News 03 May 2019

Hey Ninjas! It’s Tarn, here to let you know what’s been happening at Ninja Kiwi this week :)

What's been going on this week?

There’s not much to report this week. Bloons Adventure Time TD will be receiving a new update in the next couple of weeks. For all those TK fans, the Fighter Campaign has come to an end. Let us know what you thought of it in the comments below.

Unfortunately, we’ve had to say goodbye to one of our absolutely amazing and talented artists, Aimee. You will be missed!

We’ve also got some of the Dundee team visiting the NZ office for a few weeks.

Competition: Write a backstory for Quincy, Son of Quincy’s father Quincy

This weeks competition is to write a short backstory for Quincy, Son of Quincy’s father Quincy.

One entry per person.
Terms apply.
Entries must be in before 4pm, Thursday 9th May, 2019 (New Zealand time)
Include your username/platform user ID details in your entry.
Specify the game you’d like to receive your rewards for.
Keep it friendly and fun!

This weekend's focus:

Here's the focus on each game for the weekend :D

- BTD6 -
Bringing Around Destruction race, Pile O' Monkey Money and T3 insta Monkey sale.

Super Rare Orb, Sai Adventure Pack, Dungeon Finn and Character Bundle Pack on sale.

- Tower Keepers -
Hero battles rewards x2, double gold sale.
On-going Zalus and Skilled Adept passive event.

- BTD Battles -
Friday: MOAB - MOAB cards, BFB no4th, BFB OS.
Saturday: MOAB, MOAB cards club, BFB no4th, BFB cards.
Sunday: MOAB, MOAB cards, BFB no4th, BFB club.
Medallions Bag and Chest on sale.

- SAS4 web -
LMS with full boosts as rewards on Friday, VS on Saturday with boss bounty for alloy, Apoc on Sunday with black item as reward on bounties.
Sales on epic pack and 2nd premium gun set: Donderbus, RIA 15SE and Torment

- SAS4 Mobile -
LMS on Friday, VS on Saturday with Black Box as reward, Apoc on Sunday.
Sales on nantos, NV vet pack, epic pack and 2nd premium gun set: Donderbus, RIA 15SE and Torment

- BMC web and mobile -
Daily monkey teams with knowledge packs as rewards on Saturday. Knowledge Packs on sale.

- BTD5 -
Daily Monkey Teams, Zebra bloons counting for leaderboards, Apprentice skins on Sale.

- BSM2 -
Double blops and boosters.

Questions from the comments:

What even started this war between the bloons and the monkeys?
Two brothers with a vision, a keyboard and a serious vendetta against bloons, it would appear!

Have the Bloons ever somehow gotten their hands on a portal and invaded our world? If they have... (P. 1000 Ratte Startup Sounds) THEY'LL NEVER TAKE ME ALIVE!
If they’ve managed to portal into The Land of Ooo then they’ve clearly got the technology to travel into other worlds.

Will there be tower skins in BTD6 purchasable with tower xp? I know it takes a lot of time to make a new tower in BTD6 with all the modeling, so skins would probably take a long time as well. Could we expect them in the far, far future, or are they out of mind at this point in time?
We don’t currently have any plans to utilize the extra tower exp just yet. It’s something we’ll revisit in the future.

If you guys are wary of doing stuff with HTML5, that is understandable. Why not test making a game that uses HTML5 so that at least you have tried using it? As for what you can use to 'test' HTML5, I suggest remaking Bloons Tower Defense 1 since it's the most bare-bones of the BTD games…
While Ninja Kiwi may have started with Flash, our community (and gamers in general) has moved further away from browser-based gaming. Right now, mobile platforms have more opportunities available for us to continue making the awesome games you know and love.

will you guys ever add a faster way to get powers xp in battles? for example getting it in clan chests (good way to revive clans too, people forgot it exists)
Power XP boosters are available from the in-game store and are a great way to earn more XP, faster!

What material is the TSG and VTSG made out of?
A material so powerful that the mere mention of its name could have disastrous consequences.

Would it be possible to rework the ingame UI of BTD6 Steam so that the upgrade tree doesn't block the track when you click on a tower?
This has been requested a number of times and it is likely the UI will receive some tweaks in the future.

Can we get an RBE counter in TD6?
If you haven’t already, check out Topper’s Bloons TD 6 website. It has a number of useful stats, including an RBE count of all the rounds

Will we ever get Exploding Pineapple as a power in BTD6?
Probably not at this stage!


Thanks for tuning in this week! Feel free to leave a meme or a question below and I’ll do my best to answer it next week.