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Character creation

Hi there! As some others have noted above in this thread, our plan is to provide you a rather in-depth character creator, and the options you have seen so far are just an early preview of presets for Alpha One! I would definitely recommend staying tuned for more detailed looks at the character creator as we get closer to having you help us test that out :smiley:

I'm going to go ahead and move this thread on over to our Support & FAQ section and close it out, but please don't hesitate to reach back out if there's anything else we can help answer in the meantime!

@ the devs

Hi there friend! Our moderation team received a multitude of reports throughout the weekend that there were identical messages being posted in the Q&A thread, and the exact duplicates were removed accordingly :smiley: as much as possible we like to encourage that folks share their unique questions in the thread, so we can get the chance to answer a variety of them! If you like a particular question and would like to see us answer it, please feel free to use that lovely "Like" button under any post!

Please keep in mind that we choose the questions for the stream randomly each month, rather than being based on how many likes or different iterations of the same question there are - that way more folks feel like they have an opportunity to get their questions answered, and it's more fair to everyone in the community! <3

Starting / Tutorial area (Idea)

Some folks have made some interesting points here already on different sides of this discussion - in terms of balancing what would help you get more familiar with a character so you made a more informed decision, vs. that being a tradeoff on immersion and your "choices mattering".

One of our planned Dev Discussion topics for this year is in regards to new player experience, so I'm excited to see more of what you all share here and in that upcoming thread!

Dev Discussion #26 - Login Rewards

Nerror wrote: ยป
@LieutenantToast is there any way to add an unvote function to the board? I have seen it work on other forums, so it might work here as well. Right now there is a clear winner in this poll, but sometimes it's a close call and people misclick or change their minds, and an unvote function might be good.

๐Ÿค” I poked around a bit and did some searching - there doesn't appear to be a way at the moment to customize our polls with an unvote/revote option through Vanilla, so unfortunately there's currently no way for you to edit your vote once it's cast. Since I agree this might be helpful functionality to have in the future, I'll make a note to investigate further what other options we may have on that front!

Next Live Stream + Q&amp;A Submission - Friday, January 29, 2021 at 11AM PST


Next Live Stream + Q&A Submission - Friday, January 29, 2021 at 11AM PST


Glorious Ashes Community!

Our next live stream will be Friday, January 29, 2021 at 11AM PST! (Click here to convert this to your local time.)

For this upcoming stream, we'd love to gather some questions from you to answer live! Please submit your question for our development team in the thread below, and we'll select 10 of them at random to answer at the end of our live stream. In order to accommodate a variety of questions from our community, please only post ONE question below, and the more direct/succinct the better! Submissions end Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 11AM PST so we can select your questions before the stream.

We'll see you soon for our development update live stream!

Paragon's Vigil

Lewtz wrote: ยป
So "under the frost cosmetics" if you did not get the package before it swapped are unobtainable ?
Correct. The older sets are no longer available.
T Elf wrote: ยป
@MargaretKrohn Will we be able to troggle visors up and down?
Don't believe so, but you can hide helm. :smile:

Dev Discussion #26 Poll - What are your thoughts around login rewards?

Hello again friends! Thank you for taking the time to vote in our poll and add your responses to our login rewards Dev Discussion here.

I'm putting together a recap of your notes for the team now, but please feel free to continue voting above and commenting in this thread with your thoughts!

Dev Discussion #26 - Login Rewards

Greetings again everyone! Thank you all so much for taking the time to chime in here and in our poll with your feedback on login rewards - I'm putting together a summary for our team now, but please don't hesitate to continue voting and adding more replies here! <3

Beta and new region servers

Hi there! You can check out our helpful support article on servers here, which we've been keeping updated on our latest region plans as we have them!

I'm going to go ahead and move this thread on over to our Support & FAQ section and close it out, but please don't hesitate to reach back out if there's anything else we can help answer!

Spiders in Ashes

whatever the hell a flanggler is

A flanggler is a beautiful and rare treasure to behold <3

As for our spiderbros here, who's to say it's not a prehensile tail? ๐Ÿค”

The creatures of Verra are often a unique spin on IRL equivalents (even just the colors alone in the pic OP shared are likely a bit of a deviation from nature), so maybe it's to spin webs, poison you, or just to wave hi :tongue:

CSM for Ashes of Creation?

Vhaeyne wrote: ยป
They may not respond to every suggestion on the forums, but they seem to be looking at them.

Oooooh you better bet we're looking at them ๐Ÿ‘€

I think a system like OP mentioned could certainly have some interesting potential depending on how it was implemented, and for certain games it does seem to have impacted community and developer relations in a positive manner. Would love to hear more examples from folks on how similar concepts have been implemented in other games you've played, and what worked well/didn't work well :smiley: