‘Vanguard’ Introduces Flying Mounts21 Apr 2008
Vanguard may not have done nearly as well as expected but it’s still up and running which is the main thing, and today a new update has been applied to the MMO which introduces flying mounts.Also included in this latest update is the Riftway system, the addition of an overland raid for high-level players, updates to three classes, bug and performance fixes and the inclusion of Veteran player rewards.Game Update 4 features:Flying Mounts – Griffon and Wyvern permanent flying mounts are now available for level 40+ players to attain.Riftway Revamp – At level 10, players will encounter the first riftway stone. These riftways are placed within all similarly leveled outposts, and are available immediately as options for travel. Quest-givers will be at each riftway with ‘region introduction quests’, providing an overview of what type of adventure is to be found in each region and a delivery quest to visit a main quest giver in that region located near the riftway.Character Optimizations / Helmets – Visible helmets were added offering a new and exciting option for players to customize the look of their character.Overland Raid – Fengrot is a new overland raid targeted for 18 well-equipped, high level players.Class Updates – The druid, dread knight and paladin received updates such as altering abilities, adjusting DPS and a variety of other revisions.Refund Points – Players can now purchase refund points for all non-automatically allocated attribute points from their trainers. The initial refund will be free, but the price will rise progressively each additional time refund points are purchased.Veteran Rewards – Rewards include titles, special items (such as vanity pets) and a set of furniture to place inside a player’s house. Veteran rewards are available for players who have had active fully-paid accounts in good standing for six months or more.