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The future of Novilar!Mobile was never so beautiful!
Hello fellow Novilarians (or Novians, or Novilians…?), today marks a large announcement, both for Novilar as it is today, and the Novilar of tomorrow.
One thing that this game is not, is being truly mobile friendly. A lot of our player base surprisingly use mobile devices., and this game should feel good on mobile devices.
That said, Novilar is going to be through a phase of becoming a mobile-first game. *This means it will be readily available on mobile app stores, playable by a larger audience then ever before!* It will always be available on a desktop computer via a web browser, that will not change.
To accomplish this, the game will be simplifying some mechanics, cleaning up others, and generally adjusting to what it means to be played on a mobile device.
Some game mechanics will change, instead of actively exploring as the only option as it is today, you can choose to send a pet out to explore passively for you. Your pet is slower then you are, and the rewards less, but it allows you feel like you are doing something. This passive pet exploration is designed for players who feel like they cannot actively play, but still want to feel like they are achieving and participating.
You will see this type of play also in crafting, which will see an overhaul. For instance, now food is mainly crafted (cooked, or crafted), instead of being purchased, with food becoming ever more important with the passive gameplay which will drain your pets hunger bars aggressively.
We will see a change in how pets are managed, with each player having a team of 5 active pets, and the rest are send to your Menagerie, where they will be fed and kept healthy, but cannot participate in activities.
These are three features that are listed, with more to come. As the team focuses on this, and prepares to preview these regularly here and on our Discord, we want your input! Expect regular news updates as we progress through this amazingly exciting journey.
Contest resultsDeath Festival
It is November 1st everyone and the Halloween Event has come to an end. We would like to thank those who have participated and hope you all had a great time and look forward to future events!
We have finally finished judging the Avatar Showcase, Best Dressed Pet, and the Scary Story Contest.
Your prizes have been sent to you. Congratulations on winning 1st place!
Spooky Fashion Contests now Open!Get your Halloween Costumes on!
We have opened up two contests for Halloween, so get your spooky costumes on, and prepare to hit the catwalk!
These contests are open until the end of the month, so plenty of time ot participate!
Also, do not forget to check out the Scary Story contest which ends at the end of the month as well!
Contests for November are up! Be sure to submit those wonderful fall submissions. Also, be sure to check the news on Monday for a large announcement!
Some pages should see a speed increase, including item heavy pages and exploring.
An intermittant issue with breeding requests failing when using items has been fixed!
Guestbook feature is now live on profiles allowing users to comment on other users profiles! ✏📓
Just for today, you gain the following bonus when releasing pets which meet any of the following:
- + 1,500 Fox species
- + 2,000 Chipmunk marking