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  • Sponsored Mod Program: May Update

    Hey, Survivors!

    I'm happy to announce some exciting additions to the mod program this month!  It's been hard to keep track of all the content that is released lately! The program is already off to a healthy start, and we're already looking to add more into the group.  If you haven't heard about the sponsored mod program, it's an opportunity for modders to get some cash for doing what they love to do. As someone who plays ARK, you end up getting lots of new content to use in ARK.  It's a win-win for everyone involved! For more information be sure to check out this initial post announcing the program.

    We've been keeping an eye on the budding talent in the workshop, so be sure to get your work out there!  Your mod doesn't have to be near complete to be a part of the program.  We are always looking for those unpolished diamonds!  This month we're adding 3 more mods into the program.  Each of these mods has gained a bit of attention, and we're looking forward to seeing how they develop.

    Iso: Crystal Isles

    A quick glance at this map might let you know this isn't your typical island.  It is fantasy based, which I'm sure a lot of you will like.  It's also a welcome addition since there aren't a ton of fantasy styled maps.  I was impressed when I had the pleasure of taking a look at this map a few weeks back.  While it's still a work in progress, it's enough there to see how epic this can be.


    Auction House


    How many times have you wished there was a marketplace similar to popular MMO titles in ARK?  Well, there is!  It's amazing to see what a little creativity and some time in the development kit will do.  There's still lots of troubleshooting and testing going on, but this has the potential to be useful for a lot of ARK survivors.  You can virtually trade anything!  Wonder if we'll ever see seller ratings? ¬¬

    Advanced Rafts


    Everyone wants bigger and better ships, right?  Well, it looks like you're in luck!  Not only are there different ship models, but there are also several advancements made to the existing rafts in ARK. You might want to look into Advanced Rafts if you ever wanted a bigger building radius or more structures allowed on your raft.  There's plenty of structures and content to build the harbor of your dreams!


    Keep a look out for Workshop Wednesdays where I'll have a variety of content including a check in with the participants of the sponsored mod program.

    We'd also like to congratulate the following modders for maintaining their sponsorship and we're looking forward to what they have to show us in the next month!

    Offline Raid Protection and ARK Postal Service by Jslay and Mezzo

    MRRadTools.Inc Content Pack by MRRadioActiv and Mezzo

    Thieves Island and Skies of Nazca by Tkat5200

    Madagascar Evolved by Hey my team rules! and its r2ghgaming

    Shigo Islands by Exilog

    Total Conversion: ARK Moon Survival by DavidBC and Fuzz Levingston

    SurvivalPlus by Tao and Hamildor

    Structures Plus, Platforms Anywhere, and Platforms Plus by Orionsun

    Ragnarok by Excited Kangaroo, JacksonL, and Enduran

    eco's Decorative and RP Mods by eco

    Advanced Command Menu by Woeful Macabre

    ARK Steampunk Mod by iSpeZz


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    User Feedback

    Its may 22nd so you got 9 days of may left and i havnt seen any exact realease date  unless it gonna be a suprise

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    Is there any way we on console can get a guesstimation on an ETA for any of this I know these things take time and we all should be patient but we are hungry you can't dangle a juciey stake in front of a Lion and expect them not to try and get it 😋

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    On 5/2/2017 at 11:26 AM, ilShadow said:

    So are these the only mods for may? or are these in addition to the april mods.This is not a very well informed update for us.

    They included the April mods at the bottom.

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    1 hour ago, Deathscythes said:

    They included the April mods at the bottom.

    Yeah thanks for the heads up on something that was fixed weeks ago and no longer relevant!

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    Really hopeful that the S+ mod pack is added to the official game. It's brilliant and a incredibly help to building bases that are not just boxs

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    I like to see "Auction House" at ark. Maybe you can get access to marketplace at every tribe owned Tek-Transmitter or/and at obelisc when you absolve the mission and kill any boss easy, medium, hard - whatever. You'll unlock it. Brings more players to boss fights. ;)

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