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ExcellentEmperors.com is a free, interactive virtual pet community website.
What is a Royal?
When you join, you can adopt your very own virtual pet Emperor Penguin, known as a Royal. Royals are changeable, growing virtual pets that grow as you incubate, feed or form alliances with (click) them.
What is a virtual pet?
A virtual pet (also known as a digital pet or artificial pet) is a type of artificial human companion. It is a simulation of a pet, animal or creature. Virtual pets are usually interactive. On ExcellentEmperors.com you interact with your virtual pet (known as a Royal on ExcellentEmperors.com) by clicking on it to make it "grow". The virtual pet's "growth" is simulated by replacing one image with another image. For example, the first image could depict an egg, whereas the second image depicts a penguin hatching out of an egg.
What is a BBMMO or BBMMOG?
BBMMO stands for Browser Based Massively Multiplayer Online Game.
What is a VPS?
VPS stands for Virtual Pet Site. Virtual Pet Sites, like ExcellentEmperors.com, are websites where you can adopt your very own virtual pet.
What is an NPC?
NPC stands for Non-Playing Character. This is a character that talks to you but you can't control. On ExcellentEmperors.com NPCs may give you useful and entertaining information.

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I see all kinds of different Royals. How can I adopt them?
You must be a signed in to adopt any kind of Royal.

There are different types of Royals that may or may not be available to you.

  • Common Royals - These Royals are available to all Members.
  • Rare Royals - These Royals are availalbe for adoption thorugh the use of an Elite Key. If a specific Royal that you care for reaches a specific Stage, you may be given an Elite Key to use to adopt a specific Rare Royal or multiple Rare Royals.
  • Event Royals - These Royals are only available for a limited time and are themed to holidays or events.
  • Limited Edition Royals - These Royals are limited editions and are only available in limited quantities or for a limited time.
  • Premium Royals - Different Royals are usually available once a month for purchase.
  • Contest Royals - These Royals are only available to you if you win a specific contest.
  • Custom Royals - These Royals are only available when you pay ExcellentEmperors.com to create a unique Custom Royal for you.
  • Sponsored Royals - These Royals are usually available for a limited time and are themed to a particular Sponsor. By adopting a Sponor Royal you are supporting ExcellentEmperors.com.
  • Gaia Exclusive Royals - These Royals are only available through the ExcellentEmperors.com Gaia Thread.
Are genders predetermined?
A Royal has a 50/50 chance to be a male or a female. Gender is usually revealed when a Royal grows into a Hatchling (Stage 1).
Can I post my Royal on other websites or in emails?
Yes!
How many different types of Royals can I adopt?
As a Member you may adopt as many different types of Royals as you want. However, certain types of Royals may only be available to you at certain times.
How many of the same kind of Royal can I own at one time?
You can own two of the same kind of Royal (i.e. two Starter Royals) at one time. Once you've adopted two of the same kind of Royal, that kind of Royal will no longer be available to adopt by you, unless you set one free.
Can I sell or give away my Royal?
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How many Stages do Royals have?
Royals typically have 8 Stages. Please go to About > Stages for more information.
How do Royals grow?
Royals grow when they are incubated, fed or form an alliance (are clicked on) a certain number of times.
How long does it take for a Royal to grow?
Each Stage takes more incubations, feedings or alliances (clicks) than the previous Stage.

  • Egg - None
  • Hatchling - Requires 15 Incubations (clicks)
  • Infant - Requires 30 Feedings (clicks)
  • Chick - Requires 100 Feedings (clicks)
  • Lord/Lady - Requires 200 Feedings (clicks)
  • Earl/Countess - Requires 500 Alliances (clicks)
  • Duke/Duchess - Requires 1000 Alliances (clicks)
  • Prince/Princess - Requires 3000 Alliances (clicks)
  • Emperor/Empress - Requires 5000 Alliances (clicks)
An individual can only incubate, feed or form an alliance with a Royal once per day (i.e. one click per IP address every 24 hours). Multiple individuals can click the same Royal each day. Caretakers can also purchase Krill from a Royal's Shop to increase their Royal's growth by 10.

