News and Updates

New Companions for Capture, Misc & Arcade Updates

New Companions for Capture

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Now that the denizens of Lyth have become more familiar with Reenah and its landscape, two new companions are now available for capture!

Phamies and Lumizoa are both now available via Companion Captures using Lythians that have the requisite Reenah familiarity and taming skill level.

Some other adjustments have been made to various companion capture rates to help balance out the leveling process (rates increased/added at lower levels).

Miscellaneous Updates

- You may now add personal notes to your friends via your friends list page. These are personal notes are visible only to you.

- You may now favorite your known crafting recipes, which will cause them to appear at the top of your recipes list.

- A new account setting has been added: "Hide username in pet shelter and arcade high score tables".
This setting will anonymize your username in the pet shelter and arcade game high score tables from everyone other than staff. (A random NPC name will be displayed instead!)

- You can now display direct message conversation in oldest-to-newest message order (default) or newest-to-oldest message order (new). Helpful for long conversations so you don't need to scroll as far down! You can sort a conversation while viewing any specific conversation you are a member of and the setting will be saved until you choose to change it.

- MYOs have a new "Baby?" option which will explicitly inform staff if a submitted character as a baby or not.

Arcade Game Updates

Please ensure that the title screen of arcade games displays the version mentioned below or higher to take advantage of these updates!

Ghost Collector V. 1.5.0.1
- Add new rare eidolon spawn: "+1 eidolon" which will add 1 additional life if successfully tapped
- In hardmode: ghost spawn rate adjustments (aiming to make the "ramp-up" rate feel better)

Star Flyte V. 1.4.1.1
- Backend error improvements
- Fix post-pause timer resetting
- Attempt to fix sometimes not loading in Chrome
- Add full screen toggle outside of title screen
- Display Loonole reward in the game itself on send score

Lost Bells V. 1.3.0.1
- Backend error improvements
- Add full screen toggle outside of title screen
- Display Loonole reward in the game itself on send score

Flapping Kiklet V. 1.6.0.1
- Backend error improvements
- Fix post-pause timer resetting
- Add full screen toggle outside of title screen
- Display Loonole reward in the game itself on send score

January 24, 2022 17:45:19 | 0 Comments

New Achievements, Companion Likes, Oekaki

New Achievements

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New achievements have been added for successful crafting and cumulative gifting gacha rolls.

These are semi-retroactive. If you qualify for these achievements from previous participation in these activities, you will receive the the achievement(s) you qualify for on your next successful crafting attempt/gacha roll.

Companion Likes

You can now "like" companions via their profiles, similar to liked Lythians. You may view all of your liked characters from the Liked Characters page (previously "Liked Lythians"), which now has some search functionality as well.

Oekaki

Art may now be created using the Lythbound Oekaki, which is built using ChickenPaint and integrated with our forum.

Information:
✦ Images can be saved to your PC or uploaded to the server.
✦ You may currently save one in-progress image to the server without posting it publicly. This image will automatically load next time you open the oekaki.
✦ When an image is uploaded to the server, it automatically creates a thread in the Oekaki Forum Category as well.
✦ There is no minimum time requirement for art pieces submitted here, but works should exhibit a level of effort which would be at minimum submittable as an ARPG work.
✦ Oekaki pieces submitted to the site should be Lythbound related in some way. (Realm landscapes, etc, are permissable.)

Additionally, like other aspects of Lythbound, all oekaki submissions must also follow our Terms of Service.

January 20, 2022 21:10:59 | 0 Comments

Lythian Profile Updates

Lythian Profile Updates

Lythian profiles have been refreshed and now feature a cleaner, updated UI design!

You may also now set preferences for written gift works separately from drawn/visual gifts via Lythian profiles. (Or mass assign a setting on your Owned Lythians page.)

This update also adds "previous" and "next" buttons to Lythian profiles (and Companion profiles!), allowing you to quickly move between an individual's Lythians and companions.

Arcade

Ghost Collector updated to V. 1.4.1.0
- Backend error improvements
- Fix post-pause timer resetting
- Add full screen toggle outside of title screen
- Adjustments to ghost spawn locations
- Display Loonole reward in the game itself on send score

Lumiheim Wrap-Up

All rewards for Lumiheim prompts have been sent out at the beginning of this month. If you believe you are missing anything, please contact us!

January 17, 2022 17:23:16 | 0 Comments

January 1, 2022

Featured Lythian

This month's Featured Lythian is...
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GR25

Trix
Owned by: Lavenderfur
Congratulations!


Gifting Gacha Increased Rates

Items with increased rates in this month's Gifting Gacha are:

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Baking Soda
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Aromatic Oil
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Candy Corn Carrot
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Seafoam
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Skeletal Apple
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Gold FAKER

New Monthly Contest

A new monthly contest has begun. You can read more on the Monthly Contest: Written Art page!

Congratulations to the winner of last month's Monthly Contest!
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Submission by: Sarracenia

January 01, 2022 00:10:02 | 0 Comments

The Gifts of Lumiheim

The Gifts of Lumiheim

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The Gifts of Lumiheim have returned for 2021!
This event runs until December 31st, 2021 23:59:59 EST!

To see everything available for Lumiheim, be sure to visit the event hub!

Prompts

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Art/writing prompts return this year!
Completing at least one prompt gives you the “Gifts of Lumiheim 2021” achievement!
Completing ten prompts gives you an MYO Playable Species ticket!
As always, you get Loonoles based on the piece(s) you submit.

Please note that these event prompts have a new rule as we work toward transitioning to more automated rewards:
NEW! Please include only one prompt per submission to ensure you receive your rewards!

Advent Calendar

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This year's Advent Calendar has arrived and is available through December 25th! Be sure to visit everyday to receive all of your rewards!

Gift Exchange and Lumiheim Shelter Pets

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Until December 31st, 2021 23:59:59 EST, you can visit the profiles of other members to send them Lumiheim treats! The friend you visit will receive a gift (note: this feature does not use items from your inventory, so don't worry about finding items!).

The treats received from this feature can be used to feed special Lumiheim-themed pets that are appearing in the pet shelter, also until December 31st, 2021 23:59:59 EST!

Not sure who to gift treats to? Participate in the "Gift the User Above You" forum thread!

Secret Santa

Secret Santa sign-ups closed in November; however if you signed up to participate, you should have information about your recipient available on the Secret Santa page now! Gifts are due by December 31st, 2021 23:59:59 EST!

December 01, 2021 17:45:55 | 0 Comments