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Aviar Cove Balancing Update!

Hello everyone, hope you're well! This is our Aviar Cove Update! This update includes a rebalancing of all Aviar Cove daily errand quests as well as a collection of new NPC items and NPC shop adjustments.

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The following updates have been applied to all Aviar Cove Daily Errands.
  • A reroll option with the player choice text "Can I help you with something else instead?" has been added to the beginning of each task.
    • This option can be used once per quest completion to generate a new task different from the initial one.

  • Daily Errands in Aviar Cove can now be completed 3 times/day instead of 7.
  • Positive quest ending potato rewards were boosted, increasing daily potato gains from each errand by about 2400 potatoes in total per NPC.
  • Affection gained or lost has been increased to be equal to doing 7 quests/day previously.
  • Tasks have been adjusted according to the reduced number of dailies each day. Some higher effort tasks such as adventuring have stayed the same or been reduced for better balancing.
  • Candied Shell rewards were increased. Dual-stat NPC's now give out a random assortment of two types of Shells instead of one.
  • Dialogue has been compressed to fewer total text boxes to lessen clicks.
  • Transitions and redirects have been updated to be more streamlined and give users more freedom.
  • Quest item hand-in pools have been expanded and updated across the board, this is applicable to all quests on site using these pools.

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A total of 118 new items have been released!
New items have arrived in each NPC's chance shop, the following shop stock adjustments have been made:
  • A Bonus Prize pool with claims costing an equivalent of 10 spins has been added to each NPC's shop.
  • Totems, Pen Expansions, and Wardrobe Expansions, have been moved to each NPC's Bonus Prize pool in their shop instead of being in the chance pool.
  • 2+ newly drawn items have been added to each NPC's clothing set, each item with colourations matching that of the existing sets.
  • An additional 4th set colour has been added for each NPC, and can be found in their chance shop stock as well as bonus prizes.
  • Pet Hatching items and NPC food have been added to the bonus prize pool as well while keeping them in the chance pool.

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  • Four new pet species have been released with this update!
  • The first 3 are quaint pets whose hatching items are found in PellierJohaness, and Celestine's Shops.
  • The other is a fantastical pet with a recipe which is found in the Officiator's Record Office.

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The following non-general changes and additions have been applied to the NPC's Quests & Item Pools below:

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  • Lief's Bundle of Bulbs pet showing task now also requires 2 pet interactions as well, the same is applied to the negative route.

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  • Astra's tasks have not changed beyond optimizations.

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  • Pellier's show a catlike pet task now also requires 2 pet interactions, the same applies to the negative route.
  • Pellier's answer riddles task now no longer requires the riddles to be answered correctly. The negative route of this task now accepts pet and user profile comments as well as the original forum post task.

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  • Johaness' equip a totem task now requires an additional 2 pet interactions.
  • Johaness' show an aquatic pet task now also requires 2 pet interactions, the same applies to the negative route.
  • Johaness' riddle answering task now no longer requires the riddles to be answered correctly.

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  • Carneau's do a daily errand task's negative route no longer requires only correctly answered riddles.
  • Carneau's commenting task now accepts pet profile comments as well. The negative route now requires the creation of a trade instead of a forum post.

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  • Celestine's commenting task's negative route now also accepts posting on user profiles.
  • Celestine's show a fantastical pet task now also requires 2 pet interactions, this also applies for the negative route.


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  • This is the fourth installment of daily quest balancing! We are releasing these updates town by town in order to eventually balance all existing towns.
  • With the addition of new items as well as bonus prize pools for NPC shops, we're aiming to make it so that certain items are obtained by choice rather than by chance. For example, the pen expansions were being dropped too often and filling up inventories without any purpose, now they can be picked up only if the user wants one.
  • The bonus prize and shop stock updates have opened up the possibility of adding new items more easily to NPC shops in the future within smaller content updates.
  • Coming up next is the Vaer Reef daily balancing which will include the unreleased Vaer Reef NPC Affection Quests!
  • We'll also be introducing a major potato sink update before Vaer Reef in the form of a Frog themed update some time next month!

SMALL FROG TEASER
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Ribbit.

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We hope you enjoy this balancing update, thank you for supporting and playing Dappervolk! We'll be back with more updates soon.

Comments


  • Villager Totalanimefan (#23751) 11 Mar 2024, 5:51 am
    Ah thank you! I’m so happy. I’ve been waiting for this update and the new items look amazing!!
  • Villager joeyhexx (#3636) 11 Mar 2024, 6:08 am
    <3✨✨<3 AAAAA Nice!! TYSM for your hard work~~~
  • Villager Woodelf (#66398) 11 Mar 2024, 6:26 am
    WOW! So much new stuff! Thank you to everyone involved in these updates, changes and additions. I'm so thrilled to see all the new content, and Avior Cove getting balanced is very exciting in itself! <3
  • Villager AnthonyMarie (#73940) 11 Mar 2024, 6:34 am
    Whooo! this is fantastic!
  • Villager Johannabelle (#31826) 11 Mar 2024, 8:47 am
    yess this is the town update I've been waiting for! excited about the new pets and items <3
  • Villager fairywren (#4265) 11 Mar 2024, 10:01 am
    at last!!! i need candied shells so bad lol
  • Villager JadedJester (#62826) 11 Mar 2024, 11:46 am
    Frog 0.0 oouuu I can't wait!!
  • Villager gatorbrush (#37805) 11 Mar 2024, 11:53 am
    LETS GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
  • Villager Honeebunny (#7072) 11 Mar 2024, 10:18 pm
    oh my goshhhhhhhh i need Celestine's new items! i don't think i have her shop unlocked yet, though ;.;
  • Villager Purpsy (#29360) 12 Mar 2024, 6:13 am
    Is about time! I'm looking forward getting the new Celestine items since their so up to my aesthetic❤
  • Villager SleeplessBat (#61919) 14 Mar 2024, 12:22 pm
    FINALLY
  • Villager Myrrhmaid (#48226) 15 Mar 2024, 11:27 pm
    Yay, such pretty new items!!

    Pellier no longer accepts the Mercat as a cat-like pet though?
  • Villager MaiLynn (#72259) 17 Mar 2024, 1:46 pm
    Much excitement!! Thank yins so much for your hard work.
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