#18 – “The Visitors” – It sure is quiet today…

It sure is quiet today…

Besides being the day being late, it does feel a bit lonely in Windia today.  This is the Ch. 1 OSSS HQ, and it barely has any people.  Is it just me, or am I missing something here?

Is there a PQ I’m missing out on or something?

Oh well.

In other news, Nexon posted a notice about a major, yet minor incident of dead gifted permanent pets.  You can read it in detail here.  Basically, it says that Nexon’s bug was dealt with and will be fixed in the next server maintenance.

Now, here is a new section I’m starting to pique interest in this blog…

The Daily Link!

Anyways, I’ll be posting daily links to related websites that are probably not too relevant here.

The first DL (Daily Link) is this.  It’s a BasilMarket screenie of the most recent version (to this article’s creation) of MapleSEA.  This is version v.95, and, surprisingly, MapleSEA (South-East Asia, for those that don’t know) has only gotten Crimsonwood Keep, and expansion to Masteria (accessed by the Halloween-event map that was here to stay, the Haunted Mansion).

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#11 – “The Visitors” – Part II!

Part II started!

Yes, it is true.  Part II has started.  However, more or less because of the server crash almost a week before, there is no opening banner that says, “Part II.”  Thankfully, I have the banner right here, when the servers crashed.

However, I am currently having connection problems.  I’m not sure if it’s just me.  Channel 6 of Windia is very empty right now, and I couldn’t manage to hold a connection for more than 15 seconds.

Update! Channel 1 of Windia is strangely empty.

It must have crashed.

In other news, I’ve discovered the reason for the mysterious banner/wallpaper that first mislead people to believe it was the Krakien Jungle expansion for Masteria.  What appears to be a town in MapleStory is actually the future, where aliens took over the Maple World.

Now, the whole point of the event is to stop the aliens.  But wait, if, in the future, the whole event concluded already, does this mean that the plan doesn’t work?

Anyways, the quests required to get the Crystanol involve platforming and avoiding aliens by hiding behind bushes.

Yes, you can hide behind them.

For me, the jump quest took the most of my time.  I failed about 3 times doing it, but I finally got to the top.  Did I mention they have moving platforms?  They are very annoying, especially when you jump just a little too early.  The crystal is very big (and it strangely looks kind of like the Ellinia crystal, if I’m correct) and obvious, so you should have no hard time finding it.

You could just try to sneak past the aliens and lose your Crystanol Shard when you get caught, or, you could just change channels.  Yes, it teleports you back to the base, but you can just go back to the future and talk to Rozz.  After that, you acquire the Bing Machine, the entire set.  I love how I can finally kill aliens now.

Yeah, my character looks sharp. (Of course I’m kidding!)

After you acquire the suit, you can now start a string of four repeatable quests which will give you tokens to upgrade your suit with.  I heard you can upgrade your suit to a permanent state, but only if you have all of your upgrades maxed out, I think.

Well, since I’m not doing the quests today, I’ll update this blog later.

Oh, and this is definitely being added to the “History of GMS” page.

#2 – The Visitors – Preview

Link to Nexon’s Articlehttp://maplestory.nexon.net/News/Events.aspx?boardNo=200&contentNo=008mo&pageIndex=1

The Omega Sector Secret Service is activated!  As the visitors come to the Maple World, a new, dynamic, real-time event is launched!  Deemed, “The Visitors,” it is a special event which has been hinted to have original content, even though Thailand MS got it as well.  I have heard that we are getting much more content than TMS.

However, is Nexon trying to prove to the Maple community that they do work hard and they can make a good game?  Surprising, perhaps this is the warm-up to the highly-anticipated Big Bang?  Perhaps this will be interesting…