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Happy June! Pride & More!!!

Posted 2 weeks ago :: Last edited 2 weeks ago by Provie

Welcome to juNe!

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Pride Month updates

Happy Pride Month everyone! This year Winston has curated some awesome new Pride Gear in the Pride Shop! There are three new flags represented, Polyamorus,  Xenogender, and the Progress LBGT Pride Flag! There are also two new Pride items, Collars and Blankets, for every pride flag, old and new! As Always, each item is for sale for just 10 Treats, so grab the ones you want!

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To celebrate Pride Month, we have re-activated our Pride Month Prompt, Members can draw some Pride themed art to earn bonus treats, or a pride item of their choice! In addition, the Chance's Gacha Generosity bonus for gift art has been doubled for the duration of June! So if you draw gifts for others you can get some nice stuff!

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To add some fun to the mix, we will be hosting a game of Draw the Character Above over at our Discord server, with a Pride theme! So join in the fun, get and recieve some gifart!

 

Guest Artist Applications Open!

All our Puppillar and Snailcat adopts have found their way into good homes... so sounds like its time to open up Guest Artist Applications again!  To apply for a Guest Artist position, please submit to the Guest Artist Applications prompt! Guest artists will be responsible for Two Adoptables, and each adoptable from the set can be either a Puppillar or Snailcat! For full details, you can also see our Guest Artist Info page! As always, Guest Artist swaps are always open if you have a Species and would like to do a guest artist swap with Provie

 

The seasonal shop has rotated!

Summer has now officially started! Marcus has rotated his stock and has some old and new summery goods for everyone to browse! The Summer rotation will stay until August 31st! Check out the shop here!!

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Coming soon...

After the big Dungeon Doggos event, Adventuring Launch, and Puppypillars launch, Provie 's focus will be shifting slightly to working on some lore updates and improvements to the site's tutorials (cute graphics and general improvements). In the meantime, we have our Pride stuff this month, as well as Adventuring and Questing for everyone to participate in! The Dungeon Quest: Beast quest has recently been updated with some new exclusive prizes as well!

Over the next month or so,  we will also be adding more Awards for people to collect (including adding the award for the Mysterious Orbs event and adventuring)!

Our next feature will be the Custom Items system, where members can commission custom items to have on the site, either via artist custom or ARPG currency! 

 

Have a happy and safe Pride Month everyone! We hope you will enjoy these updates! As always, we are so happy to have your support!

Welcoming Puppypillars!

Posted 4 weeks ago :: Last edited 3 weeks ago by Provie

Update 5/26: The winners of the raffle have been drawn!

Congrats to AcuteExposure , 4sparkles, Mouse , PrincePoke and RexAraneo !

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The pitter patter of little paws can be heard around the area, small grub-like baby puppillars have appeared! It turns out those mysterious orbs were Puppillar eggs! Our researchers have done their best to analyze the eggs, and our new Puppypillar friends, and will be publishing some of their findings about the magic behind these cute lil guys soon!

More information about these cuties can be found on our new Puppypillars Guide!

 

Puppypillars are now available!

With the launch of Puppypillars, they are now available to members! There are a few different ways to obtain Puppypillars:

  • Standard Breeding: Commissioning a staff artist to create a Puppypillar (or puppypillars) based on two "parent" Puppillars
  • Raffle Breeding: We will occasionally host free to enter raffles where the winner of a breeding is drawn at random. The staff artist will create a batch of Puppypillars based on two "parent" puppillars. The owner(s) of the parents will get first pick from the batch, and the remainder of the batch will be raffled off
  • Adoptables: Occasionally, puppypillar adoptables will be available for sale or raffle! These puppypillars don't have any "parents" and are unique in design.
  • Customs: Members can order  custom Puppypillar through our Artist Custom System!

The entire process is detailed at our Puppypillar Tutorial!

 

Mysterious raffle Adopts revealed!

Speaking of ways to obtain a Puppypillar.... the Mysterious Raffle is open until May 25th at Midnight Site time, and the following brand new Puppypillars are being raffled off in celebration! No new tickets may be obtained, but you may still turn in tickets for the raffle with your Mysterious Orbs until the raffle closes!

