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Frogster Celebrates Spring Rain Festival in Runes of Magic

April 16, 2009

FROGSTER CELEBRATES SPRING RAIN FESTIVAL IN RUNES OF MAGIC

Series of Events Go Live In-Game to Celebrate Spring

Frogster America, Inc. today announced that it will be celebrating the Spring Rain Festival in Runes of Magic, the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) that is redefining the standard for free-to-play titles. Beginning today, players have a new series of adventures to discover and challenges to master as the game continues to add new content on a weekly basis since its March 19th launch.

The Spring Rain festival is rooted in ancient legend and is a symbol of the Earth’s rebirth. Legend tells of a traveler named Castor, who, a long time ago, appeared in a village where the inhabitants were suffering from hunger and were in great need since their harvest had failed that year. So, the traveler gave them a gift which was a special rainbow egg. The following spring, the seeds from this brightly colored egg sprouted with lots of trees with leaves and blossoms in the most beautiful rainbow colors and the time of misery came to an end. From this time onward, it then became the custom in Taborea to exchange brightly colored rainbow eggs between adventurers in honor of Castor during the Spring Rain Festival.

There are numerous quests surrounding the Spring Rain Festival with a wide range of rewards. For example, during the festival period, there are the wondrous rabbit-like ‘wabbits’ cavorting about the Runes of Magic world and they hold some surprises for players. They will be handing out gift parcels in reward for completed tasks, which among other things may contain a ‘wabbit’ pet or a drink which briefly turns players into rabbits themselves.

About Runes of Magic With an extensive range of features Runes of Magic is redefining the standard for free-to-play titles. Runes of Magic conveys an absorbing story through more than 1,600 quests in an exciting and dangerous fantasy world. Players can choose between six main classes and combined with a secondary class, choose to create a character from 30 character class combinations. All characters possess unique skills with impressive combo attacks and can use mounts including war horses.

A particularly attractive feature for guilds and players is the ability to decorate their own virtual homes with individual furnishings. Thanks to an extensive crafting and reputation system, thrilling PVP, as well as demanding dungeons and boss monsters, Runes of Magic has something for everyone. The Taiwanese developer Runewaker, has developed Runes of Magic according to western MMO standards and put more than three years of development into the game. The studio will continue to provide new challenges for players every four to five months with free add-ons and updates. MMO fans can find more information, pictures and videos on the official website at: www.runesofmagic.com

Runes of Magic features:

Free-to-play: no monthly fees, free download

Extensive dual class system (six primary and secondary classes) Versatile spell- and attack-combinations

 Enthralling background story

More than 1,600 quests and quest series

No zone boundaries thanks to seamless architecture

 Dungeons: Instanced and tile based as well as persistent Individually developable skills and spells

 Armor sets with special bonuses

Dynamic item system with hundreds of runes for upgrading

Optional PvP system with arena battles and guild wars

Ranking system with player-ranking lists Multitude of unique mounts

 Epic crafting system with the chance to improve existing items

 Personalization of player houses through individual furnishing Reputation system

 Customizable user interface with the option to use Add-Ons

 Map and radar system to find dealers, resources and quests easily

 In-game auction houses for trading items

Teleport-Runes for instant travel

 Mouse and keyboard controls for movement

 Regular updates with new content

 Guild castles in special zones

Cross-server fights in three-server-battle in development

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