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Past News | September 2007

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Note: In January 2006, NexusAtlas moved to a new server and a new ISP. In that process the software that manages our news archives dropped its links. We do not know exactly why that happened nor are we able to fix it without support from someone who knows the software. Therefore, we are calling news prior to March 2006 "Archived News" and it can be accessed by the link below.

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September 2007

    Saturday, September 29, 2007

Weird happenings in the land of Koguryo.
Posted by: Songa -- 11:27 PM EST

It seems that King Muhyul has been doing a bit of investigating.
He has seemed to discover a few scrolls in the library which
may potentially map out a system of caverns.

Here is a copy of General NeoCloud's letter:

Soldiers,
A few days ago King Mhul and a few of the Ssaurabi guard ventured
out past the western gate of Kugnae. His intentions were to investigate
the content of a series of scrolls from the library involving a system of
caverns. The troops left from the palace and into the densely forested
area west of the gate. What they would find gives us reason to worry.
After traveling a distance into the forest they came across a large entrance
to a cavern blocked by a large boulder. Though try as they might, the
stone wouldn't budge or break. Giving up on the endevor for the moment,
the King and troops gathered their things to return to the palace when
out from the woods stepped a dark creature.

The sky grew dark, but the creature was darker. Though it was very
difficult to make anything out about the creature, it stood at a height of
two men and had two dark, glowing eyes that peered back at the men
before it. The soldiers reacted to protect the King and went after the
creature, but it ducked away back into the forest from which it came.
With that the King and troops returned home...

According to the scrolls, these caverns are part of an old military ritual
of the ancient armies. However, the entrance only appears when the
heavens are in a particular alignment and the moon is blue. That time
approaches very soon and what may come from that cave we can only
guess. Most certainly this creature is also a part of the cavern somehow.

I want increased patrols around the kingdom until this issue is resolved.
If you see anything at all relating to this creature or any more information
on the caverns in question, you are to report it to me at once!

Be on your guard, soldiers!
-General NeoCloud




What could this mean? Could the caverns reveal a sinister force within?

Thank you to Musketeer for this information.

    Friday, September 28, 2007

Wedding Results!
Posted by: Songa -- 11:50 PM EST

Before the wedding, everyone was able to pick out a set of balooms!
Though they will not last, so treasure them while you can~



You were allowed to pick from a variety of sets, but
only allowed to have one!










As the wedding began, Shoshun walked down the aisle, adorned
in a beautiful gown and hairstyle. She was ravishing!





Peach came out of her home in the Chapel to perform the marriage herself!
After many lovely words were spoken, Peach announced that -- finally -- Kiyuu
and Shoshun were man and wife!





Shoshun's sisters, Father Time and Mother Earth all gathered around the newly weds
to share their joy.



Father Time approached Kiyuu and gave him his first pair of Immortal Wings!



Many wishes to the happy couple! May they find their new life together a happy one. :)

Thank you to Pantho for providing some of the pictures~
Thank you to nihilism for providing the baloom pictures!

Server reset, Friday, September 28, 2007
Posted by: AllyGator -- 8:14 PM EST


The Nexus servers were reset with the following changes:

Tonight is the wedding of Shoshun and Kiyuu so special things were added for this spectacular night.

A small patch was created to add in new graphics to the game.

Komgo of Hamgyong Nam-Do says the ogres are causing more problems and he really needs your help. He offers many new quests for you to do.

Yithly has left the area in hopes that he will meet with you all once again.

Haengsa has gone missing! We will let you know soon if we have any information about his whereabouts.

Clan, Army & Ministry additions and fixes:
* Bear clan receives more trees.
* Tiger clan receives new Clan mark.
* Dharma receives new Clan mark.

Other:
* Major updates for event.

Hyul 10, 12th Moon

    Wednesday, September 26, 2007

A heavenly wedding~
Posted by: Songa -- 6:01 PM EST

The wedding between the Goddess of Spring, Shoshun, and Scholar of the Winds,
Kiyuu is at last going to take place! An entrance into the wedding will be opened
by Father Time Ichiji at Du Mountain, to allow mortals temporary access into the
heavens.

Will these two love birds at last prove the immortal family wrong, and live happily
ever after? Or will a sinister force once again test their love?

