it looks fabulous even without the reference known.

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Cort’s non-water egg is GOT.My Air Force egg commemorates my father’s service as an airman, and anyone else who served in any branch of the armed forces (for any country!). I very much wanted to be a pilot or navigator in the Air Force myself, but they weren’t accepting civilian officer applications at the time I applied. The jet pictured in my egg is an F-22 Raptor.

Aim high!

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I’m surprised no one has figured out the reference on my second egg, it’s actually a pretty popular video game.My light blue egg is referencing the fact that I got engaged a couple months ago. I actually sprited the design of my fiance’s engagement ring onto it. The other egg is referencing the video game Bastion. If you haven’t played it I strongly recommend it.

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QUOTE (draak @ Apr 22 2014, 02:32 AM)
I was wondering whether it would be possible to put the Festival eggs in reverse order, i.e the most recent Easter at the top.
I am actually in agreement here, reverse the eggs from newest to oldest so that the new eggs show at the top.

It was a fun event. I managed to get my egg second to last. I really love the vast majority of the eggs. SO much work, effort and thought went into them. Even some of the “ordinary” eggs are absolutely gorgeous in their simplicity.

If anyone cares.
My egg is really a reference to my current self. I know that sounds sort of egotistical or something… but… Purple is my favourite colour, I’m a chef and I now wear a monocle. Perfect egg head wink.gif

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\o/ After two days on the road and only occasional chances to pop in and grab an egg I shoooould be able to get all the rest of the eggs today.

It’s making me so happy to look through the thread and see people saying that they liked my egg. ;D

BTW, if anyone wants to see Avengers dragons to go along with the Avengers egg I’ve got a bunch of them (with more to come) up on my DA.

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Since it seems pretty much a thing that my egg isn’t getting re-added at this point (it was the 56th egg that glitched and got removed), I’ll go ahead and post it so everyone can see what could have been ;w;

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It’s a reference to Skies of Arcadia.

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QUOTE (FRiv @ Apr 22 2014, 10:33 AM)
It’s quite nice~ That hexagon is so detailed, too O__o

It shall live on… in Legend?

What was the glitch, anyways?

I’m not a hundred percent sure, but from what I was told it was a problem with the URL being too long… because it had to have my username in it and my username was too long?

The hexagon was the symbol of Silver Magic.

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Dragon Cave’s Birthday announced

Hey all,

TJ has announced the event date for the Dragon Cave’s Birthday too:

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There will be two events coming up in May:

The first, on Saturday, May 03, 2014, is the May release. It will occur at 1 PM EST. This is a refinement from this month’s experiment–note the change from Sunday to Saturday.

The second is DC’s birthday (May 21), which falls on a Wednesday this year. The event will begin at midnight EST (that is, the time after 11:59:59 on May 20), and details will be announced at that time.

If you have any questions, feel free to post them in this thread.

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I assume I’ll be at work around the time it starts. But with a bit of “luck” I’ll still have my current job and be home around 10AM. That will give me more than enough time to participate, I hope :)

May release has been announced

Hey all,

TJ has already announced when the May release will exactly happen:

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There will be two events coming up in May:

The first, on Saturday, May 03, 2014, is the May release. It will occur at 1 PM EST. This is a refinement from this month’s experiment–note the change from Sunday to Saturday.

The second is DC’s birthday (May 21), which falls on a Wednesday this year. The event will begin at midnight EST (that is, the time after 11:59:59 on May 20), and details will be announced at that time.

If you have any questions, feel free to post them in this thread.

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Well, like last time it will be 7 PM for me. No idea if I’ll be home that day. I’ll try to get some of the new eggs anyway. Just keeping my fingers crossed!

Festival of Eggs will come back this year

Hey all,

TJ has announced the Festival of Eggs will return for another year:

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QUOTE (keelerleah @ Apr 14 2014, 10:52 PM)
Thanks for letting us know! Looking forward to it all ^^

Are there going to be any Easter events this year??

Yep, Easter is next Sunday (April 20). The yearly Festival of Eggs will be making a comeback. Look for a news thread this weekend.

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More information will follow later! Have fun!

Hatching bred eggs

Hey all,

I just found this information about hatching bred eggs:

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QUOTE (angelicdragonpuppy @ Apr 17 2014, 01:49 PM)
Nope, bred eggs are the same as any other!

Look at the difference between the time the egg was laid and how much time it has remaining. If there’s a difference (ex: Laid on the 15th, now the 17th, yet has only 4d remaining), it was incubated. Maybe you forgot to…?

