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Changelog

A NOTE FROM THE CURATORS

This is a list of changes that have been made to the Library of Pantheon website. To see the list of Pantheon's game development patch notes released by Visionary Realms, see the Patch Notes page. Bullet points below reflect changes made since the previous changelog report. Not all changes were published on the date listed. If you have any questions about this changelog, please contact us.


 

2022-Nov 14

- Added Oct 2022 Newsletter
- Added Oct 2022 Parting the Veil
- Added Nov 2022 Video News
- Updated Alpha Tracker
- Updated Image Gallery
- Updated content calendar
- Updated Dev Stream Bingo cards
- Overhauled Donation Box to facilitate native one-time and automatic monthly donations
- Added a link to the main Image Gallery from the Kickstarter Era image gallery
- Edited a couple of timestamp labels for improved searchability
- Edited an image caption in the Kickstarter Era image gallery to provide additional detail
- Minor aesthetic changes to buttons linking to the Donation Box throughout the site
- Minor aesthetic changes to Directory

2022-Oct 5

- Added Sep 2022 Parting the Veil
- Added Sep 2022 newsletter
- Added more images to the Image Gallery
- Added year dividers to Image Gallery
- Made a new category in Reference Catalog for Parting the Veil
- Updated Alpha Tracker
- Updated Patch Notes
- Updated Curator Collection
- Updated content calendar in Foyer
- Improved Dev Stream Bingo cards
- Removed Roundtable Bingo from Bingo Hall
- Increased font size of captions in Image Gallery
- Darkened the banner on several pages for improved contrast
- Fixed an issue that was causing back-to-top button not to appear on mobile

2022-Sep 21

- Added all-new Image Gallery page
- Added floating Back-to-Top button sitewide
- Added Sep 2022 Video News
- Added Aug 2022 Dev Roundtable
- Added a piece of concept art to Kickstarter Era gallery
- Updated content calendar in Foyer
- Updated Directory listings
- Minor aesthetic changes sitewide
- Fixed an incorrect reference link
- Fixed formatting inconsistencies in The Kickstarter Era, Curator Collection, and Patch Notes
- Edited a timestamp for improved searchability
- Removed Screenshots & Concept Art link from The Basics
- Removed all community-written supplemental material

2022-Aug 20

- Added Aug 2022 newsletter
- Added Aug 2022 Video News
- Added Aug 2022 Before-and-After Teaser
- Added Dec 2020 VoT Dev Interview
- Added social sharing buttons to several key pages
- Updated the Alpha Tracker
- Updated Developer Profiles
- Updated all bingo cards
- Updated Donor Hall of Fame
- Edited several timestamp labels for improved searchability
- Fixed several formatting errors in Patch Notes and Great Hall
- Fixed errors in the contact links in the website footer
- Removed link to Aradune’s official forum profile from The Aradune Anthology due to profile being set to private
- Adjusted spacing in Great Hall and Reference Catalog

2022-Aug 02

- Added July 2022 All-Access Roundtable
- Added Aug 2021 Press Release
- Added website changelog
- Fixed Directory dropdown menu width on PC and mobile
- Updated donor hall of fame
- Updated Curator Collection
- Updated content calendar
- Edited some timestamp labels to improve searchability
- Adjusted layout of the website footer and added a donation button

2022-Jul 22

- Added image galleries to the Kickstarter Era with 700+ images
- Added July 2022 video news, newsletter, and press release
- Added June 2022 dev roundtable
- Added March 2016 press release
- Added NFT Artwork Store link to The Basics
- Updated Alpha Tracker
- Added new page: Bingo Hall with links to Dev Stream bingo, Pantheon BingCohh (new), and Roundtable bingo (new)
- Improved the Search Guide
- Edited many reference labels to improve searchability
- Added additional links to the Curator Collection
- Minor aesthetic changes site-wide
- Fixed a couple broken links
- Clarified the Great Hall intro
- Edited some descriptions in the directory
- Optimized some pages for mobile viewing

2022-Jun 23

- Added April, May, June 2022 newsletters
- Added April, May, June 2022 video news
- Added Countdown to Classic interview w/ Joppa to Developer Interviews
- Added April & May 2022 Dev Roundtables
- Added Parting the Veil ep. 2 to Curator Collection
- Added two new hires’ Twitter accounts to Developer Profiles
- Updated content calendar in Foyer
- Updated Library Donor Hall of Fame list
- Added tags for improved searchability of the term “Manglerock”
- Clarified Search Guide

