Moreece was kind enough to answer a few questions we had for him. Check out the interview here!
Community Manager Trance had a Q&A session with Moreece. Here’s what Moreece had to say:
Trance: Hello. Thank you for taking the time to answer our questions! We’ll jump right into it. How long have you been playing Questland, and can you tell us more about how you found the game and why you decided to stay?
Moreece: Thanks for asking me, though I was surprised and a bit flattered that you think anyone would be interested! I started a year and a bit ago- the game was already running on the EU server and some of the big names still around now were already at the top. My son put me on to it and I liked the idea of doing something together. (the name Moreece and the original ‘tache I had was to get a laugh out of him- ‘behold the mighty warrior Morris!’) I got into it more than he did, especially after the events started. I like the fact that the game is built on incremental gains, so lots of opportunities to get a satisfying ‘win’ feeling.
Trance: You’re the Guild Master of one of the strongest Guild in the game, based in the European server. When and why did you create Gamblers Guild. How did it come to have the name?
Moreece: We started Gamblers’ Guild the day guilds came into being. I work in the gaming industry so the name came from that, plus I like the free-booting connotations. We were top 5 for a time while Reforge 1 and 11 [These Guilds are now called Reforge and Reforged] dominated. Then we nailed it.
Trance: Guilds can lead to friendships outside of the games themselves. Are you close to your Gambler Guild members, or do you rule with an iron fist?
Moreece: According to what I’ve read, GG is a bit like North Korea on a bad Monday. Truth is we have a fantastic bunch there, and even players who no longer participate in the game for whatever reason still chat on our discord server. We have a very progressive way of running things, make no demands of the members other than to try their best and rotate the GM position so that everyone gets a payout. The culture there now is so strong that people are more likely to opt out because they feel like they can’t perform than to be kicked out. I’ve ‘met’ people from all over the world through the game and the guild and that’s one of my favourite things about it, and made some really good friends in and out of the guild. Some pretty good ‘frenemies’ too. If we don’t mention @ciki1 he’ll never shut up about it.
Trance: As of writing this, you currently have 967K Hero Power. You’re the strongest person in the game, and ahead of #2 by 25K Hero Power (collatz on the American server). Do you think you’ll be the first to reach 1M Hero Power?
Moreece: I’d hope so! The new sets haven’t gone up much in potential and who knows what the new updates will bring so it may be do able, it may not! I’d be gutted if someone got there first (collatz!)
Trance: Any plans of celebration for when you hit 1M?
Moreece: I’ll retire*
Trance: You’re very active on the Discord server. Are there any common mistakes you see new players making? Any advice for players starting off?
Moreece: Discord is a great tool for new and old players of the game. Use it! There are always plenty of people ready to offer advice (sometimes even non-conflicting!) Scrolls are the key to long term success. Get them where you can!
Trance: Anything you’d like to tell the players out there?
Moreece: Don’t worry about what anyone else is doing too soon. I remember looking at Elmor when I first started and thinking he’d kill me with a half hit. That’s why you can’t fight above your level. Take it at your own pace and enjoy it!
Oh and * just kidding about retiring. Sorry not sorry.
That’s it for this Q&A session. We want to thank Moreece for taking time out of his busy schedule to answer our questions. If you’d like to hang out and talk to Moreece, you can find him active in the Community Discord. Here’s an invite link: https://discord.gg/aFy9Qsa
Until next time!