Artix Krieger | Thursday, December 22, 2016
Cysero just walked into my office and said... "We @#$%'d up" -- I told him to stop. Live writing design notes as he tells me what happened.
Cysero: So we @#$%'d up.
Cysero: While we were adding the new Red Elf armor set, we accidentally deleted the Green Elf.... Frostval Elf suit from the shop.
Cysero: This caused EVERYONE who had it in their crafting inventory to lose it...
Cysero: ...and a lot of people are using their crafting queue as temporary space until the bank gets here.
Artix: ... is there way to get it back?
Cysero: Nope. Unless they redid everything they did in the first place.
Cysero: So here's what were going to do.
Yergen: ...in the spirit of giving.
Cysero: Well, the price to buy the item outright is 150 dragon crystals.
Crysero: We are going to give EVERYONE in the entire game 250 DragonCrystals.
Cysero: Yeah, 100 more Dragon Crystals than the item itself.
Artix: I like where this is going....
Cysero: This way everyone who lost the item can get it for free.. and have a hundred extra crystals left over.
Artix: ...you did not need me at all for this problem, did you?
Cysero: Just wanted to run it past you because we are giving everyone money.
Cysero: *Throws black licorice across the room into the garabge*
Yergen: No! No! You can't throw it away you touched it...
Artix: What just happened?
Yergen: He threw away the black licorice.
Cysero: The evil mouth coating licorice monster...
*Zhoom walks in*
Artix: Hiya Zhoom.
Zhoom: So.. is the DC gift final or what?
Zhoom: What's he doing? *looking at Artix*
Cysero: He's writing everything we say in the design notes.
Zhoom: So how many DC's
Cysero: 250. A hundred more than it costs to just buy the elf suit outright.
Artix: When do you want to do it?
Cysero/Yergen: (Same time): Right now.
Artix: Who qualifies?
Artix: What if they are not playing?
Yergen: Then thanks for not playing.
Artix: Server need to come down?
Cysero: We could... just give it to everyone who has been active since frostval started.
Artix: What if... we sent out an email to let everyone know and give it to players who have been on since Frostval began.
Cysero: No. They're salty now.
Artix: I am thinking.
Cysero: It is easier marketing if we just give it to everyone. Everyone gets free money!
Yergen: Yeah, flip some of them thumbs up.
Zhoom: OK, let's decide final. 250 now? Everyone?
Artix: Still thinking....
Artix: The problem is I have to type this all and think at the same time... I do not have a quad core brain that can multitask.
Cysero: Zhoom says stop typing now. Think. Then resume typing.
Yergen: Yeah, type that.
Cysero: Everyone stop talking!
-- 2 minutes later --
Artix: Alright. We do it now, and we do it for every character in the game. Then everyone gets a present for the holidays and I will send out an email to every player of the game to let them know we gave it to them. This is a good plan.
Artix: Make it so.
Cysero & Yergen: (Same time again... seriously, not making this up.) Done.
Zhoom: OK, on it.
*Live writing finished. Thank you for reading*