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Emperor's Challenge DLC and base game Transylvania Patch!   8)  $7.49

This expansion pack for Renowned Explorers takes you all the way to the Far East. It’s packed with new content and also provides an entirely new way to play the game! The main features are:

Four new characters: Suh Min-Jeong, Hojo Fumiaki, Wang Yu and Phailin Boonyasak. All with their own unique abilities and personalities.
An entirely new expedition called the Anagogic Archipelago, in which you travel across a set of scattered Indonesian islands.
The Emperor’s Challenge: a new game mode in which you’re given many crazy challenges and try to beat Rivaleux to the punch in completing them.

New Characters
Four explorers join the already colorful cast of characters and they each bring their own refreshing brand of personality, skills, and perks to the table.

The Korean diplomat’s daughter Suh Min-Jeong is an achieved scientist and that at the age of 12! She does however still throw the occasional tantrum.
Then there’s Phailin Boonyasak, a Thai exotic dancer with a smooth talk, a sneaky walk and some serious skills with a knife!
Hojo Fumiaki is a stern scout from Kyoto with a bit of an anger management problem. He found a way to channel his anger through obsessive cleaning, though.
And last but not least: Chinese fighter Wang Yu, who has an obvious preference for fireworks and a very dark secret. His personality is also quite explosive!

New Expedition - The Anagogic Archipelago
In this Rank 4 expedition, called "the Anagogic Archipelago" you travel to an Indonesian set of islands to find out what has happened with Bobo the Misadventurous, who has mysteriously gone missing. While exploring this tropical new locale, you can travel by boat for the first time in Renowned Explorers, you might encounter some angry hornbill birds and there are rumors of a booming new religion that’s on the rise on the islands.

New Game Mode - The Emperor’s Challenge
Instead of aiming for collecting as much renown as possible, in this expansion, you can also choose to play the game in a new mode called “The Emperor’s Challenge". In this mode, emperor Guāngxù of China challenges you and your rival Rivaleux to complete a wide variety of objectives for him. In return, he’ll reward you with just as varied a set of porcelain awards. The explorer who claims the most rewards from the emperor by the end of the game, either you or Rivaleux, wins!

News from Transylvania! - Free Base Game Update
Do you dare to face... her?

This patch is a free update to Transylvania for everyone who owns the base game Renowned Explorers. It also includes a small update to the Hungarian Fort expedition. We hope you'll enjoy, let us know!

Around the world in 80 hours - Community Content Challenge
Play the game to force us to create even more content! Work together with your fellow explorers in this 80-hour long challenge, starting.... now!

Welcome to a very special challenge in which you can win Steam keys and force Abbey Games to create more content! That's right: unlock content for everyone by playing the game. There's no time to waste! Abbey Games poses a challenge to this entire community and every explorer wanting for new content. Your goal: to bring back a certain amount of treasures from every individual expedition, within 80 hours. If you succeed as a group Abbey Games will create new content for Renowned Explorers as a reward.


    Play a game on the new version (Build #443, uploaded today, or later)
    Your goal is to collect as many treasures as possible from each expedition.
    Either screenshot your win screen, or the leaderboards entry for your game. You may even enter the screenshot if you lost.
    Only one entry per player. You may replace your previous entry.
    You must play on Adventure mode.
    Play on Classic Difficulty. Normal is allowed too, but only if you have never participated in a community challenge before.
    Everyone in the community will receive the same medal, as per the scoring below.


    BRONZE: Summing all treasures per expedition over all entries, the Tier 1 threshold must be reached.
    SILVER: Summing all treasures per expedition over all entries, the Tier 2 threshold must be reached.
    GOLD: Summing all treasures per expedition over all entries, the Tier 3 threshold must be reached.

To find out about the thresholds for this challenge, use this Google Sheet, made available for you to use. However, official scoring will be based on the screenshots uploaded in his topic.

Tiers & Rewards
Bronze Tier:

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Expedition   Required Treasures
1. Viking Landing   50 treasures
1. Saxon Kings   50 treasures
1. Celtic Code   50 treasures
2. Mali Mystery   100 treasures
2. Hungarian Fort   150 treasures
2. Caribbean Island   200 treasures
3. Highland Pursuit   200 treasures
3. Memphis Desert   150 treasures
3. Andes Adventure   150 treasures
4. Emerged Island   75 treasures
4. The Globus Cruciger   100 treasures
4. Anagogic Archipelago   100 treasures
5. Lost Island   40 treasures
5. Shangri-La   40 treasures

Reaching all these thresholds will unlock the following rewards:

    Raffle: 2 Renowned Explorers keys among participants
    Raffle: 2 More To Explore DLC keys among participants
    Raffle: 2 Emperor's Challenge DLC keys among participants
    In-game: A new shop opens in the Engineering branch - with Legendary (expensive) trinkets!

Silver Tier: ??? Unlock Bronze to reveal

Gold Tier: ??? Unlock Bronze to reveal

How to participate
Play the game, visit expeditions that the community still needs treasures for. Make a screenshot of your expeditions & treasures (Win screen or leaderboards entry) after you won or lost, and upload it here!

This sheet is available to coordinate your efforts.. However, in the end I'll make up the final score based on the screenshots posted in this topic.

Submit within 80 hours from now. That's by Saturday night, (03:00am CEST, 14/05/2017) (Or 05/14/2017 for those using MM/DD/YY)
(click here for your local time equivalent [])

NOTE: Only one score will be accepted - only one submission for each player please. If you wish to enter a new score, please edit your initial entry and make it clear which score you are submitting, and add the word "EditGreenlight" to the entry so we can see immediately when the result needs updating.
*If you forget to screenshot the Win screen, you can also enter with a screenshot of your Leaderboards: Go to Main Menu > Leaderboards > Local > click the entry that matches your submission game > screenshot those details.

Some massive and meaty content as one of the most distinct games in recent years goes in even harder~   8)
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Community Reward

During the 80 hours after release of The Emperor's Challenge DLC hundreds of players cooperated in the 'Around the World in 80 Hours' community content challenge. In their devoted effort they collected 2911 treasures across all expeditions and unlocked the Bronze, Silver and Gold tier rewards of the challenge. Part of the deal was that each tier would force Abbey Games to create free extra content. A deal is a deal, so today's patch introduces the following changes:

Secret Shop with Epic Items (Bronze Tier reward)

By writing enough papers in the Engineering research tree you can unlock a new Secret Shop that contains a special new category of items. Discover new crew builds with these powerful epic items!

New stories in the Mali Mystery and the Hungarian Fort (Silver Tier reward)

Two 2-star expeditions were enriched with some new stories. Travel to The Hungarian Fort and The Mali Mystery to discover some new things...

Stockholm Split - a new Entourage Shop (Gold Tier reward)

It got so busy in Stockholm that many of the Entourage Specialists decided to travel south and set up their own place in Madrid. You now have many more extra entourage options after the first expedition.

Don't forget that The Emperor's Challenge DLC is out since May 10th, which was accompanied with a free content addition to Transylvania.

Happy adventuring,

~ the monks from Abbey Games
Brian Emre Jeffears
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