New Features added to 'MMORPG of Free Choices' Craft of Gods

Haarlem, The Netherlands– 8 October 2010–‘Craft of Gods’ is the Slavic-mythology based 3D fantasy MMORPG to be released mid-November by Iceberg Interactive in Scandinavia and Benelux. After the recent announcement concerning the opening of a‘Free to Play’ server, the game’s Italian massive multiplayer online games (MMOG) developer and publisher Kalicanthus Entertainment announces today the launch of an update introducing more exciting new features, which will also be available for players who buy the retail box.

The update introduces new content for both the‘P2P’ (Pay to Play) and the‘F2P’ (Free to Play) servers of the game. It will not only include bug fixes, but it will also introduce new items, mobs and quests (including a Social Quest that will give out Kuns (virtual currency) for every friend invited), but it will also introduce many new features, as well as a new AI for many mobs, that will now make use of powerful spells and buffs.

About the update

One of the exciting features to be introduced is the Cave of Tallion, a huge dungeon divided in three areas with 2 entrances: one for Light players and one for Dark players. The first area is open to everyone and features four bosses and various quests for both factions. The second and third areas however are closed by a gate; completing particular quests will grant players access to these areas with increasingly higher level mobs and bosses. The third area is the dwelling of the strongest boss of the game,‘The Creature’.

The patch will also introduce three new battlegrounds, each one open to players of a certain level range. Players can register to enter the areas by talking to an NPC that will be located in every town; the battles last 30 minutes and will start when at least 2 players per faction are registered. The faction with the highest number of kills will come out as the winner.

Last but not least, four types of events will be introduced: mob, drop, quest, and double experience events. Each event will be announced with a server message. Mobs event will see a special mob with special drops appearing in some maps for a limited period of time. With regards to quest events, a particular NPC (non-playable-character) located in the towns during an event will give out quests that will have to be completed during that same event. Drop events will feature mobs dropping special items needed for particular quests that will only be dropped during the event. Finally, double experience events will provide double experience from all the mobs for as long as the event lasts.

More information about the update will be published on the official website www.craftofgods.eu.

About Craft of Gods

Craft of Gods is a 3D fantasy MMORPG based on Slavic mythology. Craft of Gods is the‘MMORPG of free choices’: you are free to choose how to build your character with its unique class-free system, how you want to play and even if you want to pay or not.

Craft of Gods provides a unique experience for both Player vs. Environment (PvE) lovers and Player vs Player (PvP) oriented gamers and features an addictive end-game based on a great Realm vs Realm (RvR) system: prove to be the strongest guild and you can gain unique gods’ abilities by becoming a Demigod!

Players can choose between 6 different races divided into 3 factions (Light, Darkness and Neutral, this last one will be introduced with an expansion in the near future) and create their character that can then be completely customized; in facts there are no classes in Craft of Gods, only skills: each player can choose from 14 schools of skills, each containing 15 powers– for a total of 210 different skills that assure a great depth of customization.

Craft of Gods is the only MMORPG that lets the player choose between a pay-to-play (P2P) server and a free-to-play (F2P) server. In order to play on the P2P server you’ll have to pay a monthly subscription fee of€ 8,90. If you do not want to pay a monthly subscription, you can choose the F2P server: you can play for free, aside from some small limitations the game is the same as on the P2P server and you’ll receive an amount of premium money (called Kun) worth€ 50, that you can spend in the in-game item shop.

Craft of Gods is a new game with an‘old-school’ heart that will please both long-time and new players.

Craft of Gods features

    <*> Ride any creature
Craft of Gods allows you to ride any creature, meaning that if you're tired of your horse, you can always get yourself a bear, or something else that fits your likings.
    <*> Become a Demigod
Show your abilities in battle and the Gods might just grant you a place beside them.
    <*> Customize your skills
Customize your skills by choosing from 14 schools of skills, every one of which contains 15 powers–totalling up to 210 different skills.
    <*> Choose your race
There are six different races in Craft of Gods, each one with unique characteristics and exclusive skills available.
    <*> Focus on your crafting skills
Craft of Gods is not just about battling. A sophisticated crafting system with 8 craft schools allows players to focus on their crafting skills.
    <*> Fight for the Slavic gods
Craft of Gods is the first MMORPG based on Slavic mythology
    <*> Huge world with PvP, PvE and RvR all at once
Craft of Gods features a huge world with 25 different maps, where both PvE- and PvP-oriented players are welcome, as well as RvR fanatics.

About Kalicanthus Entertainment

Kalicanthus Entertainment is an MMOG developer and publisher, leader in the Italian market. The company was founded in 2006 by a group of passionate and experienced MMO players and former employees of another MMO company, who joined forces to create a new, big Italian referral point for the MMO market. Since 2007 Kalicanthus is expanding its operations in Europe

and internationally with the launch of new MMO games; Kalicanthus was also the first western company to publish exclusive Russian massive multiplayer online games.

About Iceberg Interactive

Iceberg Interactive is a premier videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. The company is staffed with a mix of industry veterans and upcoming young talent, has offices in key locations across Europe and has established relevant partnerships all over the globe, both for digital and retail releases. Hence why Iceberg is a great alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. Iceberg focuses foremost on PC gaming and is among the market leaders for the following niche genres for PC: simulators, adventure and MMO/action games. For more information visit www.iceberg-interactive.com to keep up with the latest breaking news.

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