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What are Gold Fish Gold Fish?
Gold Fish is the virtual currency you earn on ExcellentEmperors.com.
How do I earn Gold Fish Gold Fish?
You earn 1 Gold Fish Gold Fish each time you incubate, feed or form an alliance with one of your own Royals.
You earn 10 Gold Fish Gold Fish each time you incubate, feed or form an alliance with a Royal which is not yours.
You must be signed into ExcellentEmperors.com to earn Gold Fish Gold Fish.
What can I buy with Gold Fish Gold Fish?

You can buy a variety of different items with Gold Fish Gold Fish! Including:


Freeze Formula

Freeze Formula - Pauses your Royal's growth.

Availble to unfrozen Royals only.



Unfreeze Formula

Unfreeze Formula - Resumes your Royal's growth.

Available to frozen Royals only.



Female Formula

Female Formula - Change your Royal's gender to female.

Available to male Royals who are Hatchling - Stage 1 and up only.



Male Formula

Male Formula - Change your Royal's gender to male.

Available to female Royals who are Hatchling - Stage 1 and up only.



Krill

Krill - Increase your Royal's growth by 10.

Not available to Royals who are Emperor/Empress - Stage 8.



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I forgot my password, where can I reset it?
Go to Account > Reset Password.
I forgot my username, what do I do?
  1. Remember that usernames are case-sensitive.
  2. If that doesn't help, go to Help > Contact Us.
  3. Choose "Forgot Username" as the reason for your email.
  4. Include the Email Address you registered with your Account in the Email field.
  5. You will receive an email at that Email Address with the username associated with it if the Email Address you provide matches an existing Account.


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Can I lose my Private Message privileges?
Yes, if it is reported you have sent SPAM to another Member, your Private Message privileges may be removed.
However, if they are removed in error, please do the following:
  1. Go to Help > Contact Us.
  2. Choose "Private Message Reactivation Request" as the reason for your email.

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Does ExcellentEmperors.com cost money?
Membership is free. All areas of ExcellentEmperors.com are free, and Members will never be charged money or asked for billing information unless they purchase site merchandise or special Premium Royals.
What are Premium Royals?
Premium Royals are virtual pets that are not available for free. New Premium Royals are released each month and are available only during the month they are released. Premium Royals cost $2.25 each. Under the Terms of Service, Members cannot sell their Premium Royals to others for real money. Purchases of Premium Royals are accepted by PayPal. Members are under no obligation to purchase Premium Royals.
What are Custom Royals?
Custom Royals are custom designed virtual pets that are not available for free. You can order a Custom Royal with colors of your choice for $9.95. Under the Terms of Service, Members cannot sell their Custom Royals to others for real money. Purchases of Custom Royals are accepted by PayPal. Members are under no obligation to purchase Custom Royals.

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Does ExcellentEmperors.com have any rules I need to follow?
Yes, go to Help > Rules & Guidelines.
Yes, go to Help > Terms of Service.
Yes, go to Help > Privacy Policy.

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Who can join ExcellentEmperors.com?
ExcellentEmperors.com is open to anyone 13 years of age and older.
Is ExcellentEmperors.com appropriate for teens?
ExcellentEmperors.comís Terms of Service require that all Material is PG-13. Although we attempt to monitor Material submitted to ExcellentEmperors.com and it is assumed that all Members abide by the Terms of Service, there is no guarantee that all Material submitted is PG-13.

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Are you hiring?
If we are, it will be posted on the home page.
Can I hire you?
Thank you for your interest. Please do the following:
  1. Go to Help > Contact Us.
  2. Choose "Employment Opportunity" as the reason for your email.

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Is role playing required?
Nope, but it is highly encouraged!

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I have a question that's not listed here!
  1. Go to Help > Contact Us.
  2. Choose "Question" as the reason for your email.

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