2022-Apr 5

- Added Feb and Mar 2022 roundtable
- Added March 2022 newsletter
- Added March 2022 video news
- Added HDRP montage to Teasers & Trailers
- Overhauled Alpha Tracker
- Updated content calendar
- Updated the Curator Collection
- Expanded the Search Guide
- Added info about Pantheon Jeopardy to the Foyer
- Minor visual improvements for the Foyer, Directory, and Donation Box
- Fixed several formatting inconsistencies
- Fixed some typos
- Fixed incorrect preview images for some pages

2022-Feb 17

- Added Feb 2022 newsletter & updated Alpha Tracker
- Added Feb 2022 video news
- Added Feb 2022 patch notes
- Added several images to the slideshow in The Aradune Anthology and standardized the maximum size at which the slideshow images display
- Added monthly content calendar to Foyer
- Updated job titles on Developer Profiles to reflect the team page
- Added link to the Kickstarter Era in the Great Hall
- Minor visual improvements for Great Hall, The Kickstarter Era, Directory, Foyer, several page banners, and all “Back to Top” links
- Fixed an issue where some links weren’t highlighting correctly when hovered
- Edited several timestamp labels for terminology consistency

2022-Feb 5

- Added Jan 2022 Dev Roundtable
- Added Phillip Keidge’s Twitter to Developer Profiles
- Added placeholder for Jan 2017 MMORPG.com audio interview
- Updated Alpha Tracker to reflect a change made to the newsletter
- Removed link to Kingsreach map from The Basics, added link to official World & Lore page, and reordered links by importance
- Minor clarifications to the Directory
- Edited some timestamp labels for terminology consistency
- Fixed formatting inconsistencies
- Aesthetic improvements to the Foyer, Search Guide, The Basics, Patch Notes, Alpha Tracker, Curator Collection, Donation Box, The Kickstarter Era, The Aradune Anthology, and Developer Profiles
- Added icons for all Curator’s Notes and Tips
- Optimized image loading

2022-Jan 20

- Added January 2022 dev stream
- Added January 2022 newsletter
- Added an image gallery to The Aradune Anthology detailing Brad’s Pantheon career
- Link to SoundCloud added to The Basics and removed the Latest News link
- Links in The Basics reordered by importance
- Aesthetic changes to The Basics, Alpha Tracker, Curator Collection, Search Guide, The Aradune Anthology, and Patch Notes
- Optimizations for mobile viewing
- Clarified the Search Guide
- Various verbiage changed throughout the site, including renaming all resources to “references”
- Edited a timestamp label for terminology consistency

2021-Dec 31

- Added Dec 2021 newsletter
- Added Dec 2021 video news
- Added Dec 2021 dev roundtable
- Added Dec 19 2021 Joppa interview to Developer interviews
- Link to Pantheon merch store added to The Basics
- Clarified intro to the Great Hall
- Fixed some broken links
- Fixed several typos
- Added captions to images describing what they are
- Corrected the chronological ordering of two resources in the Great Hall
- Edited a timestamp label for improved searchability
- Updated banner for Resource Directory, Curator Collection, and Donation Box
- Slight aesthetic improvements to the landing page and Directory

2021-Dec 10

- Added November Extra AMA to Developer Interviews
- Added Nov 2021 Developer Roundtable
- Added part 2 of Parting the Veil ep. 1 to Miscellaneous
- Added Anthony Guidi’s forum and twitter pages to Developer Profiles
- Fixed some formatting inconsistencies
- Minor changes to the Search Guide
- Edited a timestamp label for improved searchability

2021-Nov 25

- Updated the Alpha Tracker with latest info
- Added Nov 2021 newsletter
- Added timestamps for Nov 2021 development AMA stream
- Added timestamps for episode 1 of Parting the Veil
- Added a link to the Oct 2021 landing page
- Added library introductory video to foyer
- Updated list of Curators in the foyer
- Added Curator’s Notes to links to 2015 posts that have original audio removed
- Implemented an error catching tool and fixed several broken links
- Removed a redundant link
- Fixed some formatting inconsistencies
- Updated top donors list
- Edited quote in Resource Catalog banner

2021-Nov 15

- Added Aug 2021 Halnir Cave Montage
- Added Streamer Program Sign-Up link to The Basics
- Added a button to the Alpha Tracker in Patch Notes log
- Items on Alpha Tracker are now listed by priority within each status category
- Edited some resource labels for improved searchability
- Fixed some formatting inconsistencies
- Fixed some broken links
- Formatting changes for buttons with icons
- Aesthetic changes for Enter the Library button
- Changed Terms of Use banner

