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Welcome to June!

Hello everyone! Welcome to June, we hope you're having lots of fun with the spring festivities!

Our 24th month of limited shops has arrived:
June's theme is the Ravencrypt Vintner!
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The guttural call of a dark winged bird sounds like mist across deep waters. A red ring illuminates the moon, warning of calamity and a fall from grace.

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See Full Item Previews here.
What are Turnips & Monthly Shops? Click here for information!
  
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Pai's Shop of Wonders
Pai's Shop of Wonders is stocking these 10 items this month for 200 turnips, with a chest containing all 10 items at 1700 turnips.

Ravencrypt Vintner Thorns Ravencrypt Vintner Wide Brim Hat
Ravencrypt Vintner Cloak ♦ Ravencrypt Vintner Arm Wings
Ravencrypt Vintner Lace Jacket  Ravencrypt Vintner Ruffled Skirt
Ravencrypt Vintner Spirit ♦ Ravencrypt Vintner Long Tied Hair
Ravencrypt Vintner Heels  Ravencrypt Vintner Moon on the Lake


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Agnes' Perpetual Shop
Agnes' Perpetual Shop stocks a chest that contains a set of Pai's 10 shop items for a discounted 1700 Turnips.

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Oran's Emporium
Oran's Emporium is stocking these 8 items this month for 9,000 potatoes per spin!

Ravencrypt Vintner Buckled Hat Ravencrypt Vintner Belted Corset
Ravencrypt Vintner Harness Pouch Ravencrypt Vintner Trousers
Ravencrypt Vintner Scraggly Hair Ravencrypt Vintner Boots
Ravencrypt Vintner Attitude Ravencrypt Vintner Fangs

These monthly shop clothing items will run until June 30th, after which they will be removed to house July's monthly items!

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With the arrival of the Summer season, a new Seasonal Pet has appeared!

  • The ingredients to make the hatching item can be found in Pai, Agnes, and Oran's shops' Bonus Prize pools.
  • The item alchemy recipe is available in your recipe book and shown above.
  • This Seasonal Pet will remain in the shops for 3 months and rotate out at the end of August to be replaced by a pet for the next season.
  • Seasonal pets are obtainable annually on a rotation! The hatching items can be alchemized at any time of the year.

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2021 Summer Shard Pets
The Summer Shards from last spring have returned to Pai and Agnes' Shops this spring at a flat rate of 500 turnips, and Oran's Bonus Claim. Alchemize all 4 shards + a mixer potion to create the Summer Stone hatching item!

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TURARA'S SEASONAL QUEST
With the arrival of June, the sparkling one makes themself known. A seasonal quest is now available once again with Trout, simply speak to him in 3's Forest to begin "Trout and the Rainbows of June!"

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Every year in June on Dappervolk, rainbows and prisms light up
the landscape anywhere they can. In the sky after a light mist,
in the reflection over a lake, and in the eyes of your loved ones.

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AD THEATER STREAK REWARD
This month, the multifaceted one visits fleetingly. Visit the Theater and click on the "CHECK REWARDS" button to see the new rewards!
 

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JUNE ART DEVELOPMENT STREAM
This month, the art development stream will take place on...
JUNE 15TH, 4PM DVT
 
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A status post with a link to the stream will be posted when it begins!
We'll be working on wishes from the Wishing Well thread.
Hope to see you there!

QUEST BALANCING - LOUISE HILL
Our first round of quest balancing and existing town updates is scheduled for some time in the first half of the month. We're in our final stages of testing and asset preparation, and excited to see what you think!
Here's a more finalized list of daily quest updates as well as new assets and balancing adjustments for the update:
  • Max daily quest completions will be lowered from 7 to 3 per day.
  • Both tasks and rewards will be adjusted and scaled up accordingly. Potato rewards will be raised overall.
  • A Task Reroll option will be available at least once per quest and avoid the task you rerolled from.
  • Dialogue will be condensed together where possible to reduce clicks but not remove written assets.
  • Any transition issues will be adjusted for smoother questing.
  • Each NPC shop will house new items and a new set of recolours.
  • Certain items such as pen expansions and wardrobe expansions will be moved to npc shop bonus claims for more player choice.

We're also working on the 3's Forest balancing update which will happen some time after this month!

DAPPERVOLK'S SECOND ANNIVERSARY
June 21st marks our second year since official launch! Time sure flies, and we're so excited to be here with you. We have some small surprises and festivities in store for this anniversary, so look forward to it!

