Göteborg, Sweden - December 17, 2009 - First Planet Company, developer and publisher of the largest real cash economy MMORPG, announced today that it is hosting its extremely popular Merry Mayhem hunting contest again. The holiday season will also be bringing joy to all as free holiday presents will be given out to all the good little boys and girls of Planet Calypso.
The Merry Mayhem hunting contest awards prizes to those with the most kill-points over a total of no more than 30 hours. (Even gamers need time to open presents, see their families and drink Eggnog). The event starts on December 26th 00:00 UTC and lasts until December 30th 23:59 UTC, with the winners being announced on January 8th, including the top 200 list for all categories with points and times. Prizes include a rare Mayhem Helmet and a special Merry Mayhem Diploma for all winners, as well as other special armor for the top scorers. For the full rules of the contest and prize list please go to: http://www.planetcalypso.com/news/pages/2009/12/15/8799/index.xml
Meanwhile the holiday season will bring free gifts for all players to celebrate another great year. The gifts were designed by Planet Calypso's own users. The gifts and winning designers will be revealed when avatars log in and receive the items. So come and join the Planet Calypso team and lift your virtual glass to help us welcome in the New Year. The holiday season will also see the conclusion of the Second Golden Age of Calypso and is the last opportunity for players to loot special Second Golden Age items.
First Planet Company is the developer and publisher of Planet Calypso, the largest real cash economy MMORPG in the world. Players have the ability to participate in a unique virtual economy where they only pay for the game when they play. Its unique real cash economy uses the virtual PED currency which has a fixed exchange rate of 10:1 with the US dollar. This allows players to deposit and withdraw real money during their adventures on Calypso. It is also the first MMORPG to use CryTek's stunning CryENGINE 2 for amazing graphics and physics.
Planet Calypso is a free download available at the game's official website, www.planetcalypso.com.
About First Planet Company
First Planet Company AB is a subsidiary of the MindArk Group. First Planet Company AB develops and markets Planet Calypso, a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) based on the Entropia Platform, and is part of the Entropia Universe. Set in a distant future, the planet Calypso is home to an expanding human colony struggling with the natural and economic elements involved in establishing their new civilization.
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