There's only one way to find out! See you at the wedding of the Hyul~

(( The wedding will start this Friday the 28th at 7:00 PM PST/10:00 PM EST. ))

New KRA General
Posted by: Vini -- 10:50 AM EST

Yesterday, Hatiki, one of Nexus Atlas reporters, stepped down from his position in the Koguryo Royal Army and passed his title of General to NeoCloud.



Nexus Atlas congratulates General NeoCloud in his new position and hopes it will be of much success. A special thanks to Hatiki for all the hard work he has done for the KRA and nexus overall.

~Vini Normad'or~
~Hyul 10, Moon 11~

P.S. Thanks to JuJakMan for nmailing me of such change.

    Saturday, September 22, 2007

New Legend Marks for Clan Events
Posted by: AllyGator -- 8:41 AM EST

Starting this week all Clan Primogens can mark participants and winners of clan events. Now you can have a tattoo showing all of your clan support activities. This is another great reason for attending clan events!




-AllyGator
-Hyul 10, 10th Moon

    Thursday, September 20, 2007

4th Imperial Minister of Buya
Posted by: Hatiki -- 11:17 PM EST

Just now, Imperial Minister Sebelle has stepped down from his position and passed leadership to Jolie.



Congratulations Jolie on your position as Buya's 4th Imperial Minister, may your time as Minister be of much success! And thank you Sebelle for your services to your Kingdom. May you have a well rested retirement.

-Hatiki Sudeki
-Hyul 10, 10th Moon

Angry Spirits Cave Maps
Posted by: AllyGator -- 7:12 PM EST

Yes they are finally done. Because I don't have a Floating Ring of Substratum and I'm not Oh san stats, I don't have information for experience and incomplete information about drops. But if you need to find your way around, the maps are there.

Angry Spirits

Server reset, Thursday, September 20, 2007
Posted by: AllyGator -- 12:38 PM EST

The Nexus servers were reset with the following changes:

You will now find to very amusing merchants located in Kugnae, Buya, Nagnang and Mythic Nexus. Visit them to repair your Item shop items for free and to get a hair dye of your choice.

They will only be here for a limited time so enjoy the visit from them while you can! We at KRU interactive appreciate your business!

Tangun start point was corrected.

Clan, Army & Ministry additions and fixes:
* New clan event mark was added for the following clans: KRA, Forsaken.
* Minor fix for Elendhirin



The reset brought 2 new NPCs whose names tell you that the last reset wasn't all it should have been. In Korean Shilssu means mistake and Hollan means confused. mug laughs here!

    Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Help from Mug!
Posted by: Rachel -- 11:18 PM EST



Thanks Mug!

Reset and Patch
Posted by: Rachel -- 4:32 PM EST

Server reset, Wednesday, September 19, 2007
The Nexus servers were reset with the following changes:

A patch is released today. A few armors in the game have been updated, a new start page has been created for new players and a few hairs have been corrected so they no long move around on your head. This patch also allows us to create more item shop items which you will see in near future.

There is still a bug with the gathering of salt. The cloth should leave your inventory when gathering so this has been set back to the way it was until the bug can be fixed. We suggest you only carry enough cloth to fill your inventory until this fix is done.

Clan, Army & Ministry additions and fixes:
* Dharma clan has a few changes to their merchants and you should be able to use bombs in arena. (Dha-Rama now allows visage, Fortune sells axes, Crom prepares metal and smiths armor, Aria prepares cloth)
* Royal Ministry update for their Harvest Faire.
* Minor update for Nagnang Ministry.
* Elendhirin clan receives new board "Twilight’s Guidance" and Apsa moves to a new location.
* Forsaken clan has new log in point and a few other minor changes.
* New clan event mark was added for the following clans: Bear, Enigma, Oceana, Sun Moon, Heavens, Phoenix, Lost Kingdom, Elendhirin, BIA, Silla, K'urimja and Pegasus

Subpath additions and fixes:
* Diviners receive an upgrade to their Diviner Guide room.
* Druids receive an upgrade to their Elder’s Hideaway and a new merchant Draoi.

Other:
* Minor updates for mug’s new event.
* Minor fixes for Tangun
* Door to house for player was updated.
* Durability has been added to most of the item shop items.

