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Rundown of IW
« on: November 11, 2015, 07:39:22 PM »
Been many months since I have been doing anything on the forums so I am off track to what has been going on these days. So I made this thread to give me a quick rundown of how IW is doing the state and progress of the game if the community could compile quick post of this as I am not going to go look through threads made time ago. Reason be time and I would rather have the community give me the response to get a good detail of how things are.

Some views of mine at the moment from what I see is the game progress and state are I will say in a red zone meaning not good as mention good potential game but is not boing brought to that greatness just held back. (Could be HR, Funding etc..) even so game is at minimum I would say again all this is my view no one elses.

Cause I am going to use what put as a judgement if I find it worth to continue with IW and play or leave it so If you could the nice community help out with a rundown of IW

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2015, 08:28:53 PM »
Teremus is gone.

Run to the hills, my friend.

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We don't know the state of IW.

Some say it will end, some believe it will live forever, some has hope (and in fact believes in santa  ::)).

The game itself is ok, almost no bugs like unending turns. The last patch brought some errors but, as far as I know they were corrected.

Well, guess more people will come here but, as you are not willing to read the forum, I will not mention the most interesting threads.  :P
« Last Edit: November 11, 2015, 08:30:30 PM by Klassick »

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2015, 08:48:11 PM »
I had this theory a while back but felt it was inappropriate to post ...

Right after the fall of Fabrika, right around the time when Teremus was sick, Lightmare fired a majority of their employees. To be honest, I wasn't surprised at all to hear that Teremus was leaving. Teremus was a special case since he is the face of Infinity Wars. Many of the artists and Support staff no longer seem to work for Lightmare. The Infinity Council does not seem to be employed. We can assume that the council has been disbanded. There likely won't be a new community manager, but a higher up in the Lightmare company will "communicate". Infinity Wars does not seem to be a priority for Lightmare. Infinity Wars is just a pretty girl with no personality, she's not wife material. We all know that looks dimishes as time increases. For Infinity Wars, you start seeing this effect at roughly 500 hours if not sooner. This is just a casual game, I wouldn't consider giving Lightmare anymore money until they give players some valuable content. I would not be surprised if the game officially announces the delay of the Foundation set as well as the Rebellion set in December.
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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2015, 09:07:55 PM »
I would not be surprised if the game officially announces the delay of the Foundation set as well as the Rebellion set in December.

I would be. I would be surprised to see them officially announce anything with moose gone.

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2015, 11:23:20 PM »
Progress in the game?? Youve been gone too long my friend, you forgot what game this is... LM is the posterchild of stagnation and the embodiment of complacency.

"Why fix it if it isn't broke", "But LM its definitely broke", "Yeah but still, why fix it"

I cant believe LM puffyed up a game with so much potential... I said it didnt I? Didnt I call it 2+ years ago! If I ever see elphie "agent douche" in the street in kicking his ass.. I cant believe this thing was so mismanaged, and the fact that they are making cuts means they are running out of money. So if you dont buy packs you are only further insuring the fail of IW because will only lead to more lay offs.
« Last Edit: November 13, 2015, 06:20:17 AM by Weak_Wolf »

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2015, 11:31:26 PM »
Well the game itself is in good condition with few bugs and very few endless turns and good balance. Im not sure how many months you were away but the last set was probably one of the best in terms of fixing things so if you haven't played with the last set yet its probably worth enjoying.

Progress is slow to be show but actual matches of IW are still enjoyable :)
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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2015, 01:27:48 AM »
The game is still great and seems to be worked on still by devs and programmers, as seen by both the last patch, and how quickly the few bugs in it were squashed.

The last patch also made the new max level of 20 give you a +50% permanent IP boost, and they have new login rewards where if you login for 5 concecutive days you get a +100% IP boost that lasts for 5 days. Theses stack so a win will get you 450 IP at max, which is quite nice. You also get 1-2 packs during the 5 days.

Lightmare has stated that Rebellion will get the cards designed first, and then the art done for them, which might be why it's running behind, so we're not sure when it'll be out.

In the last patch, alt art cards were introduced into the pool that people found out from rift runs. These were the alt arts that were originally slated for Foundation. My personal feeling on this is it's going to be an alt-art pack that will be sold in maybe in Plat, as Foundation itself couldn't be done in plat without all alt-art without devalueing the old cards. I think when foundation comes, it'll just be direct reprints of the cards with no alt art at all.

Finally many people have been complaining about lack of progress of the game in general, mainly because the last card set was 5 months ago and people are wishing for newness to liven things up again I believe.

