Early in March 2012 just before Planet Arkadia Update 2012.3 Planet Arkadia CEO David Dobson gave two radio interviews within three days. Many thanks to the radio stations especially the DJ and very special thanks to David. Atlas Haven Radio [gmp3]entropiaplanets.com/forums/uploads/Interviews/DavidDobsonInterview4.mp3[/gmp3] The first was on Atlas Haven Radio by Zume on 08 March 2012 at 15:00h EUT. It is the 4th in a series of interviews by Zume, each a few days before the next major Planet Arkadia Update. Original announcement: Another Update interview with David Dobson! 8th of March! Written notes for this interview further below. Normandie Radio [gmp3]entropiaplanets.com/forums/uploads/Interviews/DobsonInterview_NR.mp3[/gmp3] The second one will be by DJ Isclay on Normandie Radio on 10 March 2012 at 15:00h EUT. This interview is announced to be "quite different". We are a curious. Original announcement: DJ Isclay to interview David Dobson! Saturday March 10th - 2012 Don't miss those and support the efforts of your community websites/services. If everything goes well you will find the transcript of each interview in this post some time afterwards. Written notes for this interview further below. Notes covering ~1/3 of the AHR interview: Shops & apartments shops & apartments have been remade deeds will be added to auction following next week's update depending on demand, at least 10 shops, ~200 apartments at Celeste Harbour to be auctioned over time some apartments include the ownership of the roof of the building additional Arkadia furniture in the May update Map ingame map will be improved, high resolution terrain will have more diverse colors click it, it's huge and detailed: 2 new reatures in next week's update Nusul, a little bit more difficult than Exarosaur, big spawns west of Celeste Harbour, another lower mid level creature new Texture BP will be added too Vehicles in next week's update craftable customizable Hoverpods will be added better stats than the NPE Hoverpods Notes covering ~half of the NR interview: Marketing Campaign ads in the form of a 30 second video, end with a link to the registration page currently US, Singapore & Australia different start screens kind of test phase to find out what type of marketing works best in what country Arkadia Underground in development since pre-launch, not planned to be implemented on launch or even be visible. Treasure Hunting first will be an 8x8km server area Treasure Hunting like mining with more chance of getting items, SOOTO system designed as a king of premium end of mining if not items you can find ancient arkadian materials Celeste Harbour all blocks redesigned to be 6 storeys high shops on the ground floor (37 blocks -> 37 shops) shops with 10 to 20 item points display area limited number but more than 10 will be in auction penthouse appartments include ownership of rooftops rooftops are seperate area with their own item limit Sanctury Cove will receive shops and appartments too those will be part of the estate Piracy huge negative impact on Arkadia when space came in BPs had to be adjusted to use ingredients to be found on Arkadia to counteract the negative effect on the Arkadian economy New Creatures Nusul Oratan Slasher, new Oratan, easier to hunt than the current Oratan, blue clothes Long Term Plan Treasure Hunting Instances Smuggler Update incl. Missions, instances, items, etc Land Deeds incredibly expensive way to raise capital there seems to be little reason to do maybe something similar for player participation .