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The second episode of our behind the scenes saga is online! Balancing, class spells, xp, ecosystem… so many words that you hear regularly on the forums… so many threads created for it and tests done ingame… but do you know to whom we owe these concepts? Read the devblog to find out!  

What face does a Tiwabbit Wosungwee make when it finds a cwunchy cawwot? With the Tiwabbit art-toyz it’s up to you! There are two figurines for you to customise however you want! One is already painted, and just needs an expression, which you can add using the enclosed stickers. The other is unpainted, so unleash your creativity! Take advantage of your visit to the Ankama Shop website to check out another new arrival: The Tofurby plush! How can you resist the charms of this joyful gourmet pet? Make sure you stock up on cawwots and fermented beverages to give these creatures the welcome they deserve!

Development on Islands of Wakfu is starting its final phase, so it’s time to share some exclusive new material with you! In addition to the artwork, screenshots and videos already present in the Media section of the game’s Xbox 360 official website, you can now find the Music and Goodies sections!
Listen to the first 4 songs from the game’s original soundtrack and have fun building the Efrim and Nora papertoys! Coming soon you’ll find the very first Islands of Wakfu wallpapers, so here’s a word of advice: keep checking the game’s official website so that you don’t miss a thing!

For some time now the sun has been shinning brighter than ever and mosquitoes have invaded our homes… summer is finally here... And what would July and August be without their summer programs?

This season, we have our own special summer saga for you: ‘Spotlight on the video game professions’. Through interviews on the devblog, learn what it’s really like to work in the video game industry and get to know the artisans of Wakfu!

On the agenda this week - passion, adventure and a secret revealed... Adam, Lead Tester, reveals all about his profession and experience. Read the interview on the devblog and make a stop to answer our poll on diseases. Now’s the time to let your voice be heard!

Always at the forefront of fashion, you’re just dying to show the whole world your new summer look with your new Vera Mang maxi dress and matching Pwada pumps? Here’s your chance to shine! Show us your most beautiful summer set and win an exclusive forum avatar! Read more on the forums and make a statement!!
Do you sorely miss playing with Lego? Is your creative side crying on the inside? This summer, Wakfu gives you the unique opportunity to transform into a virtual landscape artist! Venture into the world of level-design and create a unique summer map! Design a Wakfu beach like no other! In addition to receiving a unique ‘Landscaper of the year’ title and special forum avatar, the winner will see their creation integrated in-game! So take out your beach bucket and shovel, there’s work to be done!! Click here to read the contest rules!

We know this is a hot subject for many of you - you've sent us a lot of feedback asking for the Spell Leveling System to be reexamined and we listened!  We took to heart all of your comments and have come up with a new and enhanced, revised version of the old system that should, hopefully, fix all of the problems you’ve been experiencing so far. Click here to read more!

The first episode of Frigost begins… now! A gigantic, ice-bound island was recently discovered, and a boat is waiting in Cania Bay to transport you there. Prepare yourself for an epic journey into the mysterious! Poke your nose into every corner of Permafrost Port and interrogate the villagers about their island stories before you start exploring outside of the village walls. The events that have shaped Frigost defy the limits of a sane imagination. If you investigate, you might discover what happened… but beware! Count Harebourg is watching you from his castle at the volcano’s summit. You’ve tested your strength against the creatures of Sakai, now you can sail to Frigost and discover our content-packed first episode: six untamed new environments to chart, four unconquered dungeons suitable for players level 100 to 180, and one of six wild new monster families will confront you in each new area – from the frozen plains to the edge of a volcano. You won't have to worry about getting bored as almost 80 exclusive quests will have you exploring the history of the island and its inhabitants and unlocking different areas to gain even more tempting rewards. Moreover, in this first episode of Frigost, you’ll reveal recipes for four new sets, and over 30 other unique objects to wear! There is almost no end to the adventures that are possible in Frigost and it all starts today!

Yesterday all around the world people were celebrating the World Music Day. What better occasion to bring sound to light? After tough negotiations, we managed to obtain a few animations with sound-effects just for you! So turn on your speakers or put on your headphones, because Wakfu wants to be heard! ♫ Click here to read the devblog article!

  The flowers are in bloom, the sun is finally showing its face and, for some, school is almost over! It’s summer time! And even if the sun doesn’t quite reach you, Wakfu will be there to brighten your day! Find out what your Community Manager has in store for you in the hot months to come - Click here to read the devblog article.

