Dear players,

We've been working on improving existing systems since version 2.5, Subscription, Quest Tracking, Tutorial, Electrum Shop, etc, and new content as well.

First-run Cross-server PvP Wrap-up
First fight of the brand new Cross-server PvP came to an end on Sunday, we're glad to see players enjoying the fierce competition. The defeated Nexans have started pouncing back to retake lost ground, and there are new challengers as well. The higher the rank, the closer the epic Steam Griffon becomes. Can't wait to see the next round fired up.

Time to stand firm!

Tower of Peril really lives up to its name, waves of mobs with sick Power maliciously lurk on each layer of the Tower. All players have a chance to assemble an awesome the Steam Scorpion if they can survive as many Layers as possible or strike it rich with opening up some Chest (it's rare of course!).

What 2.6.1 Brings In?

In 2.6.1, we will overhaul the Crafting system; all functions inside it will be reworked and the new interface will be more friendly and easy to understand. Catalyst will be completely unnecessary in the new Crafting system but we are not simply removing it -all Catalysts will turn into something valuable instead. As the development and testing are not completed yet, the preview screenshots are pretty rough (but still can see the difference):

In addition, 2.6.1 will introduce a new in-game currency called Bound Electrum which replaces the old Spiremarks, which still can be viewed on the Shop interface. It looks like Electrum and can be used in exactly the same way (purchasing items from the Electrum Shop, etc), but it’s Purple and bound to your character. Anything purchased with bound electrum is, you guessed it, bound. People with remaining catalysts after the upgrade will exchange them for Bound Electrum, which is a good trade.

Always remember to keep an eye on our official website for news, updates and events. Have fun!

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0 comments by CoS_Ethan on May 30th, 2014

Hello CoS community,
Welcome to the brand new version 2.6, a major update that brings in Inter-server Wars that yields new enormous mounts like the Steam Griffon and a large expansion (Tower of Peril) to the end-game that keeps things competitive even at the level cap. You can also visit the following URL to know about new features of the update:


• Added new Cross-server PvP (unlock at level 20)
• Added new mount prize of Cross-server PvP Steam Griffon;
• Added new dungeon Tower of Peril (unlock at level 40);
• Added new Tower of Peril daily tasks;
• Added new collection items for Tower of Peril;
• Added Tower of Peril Shop, along with Red quality items.

• Mystery Shop now sells Mercenary Crystals;
• Removed Catalysts from the Mystery Shop.

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ChrisHateZ Sep 29 2012, 5:59pm says:

Is there any chance you will make this game downloadable or the only way for playing it will be via browser? Game looks good btw.

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CoS_Ethan Creator
CoS_Ethan Oct 6 2012, 10:07am replied:

Speaking of a standalone client,we will be considering a higher-rez client download in the future but that would require working out proper patching etc. We like where we are at now, update anything and don't need to push it, the player signs in and gets the newest assets.

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ChrisHateZ Oct 6 2012, 12:16pm replied:

Well I'm glad to hear you're at least considering it. I personally highly dislike playing games in my browser (small flash games are fine though) and avoid bigger browser games in general. I don't know about CoS as i haven't tried it (due to fact it's browser game) but some browser games used to install files (game files?) all over my PC which got me quite ****** off because i had to search for all of them to delete them when i stoped playing those games. Anyway i think you guys would get a lot more players and fans if the game had it's standalone clint as well (there are a lot of people that avoid browser games no matter how good they are).

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Domo_Skully_ Aug 17 2012, 10:47pm says:

Wait a sec, is this a steampunk MMO? If so, YES PLEASE!

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OhNoesBunnies! Aug 17 2012, 6:30pm says:

No thanks, looks too much like WoW than it's own thing.

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my_medieval_soul Sep 4 2012, 11:19pm replied:

Looks better than WOW. Plus WOW has very bright colors Iunno why you think it looks like WOW

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Fib Aug 17 2012, 4:01pm says:

Do I have to purchase an alpha key in order to play the alpha? Will this game cost anything when the final build releases?

Also, I would be super interested in reading/watching a post-mortem from you guys about making a browser MMO with Unity. I'm a unity developer myself but have only made single player desktop games. Is there any plans for a post-mortem in the future?

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CoS_Ethan Creator
CoS_Ethan Aug 21 2012, 4:35am replied:

No, you don't have to buy a key. If interested, be sure to sign up for our newsletters, we will offer subscribers future key priory. City of Steam is a free-to-play browser-bsed MMORPG set in an industrial world.

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Tilranus Jul 24 2012, 3:55pm says:

Ok wile I was in-game[character name Alagon] I was having issues posting on the forums.
So I'll put my system specs here seeing that I still can't post on the main site's forums.

OS - Win7 x86
Ram - 1.5g
CPU - P4 2.93ghz
Vid - EVGA Nvidia GeForce 9400 GT with 1g Ram[drivers up to date]

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Piemanlives Jul 31 2012, 7:48am replied:

yeah it is odd, try clearing your cache and refreshing, i don't know if it will help but it fixed the issues i had while on the site. or get out of game and post in forum that way.

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AlexTLe Jul 23 2012, 11:35pm says:

Looks promising. I havent seen many good 3d browser games lately. Ill play when it comes out! :)

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CoS_Ethan Creator
CoS_Ethan Jul 25 2012, 2:58am replied:

Thanks for the compliment. Now the second alpha event is pretty close (July 27th), more content and new features will be accessible then. Looking forward to meeting you again!!

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