2021-Nov 8

- Added timestamps for the latest developer roundtable
- Added Curator Collection to house all Curator’s Choice resources
- Added Alpha Tracker
- Resource Directory renamed to Directory; Dev Tracker renamed to Developer Profiles
- Added dev Reddit accounts to Developer Profiles and added Aradune’s Reddit account to The Aradune Anthology
- Added a Quick Search function to the header
- Added a drop down menu to the Directory button
- Edited several resource labels and tags for improved searchability
- Expanded and clarified the Search Guide glossary
- Merged Getting Started instructions with the Search Guide and added a Search Guide button to the top of the Great Hall
- Cleaned up introduction to Great Hall and added a link to the Resource Catalog
- Many various aesthetic changes
- Fixed some broken links

2021-Nov 2

- Optimized all pages for mobile viewing
- The Aradune Collection renamed to The Aradune Anthology
- Edited description for the Great Hall in the Resource Directory
- Edited metadata for all pages to improve SEO
- Clarified the Search Guide, Getting Started, and some of the Curator’s Tips
- Clarified the Terms of Use
- Fixed a bug with the website’s language settings
- Added a quote to the Resource Catalog banner

2021-Oct 25

- Added the Oct 2021 newsletter
- Added timestamps for the Oct 2021 video newsletter
- Added a Resource Catalog for viewing all resources by type by clicking on any resource type in the Great Hall
- Added a “Curator’s Choice” badge for calling out particularly informative resources
- Added Privacy Policy & Terms of Use
- Edited several resource labels and tags for improved searchability
- Clarified the Search Guide and Getting Started instructions
- Edited wording on the landing page
- Many various aesthetic improvements throughout the site
- You can now click on any embedded art to learn more about it
- Optimized the home page for mobile
- Fixed some icons that weren’t displaying properly in certain browsers

2021-Oct 18

- Added a menu to the header, changed the layout of the resource directory, and hooked up all navigation
- Created a Library of Pantheon Discord server and added invite button to the website where appropriate
- Major fixes to the formatting of Great Hall, Patch Notes log, The Aradune Collection, The Kickstarter Era, and Dev Tracker
- Various aesthetic changes throughout the site where needed
- Began assigning resources to open in a new tab
- Clarified the text on the landing page
- Clarified the Search Guide and Getting Started instructions
- Edited some resource labels and tags for improved searchability

2021-Oct 11

- Migrated all information to the new website and assigned it to its appropriate page
- Started laying the groundwork for navigation
- Redesigned the landing page
- Added a new site logo
- Added new banners to all pages
- Added social links and disclaimer to footer
- Added a new contact form to submit suggestions/corrections
- Started fixing formatting inconsistencies that occurred during the migration
- Added timestamps for the September 2021 Developer Roundtable and Video Newsletter
- Added the 2016 MMORPG.com guest developer journals to the timeline as Miscellaneous resources
- Completed the official Patch Notes log
- Edited many timestamp labels to improve clarity and searchability of terms
- Added and edited many resource tags for improved searchability
- Expanded and clarified the Search Guide
- Added an exact date to a resource that only had month and year

2021-Sep 20

- Added the September 2021 newsletter
- Started implementing an official Patch Notes log
- Edited many timestamp labels to improve clarity and searchability of terms
- Added and edited many resource tags for improved searchability
- Added exact dates to several resources that only had month and year
- Significantly improved the consistency of formatting when viewing all information in reverse chronological order
- Expanded and clarified the Search Guide
- Supplemental Resources are now called “Supplemental References”
- Removed Exclusive Rogue PA5 Gameplay due to no official developer info

2021-Sep 13

- Added ability to view all information in reverse chronological order
- Added the remaining timestamps for Developer Roundtables and Developer Interviews
- Added link to the latest Video Newsletter, awaiting timestamps
- Added many more additional tags to the rest of the Aradune Blogs to be more easily searchable
- Added exact dates to several resources that only had month and year
- Fixed a broken link

2021-Sep 7

- Added the latest Developer Roundtable, awaiting timestamps
- Added a newfound 2015 video to Developer Interviews, awaiting timestamps
- Added many more additional tags to Text Interviews, Announcements, Aradune Blogs, and video clips to be more easily searchable
- Edited some timestamp labels for improved searchability
- Expanded the Search Guide
- Clarified the Dev Tracker
- Clarified the Resource Directory instructions
- Cleaned up the Miscellaneous section

2021-Aug 30

- Added the rest of the timestamps for Video Newsletters. (ALL TIMESTAMPS NOW COMPLETE!)
- Edited some timestamp labels for improved searchability
- Added many more additional tags to Text Interviews to be more easily searchable
- Removed some Text Interviews from The Kickstarter Era that had no direct developer quotes.
- Expanded the Search Guide
- Fixed a broken link

