Arcanox Version 682: World Cup, More Training, Awards, Italian Translation, …

Arcanox version 682 is available on Google Play!

Patch notes in other languages:

Highlights

  • The Arcanox World Cup begins on July 2nd!
  • New look for computer opponents castles!
  • New: 12 Additional Training Levels
  • New: Italian Translation
  • New: Giftable Rubies
  • New: Awards
  • Rebalanced: Boosts
  • Improved: Global Chat
  • New: Guild Chat Welcome Message

NEW: World Cup

WorldCup2

The World Cup is a competition contested by teams of up to 5 players. Only members of the same guild can create a team. The number of teams per guild is not limited. Recruits and players without a guild cannot participate. The registration stage for the first World Cup will begin on July 2nd! The World Cup might become a regular event every second or third month.

Rewards

Teams can win an award, a special looking witch card, 21 days premium time and up to 3,000 Mana. Premium time and Mana and will be equally divided among all team members.

WitchPurple_s

WorldCup_Rewards

Group Stage

Each team is randomly assigned to a group. All teams try to achieve the highest possible score in three dungeons. Only the highest score per team per dungeon counts. The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout stage.

Knockout Stage

The knockout stage is a single-elimination tournament in which two teams play each other. In the first knockout round the winner of each group plays against the runner-up of another group. After this the winners of each knockout round play each other in another round until there is only one team left. During the finals the losers of the semi-finals also play for third-place.

In all knockout matches the teams try to achieve the highest possible score in their opponent’s dungeon. The layout of the dungeons is the same for both teams, but the highest level rooms of the team members are used for the construction of the dungeon.

Only the highest score per team counts.

Divisions

When creating a team you have to choose a division. Division I offers the most rewards but the dungeons are the toughest and the competition is the strongest there.

WorldCup_Divisions

New Achievement

An achievement for participating in the World Cup has been added .

New look for computer opponents castles

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Castles of computer opponents now look different than player castles. With the next update the wooden castle skin and an undead castle skin will become available for purchase.

NEW: More Training

Arcanox_TrainingMap

  • 12 new training stages have been added.
  • 10 of these new training stages are targeted towards new players and will be therefor no challenge for experienced players.
  • All 27 training stages are now displayed on the world map.
  • Some of the existing training stages are now easier and some hints have been added.

NEW: Awards

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Besides the award for the World Cup there are now also the following awards:

  1. Guild Tournament: All members of the top 3 guilds receive the award at the end of the season.
  2. Dungeon Score: The top 3 players with the highest monthly dungeon score receive this award at the end of the season.
  3. Trophies: The top 3 players with the most trophies receive this award at the end of the season.

The awards are displayed in the public player profile.

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Arcanox Version 680 Beta

The next Arcanox update is almost ready to be released, but experience the World Cup needs some more testing. Everyone is invited to join the open beta test!

Update:
A new beta version is available: http://juhugames.de/upload/arcanox_v681_B1.apk
It includes 29 improvements/bug fixes based on your feedback. Unfortunately I’ve not enough time to write a changelog right now.
Thanks a lot to everyone who provides constructive feedback!

Update 2:
The beta is over. Please send me your feedback (chris@juhugames.com) or post it in the forum. Thanks you!

Thanks to BomBEERMan for translating this post to Russian.

How can I join the open beta?

The World Cup on the beta server has begun and no additional testers are required.

Thanks for your interest!

  1. Download the beta-client: http://juhugames.de/upload/arcanox_v681_B1.apk
  2. DO NOT uninstall the live-version of the game.
  3. DO NOT uninstall previous versions of the beta app.
  4. Before you can install the APK file, you must first allow your phone to install apps from “Unknown Sources“. To do this, navigate to Menu -> Settings -> Applications and check the box named “Unknown Sources“.
  5. The beta app is called “Arcanox Beta”. Start it.
  6. Send me an email using “…” (button in the top left corner) -> “Help” -> “Provide feedback” in the game, when you want to play with your existing account on the beta server. Add the name of your account and guild to the email.
  7. Redeem the gift code “v680” to receive 2.000 rubies on the beta-server.

Notes on the beta

  • For testing purposes the World Cup stages on the beta server are shorter than they will be on the live server:
    • Registration stage: 48 hours
    • Preparation stage: 12 hours
    • Group stage: 24 hours
    • Knockout match: 12 hours
  • You can install the live and beta version on the same device at the same time.
  • Unfortunately loading your existing account via Google+ doesn’t work, because it is a new app.
  • The beta version only works properly in English and German.
  • Actions on the beta-server do not affect the live-server.
  • The beta-server is reset, when the beta test ends.
  • There are no push-notifications.
  • Buying rubies is disabled.

Please report bugs and provide feedback in the beta-forum.

The beta test ends on June 20, 2016.

I’m looking forward to read your feedback!

Thank you and have fun! 🙂

Patch Notes Version 680

This is a preliminary list of changes for the update 680.
It is likely that details will change until release.

NEW: World Cup

WorldCup2

The World Cup is a competition contested by teams of up to 5 players. Only members of the same guild can create a team. The number of teams per guild is not limited. Recruits and players without a guild cannot participate. The first World Cup will begin on July 4th, 2016.

Stages

The World Cup is divided into 4 stages:

  1. Registration stage: During this stage players can either join an existing team or create a new one.
  2. Preparation stage: At the beginning of the preparation stage 3 dungeons are randomly generated for each team. The highest level rooms of the members are used for the generation of these dungeons. Every team member can attack the 3 dungeons. The dungeon with the lowest score (strongest defense) will be used for the rest of the world cup against the other teams.
  3. Group stage: After the preparation stage each team is randomly assigned to a group. For each group the dungeons of three randomly selected teams of the group are used as targets. All teams try to achieve the highest possible score in these 3 dungeons. Only the highest score per team per dungeon counts. The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout stage.
  4. Knockout stage: The knockout stage is a single-elimination tournament in which two teams play each other. In the first knockout round the winner of each group plays against the runner-up of another group. After this the winners of each knockout round play each other in another round until there is only one team left. During the finals the losers of the semi-finals also play for the third-place. In all knockout matches the teams try to achieve the highest possible score in the dungeon of their opponents. Only the highest score per team counts.

Rewards

Teams can win an award, a special looking witch card, 21 days premium time and up to 3.000 Mana.

WorldCup_Rewards

WitchPurple

NEW: More Training

Arcanox_TrainingMap

  • 12 new training stages have been added.
  • 10 of these new training stages are targeted towards new players and will be therefor no challenge for experienced players.
  • All 27 training stages are now displayed on the world map.

NEW: Awards

Awards2

Besides the award for the World Cup there are also the following awards:

  1. Guild Tournament: All members of the top 3 guild receive the award at the end of the season.
  2. Dungeon Score: The top 3 players with the highest monthly dungeon score receive this award at the end of the season.
  3. Trophies: The top 3 players with the most trophies receive this award at the end of the season.
  4. Experience: The top 3 players with the most XP receive this award at the end of the season.
  5. Stolen Gold: The top 3 players with the most stolen gold receive this award at the end of the season.

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