Splinterlands has recently shared details regarding its highly anticipated Land-based gameplay expansion, The Secret of Praetoria. The blockchain trading card game has released an update, Land Phase 1.5, through its new roadmap, which outlines the various developments currently in progress. This expansion is set to revolutionize the gaming industry by introducing Land NFTs that players can claim, construct buildings on, gather resources from, and create new tradeable and rentable cards for use in battles.

The Secret of Praetoria will feature 150 regions that players can own, with each region containing 1,000 plots of Land. In total, this expansion will have an impressive 150,000 parcels split into ten different tracts within each region. The massive expansion will be rolled out in multiple phases, with the first phase, land surveying, scheduled for Q1 2023. This phase will enable players to redeem PLOT, TRACT, or REGION tokens for unsurveyed land deed NFTs, subsequently converting these land deeds into surveyed NFTs. Details of the plots will include terrain type, rarity, and more.

Phase 1.5, potentially scheduled for Q2 or Q3, will introduce initial resource production alongside card and DEC staking. However, it is important to note that the specifics of this phase and future phases are subject to change as the development and playtesting progress. Phase 2, focusing on buildings and resources, is planned for a Q3 release.

The Secret of Praetoria expansion will allow players to stake their claims in the newly discovered Land after the fall of the veil surrounding Praetoria. Battle mages across Splinterlands can settle in this perilous new territory, extract its valuable resources, and ultimately unlock the rumored secret within. This expansion promises to offer an immersive and engaging gaming experience, providing players the opportunity to create exclusive new cards that can be used in Splinterlands battles, rented, or sold to other players, adding an extra layer of depth to the game.

As Splinterlands continues to innovate and expand its gaming universe, The Secret of Praetoria is poised to impact the blockchain gaming community significantly. The introduction of Land NFTs, construction, resource gathering, and new card creation promises to take the Splinterlands experience to new heights, further solidifying its position as a leading blockchain trading card game. With the roadmap laid out and the development of this ambitious expansion well underway, Splinterlands players worldwide eagerly anticipate the chance to explore the mysterious land of Praetoria, stake their claims, and uncover the secrets that lie within.