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‘Vanguard’ Introduces Flying Mounts

21 Apr 2008 by Paul Younger
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.

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.

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