OK, we’ll just admit outright that the above headline is a little misleading. But since everyone and their uncle is making Games of Throne references these days, we felt left out! And besides, Shroud of the Avatar is adding more young dragons to the game with this week’s Release 65, and one can always dream about taming them so that they can ravage one’s enemies with cleansing fire.
The upcoming patch adds more decoration placement tools and Lord British cupcakes (seriously), but it seems as though the main focus is making mob spawns behave as they should. The team also kicked off a decorating contest and gave players a tease of what’s to come: “The second quarter is going to be just as amazing as Q1! We will have Crafting Specializations (choose your effect!), the ability to flag your Row Lots as empty (crops!), the return of the Atavists of Purity (seasonal boss/creature), Episode 2 areas, Raid groups (groups of groups) and more quality-of-life improvements.”
Need more? We’ve got the 2.5-hour developer livestream of this release after the break. The best part is watching Richard Garriott putter around his workshop doing stuff.