    Sunday, September 16, 2007

Primogen Changes
Posted by: Hatiki -- 9:14 PM EST

Primogen Morick stepped down from the position of Primogen and Lyonn, has assumed the role as Silla's 7th Primogen. Also, Primogen JerzeyKat stepped down from the position of Primogen and Cloverleaf, has assumed the role as Dharma's 6th Primogen.



Congratulations Lyonn and Cloverleaf on your positions of Primogen and thank you Morick and JerzeyKat for your services to your clans and kingdoms.

-Hatiki Sudeki
-Hyul 10, 9th Moon

September 19, 2007: Just recently, Primogen Cascade stepped down from the position of Primogen and Vano, has assumed the role as Phoenix's 18th Primogen.


Mallard takes over for RiaDora the Explora!
Posted by: Nagnag -- 8:44 PM EST


Mallard has officially become Ranger Elder tonight as RiaDora steps down. Congratulations Mallard.

-whispers-
"What's that? If you click his name, you'll see something new on Creative Nexus?"

Mysterious Entrances
Posted by: Hatiki -- 8:22 PM EST

It appears that new entrances have appeared throughout the Kingdoms, but at the moment it is not known where they will lead to.

Could this possibly have a connection with the upcoming events with the Royals? Time will tell.

These locations are 0/108 Kugnae, 140/56 Nagnang, and 61/216 Wilderness.



-Hatiki Sudeki
-Hyul 10, 9th Moon

Thank you to AllyGator for the information.

Shaman Elder Shift
Posted by: Hatiki -- 2:28 PM EST

On September 16, 2007, the Shaman's 8th Elder, Widget, who has served as Elder for more than 2 years, has stepped down and passed leadership to BeffyCabeza.



Congratulations BeffyCabeza, may your time as Elder be of much success and thank you Widget for all your hard work and dedication to your path.

-Hatiki Sudeki
-Hyul 10, 9th Moon

    Friday, September 14, 2007

Broke the Seal of N'ngh Zan Quest
Posted by: AllyGator -- 6:59 AM EST


CORRECTION

Before using the Spell scrolls you must 'kill' the Seal first. You must get its vita down to full black and see the death graphic to know that it is dead.



You must have already Vanquished Overlord B'Gnngh as a requirement for the Break the Seal of N'ngh Zan quest.

Hunt Seal guardians to collect Spell scrolls for each totem. To unlock the seal you must have all 4 Spells. You need a minimum of 4 people to use the spells. You must stand at the correct place around the Shrine. Use Spell of Hyun moo on north side; Spell of Chung ryong on east side; Spell of Ju jak on south side and Spell of Baekho on the west side. This kills the Seal and it disappears for a short time. You do not have to be grouped to enter Nngh'Zan's Seal room.

To enter everyone must stand on a purple tile otherwise you will not enter. Perhaps only 12 can enter at one time. Each side of the shrine has 3 tiles.

Mug says this is buggy right now. One person got the legend mark without being grouped. It is not known if that is a bug. Be safe and group everyone.



If you have angry essences and get attacked with a fire spell the damage is reduced otherwise the attack is 20% vita. You can carry 100 angry essences to protect yourself which is very useful for warriors.

The blue Slog creature is called Bodyguard. It is very hard to kill the Bodyguard because you have to kill all 5 of seals BEFORE the Bodyguard while being attacked by scores of guardians.

The group shown had 2 mages, 2 rogues and 4 poets. They had a very rough time. Blind does not stop Seal guardians so bring more mages to paralyze them. People with less than 600K are likely to die often.



How to Make Broth
Posted by: AllyGator -- 5:04 AM EST

Updated

Use the Dae Shore NPC Gok-su to boil meats. You have a random chance of making broth. Boiled fish is not new but you can now have boiled chicken (restores 700 vita), boiled beef (restores 1500 vita) and boiled eggs (restores ?? vita).

You can boil items at any level but the success of creating Broth instead of boiled items is better with higher skill levels.

You do not need to have a cooking bowl in inventory but it helps. You can use egg, chicken and beef. Other meats have not been tested yet. The keyword is to say:
Boil egg
Boil chicken
Boil beef

Collecting Salt is better now. You do not lose Cloth now. You can also get more than one Salt from the same tile like you can get more ore in a single spot. Drop Cloth until you find Salt. TIP: Carry at least 2 Cloth so that Salt does not move the Cloth in your inventory.

