Author Archives: Joshuamonkey

Cantr’s Mission

Why does Cantr exist, and how should we go about deciding the mechanics and policies of Cantr? Jos (the founder of Cantr) provides a helpful description of Cantr’s beginnings and motivation: http://wiki.cantr.net/index.php/Game_Background I think the main points from that are the following: a player gets to experience many different characters with unique perspectives there’s time… Continue reading »

Cantr Day 6000 and Age Statistics

Today Cantr celebrates day 6000. Each day in Cantr is 20 days, so this marks 300 years! to celebrate, here are some quick stats on the ages of current living characters in Cantr. Since Cantrians start at age 20, there are 7 characters who are 300 or older! The average age of characters in Cantr… Continue reading »

Cantr Language Learning

Did you know that some players use Cantr to learn languages? Cantr offers users the opportunity, unique among role-playing games, to play any number of their 15 characters in any of the available languages, made possible by volunteer translators (you can apply to be a translator on your player page). For those players already fluent… Continue reading »

Cantr II or just Cantr?

Game Updates “Cantr II” is changing it’s official name to “Cantr”, to simplify and because there’s no ambiguity: Cantr I wasn’t an online game per say. Cantr, before receiving it’s name, began as a lego game played amidst friends, and later “Cantr I” (called “Cantr”) was organized by Jos through email. Find out more here… Continue reading »

Cantr Marketing Push

Welcome to the first of Cantr’s monthly Webzine posts. Look here for the new tails on Cantr staff, marketing efforts, Cantr updates, and the general state of Cantr. What is Cantr staff? We are a group of volunteers who are fans of the game and seek to actively participate in improving or helping the game…. Continue reading »