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The End of Wartune Browser to Book

 

Many players paid a lot of attention to the Wartune Browser to Book campaign when they first found out that a Wartune novel was being written. Though the Wartune team may not have received as much funds as they had hoped for, they will continue with the novel as promised. Chioma Osifo, the novel’s author has double-down on her focus and they aims to have the novel finished by the second quarter of next year.

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Proficient City did a fair amount to promote the Wartune team promote Browser to Book. They held a Fan Art Contest on Facebook, shared drawings made by some of Wartune’s most talented fans, and kept everyone up to date with the campaign’s progress on their official website and social media pages.

The Wartune team received a fair amount of fan art since the project started on November 28th, all made with passion and skill. Wartune fans are extremely talented, and dedicating their talents to this noble and innovative video game was a great boon for it. It seems these purveyors of their art were excited at the thought that their divine works could be published in the Wartune novel, given space with the noble words. Proficient City has yet to announce which of these prodigious pieces of art will be selected, but have plans to do so soon. Players, especially those who would like to know more about this impressive game’s history, are still invited to support Browser to Book directly or help share posts on Facebook and twitter.

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This is the first time Wartune has held an alternate media project in its three years, and to celebrate the occasion they have prepared hordes of swag, including limited-edition postcards, unique dog tags, third-anniversary t-shirts and more. They put great effort into picking the materials and making each gift special, so make sure you get yours while you still can, especially the postcards.

The Browser to Book campaign ends December 27th, and the author is very busy. They’ve already selected some potential book covers, each with its own subtle mood. If you’d like to see them and voice your thoughts you can do so on the Wartune Facebook page.

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Books are such wonderful things, and this one is sure to be an absolute delight. Find out the thrilling origins of the epic fantasy RPG, increase your vocabulary, and maybe relax with a glass of wine while you read. Life’s short, might as well read a good book and spend the time right.

More information, please go visit Wartune’s official website: www.wartune.com

Or you can follow their official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wartune

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Wartune – Novels and Noel

 

The Wartune Browser to Book event is ending in less than a week, and the author, Chioma Osifo, has been busy writing. She plans on having the novel finished by the end of March 2016. So far the Wartune team has not only received players’ support for the project, but also many opinions on the novel. These ideas will be collected and a few might even make it into the book.

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However, there are many other fabulous events waiting for you besides the Wartune novel. First of all, they opened a new server especially for Christmas on December 17th. They will also provide special Christmas gift packs for anyone entering the new server. Join the fun, and you’ll feel the Christmas spirit everywhere. There are a lot of other exclusive monthly events and rewards, including Reindeer Hats, Reindeer Robes and Christmas Sleigh Cards, as well as unique sailing wings for the Christmas server! Don’t hesitate to share gifts and fight some epic battles on server 456. It’s definitely where you’ll have the most fun this Christmas season. Unless you’re playing paintball. That’s always the most fun.

In Version 5.2, there are new functions, systems and Eudaemon, which have brought new fun and electricity to the game. Who doesn’t want to prance around with their new Eudaemon in some fancy Christmas digs?

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They also have the Proficient City Christmas Connection event. Four of their biggest games, Legend Knight, DDTank, Eternal Fury and Wartune, are giving away huge prizes. All you have to do is post your picture and get your friends to Like it, and you can win. The person with the most likes in each category will win prizes including a $100 gift card, and a limited-edition postcard. The photo with the most Likes over-all will win an iPad Pro! More in-game rewards are on their official Facebook page and the Christmas Connection website. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity and win some amazing gifts.

It’s Christmas time, so celebrate with Proficient City. Take some photos to participate in their contest and maybe get yourself an iPad Pro, or play Wartune if you haven’t already and join the Christmas festivities. If you’re feeling really adventurous head to their Indiegogo page and give someone the gift of a Wartune book plus some other exclusive rewards. The possibilities are endless, just like you choices in how to enjoy this holiday season!

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https://www.facebook.com/Wartune/

http://www.proficientcity.com/christmas/pageindex.action

Wartune: More than Just a Web Game

 

Asia-based Proficient City announced recently that it will publish a novel based on the popular web-game Wartune. The plan garnered a significant amount of attention on the games social media, with many players showing interest in the upcoming novel. Isaac Lee, Wartune’s head of operations, answered a few questions on the novel.

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Q: Wartune has had a lot of success as a video game, but why have you decided to publish a novel?

A: We have always wanted to show players that Wartune is more than just a game. The developers have put a lot of effort into the story behind the game, but only a few of the more veteran players are familiar with it. There’s been a lot of interest from some players about being more involved with the game, lots of players submit their artwork, and a bunch wrote stories for an event we had to celebrate the 3rd anniversary. All of this effort was extremely touching, so we wanted to give back. Three years is a long time in this business, and it’s all thanks to the players.

Q: How did you choose the author?

A: There’s a lot of story that comes with Wartune, so we needed someone who could pick some of the best bits and make it into something cohesive, while still maintaining Wartune’s atmosphere. We also wanted someone who was open to working with us to write the novel, so that we could proceed with our vision as well.

Chioma Osifo is who we eventually found. She used to be a teacher and was inspired by the famous British best-selling writer David Gemmell. She has a lot of imagination and pitched some great ideas, so we’re excited to work with her.

Q: Why did you decide to use crowd-funding?