You’ve been dying to meet them, haven’t you? Nothing would make you happier than to have your very own pet Gobball…

After having poked their snouts in for the first time at Ankama Convention #5, the Coney and the Gobball from the DOFUS Pets Soft Toys range are now available on the Ankama Shop website! Between a little Coney who’ll boost your energy from the moment you get up and a grumpy but adorable Gobball, which one will tug at your heartstrings more?  Find all the soft toys from the DOFUS universe on the Ankama Shop website

It wasn’t an easy task to determine the winners of the Create-a-set Contest - we’ve received numerous unique and wonderful artworks, but a choice had to be made. The judges, Sephy, Zidrune and Kaoly, have come to a consensus. The sets were judged on creativity, originality, humour and coherence with the Wakfu universe.  We’ve chosen the top 3, and have two special mention categories, one for arsenal, and the other for the Jury’s individual favorites! Click here to see the results!  

With summer right around the corner, the forums have become a smooth quiet sea... but now's the time to make a few waves! Equip your knowledge of the game, put on your best arguments and come defend your favorite class on the Official Forums. Who has the best gameplay? What class dominates others in combat? Now’s your chance to let us know!

With summer right around the corner, the forums have become a smooth quiet sea… It may be hot, but it’s no reason to lie lazily in the sun!

Equip your knowledge of the game and your best arguments and come defend your favorite class on the Official Forums! Who has the best gameplay? What class dominates others in combat?

Now’s your chance to let us know!

If you’re already a paid-up member of the Cult of the Cawwot and fluent in the language of the Wabbits, you’re definitely ready to welcome the band of Wabbits that have invaded Ankama Shop! You’ll love the Tiwabbit Tote Bag, as greedy as it is practical, and the Cawwot Pencil Case, that an obstinate Tiwabbit Wosungwee desperately clings to, and that you can take everywhere. And if you’re brave enough, challenge the Wo Wabbit and try to avoid his formidable teeth! You’ll find the Wabbits and all the other soft toys from the world of DOFUS on the Ankama Shop website!

10,000 years before DOFUS, the story of the Eliatropes was written amid the Chaos… A few months before Islands of Wakfu - Ankama’s first Xbox 360TM game - is released, find out more about the story of Nora and Efrim on its official website.
Come and have a look and join in yourselves: chat with the game designers on their blog about the origin of the primal energy, Wakfu. It's up to you how the story unfolds! Visit the Islands of Wakfu official website

Online game Create-a-Set Contest Info - May 14, 2010

Tired of looking at the same old equipment? Convinced that the color teal hasn’t been used to its full potential? Here’s your chance to make it all better! You have one month to send us your ideas for the ideal set! And you never know, your dreams just might come true - your creation could come to life ingame!  Click here to read the contest instructions

This week's dev hour features level Designer Kurashuji.

Here's what he has to say: "My job involves making scenarios and scripted events for places like Incarnam and dungeons.

Recently I worked on a whole new area of Incarnam, focusing on the ecosystem. Rather than doing a formal and cold presentation of this region, I decided to... "

Click here to read more of Kurashiji's post

This week's dev hour features Sound Designer Michou.

Here's what he has to say: "Sound files will no longer start at the beginning of an area and end when you enter another.

From now on, they will be independent and linked to the factors present on your screen. For example, mountains, rains, winds... "

Click here to read more of Michou's post

Today, on the dev hour we bring you a new beginning!

It is a time for change and revolution. Fhenris, level-designer here at Ankama, unveils all and tells you our plans for the future, for the years to come.

Wakfu will never be the same!

Click here to read Fhenris’ post and find out what lies ahead!

In this week's Dev Hour you'll learn about the Osamodas!

Game-Designer Tonio brings you an exclusive and detailed look into the world of these mystical Osamodas. All of their spells have been revealed!

Click here to read Tonio's post


Exclusive artworks... a look inside the mind of a graphic artist... and a fun little game for you to do at home! Find all that and more on this week’s Dev Hour.

Click here to read Baba’s post

Happy Gaming!

Today’s Dev Hour features graphic artist Alhera, who share with us the tricks of the trade!

Find out all the steps leading to the creation of an ingame Work of Art... from the original artwork to the finished product!

Click here to read Alhera’s Dev Hour post

This week’s dev hour features animator Milkah. Discover the persona, get a glimpse of his imaginary world… and learn about the arcane art of animation, with a visual presentation of the first few steps! Click here to read Milkah’s dev hour post!

Wakfu v0.215 will be online on Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

Curious about what the new Osamodas are like? Wonder just how the ecoystem has changed? 

Read the Patch Note to find out!

Happy Gaming!