Face of Mankind Under New Development Team
Face of Mankind is undergoing a major renovation by its new development team, Nexeon Technologies. This means we will be seeing big improvements in the coming weeks to the point of it practically being a relaunch.
Face of Mankind is a unique science fiction massively multiplayer online game set in the late 24th century. The game is focused on player freedom and corporations, governments, and police enforcement is all up to the jurisdiction of the players. This makes it truly stand out from the crowd as not only a SciFi MMO, but one with major sandbox elements.
The noticeable changes already implemented on the current Face of Mankind website are as follows:
The Account Management Portal was completely redesigned. The new portal integrates billing, so you no longer need a separate billing account. Also, the various support sites will be integrated shortly after launch. This will help unify the account system since the previous system was so disjointed and confusing to players.
The existing website will be updated with a new look and added functionality. It will be a one-stop location for new and existing players to get the latest information about Face of Mankind, access their account, learn about the game, download artwork, wallpapers, screenshots, view a beginner's guide & tutorial videos.
The new forum system allows you to login to the forums with your game account username and password. This means that your account name and player name will be tied to your forum account. All permissions and groups will automatically update, according to your faction, rank, and department in-game.
Some of the new in-game features that have been implemented in the past few weeks are:
Implementation of New York City: Brooklyn!
Implementation of New York City: Ground Zero!
More Frequent Patches and Bug Fixes.
More User Control (Faction, Department, Group and Cell Leaders).
Account Portal Integration (Forums, Account, Billing, and Support).
New players now begin with a starting apartment in NYC - Brooklyn.
Implementation and expansion of a game tutorial for new players, so the transition into the game is now a much easier process.
Major revision of the Most Wanted system.
Implementation of Murder Identification Cards.
Implementation of forced roleplay names.
Complete revision to the prison system, including working off penalty points while logged off (premium accounts), mining rocks to reduce penalty points faster, and more!
Implementation of the “Fugitive” tag that escaped prisoners are now flagged with.
Some of the upcoming changes you will see in the following days are as follows:
Frequent Development Blog Updates
Addition of More Colonies
A new item store, which will feature new clothing never before seen in Face of Mankind. This will include a full array of shirts, pants, coats, shoes, formal, casual, and retro clothing. Other completely new items will be introduced, too.
More User Content
A new and improved mission system that features a mission log, mission rewards even if you are arrested by the Law Enforcement Department, and more!
This is apparently just a taste of the plans Nexeon has in store for Face of Mankind. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t intrigued and OnRPG will be sending one of our writers in sometime in September to give us their impressions of these changes firsthand.