Happy cooking! I'm hungry now.

Thanks to AnimeRage for this information.

    Thursday, September 13, 2007

Detailed Crafting Information
Posted by: AllyGator -- 2:03 PM EST

DaKowe submitted this information on the Community Board. Red the link to see his full message.


Fishing: Novice to Apprentice
Total skill up messages: 14

Skill up #.....|........Message..............|..Approx %
---------------------------------------------------------
.0..............Just begun.......................0
.1..............Just begun.......................7
.2..............Improving, long way to go.......14
.3..............Improving, long way to go.......21
.4..............Almost halfway..................28
.5..............Almost halfway..................35
.6..............About halfway...................42
.7..............About halfway...................49
.8..............About halfway...................56
.9..............More than halfway...............63
10..............More than halfway...............70
11..............Close to getting better.........77
12..............Close to getting better.........84
13..............Almost reached next level.......91
14..............Almost reached next level.......98

Angry Ogres Has New Area
Posted by: AllyGator -- 11:09 AM EST

Last night someone found a new section in the Angry Ogre Cave. AnimeRage confirmed that his clan had also found the area and information given to Nexus Atlas. There is a huge new room south of Empty Quarry named The Final Seal. It contains 2 creatures both named Seal Guardian. The experience for them are 7k and 7m. One of them dropped a blue scroll called Spell of Chung Ryong. When the scroll is used it morphs the user into Chung Ryong (blue dragon). Our source said, "They eat essences!" He had one in his inventory and when he was attacked, it disappeared. There is a shrine like area in the far east of the new room but why it is there isn't known yet. Obviously there is a mystery here.

We're posting a small map of the area and Empty Quarry is the southern most room. You will need a Floating Ring of Substratum to enter the Angry Ogre section of this cave. It has been confirmed that Il san cannot and that Ee san can enter this area.

Seal Guardian and Map


Shrine, spell of chung ryong, spell of ju jak in use


How is Your Crafting Going?
Posted by: AllyGator -- 12:45 AM EST

Guk-su has moved to Dae Shore and spends his time tending a huge cooking pot. He has the ability to discern how far you are from achieving your next level in crafting. Of course he has to make a living; for 1000 coins he will give you a report of your progress. If you want to make a tasty fish broth you can use the Cooking bowl he sells for 200 coins. Every time you manage to make broth you need 1 cooking bowl.

You will get the following messages which are listed in order by advances in skill levels:

1. You have just begun to perform [craft] at your current skill. Keep practicing.
2. You are improving in [craft], however you still have a long way to go.
3. You are close to becoming better at [craft].
4. You are about halfway to getting better at [craft].
5. You are more the half way to increasing your skill in [craft].
6. You have almost reached the next skill level in [craft].
7. You have reached legendary skill in [craft]. I don't see how you can get any better.



Thanks to Nussan for information about broth!

    Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Server Reset
Posted by: AllyGator -- 3:39 PM EST

Today a few changes were brought to Nexus lands after the reset. The list of updates goes as posted by GM Mug:

During the shifting of the Lost mines, rocks fell loose inside one of the Ogre areas. New and exciting things can be found past those fallen rocks.

There is a new visitor on Dae shore, bringing a nice surprise.



Vortex now allows you to hunt in the first 3 rooms without the boss following you.

Clan, Army & Ministry additions and fixes:
* Minor update for Forsaken clan

Subpath additions and fixes:
* Minor update for Rangers (Maple will now withdraw and deposit)

Other:
* Major updates for mug’s new event.

Tangun updated:
* Minor fixes and corrected typos.
* Updated look of Ranger Krynn
* Escape now lets new registered players out at level 20
* Worked on correcting items so non-registered players can pick them up.
* Lowered items needed to finish the pendant quest.


~Hyul 10, Moon 7~

    Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Shouts
Posted by: Rachel -- 11:34 PM EST


    Sunday, September 9, 2007

Subpath Elder Shift!
Posted by: Moraghul -- 9:13 PM EST

Just now, Merchant Elder Notorious has stepped down after having served for about Six Hyuls !

The new Merchant Elder is now Living. NexusAtlas Congratulates him and wishes him luck for his new duties towards his path and the Nexus Community.