I believe newest goes to the backkk? But a lot of mods describe via things like specific users or by breed rather than following the line. The latter is especially popular because for whatever reason mods approving descriptions can’t see the dragon in question, so knowing what breed they’re working with beforehand lets them save time in making sure the description doesn’t contradict the breed.

Bred eggs get a small “boost”–they’ll hatch easier if on the same scroll as their parents.

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Now that’s a great boost! I didn’t know this, but it’s wonderful information!

April 2014 Release – Glaucus Drakes & Howler Drakes

Hey all,

Like I promised earlier, here’s all the complete information about the new dragons!

The Drop
The drop was delayed, like I told earlier. Allthough lots of people were afraid it would be much harder to catch an egg, personally I didn’t have any problems with it. Within an hour I got 3 Blue ones and 4 Brown-Black ones. And this was during cooking my dinner and other things, so I wasn’t really focused on catching. Other’s experiences were mixed, though.

Dragon Creators

With TJ’s dragons growing up it is now clear who all the creators are.  Odeen is the concept designer of the “Black-brown” while Birdzgoboom is the concept designer of the “Moist” one. They’ve also both made the all the sprites.

They have a few other things in common as Piemaster pointed out:

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It seems birdz and Odeen are getting a lot of releases lately :3cNot a bad thing, just an interesting coincidence.
Ironically, it’s also both of their third releases, and they each had a holiday release before this, and they each had a drake released as their third in-cave dragon xd.pngThis post has been edited by PieMaster on Apr 6 2014, 06:50 PM

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You may know Odeen from her Solstice Dragons and Birdzgoboom from the Radiant Angels.

Names

The codes gave no clues to the names. TJ only told us it were both Drakes:

  • aprilrelease-2-egg: Sorted between Horse & Ice
  • aprilrelease-1-egg: Sorted between Geode & Glory Drake

Now that the TJ’s dragons have grown up, the names are known now too:

  • aprilrelease-1-egg: Glaucus Drake
  • aprilrelease-2-egg: Howler Drake

The Howler Drake is already nick-named Noisy and Chirpy. The Glaucus Drake is already nick-named Moisty.

TJ’s Dragons

As always TJ posts his own dragons. With this release the codes were:

Biomes

You can catch the new dragons in:

  • aprilrelease-1-egg: Coast
  • aprilrelease-2-egg: Jungle

Dimorphism

With TJ having 3 of each species, it was clear there would be no dimorphism for the hatchlings, but there would be for the adults. These are the first Drakes Species with Dimorphism.

The Sprites & Descriptions

Glaucus Drake
Concept Design by Birdzgoboom
Sprite design by birdzgoboom (All)
Stage Picture Description
Egg  aprilrelease-1-egg This striped egg feels moist.
Hatchling  aprilrelease-1-s1 Aww… It’s a cute baby dragon. It’s mostly white but has a blue stripe down its back.
Maturing Hatchling  aprilrelease-1-S2 And look! It has grown antlers! It must be close to maturing.
Female Adult  Glaucus_Drake_adult_female Glaucus Drakes have curious personalities. They spend more of their time sunbathing and idly floating in the water than exploring. Because they move very little as when they float, Glaucus Drakes can ambush prey relatively easily. They can dive to surprisingly deep depths, and eat a variety of fish and marine plants. Most of them live in tight-knit family groups.
Male Adult  Glaucus_drake_adult_male

 

Howler Drake
Concept Design by Odeen
Sprite design by Odeen (All)
Stage Picture Description
Egg  aprilrelease-2-egg  You hear strange noises coming from inside this egg.
Hatchling  aprilrelease-2-s1  Aww… It’s a cute baby dragon. It almost never stops chirping.
Maturing Hatchling  aprilrelease-2-S2 And look! It has gotten bigger! It must be close to maturing.
Female Adult  Howler_Drake-adult-female It is no mystery where Howler Drakes got their names. Though not very bright, these emotive creatures employ an impressive vocabulary of loud chortles, shrieks, and songs to communicate with one another, and almost never stop chattering. Howler Drakes inhabit dense jungles, foraging in the fertile soil for mushrooms, tubers, and insects. When threatened, a Howler will flare its wings to display its bright red eye spots, while letting out an ear-splitting scream.
Male Adult  Howler_drake-adult-male

Rarity

With the release a few days on its way, it seems the new breeds are pretty common, like the Brutes and Fever Wyverns. They’re pretty easy to catch. We’ll have to see how it turns out when the catching fever dies down a bit though.

These are drakes and drakes can only breed with other drakes. So it might be that these will become almost as common as caveblockers, but we can only wait and see what happens.

