Axie Infinity: Raylights Is Live!
Our first-ever land mini-game is live for all landowners!
Today, we take a major step towards unlocking infinite experiences for you and your Axies.
Axie Infinity: Raylights, our first-ever land mini-game is live for all landowners! Sow minerals, grow plants, and cultivate the most beautiful land plot in Lunacia. Progress will unlock new ingredients, secret recipes, and aesthetics for your land!
Start playing now directly from your browser, no download required!
This launch is a landmark event for the community as it demonstrates how your Axie NFTs can be used as the base layer asset that unlocks new experiences over time. In a time where the purpose and use of Web3 technology is being shaped for future generations, we fully intend on making our products shining maps to the future. Raylights was officially announced at AxieCon, and was developed in collaboration with Quicksave Interactive - a team of experienced game developers from Finland!
We’ve put together a quick Gameplay tutorial for visual learners above!
Cultivate Your Land
Axie Infinity: Raylights starts at the dawn of axie civilization on Lunacia. As newly formed beings, the Axies in Raylights have to discover the farming and growing techniques needed to build Lunacia into a true homeland.
Raylight’s gameplay centers around sowing minerals beneath your land to grow and unlock various recipes and plants! As you progress and experiment with different combinations of mineral inputs, you’ll unlock new layers to sow minerals and new recipes and codes! Who will be the first to complete the Archive of Raylights?
We envision Raylights as a peaceful, social experience that allows landholders to cultivate and pursue the perfect aesthetic for their plots.
Plants are grown by sowing minerals through the seedling nursery. Simply drag and drop the mineral that you want to place on the ground layers to the ‘Add mineral’ box.
After a combination of minerals has been added, drag an Axie into the “Add Axie” box and press the grow button! You’ll see a timer – sit back and wait for your plant to appear! The plant will then go into the “Items” tab where you’ll be able to drag it onto your plot.
Minerals are used to conduct research through the Seedling Nursery.
Currently, there are 10 types of minerals in the game:
When you first start in the game, you have access to 3 minerals – Edenite, Aqua and Beastium. To get more minerals unlocked you will need to clear in-game missions!
Different Mineral Codes unlock different plants although some common plants have multiple recipes, you can think of these plants as weeds. The sequence of the minerals placed matters and different Land rarities have different codes!
If you’ve never tried a specific recipe before on the land type you’re using, you’ll see a message “ Unknown Plant” that lets you know you’re trying a new combination of minerals. The axie you assign to plant a recipe has no effect on the outcome for now.
To spice up this launch and to add some more goals, we’re hosting 2 concurrent launch competitions. The submission deadline for these competitions is October 21st at 11:30 PM EST.
Most World Firsts
Hit as many world firsts as possible! To submit, post a picture of your plot on Twitter with the hashtag #RaylightsUnlock. The winner will also be confirmed programmatically through the backend.
First: MakerDAO Bronze land item
Second: Kyber Network land item
Third: Kyber Network land item
Most Aesthetic & Creative Plot
A key aspect of Raylights is the pursuit of the perfectly aesthetic plot. This is subjective but sometimes beauty is truth. Effort, uniqueness, creativity, and balance will all be taken into consideration. The submissions will be judged by AxieArtGallery and the Sky Mavis team. To submit, post a picture of your plot on Twitter with the hashtag #RaylightsAesthetic. You may make as many submissions as you please for this, although each submission should be a different concept.
First: Tanuki land item
Second: Coingecko land Item
Third: Coingecko land item
Raylights is still at an early stage and as always, we will build this experience alongside our community.
Over time new features will be added that may include:
Allowing non-landowners to access gameplay through landowners*
Ability to mint certain crafted objects as NFTs
Additional game mechanics that allow for crafting to be accelerated
Your feedback is very important to the development process of all Axie products and allows us to build alongside each of you. You can help us improve Raylights by filling out this feedback form.
Need help? We’ve compiled a support guide to go through the gameplay.
* Currently, players can grow plants on every single one of their plots at once. When gameplay for non-landowners arrives, each player will be limited to growing on 4 plots simultaneously and landholders will receive benefits based on the number of plants grown on the plot by other players. Both the number and quality of those plants will impact the benefits. These details are not confirmed yet but reflect our current thinking.
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