The summer event for 2022 is FF Gebrandt’s Prelapsairan Exhibition!
F.F. Gebrandt CORDIALLY INVITES All Londoners to participate in the Raising of a New Museum of Prelapsarian History & accompanying Exhibition, to put on Display Curiosities Historical, Palaeontological, & Philosophical.
The Exhibition will begin on 25th July. It’s a free, limited-time event, open to players of all levels.
It comes with a brand-new story taking place over the course of the event, unique collaborative mechanics, new items to collect, and some new permanent additions to London – including Gebrandt’s Museum of Prelapsarian History itself.
Come help transform an abandoned estate into a museum! Come help populate the museum with fascinating new exhibits!
We won’t go into full detail about what’s in store – other than to say there will be surprises.
Find out somewhat more detail on the blog
Yaaay museum! Also, that skeleton is so delightfully wrong - the more you look, the more there is wrong with it. Reader, I was in stitches and fits.
I’m sure the Masters are pleased about a new Egytpological display.
More bones to the god of bones! I am excited.
Please don’t make a 24h limited finale again. That was such a disappointment that I’m still upset when I think about it - especially after happily grinding away through most of the event, just happening to leave for holidays on that specific day. I understand how that was motivated by story, but punishing players who fail to log in on a single day, especially for a once-only event, is not good design.
Other than that, wonderful, looking forward to it! The new activities from last year were great, both in flavour and in item economy terms. Good to see some more science coming up.
Ooh, this is awesome! I love the idea of having more reputable ways to use bones, and getting to populate the museum that we’ll then be able to visit! And we’ll probably get some new info about the 2nd city with Egyptology! Really excited for this one!
I second the hope that any finale isn’t so strictly time-limited as last year, I managed to be there for it, but I would have been so disappointed if I’d missed it that I’m a bit nervous about this year.
Yay! I’m super excited about this.
Ah, the Museum of Unnatural History
Has anyone tried docking anywhere but London with a hold full of sphinxstone?
ETA: never mind, answered my own questions!
Anyone knows which item to buy with your tokens?
I see a similar situation with Whitsun’s ha’pennies: instant gratification vs delayed gratification, buy now or save for next year and buy something you couldn’t afford the previous year.
Of course, I speak as a non-Fate player. If you pay real money, you can afford everything.
Seeing as we’re over half-done on Toil and Sphinxstone already, I’m assuming there’s going to be more stages revealed?
Failbetter gave a rough estimate of “Probably more than a week, but less than two” on their blog concerning the duration of this event, so presumably, yes.
It hasn’t even been 24 hours yet, so I’d be very surprised if they fumbled the maths that badly. Then again, there’s statistically a >1% chance of that happening, so maybe they did, this is Fallen London.
Entirely understandable. As for what to buy-while the truest answer is whatever you think is the coolest, personally out of the things you can get for free I’m a sucker for anything that can raise Red Science.
Who knows? Maybe there’s a second-stage construct projection after this one. On the other hand if they did, after the amusingly quick digouts for Mr. Chimes’ Grand Clearing-Out I hope the frightening speed and focus at which Londoners participate in a grand project any Londoner is allowed to participate in is acknowledged by whoever set up the project-both here, and in future one-off events.
I can’t say if there’s going to be a second stage to the construction, but I think they’ve had plenty of data to work with so far about the playerbase pooling their actions. Look at the poor Angler-Crabs, everyone ate those up so quickly on release I didn’t even realise there was an event until they were half-gone.
That plus the speed of the clearing out, Failbetter might’ve decided to put a lot more meat in the community’s pie this time round.
Personally I think FBG should seriously consider adding a “minimum duration” to these events. Event doesn’t end until 1,000,000 points reached AND 7 days passed. This “1 to 2 week” stage isn’t going to last 48 hours.
From the announcement, it sounds to me like content additions will happen one at a time. If so, that would mean the current progress bars are for Phase I out of IV or V. I have to assume the event is structured like this, otherwise it’s not enough content.
Pretty obvious to me that there will be at least 2 stages of event: one with bone market mechanics and one with relics and contribution of it to museum
Phase 1 done! We’ll see what the next phase brings. It didn’t unlock automatically, so perhaps it needs to be manually activated.
Well, I’ll use the inbetween time to do some brass birds, since (of course!) bird week happened during this event. RNG is trolling us.