Thank you so much for participating in the event and for advertising the event! Without furthur ado, here are the Puppies! Click the masterlist numbers to see all the full details!

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Pup-228 - Lunar Pug

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Pup-229 - Honey Boba

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Pup-230 - Crybaby

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Pup-231 - Star Angel

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Pup-232 - Pink Tux

Get those raffle tickets in while you can! And keep an eye out for a raffle breeding in the coming months for another free chance to get a Puppypillar!

[Event] Mysterious Orbs have appeared!

Posted 1 month ago :: Last edited 4 weeks ago by Provie

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Things have been quiet in the neighborhood since Alabaster's Big Dungeon Doggos game, the weather has gotten warmer, Pupps and Snailcats alike have been going on adventures, and everyone has generally been in good spirits. With the warm weather, many Pupps have been spending lots of time outside, including Pembroke, when one  day out for a walk, he came across something strange, a mysterious blue orb resting in the grass! Pembroke had never seen anything like it before, so he carefully scooped it up and brought it to his friends. No one knew what it was, even the wise Alabaster, but soon enough he heard from others who had also found some of the strange orbs! It seems a mystery is afoot!

Mysterious orb Scavenger hunt

For this event, members will participate in a scavenger hunt to find five Mysterious Orbs throughout the site! 

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The orbs will appear on various areas of the site, to find one, simply click the orb when it appears and it will be added to your inventory! At any time, you can check your progress on the scavenger hunt by clicking this link

Some things to note:

  • The Orbs will not be hidden on Character Masterlist Entries or Member Profiles
  • Do not share the locations or links to any of the orbs with others, or give hints to others. This is considered cheating, anyone found doing so will 
  • Please be respectful of other people's experiences when discussing the scavenger hunt, including discussing how "hard" or "easy" a location may be, since everyone will have a different experience!

The scavenger hunt will go until May 20th, 2021 at Midnight, at which time the orbs  will no longer be able to be collected!

 

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What are these mysterious orbs? Well, its a mystery, but we can reveal one thing! The Mysterious Orb items can be turned in via Claims , by attaching the Orbs you wish to turn in to the Cliam, for one Raffle Ticket each for an exciting Mysterious Adopt Raffle! The raffle is open now, but the adopts to be raffled off will be revealed on May 21st 2021. The raffle will close on May 25th (so there's a nice preview period), and the raffle will be drawn on the 26th!

Members can also earn a bonus raffle ticket by Advertising the site and the Event via social media, simply submit a Claim linking to your advertisement to claim this bonus ticket. With this bonus, members may earn a maximum of six tickets for the raffle.  

 

Click here to view your scavenger hunt progress

Click here to view the raffle

Coloring Contest Results!

Posted 1 month ago :: Last edited 4 weeks ago by Provie

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The results are in!

After a staff vote, we are proud to announce the winners of the Companion Coloring Contest!

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Treasure Dragon by RexAraneo

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Iridescent Dragon by uzkost

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Cake Batter Ferret by Uzkost

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Sizzling Sunburst Snake by mewhaku

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Raspberry Souffle Capy by Hawkins

Congrats to the winners!! All five new companions have been added to the Companion Shop for 25 Treats each!

Winners will be recieving a copy of the companion they created, and a brand new item, a Custom Item Token!
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Our Custom Items System is still a work in progress. but for now, these tokens will allow a member to have a custom item made for them by a staff artist, which can either be unique, or distributed in shops. Turn in the Token via Claims and we can get the process started!

Everyone who participated will recieve the Coloring Contest Crayons Award! 
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All prizes will be sent out shortly!

Event reminder!

The Mysterious Orbs Event will end on May 20th, 2021 at Midnight Site time, so grab those orbs! Reminder that in order to obtain tickets, you have to turn in the orbs via claims by attaching them to the submission. You don't need to turn in all five at once! Member can also earn a bonus ticket by advertising the event! 

Neckwear and QoL Updates!

