Closing Ceremony Recap
First off, we're back! I want to extend a special thanks to every script, staff member, and player who made this return a triumphant event.
Second, for those who did not attend this event (and for those who did but are currently suffering from post event brain) you can expect a newsletter style in-game update covering the relevant information from the last two in-game years. Look for it as we approach our April event.
Third, I am sorry to say that the current campaign, L7, will be concluding in the summer of 2023. That's just a year and a half away. However, I am pleased to announce that L8 will be launching in the fall of 2023! We want you to know this so that you can make informed character decisions in the coming events. Also, in the next year and a half you can expect an application process for writers, beta rules, etc.
One important note, there will be no carryover characters between L7 and L8. Our in-game world will be taking a significant time skip, for a very out of game reason. LIONE is 30 years old. That is an amazing accomplishment that we are all very proud of. However, that also means that some aspects of our game are 30 years old and not all of them have aged gracefully. The primary reason we have decided on this time skip is to restructure our in-game cultures to no longer be mirrors of real world nations and people. We feel very strongly that this is the correct way to address this issue for our game, and work has already been underway for some time.
I want to wrap this up by saying thank you once again to everyone who made this return event what it was. It was everything we could have hoped for and more. And of course we are already plotting, I mean planning, our next event.
Now drink some water, get some sleep, write your PELs, and we'll see you again in 5 weeks.