@DouglasHalden – “Y’all have done an amazing job on the last couple of releases. It really is a blast to play and the community is special. Looking forward to years of adventure!”

@PaPaZaph – “The latest release for Shroud of the Avatar is really great! More content is obviously still coming out, more zones to release, and more polish here and there.”

Mateusz Pachnik – “Bought the game this week, and it is exactly what I was looking for.”



Updates

Avatar’s Update #315: Release 62 on QA, Ask Us Anything Livestream Today, Lord of the Isle Ep. 2 Bundles


Greetings Fellow Avatars! Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

News Announcements

Community Updates


Release 62 on QA

An early version of R62 is on the QA server. R62 is full of new content and fixes, some of which is now on the QA server for early testing. We could really use everyone’s help to test all of this amazing content before it goes live!

  • Back Slot Item Enchanting
  • Row Lot Deed for Completing the Outskirts Quests
  • Village Lot Deed for Completing Story
  • Patterns for Masks
  • Valentine Items
  • More Player Dungeon Rooms
  • R58 & R59 Livestream Items
  • More Bug Fixes
  • and more!

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Community Livestream – Ask Us Anything 2: The Sequel (Jan 18)


Another content packed weekly Community Livestream is this Friday January 18 at 4 PM CT on Twitch!

After such positive response from our last couple of AMAs we are doing another one! Post your questions below or in Twitch chat during the stream and Chris “Atos” Spears and Starr “Darkstarr” Long will do their best to answer as many as they can. We may also show off some content coming up in Release 62 if there is time.

This is the sixth Friday to earn the Release 61 Dark Winter stretch goals (in honor of Krampus) by making a purchase or by participating in the Rewards program!

  • ACHIEVED $10K: Black Ice Wings
  • ACHIEVED $25K: Black Ice Building Blocks Set
  • ACHIEVED $35K: Haunted Snowman Mask
  • ACHIEVED $50K: Black Ice Bow & Black Ice Sword
  • ACHIEVED $65K: Haunted Snow Family
  • ACHIEVED $75K: Black Ice Staff & Black Ice Wand
  • ACHIEVED $85K: Haunted Yule Tree Set
  • ACHIEVED $95K: Icy Dungeon Encounter Room with Fishing Spot
  • ACHIEVED $105K: Dark Leather & Fur Yule Outfit
  • ACHIEVED $120K: Krampus Mask & Black Ice Shield
  • $135K: Haunted Sleigh & Black Ice Elemental Statue 
  • $150K: Icy Dungeon Cathedral Room
  • $170K: Icy Dungeon Hallway Set

As usual we will be giving out prizes at 4:15 and 4:45! To be eligible all you need to do is either make any purchase in the store or log into the game and type “Its Cold Outside” in the chat window (no purchase necessary).

Watch on Twitch this Friday at 4 PM CDT

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Avatar’s Update #314: Player Housing Livestream Today, 50% Holiday Sale Extended!


Greetings Fellow Avatars! Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

News Announcements

Community Updates


Player Housing Livestream Today!

Another content packed weekly Community Livestream is this Friday January 11 at 4 PM CT on Twitch!

This week we will be showing how the Player Housing system works including how to Lot Deeds work when claiming property, property taxes, Houses, player decorations, and Player Owned Towns. Remember every player receives a free Row Lot Deed for completing the story!

This is the fifth Friday to earn the Release 61 Dark Winter stretch goals (in honor of Krampus) by making a purchase or by participating in the Rewards program! Last weekend we blew past the Dungeon Room and the Dark Leather Yule Outfit so we had to create more stretch goals!