Posted 1 month ago :: Last edited 4 weeks ago by Provie
New accessories

We have some fun new accessories at the Clothing Shop! There are some new necklaces and collars!

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Quality of life updates

There have been some general Quality of Life changes made to the site in recent updates! As always, a big thanks to andie for updating the site!

  • Adding Traits upon submitting a MYO and Design Updates is now fixed! Going forward, please add in the traits when you submit a MYO or Design update!
  • There is now a confirmation for clearing all notifications!
  • Inventory sections are now collapsible when you are viewing your inventory!
  • Character Bookmarks are now sortable!

 

Reminders

Coloring Contest

The Coloring Contest Ends on April 30th, 2021 at Midnight Site time! Get those entries in before it closes! After the contest closes, please allow a few days for the staff to make their final decisions! 

Dungeon Doggos Items

The Dungeon Doggos prize shop has closed, and the items have shuffled off to other shops, including the Clothing Shop, Apollo's General Store, and the Seasonal Trader's Shop. Some items have been added to other season's stock, so if you can't find something you're after, make sure to check when the season's change!

Open Adoptables

There are current Six Open adoptables! Here's a roundup of the currently open adopts:

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319_wXFWCbmwcO.png Pup-220 - Auction ($15 starting bid) - Click here for Sales Post

322_SLdzloKrfj.png Pup-223 - $10 Flatsale - Click here for Sales Post

323_vMCmGKvpga.png Pup-224 - $10 Flatsale - Click here for Sales Post

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That's all for this news post! Thanks for tuning in! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy out there, thanks for supporting Puppillars! Keep an eye out for our next event coming in May!

Coloring Contest!

Posted 2 months ago :: Last edited 2 months ago by Provie

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Companion coloring contest!

Time to dust off those crayons! By popular demand, we are launching our first Companion Coloring Contest, giving everyone a chance to participate in creating a color for a companion that will be used on site!

Contest rules
  1. Only registered members of Puppillars.com may participate
  2. Staff members may not participate in this contest
  3. All entries must use one of the provided images as lineart
    1. Minor lineart changes are allowed, such as adding small things like horns or sunglasses
  4. All entries must have black lineart, be unshaded (like the other companions of the species provided), and be a transparent image, preferably in .PNG format
  5. All entries must be submitted at their 200 by 200 dimensions, if your entry is chosen the staff will resize it for the site
  6. Members may submit a maximum of five entries
  7. Members may share their entries on our Discord server or personal galleries with credit to www.puppillars.com
  8. All entries must be submitted via the Companion Coloring Contest Prompt
  9. All entries must be submitted by April 30th, 2021 at midnight site time
  10. Winners will be decided by staff vote, and the amount of winners will be based on how many entries are submitted.
Prizes

All winners will have their re-colored companion added to the site, with credit given to them in the item description.
The recolored items will be added to the Companion Shop for a price of 20 treats, and the person who created it will get a copy for free!

Winners will also receive a Custom Item Ticket, which can be used in our forthcoming custom items system!

In addition, all participants will get 10 treats per submission, awarded at time of submission, and a special Award for participating!

Click here for the Lineart for Coloring

Click Here to See the Prompt

Adventuring is Here

Posted 3 months ago :: Last edited 3 months ago by Provie

Adventuring is here!

The time is finally here, after a long time of mentioning it was coming, Adventuring (and Questing!) is finally here! Adventuring is an always going on activity, where members can complete explorations of some fun areas at their own pace, working up to fully exploring an area to get a special Achievment! We have worked diligently on this feature for a while, and I would like to give a special thank you to crow and Phoenix who helped come up with amazing concepts and ideas for this feature!

 

Adventuring areas

With Adenturing's Launch, there are two areas for your character to explore, the mysterious Glowshroom Forest, and the peaceful Patchwork Meadow! Each location has its own selection of exclusive items, and a list of events to complete! 

Quests to complete 

Along with Adventuring, we have a Quest system that follows the same basic formula, but with a few twists! Quests are multi-step challenges that each member can complete only once for some exclusive prizes! To start us out, we have one open quest, the familliar Dungeon Quest: Beast!

