Greetings RevivalRO Players,
The time is very near to our server’s Re-launch day, I want to take this opportunity to prepare you guys about the progress of the recovery of player accounts and the major changes that we made to the gameplay so far. A lot of changes are still in que and will be slowly release weekly after the server is launched. Due to the crazy short timeframe to relaunch, we are unable to get all the changes in unfortunately.
Ok so the BAD NEWS first.
The results are in from the Devs, it is of heartfelt regret that player accounts are not recovered successfully. The Devs tried their best with what they had on their hand. Damage was done by our previous system administrator and it was well planned so that they were irrecoverable. Regardless of that, the devs still did take the opportunity and tried their best, so kudos to them on their efforts.
What does this mean? Yes all characters are gone, item owner ships are wiped. This is the worst that can happen but the devs did what they could. However “Account’s Donor Levels” can be restored, if you are experiencing issues with your donor level please contact KittyBoy in discord or forum, he will assist you in your donor level restoration. We cannot change the fact of this situation we are in, but all we can do is make amends and provide a better server, better donor offerings, better gameplay for the players.
Donation Refund Plan: (Read Carefully)
It’s very Important to us to ensure that players who invested real-money to be satisfied and so, because of this we’re refunding back all your invested money from 2017-09-13 till 2017-12-13 to your accounts as credit balance (Premium Points).
If you had donated and your account is inaccessible or doesn’t exists or lose donor levels kindly drop KittyBoy a forum private message with the way you donated, your previous account email and the email you used for the donation. He will assist you in your account recovery and your refunded donations.
And the GOOD NEWS!
*Remember to Check out the CRAZY giveaway events & XP/Drop Event on the last part of this announcement!
Don't miss it!
For the past few weeks we have been working, testing and identifying the RRO gameplay on what were the good and bad of things and tried to come up with a more balance and fun experience for the players.
So what changed?
· Rare MVP card functionality and method of acquirement
· New MVPs in the MVP room
· Bloody Card Album and any mvp card albums
· Custom Quests that have a MVP, their MVP cards will be worth revisiting to farm.
· Battlegrounds rewards reworked to be attractive for the average player.
· WOE reworked drastically and made rewards very attractive to encourage participation.
There will be a lot of changes to cards functionalities in the near future, especially hard to get MVP cards. I personally am looking into all the custom MVP cards and revamping their functionality to reflect the value and rarity. It should be worthwhile farming for them when We’re done hopefully.
Bloody Card Albums (BCA):
The destroyer of all RO economies is getting revamped. We have reviewed the MVP cards with the staff and we collectively think that RO is better played with a less “gambling factor” for an item that’s purchasable with credits/money. This will greatly reduce the power gap between top players and normal players in general. At the same time we are giving more accessibility for normal players to get these good and usable MVP cards. Which brings me to my next point.
New MVPs in the MVP room:
There will be four new NPCs in the MVP room. Each room will have the MVPs listed below.
NPC 5 – Delta MVPs:
Golden Thief Bug
NPC 6 – Sigma MVPs:
Evil Snake Lord
Fallen Bishop Hibram
General Egnigem Cenia
NPC 7 – Gamma MVPs:
NPC 8 – Omega MVPs:
Gloom Under Night
By now you should notice that the more useful MVP cards (staples MVP cards for gearing) from BCA is available in the MVP room now for players to farm instead of a dependant to gamble it via BCA. More accessibility for players to gear up. Ragnarok should be played like how it should be played, by farming NOT by gambling.
These are the MVP cards that are removed from the BCA list: (meaning you cannot get them from BCA anymore)
Poring Island MVPs
Big Dumb Card <- will not be available for players & removed
The above MVP cards are categorized as Ultra rare and should only be obtainable only through farming. Some of the card functionalities which are lackluster are being looked into, they will be reworked. All these MVP cards should be impactful yet balanced on its functionality due to how rare they are. The below MVP cards are also being looked into to reflect their rarity value:
Hall of Abyss MVP cards
Custom quest MVP cards
Notoriety MVP cards
Sealed MVP Cards
The recent introduction of new & old albums by the previous management will be removed from the gameplay as it does more harm than good. Those items include:
Poring Card Albums
Wicked Card Albums Donor box versions of BCA
PVE Quest: (Kraken’s Lair, Golden Hole, Fluffy, Endless Tower, Poring Island etc)
We are making all PVE quest with a Boss MVP at the end worth your while to revisit or repeat with their instance cooldown basis. All custom MVP cards are being reviewed and their functionality reworked to reflect their rarity and value. There are also plans to include some costumes that will drop from these bosses. We are doing this to shift the PVE focus from only just doing CEDI, fluffy and RDC nowadays mostly. We do not want custom quests that's been created with effort to be put to waste. Please look forward to these changes in the very near future after the server is launched.
If you haven’t noticed, battleground queues are set to 3v3 players to start now, meaning you need minimum 6 players to start compared to 12 players previously, making ques faster with less waiting time.
BG Rewards reworked: (These changes will come in a few weeks after server launch)
There will be three sets of gears introduced in Battlegrounds which has NEAR “Donate gear” level of attributes and they also each have unique set bonuses! These set of gears will be categorized into three types:
1. Melee Set
2. Range Set
3. Magic Set
(Note* If you have any item ideas / set ideas do pm GM Larc in discord for him to review)
Other Battleground enhancements that are in the works are already on-going and will be announced together with the rewards when they are ready in a few weeks. Huge changes to battlegrounds will come to encourage player participation to contribute to their gearing journey in RRO.
WOE will get its fair share of reworked. We are looking into introducing a never been seen reward system that has items & gameplay that's worth your while in participation.
· WOE Activity will be more focused, instead of spreading players to too many castles
· Rewards will be powerful, even more powerful than donates, only way to get in game
· Castle Dungeon access and Hall of abyss access will be revamp as well
All these happening after 1 month into our re-launch date.
Here are the official WOE times:
+8 GMT is Singapore/Malaysia
WoE 1 Sat 10:00AM - 12:00pm Sun 10:00AM - 12:00pm WoE 2 Sat 8:00pm - 10:00pm Sun 8:00pm - 10:00pm
CRAZY GIVEAWAY Events:
Event Date: 17th Jan 2018
Duration: 2 weeks (Daily)
Because players lost their items in this huge unfortunate process, we feel really bad and we want to compensate in whatever way we can. So we came up with the idea of giving players to choose their own reward from a list that we have prepared. You can mostly find your classes most used weapons and armors in there basically, plus other good stuff. The only requirement to get said rewards is to Win the events 17th Jan 2018 so please be online to participate and don't miss out the chance for freebies!hold by the admins! Events should be ongoing for 2 weeks starting from
Did i mentioned that you can get ANY REFINEMENT on the gears you choose? (up to +10 and must be a legit item to be refine at the refiner)
Refer to this list for the rewards:
Gear & Armor
XP/Drop Rate Events:
Because we know that starting over will not be easy and you guys all need to gear up and make new characters, we will launch XP and Drop Rate Events during the next month.
· 2018-01-15 ~ 2018-02-01 Quardable XP and Double Drop rates server wide
· 2018-02-01 ~ 2018-02-08 Triple XP rates server wide
· 2018-02-08 ~ 2018-02-15 Double XP rate server wide
If you have any suggestions, hate or praise please do send me a message via discord or forum. Your opinions are highly valued and thoroughly considered. We want to make it "A Players’s Server For The Players". Without you guys, there won't even be RRO today.
Thank you for your patience and have fun in our new launch!
See you in Loki !