The Breed

Birdzgoboom gave us extra information about the Glaucus Drakes with beautifull concept art to accompany it:

Glaucus_drake_by_birdzgoboom

Also, Birdzgoboom told us the description of the egg was changed by TJ:

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QUOTE (Oasis @ Apr 6 2014, 06:22 PM)
I wonder if the spriter of the blue eggs is regretting giving them that description… haha
I actually didn’t give the eggs that description. ovo But I don’t mind it being changed. It’s all cool in my book.

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Thanks, Birdzgoboom, for sharing this wonderful concept art & information!

This time Odeen didn’t have a concept art sheet, like last time with her Solstice Dragon, but she did share some information about the Howler Drakes with us:

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I don’t have a fancy ref sheet for the Howlers but*dramatic camera zoom*The neotropical dragon is the Howler’s sworn enemy. Always trying to steal their mushrooms. *shakes fist*

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Can you see it happening? Good thing these two aren’t too close to each other on my scroll :D

Lineages

I haven’t looked at any lineage possibilities yet. But we are pretty limited, because DC Drakes (or Draks as they were originally called) can only breed with DC Drakes. Do you have any suggestions?

Have fun catching these new breeds!

Dragon Cave, Online users & Eggs amount

Hey all,

Yesterday TJ made something clear about the amount of eggs which is generated:

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QUOTE (KageSora @ Apr 6 2014, 10:54 AM)
If this “middle of the day” crap is going to continue–and I’d rather see it go back to the midnight drops (with 24 hour pure drops,I like those)…

Have there be more eggs.  There’s so many more people, it’s frustratingly hard to try to get any eggs.  Not the good kind of “well that was frustrating but man it feels great I got one!”

The “it’s a freakin’ miracle I got ANYTHING, this sucks” kind of frustratin.

ASlso hate the whole “significantly less time to get Day 1 dated eggs” thing…

The number of eggs already scales exponentially with the number of users online.

The two bits in italics make the egg generation generally in your favor–even if not everyone online is hunting for eggs, the site will generate more eggs, and it generates even more eggs to compensate for increased difficulty when there’s a lot of people.

EDIT: this isn’t a new thing, by the way. been happening for a long time. Unless you thought I just sat there and picked numbers of eggs to drop every hour.

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So…. With this new release, although it was in the middle of the day with more users online, there were also more eggs generated, which I kinda expected already.

But for those who didn’t know yet, I think this is good news :)

April 2014 Release – Names unknown at the moment

2014-04-06-aprilreleaseHey all,

With the question of an April Fool’s Joke still not solved (Rubyshoes only closed it because: Closing for now as thread is becoming “chatty”), we have a new release already.

Drop delayed
TJ announced the drop was going to be delayed as an experiment. Lots of players were not happy with this but we’ll just have to see how this works out.

Egg Description

  • aprilrelease-1-egg: This striped egg feels moist.
  • aprilrelease-2-egg: You hear strange noises coming from inside this egg.

These descriptions both sound very familiar and the brown-black egg certainly looks familiar. But that’s about it.

Biomes

  • aprilrelease-1-egg: Coast
  • aprilrelease-2-egg: Jungle

Lucky catches
During the release all the other biomes were empty, like with the previous release. Although many people feared it would be very hard to get any of the eggs, I managed to get 4 of the black-brown ones and 3 of the blue ones.

Breed
At the moment I don’t know anything abou the breed yet, besides they’re both drakes. And with the limited amount of drakes we have in the cave, I think it’s wonderful we’ve got 2 new drakes! As for nicknames:

  • aprilrelease-1-egg: Striped; obviously
  • aprilrelease-2-egg: Noisy; pretty logical

 

More information later on

As soon as I have more information, I will post it. Have fun until then! I hope you’ll all be able to catch them all!

DC New release has been postponed

Hey all,

I woke up to this news this morning:

> 2014-04-05 – Monthly Release Notice
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Hello all,

The usual monthly release will be delayed a few hours. I’m going to try something new: doing a release during a time when the main audience of the site is actually awake (rather than, you know, at midnight).

Specifically, the new release will happen at 1 PM EST tomorrow. Let’s see how it goes.

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Keeping in mind this was posted on April 5th, the release should happen today, but on 1PM. If the release is being done like last time, I don’t really mind. After all, I think we got a few days of new eggs only drops. Allthough it will be 7pm my time, I think it will be alright. Or at least I hope so :)

Have fun waiting!

Dragon Cave has a site downtime

I know I already said this in my previous post, but I thought I’d let you know separately: Dragon Cave has a site downtime, as announced by TJ:

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In a fitting turn of events (given the date), Dragon Cave is currently unavailable due to network issues.

This topic will be updated with more information as it becomes available.

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When the site comes back online, I’ll let you all know!