Visit the Adventurer's Guild today to get your ADventuring Liscence and start going on adventures!

More Updates for March!

Posted 3 months ago :: Last edited 3 months ago by Provie
Here's a little roundup of some smaller pieces of news!!

 

Quality of Life Updates

There are a few small updates we have that will make everyone's life just a little bit easier! We are always keeping an eye out for Lorekeeper updates and working on implementing them in order to make the site better and better!

Account Search! You may have noticed a new button at the top of the inventory page, this is a useful tool so you can find any items on your account, whether they be in your inventory, your character's inventory, or held in a design update/prompt/claim etc. Account search is a really useful tool if there's something you could have sworn you had, but can't find!

Click here to try account search!

Updates to the Item Database! There have been some updates on the back end which have made some improvements to the Item DB, but these updates have cleared some old info out, so we recently went through the process of re-adding and updating info on all of our items. This will make things like how to obtain the item and if there is a specific use for it! 

Click here to browse the Item DB!

Masterlist Image Updates! Re-uploading Masterlist images has been on hold for a bit while Provie was working on Dungeon Doggos, but re-uploading the Masterlist images will be resuming soon, which will update older Masterlist images to the new system where the owner of a character will be able to see the unwatermarked version of the image! We will be reaching out to members if we can't track down original files for things such as MYOs, but if you have a Puppillar that you'd like us to update as soon as possible, please reach out to Provie and we will get that updated!

Click here to browse the Masterlist!

 
Support Puppillars

We are so grateful for every member of Puppillars,  and wanted to open up some more official channels for members to support us! We have created an official info page on the ways you can support Puppillars, some of which are old, and some of which are new!

As always you can support us by purchasing adoptables or customs, or just spreading the word about our site! New to the ways to support is Provie's new Ko-Fi Tip Jar,  where anyone who wants to can contribute a tip! Tips aren't an obligation, but are a great way to show appriciation and encouragement, and are very much appriciated!

While we sell adopts and customs at Puppillars, we always strive to be flexible with how people can obtain characters so they can have fun with our site! A lot of hard work behind the scenes goes on to create features and events for members, we volunteer our time to create a fun place where people can find community and entertainment, so any sort of contribution is greatly appriciated.

Click here to Check out the How to Support Us Page

 
Reminders and misc

Super Rare MYO coins have been added to Apollo's General Store! Previously, these stocked in limited quantities, but now they will be available more readily, at the price of 1000 Treats!

Click here to go to Apollo's General Store!

Open Adoptables! There are currently 3 Snailcat adopts open! We have an amazing Guest Adopt from PromptoBeans, as well as two new Common Snailcats by Provie, open for OTA! We may have some more soon, so keep an eye out! If you run your own species, we are also always open for Guest Artist swaps with other species!

Click here to view the open adopts!

Dungeon Doggos Prize Shop Closes on April 15th! As a reminder, the Dungeon Doggos Prize shop will remain open for a month, so use those points while you can!

Thanks for tuning into these lil updates! Hope everyone is having a safe and happy day!!

Dungeon Doggos Conclusion

Posted 3 months ago :: Last edited 3 months ago by Provie

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The final battle is just as exciting and chaotic at the table as it is in game, but Alabaster takes it all in stride, making sure everyone is able to have their say and their time in the spotlight, even with everyone providing wildly different solutions to the final battle. Alabaster resolves all these with ease, whether its intimidation, sneaking around, convincing the beast to be friends, or straight up fighting. As the battle neared its close, a hush fell o the table as all the players waited on Alabaster's words with baited breath...

"The battle is long, but with everyone doing their best, the beast is bested! It backs away, watching the adventurers carefully as they help themselves to its treasure." Alabaster says, moving the beasts token back on the map. He reaches into his bag, bringing out little "treasure" tokens for everyone to keep. "The beast nods slowly, it has a lot of treasure, surely it can let some go. In fact, maybe this is for the best, it means that it can start collecting more again. The adventurers take their fill, then take their leave from the castle with much celebration!"