Many think the game might be dying, but it's hard to tell from out here. My best guess on what has happened is that Poga left for whatever reason (new job, quit, fired, who knows?), and with Teremus then getting another job, the council had no real contact with lightmare, and weren't testing anything, so most of them got sick of it and tried selling their collections and bailing. Note that this is my best guess based on things I've read, I may well be right off the mark on this one, the council and teremus were forbidden to talk about anything about the issue so we have to guess. I'm guessing Ian is still around and he was one of the main card designers, so things might still be worked on as far as new sets go.

Otherwise, the game is still great fun, so enjoy it, and we'll see what happens. That's what I'm doing. I still greatly enjoy playing it, and will buy anything more they release. There's still lots of new players joining and enjoying this wonderful game. I'm personally playing it a bit less at the moment, but that's mainly because I've gotten a couple of other new games (Fallout 4 and SC 2) that take most of my gaming time at the moment.

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2015, 05:31:18 AM »
Elphie Coyle seems to have moved on to writing choose-your-own-adventure porn books, so that's a good sign for the game, right?

https://sensualfreedom.squarespace.com/thebook/

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2015, 06:30:16 AM »
Elphie Coyle seems to have moved on to writing choose-your-own-adventure porn books, so that's a good sign for the game, right?

https://sensualfreedom.squarespace.com/thebook/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz3Sp776oG0

Whoa... Have you seen him recently? This guy took the money and ran. puffy my life... Im sick to my stomach. This actually explains alot.

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2015, 08:49:35 AM »
Ty for the reply's people it would seem the game still in a state where we are looking back at it and wondering is it ever going to get anywhere or we still going to play the waiting game. As someone said some new cards etc.. are to hit in December that something to look at if that rough time frame is correct otherwise how many months it been know since oppression don't even recall.

I even tried yesterday to log on maybe play for a little while I just couldn't do it the lacklustre feeling I get from the game drives me away to even log on. Again opinion of mine is that this game is to restricted of how it functions from player base, information distribution and promotion which don't help it.

1. Steam focused player base only
2. Restricted to using the forum for all information when this day an age you can get information on the webpage which we don't really have a proper webpage just a hyperlink to drive us to the forum
3. Promotion is focused through steam which of course there are other places you can find the game on such as mmobomb etc.. still limited. (Note not asking LM to spend loads of money to start doing advertisement just typing one of the problems I see.)

Overall guys again thank you for the post nice and helpful but I think the game still not worth the investment or time still unless they pull off a super hat trick. I still see and feel that the game has to many things it trying to grasp but is failing to even get near what it attempting to hold onto.

Anyone still after signatures of anything the thread and its activity are still up and going just pop me a message ty guys.

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2015, 09:17:34 AM »
Elphie Coyle seems to have moved on to writing choose-your-own-adventure porn books, so that's a good sign for the game, right?

https://sensualfreedom.squarespace.com/thebook/

'Elphie Coyle has been a professional speaker and facilitator for over 15 years, engaging the minds and touching the hearts of thousands internationally."

Just to let them left with a broken heart, 'cause of his money-grubbing behavior. Maybe he should mention that too on his page.
All that "Love and Synergy"-S.hit, but he doesn't even gives a puffy about his game and his community.
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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2015, 11:45:52 AM »
Many people claim that lightmare doesn't care for infinity wars, but really now, what else would they even care for?
It doesn't make sense because IW is the only game that lightmare has, so not caring for IW would probably cause the company to shutdown and I think they wouldn't want that.

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2015, 12:48:11 PM »
Many people claim that lightmare doesn't care for infinity wars, but really now, what else would they even care for?
It doesn't make sense because IW is the only game that lightmare has, so not caring for IW would probably cause the company to shutdown and I think they wouldn't want that.

The primary focus of Lightmare is, and always has been, their students. They are first and foremost a school. A look at their employee contacts makes that pretty self evident. http://lightmare.com.au/contact-us/

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2015, 12:53:30 PM »
Well puffy... and they are making a new mobile game about Robot-Zombies......

I think at this Point, unless they turn things around we can only hope they will sell the game to someone who will turn this into a success.

Any rich Players around who would be interested in buying the game?

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Re: Rundown of IW
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2015, 02:17:56 PM »

The primary focus of Lightmare is, and always has been, their students. They are first and foremost a school. A look at their employee contacts makes that pretty self evident. http://lightmare.com.au/contact-us/

Oh thanks. Also I see they do indeed have other games.
Well, if they are a school then I guess they have other priorities as a daily business.