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    Ylands Update 2.0: Adventure Awaits is live!

    I must say this feels like a much more cohesive vision for the game. You integrated the creative aspect into the rest under the theme adventure and got to the heart of what made us all fall in love with the game so many years ago. "Seriously, we need all the help we can get. Show this posting to your mum, pals, coworkers, boss, dad, grandma, kids, pets and spread the word! Also, if you would be so nice, please leave us a review on Steam - not really sure what it means, but the instructions said it should be included in this advert so here it is." Feels a bit desperate (hope that's not too harsh). I would think about a marketing angle. Since so many PC players burned out of it, maybe release on console would get a bunch of fresh, interested eyes? Maybe a CAG referral program?
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    Dev Diary #190 Creators Competition - Season 2

    We will not be participating.
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    Eco - Adventure Diary - “It’s totally worth it!”

    I need to try the game again
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    Why I no longer don't believe in Ylands

    You need to not take what I say personally especially when I clearly mentioned that I'm not talking to you. I haven't posted on the Forum in ages but this was a reply to something I said and therefore felt it was relevant to reply. I don't think conversing further will be a good use of my time. All the best ?
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    Ylands, this just feels too much...

    Removed.
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    Why I no longer don't believe in Ylands

    As a community creator player numbers matter to me.
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    I used to love this game.

    Agreed.
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    Why I no longer don't believe in Ylands

    I actually have a feeling @bojo2736 and @kimbuckmight have been onto something that I did not perceive at first. I have been seeing this trailer in China long before it came out in the west. I know Tencent was highly disappointed by the technical progress of the game at some point and I have a feeling that to some degree, control might have been taken over or highly influenced by that relationship. Ales must’ve been removed as project manager at some point or something because he said he was coming back, we were never made aware that he left or that he was removed from his position? That would explain the free to play and mini game focus which is a really big thing in China. however, in China from my understanding the whole game is free to play which makes a lot more sense. No dlc. Although I respect your opinion, you have to understand that I have been here a long time and that I have done a lot for this game. Like I said I bought somewhere around 700 copies of the game and gave them out, ran paid advertisements, convinced Youtubers and streamers to play the game, try to create a bug reporting system that would work from discord, created the only active and widely viewed YouTube channel dedicated for this game, ran a creator group which represented about 80% of all creators for the majority of its existence. I know that this forum is now mostly made up of people who only agree with party line But for the majority of the existence of the game, the vast majority of people have been disappointed with its direction which is clearly seen by the reviews of the game on Steam, YouTube and Reddit threads comments. If you enjoy the game by all means, enjoy it, but for those of us who are creators, community managers and people that are invested in the game for other reasons and my topics are informative.
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    Why I no longer don't believe in Ylands

    There has been a lot of marketing for this game. You just don’t notice because it hasn’t had an impact. If you search YouTube for the most popular Ylands videos over the last year you will see that they are paying money to Youtubers to feature the game often. They talked a long time about doing a big marketing push ages ago. but none of the above is what I’m actually talking about. The marketing is not just advertising, the marketing is the brand that they are portraying on steam. They market the game on steam as a PVP minigame style game which is completely contrary to what they started to do and which almost no one is interested in as can be seen by the player numbers. finally, by locking the best content behind a pay wall, they have made it very difficult for the game to grow. people come into the game hearing about a fun exploration game and get mini games which are not great. They don’t even know that they have to buy the DLC to play the game, and this way of doing things makes no sense. Either make the whole game free or make the whole game paid. Thats what I mean by convoluted marketing, not like the advertisements out there. For three years I stuck with this game thick and thin. I gave away some where around 700 copies of the game to try to make it popular. I invested more than 7000 hours, came up with new bug reporting systems, tried to become a channel between the players and the developers. I found that the developers were living in an echo chamber. They always heard what we said but they didn’t listen and that was the problem. They are now listening that exploration is important for the players but unfortunately, due to the convoluted marketing it’s impossible for the players to actually get to the content. The echo chamber that existed with the developers is becoming what we are seeing on this forum also, all the critics have already found in the game and given up faith. Only good news is tolerated and those who criticize are pushed aside. The vast majority of people no longer post here for that reason and that’s not a good thing for the game. Anyway, I will make my presence scarce but I tend to check in every two weeks or so to see if there will be a chance this game will survive. I did so today and I was appalled by the numbers but I am also encouraged by the potential of this game succeeding in the mobile genre. I think it would be of them an opportunity to make exploration free at least on mobile. My Ylands community is going to be making our own game in unity with some similar survival genre principles.
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    Why I no longer don't believe in Ylands

    One of the reasons I left is the game is better than ever. When I saw that the Game had indeed fixed the issues and turned the situation around but players were not coming back I realized that because they hid the best part of the game behind the DLC they painted themselves in a corner. If they could make the exploration DLC free then I think the Game would have a real chance but I’m not sure they can legally do that because they charged for it. moreover anytime I try to bring a large group of people to the game it’s super laggy and there’s so many bugs. they may be able to do this on mobile and if they did this Game would have great potential on mobile at least on high-end devices. however it has been totally abandoned on steam: https://steamcharts.com/app/298610
  11. Can't join people, people can't join me https://www.twitch.tv/videos/974265890
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    1.6: Trading Territories

    Does track support mean we could import our own music? Or do we have to make music in Game? What stops people from importing copyright music?
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    Weekend live stream to help Ylands community member

    I'm so excited to say that we were able to raise $350 for one of our Ylands community members @Leśnik#9398 in dire need! Thanks to all who supported the stream! This is what it's all about when it comes to gaming communities, I just wanted to say thank you!
  14. Lesnik is an amazing builder and community member here that has been featured on the official Ylands twitter has fallen on hard times. He shared some amazing blueprints with us back in the day and we all loved them so much. He had brain surgery to remove cancer but they botched it and ever since he has been really unwell. His related compensation is under court dispute and because of that he has no income and getting food is increasingly hard.I had the idea that rather than the big party this weekend we could do something nice and raise funds for him via a livestream. I'd love to have you guys join in. If you want in: Visit the channel #weekly-party https://discord.gg/cdT7Kza Hit ✋under the post Or see the countdown timer and follow on twitch.
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    Adam Statue In Playlands

    He deserves it
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