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Special serious announcement from Scrappidoodledandy!

Hey Neopians!

Scrappy here to give you a little update on what’s going on here in Neopia. There’s a lot of rumors and speculations going around, so I want to be very upfront with you guys on what our plans are at the moment for moving our lovely home to mobile.

As we are all aware, all this flash has got to go. Largest part of that being the customization that allows us to make our Neopets look all spiffy. We’re currently working on moving all the art over and are hoping to get a beta version out to you guys early this summer. Once that is up and running you will be able to customize your lovely pets on any browser at any time!

Another topic of discussion here is all our games. The plan right now is to move these over in batches, starting with about 10 games and moving more from there. We want to be able to bring over all of them with time but starting small will be quicker and let us take your guys feedback moving forward!

Of course, there has been other parts moving as I’m sure you all have noticed, such as the maps and other events using flash. We are hoping to get all these converted as soon as we can, focusing around the maps first and foremost then moving onto the other pieces from there.

I am also aware there has been many mentions of an app and while that is not out of the picture, we have decided to focus on moving away from flash and make that our top priority first. Along with moving away from flash, we are making a mobile friendly browser version to improve user experience when on a mobile device. This is another area we will want to release test versions as soon as we can and get all your feedback to improve moving forward.

Those are most of the updates for right now! I wanted to be very upfront with you guys here because since this is all to improve your experience, we want to make sure we can get your feedback and let that guide us each step of the way! I will be setting up a time soon to jump on the boards, so we can have a more open discussion about this as well but wanted to start with an update here!

As always, stay cool Neopians!

-Scrappy

And now a word from the editorial:

Hey Jade! *throws pizza on roof* Lately there have been a lot of rumors going around about an upcoming Charity Corner event. Can we get a couple hints about which perks we might see or when the event might happen? We're all eager to find out whatever information we can. Thanks!~~1337_masta
Hey you! *jumps dramatically into the air in slow-motion and snatches pizza just before it lands* Pizza!! Yummmmmmm!

*shows up with a plate of brownies* Hi Jade! I was wondering if you could ask Donny to look into fixing AAA's Revenge. The avie has been broken for a super long time. If Donny would just give it a mean glare, I am sure it would stop acting up!!~~innipooh
Brownies! After that pizza and coffee, I was sitting here wondering whether anyone would show up with brownies this week, and voila! There you go! Delicious! Just delicious! Delicious.

Hey there guys! I just have a quick question...why are some plushies categorised as toys and others as plushies? For example the Scourgies Covered Ixi Plushie says it's called a plushie, but is labelled a toy. Thank you for all your hard work as always :)~~cassiethepirate
You are so sweet! You are welcome as always J

Hey TNT! I returned recently and i was wondering, Do you guys have anything lore content/lore related event planned in the future, you don't have to tell us what it's about. But i would really appreciate the answer! Thank you!~~brandonsky500
You’re welcome!

I would love to see some NC & NP wearable items using Orchids. We have a lot of other items with flowers but, not many if any with orchids. I think you could come up with a lot of beautiful items using them. Foregrounds, Garlands, BGs and maybe even a wig with an lavender orchid accent/clip. Just thinking about it I am getting excited. Also.. If you guys when making a crown of some sort, if you can make it static so it can go ontop of a wig of choice. And not make our babies bald. Thank you guys for all you do. I'm not sure how often you are told. But you guys are amazing & appreciated..~~sugrrnspiice
It’s okay, we never tire of hearing it. You’re welcome!

Hi TNT. *hands out baby carrots and hummus, because you guys get enough cookies as is* Neopets don't usually have hair, unless they put on wigs. Does that mean historical Neopian figures with hair (e.g. Isca, Nabile, etc.) are also wearing wigs? If yes, what about the Faeries? Are they secretly... *gasp* BALD? What's Queen Fyora hiding under her crown? Please, TNT, I need to know.~~dragons_den
I guess I have been eating a lot of sweets lately...I didn't think anyone could tell the difference. (wig is suddenly snatched from head)

Donny's Corner be like..






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