Two fashionable cell RPGS–Com2uS’s Summoners War and Cookie Run: Kingdom from Devsisters–are coming collectively for a serious crossover occasion inside Summoners War starting immediately. New characters, occasions, and missions will likely be obtainable all through the collaboration, however how do two very completely different franchises be part of collectively in an occasion like this?We spoke with Taehyoung Kim, the pinnacle of Summoners War developer Com2uS’s Summoner Studio, concerning the new collaboration, together with how the 2 universes match collectively, the origins of the partnership, and the way lengthy the partnership will final.Kim additionally spoke to us concerning the sorts of in-game occasions gamers can anticipate from the collaboration, together with occasion dungeons and additions to the Sky Island, in addition to a clarification on how summoners and Cookie Kingdom residents measure as much as each other.This interview was carried out through e mail. GameSpot: How did this collaboration come about?Taehyoung Kim: We thought of three issues when deciding on one other IP to collaborate with. How nicely it matches, how completely different it’s, and the way gratifying it might be when paired with Summoners War.The video games have some similarities, like being turn-based assortment RPG with a number of characters and having a village or Sky Island to embellish, produce and accumulate.We additionally thought of the variations. We wished to seek out characters with a distinct appear and feel from our personal. We appreciated how Cookie Run Kingdom conceptually has a variety of enjoyable and lovable characters.I personally had a variety of enjoyable taking part in Cookie Run Kingdom. It is a well-made sport with a number of cute parts which makes for a satisfying expertise. Not simply myself, however many different builders on the staff additionally totally loved Cookie Run Kingdom and agreed that bringing two video games collectively would offer a novel and gratifying expertise for our gamers.What, in your opinion, made Cookie Run: Kingdom a very good match for Summoners War?Kim: In addition to what we already talked about, we felt like the sport match very nicely with Summoners War. It is a turn-based assortment RPG with a number of distinctive characters. You also can arrange your personal village like you possibly can arrange your Sky Island in Summoners War. We have been capable of simply give you concepts on learn how to perform the collaboration.There are a number of cookie characters in Cookie Run: Kingdom. How did you slender the record right down to the 5 you have chosen?Kim: For this Cookie Run Kingdom collaboration we can have a complete of 5 completely different characters: Pure Vanilla Cookie, Hollyberry Cookie, Espresso Cookie, Madeleine Cookie, and Gingerbrave. There are so many cool characters in Cookie Run Kingdom, so it wasn’t straightforward to pick simply 5.We additionally thought of different cookies like Sea Fairy Cookie, Custard Cookie III, Dark Choco Cookie, and so forth. We wished the characters we chosen to be completely different from what you’ll anticipate to see in Summoners War. Custard Cookie III was one of many ultimate candidates and our private bias, however we ended up selecting Pure Vanilla Cookie for the Healing sort to greatest slot in Summoners War.Will there be a lore/story clarification concerning how these two universes have joined collectively? If so, what is the story there?Kim: We didn’t give a selected story to the 2 worlds assembly. There are many tales being informed by means of numerous shops in Summoners War for the time being, so we thought it’d make it too difficult if we tried to combine in lore from Cookie Run: Kingdom. We integrated easy conversations at first of the collaboration content material, however they don’t contain in-depth story.How will the particular occasions assist those that could come to Summoners War from Cookie Kingdom adapt to the brand new sport?Kim: Various occasions will likely be held not just for the gamers of Cookie Run: Kingdom, but additionally for the prevailing Summoners War gamers. A superb quantity of assorted scrolls will likely be rewarded to extend the possibility of gamers summoning collaboration characters, together with numerous in-game items together with runes and devilmons to develop them. One of the cookies, GingerBrave, will likely be rewarded to the gamers as a part of an occasion.Also, we’ll be introducing a model new particular merchandise referred to as the Kairos Dungeon Rune Set Fix. It is a really particular merchandise that may enable gamers to decide on the set choice for runes dropped in Kairos Dungeon, which will likely be a serious assist for rune farming.Can you give us extra particulars on these particular occasions? How do they stand out from the conventional Summoners War expertise?Kim: Out of assorted in-game content material and occasions to take pleasure in all through the sport, the occasion dungeons would undoubtedly introduce one thing new to the Summoners War gamers. The occasion dungeons are set in a area from Cookie Run Kingdom, so they might carry the atmosphere and enemies from Cookie Run Kingdom’s universe. While Summoners War’s transition between phases often is fade-out, the characters will run into the following section in these dungeons similar to they do in Cookie Run Kingdom. The Red Velvet Dragon will seem because the boss in these dungeons.We’ll even be introducing numerous ornament buildings for gamers so as to add to their Sky Island, together with a constructing the place gamers can accumulate the entire collaboration characters in a single place and Jellybean Farm. Although adorning their Sky Island with buildings and decor is an already current idea, a brand new in-game foreign money, jellybeans, will likely be launched as collaboration items and produced from the Jellybean Farm.How lengthy will the crossover occasion run?Kim: We’re presently getting ready a variety of particular occasions in order that we are able to pack the 2 months of collaboration interval with a number of enjoyable!It appears all of the characters are the identical relative measurement. Are the cookie individuals simply large cookies, or are the Summoners actually small?Kim: That’s an fascinating query. Actually, there are measurement variations between every cookie. We adjusted their measurement inside acceptable vary as a result of we could not make the dimensions too large or small contemplating the animation of Summoners War.If we have been to maintain the dimensions of the cookies the identical, we thought they might be too small and exhausting to see within the Summoners War universe.
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