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Gamma Begins

For those of you new to Perpetuum you might be asking what “Gamma” is all about. In short, the Gamma island new world content is end-game, group-oriented, high risk vs reward territorial game play. Its crowning glory lies in the ability to take control of certain islands, terraform them, and build player-built structures and bases.…
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Free to Play! Players galore, more reporting of bugs, and new volunteers to help fix them! Here’s a look at the new fixes.

Free to Play! Open Perpetuum is here to stay! Dev Gargaj released on August 02, a huge announcement that has breathed new life into the community and the game in the best of ways! Perpetuum is now Free to Play! Meaning tons of new players are being thrown into the vast frontier and with it…
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Patch 23: Optimization, Stability, Balancing and Bugs

Fellow Nians! Patch 23 will bring some more gamma optimization and fixes to the server along with a couple balance tweaks and bug fixes: Bug Fixes: Fix for boss announcer: Killing boss before announcer announces will no longer produce a spawn announcement after its death (only until its next spawn) Fix for Portals not spawning:…
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Strongholds: New Features and QoL

Strongholds are open-world, non-instanced, dungeon-like PVE combat experiences usually capstoned with a unique Boss that drops loot which is critical to producing Augmented Modules.  Because each Boss on these Strongholds is part of the open-world, players could remain indefinitely on these islands and take advantage of being close to the Boss when it spawns next. …
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Syndicate Rebalance Saga

The Syndicate Faction has never competed on the same level as its Nian counterparts. Being only a cheap human-derivative of Nian tech, it still does have some unique advantages.  One such advantage is that the Syndicate provides them with unlimited supply and low cost to Agents with the appropriate Universal Tokens.  Because Syndicate robots were…
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Strongholds: The 2nd Wave

Our previous blog described the Stronghold system of islands that will drive unique PVE content into the game without disrupting the rest of the open-world islands. The most recent Stronghold: The Sentinel is a massive raid requiring players across factions to combine forces to conquer a well-fortified base and challenging enemy!  The new Strongholds we…
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The Future of Strongholds

Strongholds are discrete PVE-combat experiences, a single island, that provide unique content as an open world dungeon-like feature.  The idea has been shaping up for a long time, even back to our first year with the release of Omega, our first Stronghold.  Each will have a unique story, purpose, goal, and feature a unique Boss…
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Augmented Modules

The Stronghold system is providing focused PVE-combat experiences with unique incentives that make it more engaging and more rewarding and different than typical open world PVE.  A wider view of the Stronghold system and this strategy will be detailed in a later blog, but today we will focus on the unique reward system for Strongholds:…
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Stronghold: The Sentinel

Patch 20 Blog Index This and the following two blogs detail major new systems entering the game in the form of the Stronghold islands and special Boss loots which produce unique modules.  To help you navigate all of the relevant resources we have compiled all the links here: The Sentinel – NPC Base Stronghold (this…
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Wiki Launch

Hello Perpetuum archivists, experts, historians, and bibliognosts. By overwhelmingly popular demand, we have officially launched our Wiki! The Wiki You can use the following URLs to access the wiki: Directly: https://perpetuum.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page Or with redirect: https://openperpetuum.com/wiki This will be our officially supported wiki.  All Open Perpetuum developments, changes, etc. will be documented here by anyone who…
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