Author Archives: Joshuamonkey

Genesis – A New Cantr

In 2020, Genesis began. A small world, slowly growing, with towns that are much more busy than the typical Cantr towns due to the small number of towns. Here are the details: Originally 1 town, then 3, and now 5, including a volcano! Many resources and animals in a condensed area. The capital rule is… Continue reading »

Cantr Internships

Cantr is fundamentally a place of learning. We take this responsibility seriously and offer internships depending on interest. While internships are not limited to these areas, the following are areas in which there is at least one staff member to mentor an intern: Marketing Public Relations Product Management Project Management Translation Math and Statistics Administration… Continue reading »

2020 Cantr Wrap Up

Author: Ash, Cantr Staff 2020 was truly one for the history books. It started as a normal year but quickly transformed into one none of us will ever forget. With real-life leading to quarantine and working at home for many of us, it also forced us to find things that we can safely do, and… Continue reading »

A New Cantr Staff

A New Cantr Staff

There’s a lot to learn from the past 19 years or so of Cantr Staff’s existence (some examples here). This article summarizes how we’re applying that knowledge to roles and responsibilities; we’ll announce some dramatic changes. Owning Responsibilities To aid flexibility, the growth of staff members, and clear responsibility, the Game Administration Board has approved… Continue reading »

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: 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 »