  • ACHIEVED $10K: Black Ice Wings
  • ACHIEVED $25K: Black Ice Building Blocks Set
  • ACHIEVED $35K: Haunted Snowman Mask
  • ACHIEVED $50K: Black Ice Bow & Black Ice Sword
  • ACHIEVED $65K: Haunted Snow Family
  • ACHIEVED $75K: Black Ice Staff & Black Ice Wand
  • ACHIEVED $85K: Haunted Yule Tree Set
  • ACHIEVED $95K: Icy Dungeon Encounter Room with Fishing Spot
  • ACHIEVED $105K: Dark Leather & Fur Yule Outfit
  • ACHIEVED $120K: Krampus Mask & Black Ice Shield
  • $135K: Haunted Sleigh & Black Ice Elemental Statue 
  • $150K: Icy Dungeon Cathedral Room
  • $170K: Icy Dungeon Hallway Set

As usual we will be giving out prizes at 4:15 and 4:45! To be eligible all you need to do is either make any purchase in the store or log into the game and type “Its Cold Outside” in the chat window (no purchase necessary).

Watch on Twitch this Friday at 4 PM CDT

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Community Livestream – Player Housing (Jan 11)


Another content packed weekly Community Livestream is this Friday January 11 at 4 PM CT on Twitch!

This week we will be showing how the Player Housing system works including how to Lot Deeds work when claiming property, property taxes, Houses, player decorations, and Player Owned Towns. Remember every player receives a free Row Lot Deed for completing the story!

This is the fifth Friday to earn the Release 61 Dark Winter stretch goals (in honor of Krampus) by making a purchase or by participating in the Rewards program! Last weekend we blew past the Dungeon Room and the Dark Leather Yule Outfit so we had to create more stretch goals!

  • ACHIEVED $10K: Black Ice Wings
  • ACHIEVED $25K: Black Ice Building Blocks Set
  • ACHIEVED $35K: Haunted Snowman Mask
  • ACHIEVED $50K: Black Ice Bow & Black Ice Sword
  • ACHIEVED $65K: Haunted Snow Family
  • ACHIEVED $75K: Black Ice Staff & Black Ice Wand
  • ACHIEVED $85K: Haunted Yule Tree Set
  • ACHIEVED $95K: Icy Dungeon Encounter Room with Fishing Spot
  • ACHIEVED $105K: Dark Leather & Fur Yule Outfit
  • ACHIEVED $120K: Krampus Mask & Black Ice Shield
  • $135K: Haunted Sleigh & Black Ice Elemental Statue 
  • $150K: Icy Dungeon Cathedral Room
  • $170K: Icy Dungeon Hallway Set

As usual we will be giving out prizes at 4:15 and 4:45! To be eligible all you need to do is either make any purchase in the store or log into the game and type “Its Cold Outside” in the chat window (no purchase necessary).

Watch on Twitch this Friday at 4 PM CDT

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Avatar’s Update #313: Ask Us Anything Livestream Today, 50% Holiday Sale Extended!


Greetings Fellow Avatars! Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

News Announcements

Community Updates


 Ask Us Anything Livestream Today!

Another content packed weekly Community Livestream is this Friday January 4 at 4 PM CT on Twitch!

This week we have another Ask Us Anything since last week’s AAA (Ask Atos Anything) was so popular! Post your questions in the original post or in Twitch chat during the stream and Chris “Atos” Spears and Starr “Darkstarr” Long will do their best to answer as many as they can.

This is the fourth Friday to earn the Release 61 Dark Winter stretch goals (in honor of Krampus) by making a purchase or by participating in the Rewards program!

  • ACHIEVED $10K: Black Ice Wings
  • ACHIEVED $25K: Black Ice Building Blocks Set
  • ACHIEVED $35K: Haunted Snowman Mask
  • ACHIEVED $50K: Black Ice Bow & Black Ice Sword
  • ACHIEVED $65K: Haunted Snow Family
  • ACHIEVED $75K: Black Ice Staff & Black Ice Wand
  • ACHIEVED $85K: Haunted Yule Tree Set
  • ACHIEVED $95K: Icy Dungeon Encounter Room with Fishing Spot
  • ACHIEVED $105K: Dark Leather & Fur Yule Outfit

As usual we will be giving out prizes at 4:15 and 4:45! To be eligible all you need to do is either make any purchase in the store or log into the game and type “Its Cold Outside” in the chat window (no purchase necessary).