Thanks to everyone for participating in Advanced dungeon doggos!! 

 
Raffle conclusion

The raffle has been drawn! The winners can be seen on the Completed Raffles Page, but the winners are...

AcuteExposure has won Pup-210 - The Fighter

Oboe has won Pup-211 and SNIL-015 - Ranger and Companion

mewhaku has won Pup-212 - The Rogue

SmellyMouse has won Pup-213 - The Bard

bonnbonn has won Pup-214 - Mindflayer

Hawkins has won Pup-215 - The Wizard

Congratulations to all the winners!!!
Winners can find the alternate images for their new characters in the Event News Post!

Event shop Schedule

The event shop will remain open until April 15th 2021, so grab those items while you can! The raffle ticket has been removed from the shop since the raffles are over. If you have any leftover raffle tickets, you may turn them in via Claims for 10 event points! Once the Event Shop has been closed, current event point totals will be zeroed, so make sure you use them before they're gone! 

Click here to head over to the Event Shop!

A special award

Everyone who participated in the event is eligible to claim a special reward,  the Blank Character Sheet, via claims!

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Continuing the adventure...

Missed the event, or perhaps want to re-live the adventure? The story of Advanced Dungeon Doggos has been adapted into a Quest that any member can try out! It will be a little different the next time around, each of the chapters will be a prompt that can be completed with either art or writing. Quests can only be completed once per member, and each Quest has exlusive prize(s) at the end!

March Updates

Posted 3 months ago :: Last edited 3 months ago by Provie
Hi everyone! We have some new updates for everyone that we have been working on this past month!

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Behind the scenes updates and bug fixes

This month andie has been hard at work installing some new tools for the admins, most notably some fun tools that we can use for upcoming events!  There have also been some bug fixes, including the "Gift Writing" not showing up on Masterlist, profiles displaying a bit oddly, and other small things across the site. 

 

Some new features

Along with the behind the scenes updates, there have also been some shiny new features added to the site, incuding addtions to the homepage and a more official affiliates section!

If you take a look at our homepage, https://puppillars.com/ you'll notice some new stuff there for easy access, including the most recently added (or updated) characters, and the newest gallery entries! There's also a link to our Starting Guide, and our new Things to Do page, which lays out all the activities members can participate in, including any details and deadlines! Now it's easier to keep track of when events end, and what activities arealways going on!

The updated homepage also inlcudes the new Affiliates section! This includes links to some amazing other Closed Species sites, so plese check them out if you are looking for some new stuff! Out of the current affiliates, I (Provie) am a member of all of them, so if you have any questions, feel free to ask me! If you have a Closed Species , you can apply to be an affiliate of our website via the link on the homepage.

 

Welcoming the seasonal trader

To start out the new season, we are welcoming a brand new NPC and shop with the Seasonal Trader's Shop! Marcus, the seasonal trader will have different goods depending on the season , including new items, and old favorites. Currently he has his Spring Stock, so check it out when you get a chance!

You may notice some items removed from the main shops, some items have been sorted into Marcus' seasonal stock, where it works thematicly. If you missed out on any of the items, don't worry, they'll be back when the time is right!

 
Adventuring incoming!

We've been teasing adventuring for what seems like forever, but I'm happy to announce that our Adventuring System will be launching on March 15th! The adventuring system will be a fun permanent activity, so get excited! You may have already spotted some unreleased items  in the item database, so there are some cool things to look forward to!

 

event reminder!

The Dungeon Doggos News Post has been updated with details on the event ending, but i will also reiterate the info here as a reminder! All chapters of Advanced Dungeon Doggos have now been posted! The event will remain open until March 14th, 2021, so get those replies in! Anyone who reaches the end of the story (posts at least once on each chapter) will recieve a bonus of Two Raffle Tickets for the adopt raffle, which will be rolled on March 15th!

I've been blown away by all the participation in the event, everyone's replies have been so fun and creative, and its been really fun seeing some amazing new members, and old members around the group and discord server! Love you all! - Provie