Moraghul,
Hyul 10, Moon 7th, Sun 19th.

New Kruna Items!
Posted by: Songa -- 5:59 PM EST

There are new Kruna items available for all your fashion,
riding, and experience needs!

First, we have an Experience Gem. It is self-explanatory,
but yes, it allows you to be able to sell experience anywhere!
The power hunters of the world rejoice!



A new ridable mount is available as well! Ever wish you could
ride in fashion? Do you enjoy riding horses, but always felt
like it could use a little pizazz? Well, here's your chance!
Get a new armored horse saddle to place on your boring
brown horse and ride in style!



Lastly, but certainly not least, a new fabulous outfit is available!
The expert weavers of Han received a visit from nearby kingdom
of Wa. With them they brought some exquisite kimonos for
both men and women to wear. You will truly look amazing in this new outfit!









Happy shopping!

    Friday, September 7, 2007

Upcoming Nagnang Defender Ceremony
Posted by: Hatiki -- 8:27 PM EST

On Sunday September 9, 2007 at 8 pm EST, Prince Kija and the Ministry of Nagnang will be holding the Nagnang Defender Ceremony in the Throne Room in the Nagnang Palace. Nominated Citizens of Nagnang will "Pledge to Defend Nagnang"

Below is the link to Chancellor Liatris' invitation, as posted on the Community Events board. Click here, to see the post.

-Hatiki Sudeki
-Hyul 10, 7th Moon

    Thursday, September 6, 2007

New Maps for Tangun
Posted by: AllyGator -- 10:11 AM EST

I'm doing a few small updates but the maps for the new Tangun area are available. Need to know where everything is? Take a look. Trying to find a certain NPC? Check the location information. Lots of NPCs you need to find are not inside buildings so the location guide will help out alot.

Tangun

If you find missing or incorrect information please post it here.

Cute new outfits for opening of this area.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Server Reset and Opening of Tangun
Posted by: Moraghul -- 4:59 PM EST

Today, The NexusTK servers were reset and the following announcement was posted :

The hidden village of Tangun has been closed for some time now. Today while walking along the roads of Kugnae, I saw that the stones have been cleared away and the mist has risen once again. As I asked Ox about Tangun and he invited me to visit the lovely towns folk again. When I entered I noticed that the town has flourished and many new faces can be seen wondering the roads. There are more homes, a newly built Theatre, an elegant Chapel, and even an enchanted circle. So many more things to do! It seems all the new buildings have teachers in them. What an amazing town! This is defiantly great place for youngsters to mature!

Near a dark cave, I heard loud voices as young ones were gearing up to enter. I thought I would give them a few tips on hunting and casting spells so I walked over to them. They were eager to learn! I couldn't enter the cave myself but I felt glad to assist them in any way I could. I journeyed on to the beautiful waterfall I remember so well, passing many more caves on my way.

I urge you to take a trip to Tangun. You're in for a surprise when you visit! It's a whole new Nexus adventure!

===

Were also released new item-shop items such as Kimonos and a new mount: the Armored horse. I also believe the Experience Gem, which allows one to sell experience anywhere, was released during this reset.

There's currently a bug which makes some mounts like panthers unable to work (the collar won't do anything). Mug said he's working on it and it should be fixed very soon.

Moraghul,
Hyul 10, 6th moon, 15th sun.

    Sunday, September 2, 2007

New Tutorial Comes Next Week! Event and Kruna Items soon!
Posted by: Vini -- 2:23 PM EST

It is confirmed. The new tutorial area will be open next week, with or without patch. Mug has confirmed via his personal page and although such out of nexus source isn't credible, we know the poster is.

So here is the issue, Kru still needs to do the patching to nexus change the login page, everything else seems to be ready to go done by Mug. He also talked about a new coming event which shall be spoken soon by royals. For those curious about it, stay tuned to Chronicles of the Winds as it is usually where they post about such matters.

He mentioned about new items being added to Kruna shop, interesting ones as he says. Also claims that Kru is growing and will start advertising soon and which is why they needed to have such new improved tutorial area. This only means a great future to nexus and a lot of hopes on the things to come.

Nexus Atlas will be covering such changes with much attention, so stay tuned. For those who would want to read more and directly from the source, you know where to find it.

~Vini Normad'or~
~Hyul 10, Moon 5~