Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Karjalain quest extended & Via Fluvial

Last night, I continued with Karjalain's quest.  She had us visiting Via Fluvial for 500 Bear Walkers, so off we went.  We haven't been here in a few months and it looks like there were a few changes since the last time we were there.  The map was unusually empty of other families compared to all the previous times.  At first, we thought it was just due to the declining world population.  However, we got a rude awakening when something attacked us and managed to quickly reduce my Expert Scout's health to half.

As our Scout is one of our most well geared family members, we were surprised by what could be causing it in this relatively low level map (level 102-104 according to the World map).  Moving away from the crowd of Capybara, Bear Walkers, and Anteaters, we saw a single Angry Comodo.  It was a level 105 creature and yet it had a painful bite.  Fortunately, we it was a slow moving creature so we easily retreated.

After the Angry Comodo was out of view, we thought we were safe for awhile until 3 more Angry Comodo suddenly appeared.  They seem to appear if we spend a few minutes at any spot on the map.  Fortunately, we discovered that they were quite passive and would only attack if they were attacked first.  This finding allowed us to safety attack other creatures without being harmed by the Angry Comodo but it also prevented us from letting the team do whatever it wanted.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The dropping price of Valeria

Shall we buy you from the market like a slave?
Within the last few months, we've noticed that the Valeria card was being listed on the market.  When we first began tracking it, she was listed for about 1.1 billion vis.  As the weeks went by, the price dropped at a steady rate and more listings of her card appeared.  Today, we noticed that her card was being listed for 290 million vis.  That is quite a drop in price and could be considered a crash if she was a commodity.

We thought about purchasing the card but haven't found a good reason to do so.  At the moment, the only reason is to hear her voice and to have her wear potential future costumes in the field.  We don't forsee being able to obtain her unique Expert healing stance and other than that, she only has Medic and Enhanced Tactics.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Family level 37+3

Last night, we reached family level 37+3.  This a achieved by getting Angie and Najib to Veteran.  We haven't awakened them yet as we were not sure on how useful they could be.