SUMMER EVENT DECISIONS
If we were to host a new deity based event this summer, Ivita would be the only deity that doesn't yet have any quests during this season, but time is quite tight since Ivita's month is in July. After some consideration, we've come to the conclusion that there isn't enough time to prepare a fully realized ivita event, and having back to back events with no downtime wouldn't be feasible for our team right now. 

So, instead of an Ivita summer event in July this year, we're planning to work on and launch a new team-based event type some time in late summer with a non-deity theme. The event will be focused around new mechanics and there should be some fun surprises and deviation from the norm, this will be a good way for us to test this event type for the first time and also give us time to prepare a fuller story for Fall. We'll keep you posted on developments, thanks for understanding!

BETA CHANGELOG & ROADMAP THREAD
These two items are on our to-do list, and will remain here until they are complete! Our aim currently is to get these items done once some items above are in order.

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As always, thank you so much for playing and supporting
Dappervolk. We'll be back with more updates soon!

Comments


  • Villager Aranea (#6971) 1 Jun 2022, 12:51 am
    oh yes!!! y’all were right who were guessing a vampire theme! i’m really loving that raven familiar and the overall goth vibes <3
  • Villager Teamfailboat (#23909) 1 Jun 2022, 1:00 am
    The new set is amazing! Also really appreciate the decrease in resource cost for the new premium pet :)

    Also the list of updates for the dailies rebalance sounds fantastic, can’t wait to see the new set up and items! :D
  • Villager Valo (#58639) 1 Jun 2022, 1:47 am
    My favorite set!
  • Villager Amberdash (#14449) 1 Jun 2022, 2:25 am
    I was just wondering about the contradiction in trunk pricing in Pai's and Agnes'.
    Pai's Shop of Wonders is stocking these 10 items this month for 200 turnips, with a chest containing all 10 items at 1700 turnips.
    Agnes' Perpetual Shop stocks a chest that contains a set of Pai's 10 shop items for a discounted 1700 Turnips.

    It's the same price this time when Agnes was usually 1500???
  • Villager wolfschaap (#23351) 1 Jun 2022, 3:22 am
    teeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeth <3
  • Villager Cormanthor (#37138) 1 Jun 2022, 3:25 am
    I love this month's set! So gorgeous! And the plans for the site sound wonderful. Thanks, DV team!
  • Villager Moritha (#6330) 1 Jun 2022, 3:34 am
    Congrats on your hardwork, that's a lot of things!
  • Villager Stigs (#4019) 1 Jun 2022, 4:32 am
    I'm disappointed that the quests have been lowered. Might want to think about adjusting town hops too so we're not stuck doing nothing in one town. I play this game frequently and this just gives me less incentive to play since there's not as much I'd need to do, so while I know I'm the minority, I personally see myself using the site even less than I do now and contributing less.

    Can you make a toggle so players can choose between the seven quests or three at the start of the day? And it rolls over at DV midnight? With maybe two confirmation buttons so it'd be impossible to choose it by accident?
  • Villager Stigs (#4019) 1 Jun 2022, 4:34 am
    And holy cow, yeah, why do you guys keep inconsistently going up on the premium turnip item? I was thinking about buying two sets but now I don't want to waste the money since this seems awfully close to price-gouging. First it was 15, then it was 16, now it's 17? This is becoming ridiculous, what's it going to be next month? is it going to keep going up?
  • Villager Jill (#558) 1 Jun 2022, 4:56 am
    I'm really enjoying this update, especially the upcoming daily rebalances!
  • Villager Pige0n (#64121) 1 Jun 2022, 5:03 am
    I gasped when I saw it oh my god, this is what all my potatoes and turnips are going to, magnificent.
  • Villager Numbbles45 (#66634) 1 Jun 2022, 5:19 am
    Yay news! Can’t wait to get birb crow. :D
  • Villager prox (#66910) 1 Jun 2022, 6:19 am
    thank you for the update! changes sound exciting and everything looks so great!
  • Villager Smyril (#22944) 1 Jun 2022, 6:44 am
    ooh I'm excited for the quest balancing
  • Villager Artheo (#62571) 1 Jun 2022, 7:51 am
    ooh i wonder how it would be with 3 quests max. i hope the scale also considers affection cause it might make it more painful to reach a higher affection. can't wait for new items :D
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