SAN FRANCISCO – January 22, 2009 – Frogster America, Inc. today announced an interior design contest within Runes of Magic, the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) that is redefining the standard for free-to-play titles. Frogster recently introduced numerous pieces of new furniture and decorative items for player housing to the game. The company is using the occasion to challenge Taborea’s creative interior designers in an exciting competition with a twist. Every active player with a character above level 10 that signs up for the contest at: http://www.runesofmagic.com/en/taborea_living.html before the event ends on February 2nd, will receive a magnificent two-story house to permanently reside in. Those who send in a screenshot of their decorated homes also have the chance to win a Gainward GF 9800 GTX+ graphics card, virtual war horses and t-shirts.In addition to player housing, Frogster recently updated the game and opened its item shop offering potions, mounts and teleports that can enable people to progress in the game faster. The game update also integrates the new instance, “Cyclops Stronghold,” and the event, “Flower Festival,” for Valentine’s Day.
In Runes of Magic, players can start furnishing their house at Level 1 with a broad range of items available. Furniture and decorations range from decorative interactive weapon racks, fireplaces and candle holders, to more practical furniture like treasure chests that can store items, mannequins to display spare armor, and anvils for crafting. Players can also give their unique house code to friends to invite them over to visit.Runes of Magic started the open beta with an English and a German version in the middle of December 2008. All interested players can now download the game and enter the world after creating an account for free at: www.runesofmagic.com.
About Runes of MagicRunes of Magic is the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) that is redefining the standard for free-to-play titles. With an exciting and engaging story, more than 1,000 quests at launch and 30 character class combinations, Runes of Magic is the most immersive, content-rich free-to-play MMO game ever created. More than 300,000 people have already signed up and entered the world with hundreds of thousands more expected as word of the game’s features and community spread each day. Already a winner of multiple awards for its content and overall gameplay, Runes of Magic is expected to be a major international hit in 2009 and beyond. For more information, please visit: www.runesofmagic.com
About Runewaker Entertainment Ltd.Runewaker Entertainment was founded in August of 2004, with the headquarters located in Taichung, Taiwan. The founding members are all very experienced in the field and decided to come together to pursue their own dream. Currently Runewaker employs over 40 highly skilled programmers, designers and artists and is constantly expanding. Runewaker specializes in making massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG). The company has built their own engine from scratch that rivals some of the best that is available out on the market. Their first product, Radiant Arcana (Runes of Magic), is already completed and currently in Open Beta Phase in China. Runewaker is currently producing more content for Runes of Magic. Webpage: http://www.runewaker.com/
About Frogster America, Inc.Frogster America, Inc., was founded in 2008 to bring high-quality online games to the North American market. As a wholly owned subsidiary of the Frogster Interactive Pictures AG, a Berlin based listed publisher of online computer games, Frogster America is located in San Francisco, and focused on the operation and marketing of MMO games that appeal to a global audience. With Runes of Magic, its first release coming in Q1 2009, the company is well positioned for success with a rapidly growing community and strong initial title on which to establish its market presence. For more information, please visit: www.frogster-america.comContactInternational Digital Entertainment Agency[email protected]
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