Player Guide

Welcome to Egg Cave's Help & FAQ section! This serves as a great player's guide for both beginners and long-time Egg Cavers alike. Please select a category below to read more.

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Site Questions

What is Egg Cave?

Egg Cave is a fun adoptables web site where you can adopt creatures, share them, take care of them, and make new friends.

What is Ark?

Ark is Egg Cave's mysterious, fantasy world full of mysterious awesomeness. The Egg Cave is located on the island of Ark; it contains many fantastic creatures that will blow your mind!

What is "ECT"?

"ECT" stands for Egg Cave Time. It's based off Eastern Time in the United States.

Who owns Egg Cave? When was it created?

Egg Cave was created by Ian McQueen and is operated by Bumpwire LLC. Ian is a web developer and game designer. He works regularly with Egg Cave's artists who draw the artwork that you see around the site. Development for Egg Cave began in December of 2008; it officially launched on July 20, 2009.

What's the difference between black and green usernames around the site? How accurate are user statuses (online or offline)?

Black usernames indicate that a user is offline. Green usernames indicate that a user is online. User statuses are based on activity within the past 15 minutes. They are updated every minute.

What does the shield icon () mean?

Users with shields are site staff. And no, you cannot tell whether site staff are online or not.

What are Egg Coins (EC)? How do I earn Egg Coins?

Egg Coins are the primary currency of the game. You can use EC to buy items and participate in various site activities.

You can earn EC by feeding other users' creatures, trading, and participating in site activities and games.

What is CaveCash (CC)? How do I get CaveCash?

CaveCash is another kind of currency that is used to purchase items from the Cash Shop Park. CaveCash can be purchased at the Cash Shop Park.

What's coming soon to Egg Cave?

We have lots and lots of plans for Egg Cave! Rest assured that our site is updated frequently with new and fun things for you to do!

Still Have Questions?

If you still have questions, please post in the Help & Questions forum. Having account issues? Don't hesitate to Contact Us.