Merlin: The Game Launches Into Open Beta

London, 25 October: the highly anticipated,  Merlin: The Game , is now available to play in open beta. With no big downloads and no install necessary, access to Facebook’s newest and most exciting social game is just a click away. This fun and beautifully crafted game introduces more casual gamers to a real-time, co-operative, role-playing experience, on the world’s most popular social network.

Award winning Bossa Studios plan to change your perception, again, of what a social game can offer:

·         Merlin allows you and six of your best friends to fight off hordes of monsters, complete quests and explore new exciting areas.

·         As you battle across Camelot gain experience points, level up and customise your character with the skills you want to use.

·         Progressing through the game allows you to upgrade your equipment from the basic clothing of the medieval age to shimmering suits of armour, or colourful sorcerer’s robes.

·         Striking and exciting visuals allow you to dive into the world of Merlin and explore the world of Camelot beautifully rendered in a new stylised environment

·         Be part of the story in the action adventure game that will always have new content for you to explore.

Bossa Studios have had a blast developing Merlin: The Game and here are few highlights from the process:

·         The most redesigned part of the game was Merlin's ears.

  • The lyrics for  The Knights of the Round Table from  Monty Python and the Holy Grail were used as placeholder text during alpha stage.
  • The very first design decision on maximum size of maps was 10x10. Now we have some buildings in the hub bigger than 10x10.
  • During the making of Merlin the team consumed enough pizza to cover a tennis court.
·         The name 'Leo' (one of our developers) has appeared in the game in 52 different places during development. 8 of which are currently still in the live game.

To play  Merlin: The Game , please visit the official website:  http://merlingame.com/

 


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