FORT LEE, N.J. – Nov . 2 2 , 2011 – The holiday season is all about getting together as a family and spending quality time with great food, and Fantage.com ( Fantage) – a leading virtual world for kids ages six to 16 – is introducing Turkey Madness, its in-game fall festivity. Starting today and ending on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Fantage is decorating its virtual world with cornucopias and turkeys, as well as introducing new group and mini-games. Players also can access special limited-edition seasonal items at the in-game Item Cart, and Fantage is introducing the first member of the Holiday Pet Family, The Turkey Madness Limited Pet. This pet will only be available until the end of the event, and players will receive a Holiday Pet Medal upon purchasing the pet.
Additional features of Fantage’s Turkey Madness include:
· Six all-new mini-games :
o Dinner is Served – Great food is a big part of any holiday festivity. In this game, players need to serve customers, carefully preparing each dish using the given ingredients in a limited time.
o Farm Feeding – Besides serving customers, players can look after hungry animals at a farm. Launching fodders to feed these animals will earn the player points.
o First Flight – This platformer will have players reaching for the skies as a turkey attempts to fly.
o Turkey Run – Cross the daring river! Players will need to guide a turkey to hop over, and move around, obstacles to make it to the other side.
o Escape the Wolves – Wolves have shown up on the farm, but the turkeys do not have any weapons! Players will have to avoid the wolves at all costs until the farmer shows up to help.
o Turkey Bounce – Bounce turkeys off a plate onto the table to serve them for dinner. Don't try to serve live turkeys!
Upon completing each round of the following mini-games, players will receive prizes, and upon completion of all six mini-games, players will receive a Turkey Madness Medal.
· Group game : The costume-changing game involves groups of players picking a costume to wear. At the end of each timed round, players that chose to wear the most popular outfit will win.
Fantage is a next-generation virtual world and community site for kids, tweens and teens. Featuring beautiful never-before-seen environments, Fantage’s cute avatars surf around on hover boards in a cool world, making waddling a thing of the past. Consisting of 12 towns – including Pet Town, Mt. Fantage and Wizard’s Domain – Fantage features rewarding single and multiplayer mini-games, multi-user safe chat for conversations with friends, and nearly endless character customization options, allowing for a truly unique experience.
Introduced in 2008, Fantage has grown to more than 15 million users and is the recipient of many awards, including the Editor’s Choice Award from Children’s Technology Review for excellence in children’s interactive media. Fantage offers the lowest subscription cost among its children’s virtual world competitors. Unlike other virtual worlds, Fantage has not increased monthly membership fees since its inception.
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Founded in 2007 and launched the following year, Fantage.com is a next-generation destination site for children. Fantage games and adventures entertain and delight children, and promote positive social interaction in an engaging, exciting, safe environment that both kids and parents love. Fantage also provides an age-appropriate, safe social networking experience within a fun virtual world. The company is dedicated to the safety of Fantage members, and has a highly sophisticated, three-tier safety system providing the greatest level of protection of any community site for children on the web. For more information about Fantage, visit www.fantage.com.