Village Score System 10/23/2018
As of today, the village score system is working. During this trial period, scores may reset without much else going on. Eventually the village scores will allow Kage and council members to purchase provisions or benefits for their villages. It also serves as a reflection of how well each village is doing in the ninja world.
What is village score
There are 3 scores each village has - Intel, Economy and Manpower. Each affected by different kinds of missions.
Intel is a reflection of how much information your village has on it's enemy villages.
Economy is an indicator of how well the villagers and ninja are living in your village.
Manpower is how much your ninja are participating in helpful activities for the village.
Checking your village score
To check on your village score, talk to the Notice Board in your village. From there, select "Scores" to see the scores of your village and enemy villages.
Note that non-ninja villages do not have scores. However, Missing ninja missions they do against other villages can also affect the scores of Ninja villages.
Mission Score Rewards
The missions will display what scores it affects in the mission rewards. For example, surveying the Sand Village Entrance as a Leaf ninja impacts the Leaf Intel score positively as shown below.
RP & PvP Tournaments can now start rewarding villages with scores depending on how well they perform.
The frequency that scores will reset has yet to be decided and we are running these systems as an experiment to see if scores could potentially impact RP systems. For example, allowing players to impeach a government if Economy score is dwindling low.
Expect to see use case scenarios for each score as time goes by. Including ninja tool supplies, buying uniform for promoted ninja and the such with economy score. Advantages in village vs. village events with Intel score and and increased security for villages with Manpower score.
We're also going to balance the amount of score each mission gives/takes over the course of the next few months.
Thanks for participating!
Manda's Lair 06/19/2018
Manda's Lair only allows one team of up to 4 ninja to enter at once. All ninja must be level 30-40.
Find a team with a good strategy and challenge Manda in the deepest corner of the Abandoned Lair, past all the mazes.
Once you enter, you'll be greeted by Manda, who spits poison into the air and sends his spawn out at you in all directions.
Manda has a 10% chance of dropping a new, rare sword or cosmetic. Fight amongst yourselves who keeps it!
This has been something that I've been working on, on and off, for a very long time. It's the culmination of a bunch of very big features combined into one that has allowed for me to create this. I'll be talking about the features that have been added to the engine over the past year that has allowed for us to finally do our first team boss fight in a development log soon! But for now, enjoy!
5th Anniversary Exclusive Item 05/26/2018
In the spirit of June being Nin Online's 5th Anniversary month, we're releasing a time-exclusive cosmetic item! It is no other than the White Hermit Cape! You can preview them in-game.
The White Hermit Cape will be on sale from 1st June - 30th June. As with any future time-exclusive cosmetics, after it's sale period, it will not be available for purchase anymore, but will be tradeable in-game so that it may be passed on.
We hope that you continue playing Nin Online, and look forward to more updates soon!
Change of Village Leadership 05/21/2018
First of all, I would like to congratulate and thank @TetsuHawk and @Deathmall Sasayaki as well as their council members on completing their time village leaders. They've both done a great job and will be awarded promotions to Jonin rank, and be permanently recorded in Ninja history as the 6th Kazekage and the 3rd Hokage.
Beginning this June, we will be running the necessary events to pick out the new leaders of each village every 6 months. Once in June, and once in December. This will continue to be the case unless leaders lose their positions early due to any reason. This is to ensure that everyone continues to get the opportunity to step up and become ninja in power, and to keep the ninja world dynamic.
As always, the Sand village is a monarch where the leader is picked from one of the 3 children of the current Kazekage to become the next Kazekage. The Kazekage then picks his council and Sand siblings from the ninja of the village.
In contrast, the Leaf village is a democracy, where any ninja of atleast Chunin rank can run for council member. 3 council members will be chosen, who will have to collectively decide on who becomes the next Hokage.
Council Member Elections will take place on 30th May 2018 at 1PM EST
Requirements for voting are to be atleast Genin rank and level 10. The election will take place in the Leaf village, and all ninja hoping to participate in the elections whether voting or as elects will have to stay online throughout. Attempting to use alternate/multiple accounts to vote will result in a permanent ban.
May 2018 Promotions 05/11/2018
May 2018 Promotions
Chunin: @Kuraen Senketsu @Fritzo @Persona Kurama
Jonin: @Caio Mirana @Atrane @Ishyn Sasayaki
Chunin: @Booty Gang Pinku @Zelda @Huranza
Specialized Jonin: @Nomady Hozuki the Adaptive Ninja
Jonin: @Tresmorne Toitsu @Kenock Toitsu @Booty the Great
It's always a privilege to watch amazing fights go down. That being said, I have to say that this exam probably had one of the more disappointing RP levels in the finals. I think it's very important to build your character and relationships with people in the community so that you have a story for yourself, and also with the people around you. Let's aim for that for the next exam
We also had the first Tie in a Chunin Exam match up during the Sand village chunin exam between Booty Gang Pinku vs. Zelda. An amazing moment!
It's always a hard decision to not promote everyone who deserves it, for me, assigning ranks is an easy task, and I know it is a big deal to you. So trust me when I say, it's harder for me not to just feel like giving everyone the Chunin/Jonin ranks. It's hard to see people lose. It's hard to see people win and not get promoted, but it's also what makes for a better story for everyone, and to maintain the rank system in the game. Getting Chunin rank will always mean something really big in Nin Online, and I hope that everyone understands the vision for why I have to hold back on giving everyone ranks..!