Netdragon Acquires JumpStart

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Thought I might post this here since I haven't really seen anything about it other than on Neopets.

 

Chinese based company Netdragon, who largely develops online multiplayer games, has acquired JumpStart on July 4th, 2017. According to this article it was primarily to acquire intellectual properties.

 

While I haven't found a whole lot on what will happen with SoD, there is some stuff here that talks about Neopets. And from what I can tell they are already working towards making Neopets better.

 

So here's to hoping the same will happen to SoD!

 

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I would love it if they improved the distrbution of the SOD game cards. None of my local stores sell them, so at this point the only way I can buy them is from Wal-Mart's website. I'd absolutely love it if they improved the distribution of those.

 

I'd also love it if they enlarged the SOD staff so bugs could be fixed quicker.

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I can't say I know anything about or by NetDragon, but if it means more resourses dedicated to fixing up SOD I'm all for it!

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The one article even

The one article even mentioned SoD a couple of times.

 

I didn't know SoD had 30 Million players worldwide.  I knew it was a lot, didn't know it was that many.

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To be a little nit-picky, the

To be a little nit-picky, the article says 30 million players have been registered ... I took this as 30 million accounts, but how many registered players are actually playing currently versus those that signed up but have moved on? Even so, there'd still be a ton of players at present! Kind of puts things in perspective with what the little SOD team has to deal with, and also what a minuscule portion of the player base the few of us on the forum are!

 

That said, the article also impliedJumpstart created Neopets, which is not true.

 

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Well hopefully this brings

Well hopefully this brings some improvements to the game, at least maybe more staffing/funds. Honestly, when I looked these guys up I've never played any of the games they've published. Never even heard of them before now. 

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I haven't actually heard of

I haven't actually heard of them before either. Either way I'm hoping for improvement too.