Watch on Twitch this Friday at 4 PM CDT

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Community Livestream – Ask Us Anything (Jan 4)


Another content packed weekly Community Livestream is this Friday January 4 at 4 PM CT on Twitch!

This week we have another Ask Us Anything since last week’s AAA (Ask Atos Anything) was so popular! Post your questions below or in Twitch chat during the stream and Chris “Atos” Spears and Starr “Darkstarr” Long will do their best to answer as many as they can.

This is the fourth Friday to earn the Release 61 Dark Winter stretch goals (in honor of Krampus) by making a purchase or by participating in the Rewards program!

  • ACHIEVED $10K: Black Ice Wings
  • ACHIEVED $25K: Black Ice Building Blocks Set
  • ACHIEVED $35K: Haunted Snowman Mask
  • ACHIEVED $50K: Black Ice Bow & Black Ice Sword
  • ACHIEVED $65K: Haunted Snow Family
  • ACHIEVED $75K: Black Ice Staff & Black Ice Wand
  • ACHIEVED $85K: Haunted Yule Tree Set
  • ACHIEVED $95K: Icy Dungeon Encounter Room with Fishing Spot
  • ACHIEVED $105K: Dark Leather & Fur Yule Outfit

As usual we will be giving out prizes at 4:15 and 4:45! To be eligible all you need to do is either make any purchase in the store or log into the game and type “Its Cold Outside” in the chat window (no purchase necessary).

Watch on Twitch this Friday at 4 PM CDT

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Avatar’s Update #312: Ask Atos Anything Livestream Today & 50% Weekend Sale


Greetings Fellow Avatars! Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

News Announcements

Community Updates


AAA (Ask Atos Anything) Livestream Today!

Another content packed weekly Community Livestream is this Friday December 28 at 4 PM CT on Twitch!

This week we have a AAA (Ask Atos Anything)! Post your questions inTwitch chat during the stream and Chris “Atos” Spears will do his best to answer as many as he can. Chris will also be showing off the new rework of Mysterious Swamp and his personal Player Dungeon.

This is the third Friday to earn the Release 61 Dark Winter stretch goals (in honor of Krampus) by making a purchase or by participating in the Rewards program! As a reminder we will be having massive sales (up to 50% off!) all weekend to help us hit those stretch goals.

  • ACHIEVED $10K: Black Ice Wings
  • ACHIEVED $25K: Black Ice Building Blocks Set
  • ACHIEVED $35K: Haunted Snowman Mask
  • ACHIEVED $50K: Black Ice Bow & Black Ice Sword
  • ACHIEVED $65K: Haunted Snow Family
  • ACHIEVED $75K: Black Ice Staff & Black Ice Wand
  • $85K: Haunted Yule Tree Set
  • $95K: Icy Dungeon Encounter Room with Fishing Spot
  • $105K: Dark Leather & Fur Yule Outfit

As usual we will be giving out prizes at 4:15 and 4:45! To be eligible all you need to do is either make any purchase in the store or log into the game and type “Its Cold Outside” in the chat window (no purchase necessary).

Watch on Twitch this Friday at 4 PM CDT Read more…


Community Livestream – Ask Atos Anything (Dec 28)


Another content packed weekly Community Livestream is this Friday December 28 at 4 PM CT on Twitch!

This week we have a AAA (Ask Atos Anything)! Post your questions below or Twitch chat during the stream and Chris “Atos” Spears will do his best to answer as many as he can. Chris will also be showing off the new rework of Mysterious Swamp (that went live in Release 61) and his personal Player Dungeon.

This is the third Friday to earn the Release 61 Dark Winter stretch goals (in honor of Krampus) by making a purchase or by participating in the Rewards program! As a reminder we will be having massive sales (up to 50% off!) all weekend to help us hit those stretch goals.

