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This week’s PVP reset is bringing a new legendary troop to the field in the form of The Bone Dragon, and of course it’s time to claim Glory from your PVP ranks.

New Troop: Bone Dragon
This is a troop with no ordinary backstory. Bear with us as we spin you a tale, which could never, ever be true… or could it?

Way back at the start of developing 1.0.6, we had a single goal: To deliver the most ‘dragon’ ever seen in a video game. Not the most amount of dragons collectively, but volumetrically have more dragon per square inch than any other game that had ever been made (even Skyrim). Everything else was secondary – it was ALL about THE DRAGON. We imagined a Dragon SO IMMENSE that if you were to blend this dragon into a fine paste, it would be able to fill all the grain silos of Kansas collectively. And so with our legions of engineers and artists, we began work on THE DRAGON. We could never guess what would happen next….

Dragon

Our ‘most’ Dragon at the start of 1.0.6’s development

In hindsight, there were many signs that we should have backed off from our quest to include THE DRAGON. It was difficult to contain in a single PC, and had soon moved to live in our file server, from where it eventually came to inhabit our entire building’s network infrastructure. The late night rumblings, and flames that licked around the network switches should have warned us, but we couldn’t stop.

What we hadn’t realized was that through our hubris of technology, THE DRAGON was alive. Forget Sky.Net – it was insignificant next to what WE had created… we feared the end times were upon us.

Terrified that THE DRAGON might get loose upon the internet, we dropped everything. In the middle of translating Brian the Lucky’s dialog into Spanish (or ‘Señor Brian La Suerte’ as our Spanish players will come to know him), we pulled the network cables from the servers to contain the beast we had unwittingly created.

And there THE DRAGON sat, along with the 1.0.6 update, for many weeks, struggling to get free, until he eventually let off one last fireball, and passed away. We sat there devastated that our greatest creation had been lost. The fireball incidentally killed the guy who comes to borrow our printer when his breaks down, but that was merely collateral at this point.

So there you have it – the real reason 1.0.6 was delayed.

All that remained of THE DRAGON was a pile of bones, which we summarily and reverently removed from our Drobo 2580 server. However, in a moment that deserved it’s own ‘You won’t believe what happens next’ click bait headline, the bones came alive with a vengeful snarl, tore the roof off the studio, flew away into the sunset, and were never heard from again.

Until now!

Bone Dragon Preview
*Events stated above may have been dramatized for entertainment purposes or not happened at all.

PVP IconPVP Rewards Reminder
With the PVP reset comes payouts in Souls for your efforts on the battlefield against other players. Remember, you’ll have until the next event to climb as high as you can and earn yourself some souls.

Here’s what you can earn at each rank:

  • * Rank 1: 300 Souls
  • * Rank 2: 150 Souls
  • * Rank 3: 80 Souls
  • * Rank 4: 60 Souls
  • * Rank 5: 50 Souls
  • * Rank 6: 40 Souls
  • * Rank 7: 35 Souls
  • * Rank 8: 30 Souls
  • * Rank 9: 25 Souls
  • * Rank 10: 20 Souls
  • * Rank 11: 16 Souls
  • * Rank 12: 12 Souls
  • * Rank 13: 8 Souls
  • * Rank 14: 4 Souls
  • * Rank 15: 0 Souls, and a small piece of cake!

13 Comments ON " Dragon Bones "
  • alt_example

    Shimrra_3 June 1, 2015 at 15:19 -

    This is awesome. Also incredibly scary.

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    Machiknight June 1, 2015 at 15:29 -

    This was hilarious and awesome!

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    Tacet June 1, 2015 at 16:49 -

    I now completely understand why 1.0.6 has been delayed for so long. It all makes so much sense now. Dragons always get in the way of everything. :3

  • alt_example

    Jainus June 1, 2015 at 20:11 -

    Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear…

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    NeXtreme June 1, 2015 at 20:45 -

    Can someone please explain how, HOW? does the ability icon of bone dragon include a non-bone-claw???

    Nice story though, reminded me of that episode in “Silicon Valley” where their servers crashed and powered down entire neighbourhood. 😀

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    Raydric June 1, 2015 at 23:24 -

    here’s wishing that the dev team will rework Tau after 1.0.6.

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    CDNDragonfly June 2, 2015 at 02:19 -

    Absolutely INCREDIBLY AMAZING story!! *slow claps* Glad you all, sans one printer thief, still breathe to tell THE TALE of THE DRAGON!
    Added the Bone Dragon to my rag tag would-be bunch of heroes this morn and watched him lay waste to opponent after opponent! Especially those that tried to fend us off by increasing their troop’s shields! *Maniacal laughter*. Some were reduced to ash in a single blow as they tried to hide behind a mighty shield of 28! Such madness! With Lady Sapphira and Clyde as I have started calling The Bone Dragon, don’t ask why, I have not been beaten! It has been a mighty good day! The Bear Totem has been pouting, btw, as he has not had a chance to enter into the melee. He has begged me to ditch Clyde to show others what he is made of, but sorry Boo Boo Bear, I’m not cray cray!! 😛

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    outlander June 2, 2015 at 17:29 -

    @CDNDragonfly.

    just curious which card is Clyde ? you are taking about ?

    • alt_example

      CDNDragonfly June 2, 2015 at 21:51 -

      Hi outlander! The card I lovingly call Clyde is the new troop: The Bone Dragon! At level 11, he can be quite an scary adversary. In a few matches he completely obliterated the opposing troops in one move. It can backfire though, if the skulls multiplied only match three and not four or more. In one match that happened to me and the opposing team used it against me and killed half my troops. :/ Eeven though Lady Sapphira is my favorite card, but I absoultly love and am amazed by the Bone Dragon even with that little flaw, he packs quite a blow!!!

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    psychetruth June 3, 2015 at 04:07 -

    ok seriously, you increased the drop rate of combos and rate of skull drops way too much. I am no longer playing a game that has anything whatsoever to do with strategy, it’s like playing slot machines where whether or not I win is dependent more upon your random drop algorithm and my skill or strategy means absolutely nothing. Sometimes I even get completely schooled by someone half my level with a not very good hand. Decrease the combo drop rate and skull rate please.

    • alt_example

      CrowdedWorlds June 4, 2015 at 01:36 -

      Absolutely nothing has been touched on that front 🙂

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    Raydric June 4, 2015 at 03:49 -

    i thought maugrim woods will be released on 6/3/15?

    Where’s the patch?

    • alt_example

      raydric June 4, 2015 at 04:10 -

      Just read the forums, my bad.

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