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[GMS] Unscheduled Maintenance 6-9 PM PST


We will be performing an unscheduled server maintenance on December 27, 2013. It will last approximately 3 hours.

Thanks for your patience!

Time:
Friday, December 27, 2013
Pacific: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Eastern: 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

What will be unavailable:
– All MapleStory game servers.

Changes and Updates:

  • MapleStory will be updated from v.144.2 to v.144.3.
  • A fix will be applied for a disconnection bug caused by a Zero skill.
  • The Spring of Rebirth will be re-added to the Time Coin Shop in the Mirror World.

3x EXP/Drop Christmas Event is an Epic Fail


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In typical Nexon fashion, today’s Christmas 3x EXP/Drop & 2x EXP/Drop was an epic fail. The event was plagued with problems from the start when users encountered unplayable lag, especially in popular training maps such as Evolution World and Dimension Invasion PQ. To be honest, it was somewhat comical seeing characters arrive in the entrance map to Dimension Invasion only to die right there from lag. Both these maps only operate in one channel per server. Clearly, Nexon did not anticipate (or more likely didn’t even consider) the increased traffic to their servers and failed to prepare.

To make matters even more hilarious, 2x EXP, drop, and quest coupons did not stack as promoted (see the horribly highlighted screen cap of the event post above) causing many maplers to waste money on 2x coupons from the cash shop. The “Everybody In” event 2x EXP/Drop coupons did work – until players were disconnected by lag or a considerate Zero player or just died from the server traffic. All in all, it was a very frustrating Christmas for maplers eager to enjoy the holiday for a bit and perhaps use their holiday NX cash.

Merry Christmas from Nexon, everyone!

MapleStory 2 Goes Dubstep – Will Feature Skrillex


Dubstep? EDM? I don’t fuckin’ know, kids. That CGI is boss, though. Run mushrooms, run!

[GMS] v.144 – RED: Zero Update Highlights


 

Meet Zero, a new playable character that’s actually two characters in one!

Coming December 18, Zero is one of MapleStory’s most unique characters to date. Read on to learn about their origins and skills.

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[GMS] Holiday Events


The holidays have come to Maple World! From December 4 to January 5 we’re hosting a bunch of joyous seasonal activities for you to enjoy. Make a Gingerbread Pet, dress like Santa or Rudolph, or decorate a Christmas Tree, plus much, much more! Step under the mistletoe and check out all the details below.

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