  • ACHIEVED $10K: Black Ice Wings
  • ACHIEVED $25K: Black Ice Building Blocks Set
  • ACHIEVED $35K: Haunted Snowman Mask
  • ACHIEVED $50K: Black Ice Bow & Black Ice Sword
  • ACHIEVED $65K: Haunted Snow Family
  • $75K: Black Ice Staff & Black Ice Wand
  • $85K: Haunted Yule Tree Set
  • $95K: Icy Dungeon Encounter Room with Fishing Spot
  • $105K: Dark Leather & Fur Yule Outfit

As usual we will be giving out prizes at 4:15 and 4:45! To be eligible all you need to do is either make any purchase in the store or log into the game and type “Its Cold Outside” in the chat window (no purchase necessary).

Watch on Twitch this Friday at 4 PM CDT

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Avatar’s Update #311: Release 61 Livestream & Bundles Expire Today, Free R61 Respec, 50% Weekend Sale


Greetings Fellow Avatars! Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

News Announcements

Community Updates


Release 61 Livestream Today!

The Release 61 Livestream is set for today, Friday December 21! All Avatars from around the world are welcome to join us in the livestream activities. We will be doing deep dives, answering questions, having sales, handing out prizes, and tracking towards stretch goals. To celebrate the appearance of Krampus our theme is Dark Winter!

LIVESTREAM SCHEDULE (Central Time Zone)

Monthly livestreams are on Twitch and include answers to your gameplay questions, world building tours, prize giveaways, sales on items, and more! Here is the schedule:

  • 3PM: Introductions
  • 3:30PM: Deep Dive 1: Krampus
  • 4:00PM: Deep Dive 2: Lava Fishing & Lava Fishing Contest
  • 5PM: Ending Announcements

LAVA FISHING CONTEST:

During the Lava Fishing Deep Dive we are going to have a Lava Fishing contest! To participate in the contest go to the Oracle Colossus and start fishing at 4 PM. The best trophy fish (longest) caught by 4:45 PM will win a prize! NOTE: We will be verifying location and time!

(NEW) Fishing Contest Prizes:

  • UPDATED: Prize winners listed below:
  • Runners Up (2): Longboat Water Decoration (digital)
    • Twilight Tempest: Ammonite 1.2
    • Ammonite 1.1: 
      • AlleyOop
      • Anse
      • Arthur Dent
      • CatherineRose
      • D’Laein Lachlan
      • Echondas
      • Gaelis Trajan
      • Gwendolyn Obscuro
      • Hemswal Genis
      • Hex
      • Ian Berie
      • Kardall Vanyen
      • Kron Caledon
      • Luca Xante
      • Michael Vasq
      • Peobo
      • Rook Strife
      • scar face
      • Scoffer Kada
      • Shimizu
      • Sindariya Tyelma
      • Tialessa
      • Tila Tenderfoot
      • Torulv Silvershield
      • Vladamir Begemot
  • 3rd Prize: Ornate Post & Rope Water Fence Set (digital)
    • Mia Sway: Dunkleosteus 4.5
  • 2nd Prize: Shogun Lighthouse Village Water Home (digital)
    • Synergy Blaize: Dunkleosteus 4.6
  • 1st Prize: Player Owned Town Village Water Lot Property Deed (digital)
    • Cleo: Mosasaurus 7.2

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Avatar’s Update #310: Play 61 Now, Q1 Schedule, 50% Weekend Sale & Caroling Livestream Today!


Greetings Fellow Avatars! Here’s what we have for you in this week’s edition of Update of the Avatar:

News Announcements

Community Updates


Release 61 successfully launched yesterday, December 13 , with thousands of backers downloading, patching, and logging in to check out the changes! There’s lots of new content to explore, including:

  • Fishing Phase 2:
    • Lava Fishing
    • Lava Fish
    • Fishing Skills
    • Rare Fishing Recipes
  • Krampus
  • Teleport to Scene Scrolls
  • Ornate Vile Longbow
  • Tabula Rasa Character Respec
  • More Player Dungeon Rooms & Hallways
  • R58 Livestream Items
  • R61 QA Testing Incentive Winners
  • More Bug Fixes
  • …and much more!

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