2021-Aug 23

- Added the rest of the timestamps for Gameplay Streams
- Added more timestamps for Video Newsletters
- Added August 2021 newsletter to Producer’s Letters
- Added many more additional tags to all Text Interviews to be more easily searchable
- Expanded the Search Guide
- Clarified and consolidated some terms in the Search Guide
- Removed August 2018 community gameplay stream due to no official developer information
- Clarified the titles of all community streamer program Gameplay Streams

2021-Aug 16

- Added more timestamps for Gameplay Streams
- Added link to latest Gameplay Stream, awaiting timestamps
- Expanded the Search Guide

2021-Aug 9

- Added more timestamps for Gameplay Streams
- Added timestamps for the latest Developer Roundtable
- Added many more additional tags for increased searchability of Producer’s Letters, Web-Archived Newsletters, Official Press Releases, and Text Interviews.
- Edited several timestamp labels for increased searchability
- Expanded the Search Guide
- Sorted all Search Guide categories and terms in alphabetical order

2021-Aug 2

- Added more timestamps for Gameplay Streams
- Added more timestamps for The Kickstarter Era
- Added the latest text interview from MMOGames to Developer Interviews
- Expanded the Search Guide
- Changed the text color of important Curator’s Notes to red for increased visibility.

2021-Jul 26

- Added more timestamps for Gameplay streams
- Added more timestamps for Video Newsletters
- Added more timestamps for Developer Interviews
- Added more timestamps for The Kickstarter Era
- Expanded the Search Guide
- Fixed several formatting inconsistencies
- Started adding additional tags to timestamps for improved searchability
- More minor changes to the text on the landing page
- Started preparations for mass migration to Hubspot

2021-Jul 17

- Added more timestamps for Developer Interviews
- Added more timestamps for The Kickstarter Era
- Added the latest Monk video to “Other Notable Works”
- Added an all-new Search Guide to assist in finding information on common topics (accessible via the Resource Directory)
- Added a “Back to Directory” link to the end of the library.
- Further clarified in the instructions for the Resource Directory
- Clarified some Curator’s Notes and Tips
- Minor changes to the text on the landing page
- Edited some timestamp labels for improved searchability
- Changed the official name of all documents from “The Library of Pantheon” to “Library of Pantheon”

2021-Jul 11

- Added more timestamps for Video Newsletters
- Added more timestamps for Developer Interviews
- Added more timestamps for The Kickstarter Era
- Added more timestamps for Developer Roundtables
- Cleaned up the Web-Archived Newsletters section
- Made some aesthetic fixes to the landing page
- Clarified some Curator’s Notes

2021-Jul 4

- Purchased a domain name that now directs to the main landing page
- Greatly expanded the Web-Archived Newsletters section for improved searchability
- Added more timestamps for Developer Interviews
- Added links for the latest video newsletter and roundtable awaiting timestamps
- Edited some timestamp labels for improved searchability
- Added another written summary as a “Supplemental resource”
- Clarified the instructions for the Resource Directory
- Added a Curator’s Note to the Producer’s Letters section
- Made some slight changes to The Basics
- Cleaned up the Miscellaneous section
- Added an inscription to the Great Hall

2021-Jun 26

- Added more timestamps to Developer Interviews
- Added more timestamps to The Kickstarter Era
- Added all announcements from Jan 2015-Aug 2015
- Added more written summaries as “Supplemental Resources”
- Added Brad’s TwitchCon video to The Aradune Collection
- Added more links to Developer Interviews awaiting timestamps
- Added “Jump To” and “Through the Years” links to each section where applicable to expedite navigation
- Added stylized banners at the top of each section
- Stylized the link on the landing page which opens the main library
- Clarified the Curator’s Notes in The Kickstarter Era section.
- Minor font changes in some areas

2021-Jun 16

- Added a “Back to Directory” link in each section to expedite navigation
- Added the rest of the timestamps for Developer Roundtables
- Added more timestamps for Developer Interviews
- Added links to all official announcements from Feb - Dec 2014
- Changed the text color of all Curator’s Notes and Tips
- Added slight embellishment to the inscription on the landing page
- Bolded developers’ names in the Dev Tracker
- Noted dates for all Teasers & Trailers, Aradune videos, and “Other Notable Works”
- Adjusted indentation across the entire library for easier reading
- Fixed some typos
- Added more written summaries as “Supplemental Resources”
- Add visual dividers between each section