Ghost SEED is an intensely localized (~25 meters) game of PvP territorial influence. Players are invisible to each other on the game map, but their playing pieces, the SEEDs, are not. Since you play on a team (organization), coordination of actions can be very helpful. Currently, the game forum is the only way for players to communicate with each other if they do not know one another already (in which case, use your phone's text app or email).
SO, we've decided to get an in-game messaging system up and running before v. 1.0 launch in June!
Why didn't we have messaging to begin with?
JB and I feel that it's very important to provide a way for players to preserve their in-game anonymity if they so choose and weren't certain how to do that effectively. Now that the game mechanics have been tweaked a bit, the solution is simpler, but it will take a few weeks to implement.
Cheers! And on with the show!