A: Wartune’s got a bit variety in players, and each of them loves Wartune in their own way. Some of them just want to play the game, while others devote time and money into Wartune, and want to more than just the game itself. And of course there’s a whole slew of players in between.  We decided to use crowd-funding because it gives players more choices on how to enjoy the novel. They can spend some money, or they can participate in some of the contests and still have the chance to win.

Q: This is your first time you doing crowd-funding, isn’t it? How has it been?

A: You’re right, this is our first time. We stole ideas from a bunch of our other projects, but it’s still been kind of crazy. The Indiegogo Strategists have been a great help. There’s a lot of game-related campaigns, so the big thing is trying to separate ourselves from the crowd. We’ve also talked to a few people who ran some successful campaigns, and they’ve been helpful. Guy Windsor, who running his own campaign, ‘Guy’s NEW, ADVANCED, Longsword Book!’ was super helpful with the campaign page. Thanks to all these people the campaign is running a lot smoother than it might have.

The following is a possible cover for Wartune novel

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Q: It seems as if some players are concerned that the novel means less time is being spent on the game, what are your thoughts on this?

A: They shouldn’t be worried. We always put the game before everything else, we won’t let the novel get in the way. We have different people working on game improvements and the campaign, and we’ve been trucking along with both. The newest version of Wartune launched on Dec. 8th, and added quite a few new features. We’re constantly optimizing and improving, and 3 years of gaming shows the players appreciate it.

For the latest Wartune Wartune, please go to https://www.facebook.com/Wartune.

If you want to know more about the Wartune novel project you can find out more at http://www.wartune.com/novel/index.html or check out the campaign at http://igg.me/at/wartunenovel.

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Ork Buster Starts CBT – Activity 1

Do you like Tower Defense games and are waiting for something new? Proficient City is going to launch the most innovative TOBA game: Ork Buster! Ork Buster is the perfect mix of RPG and Tower Defense game that includes amazing PVP features where you can develop different battle strategies fighting against other players. This is a great game for people who enjoy Tower Defense games and need a new challenge!

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Featuring Team Dungeons and real-time PVP, the browser game Ork Buster will start its closed beta test at 18:00 on December 14th (PST). At that time, Proficient City will join hands with game platforms like Facebook and Kongregate to test the game. Meanwhile, in order to test the balance and stability of the PVP features and collect more suggestions from people to improve players’ experience, from December 14 (PST) onwards the Ork Buster group will start the “Join Real-time PK Test to Win Rewards” event. Players who defeat the operation team players in the event will receive in-game rewards worth 50-100 USD and even 100 USD in cash.

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For more details, please follow

ORK Buster Official Website: http://www.orkbuster.com/Event/124727.html

The Ork Buster team values the opinions and suggestions of every single player. We’d love to be able to get tower defense fans to try out the CBT and hear their opinions on our game.

Wartune’s Limited Edition Postcard Gifts

Wartune is getting its own novel and to celebrate they’ve decided to launch a novel art contest. They’re giving players and artists the chance to have their artwork featured in the novel, as well as maybe get some limited-edition goodies.

Many players have already submitted their artwork through the comments section, along with feedback and general thoughts on the novel and the events. Join the rest of the players and draw your own illustration for the Wartune novel! Remember to also like and share the event on the official Facebook, so even more people can join as well!

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The novel is Wartune’s first cross-industry event, so they’re giving away some extra-special rewards. Players can either participate in the events or just contribute to the novel crowdfunding project to get prizes.

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The limited-edition postcards are a special gift to commemorate the occasion. Here’s a sneak peak of the first one, though they’ll be making six in all. They’ve also got plans to have some fun with who the sender is if that piques your curiosity. The postcards won’t be sold, and can only be received through contests or by helping fund the Indiegogo campaign.

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The campaign perks also include dog tags, in-game items, and of course a copy of the novel. They’re only making a few hundred of the postcards, and the rest of the rewards are limited as well, so don’t wait too long to participate!

We’ve also been told that some rewards will be given out before Christmas, so hurry up and get yours before it’s too late!

https://www.facebook.com/Wartune or visit
http://www.wartune.com/novel/index.html to check Wartune’s Novel Crowdfunding progress.

Ork Buster will lead the new Tower Defense games trend.

Single player mode can be a little bit boring sometimes, don’t you think? Aren’t you tired of fighting alone against all the Bosses? It would be great to team up with other friends and fight together! That’s why we are launching the Ork Buster’s closed beta. Our big Christmas surprise!

Proficient City presents Ork Buster, the most innovative Tower Defense Game! The closed beta will start at 18 : 00 on Dec.  14th, 2015. Join the best summoners and warriors to protect the Forgotten Lands in Ork Buster! The fantasy TOBA (Tower Defense Online Battle Arena) web game with the best features of RPGs and PvP.

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[Team Dungeon]

The Multiplayer System is one of the most important features of Ork Buster. Players can join a 4-member team to challenge Checkpoints and team up to fight against dreadful Bosses! Have you ever fought in teams in a Tower Defense game? In Ork Buster you can finally fight with your friends thanks to its unique multiplayer system. Team up to protect your the Forgotten Lands! ork

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[Hero Strategy]

Ork Buster is the perfect mix of RPG and Tower Defense game that includes amazing battle features where you can develop different skill strategies.Ork Buster Team has created an innovative Hero Skills System. This system offers multiple ways to upgrade the Hero by enhancing Equipment, boosting Stats and upgrading the different Skills. Thanks to these strategy options you can make the game more interesting and reach the highest positions in the rankings.

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[Duel PK PVP and Arena]

PVP and PK can be used as training methods in Ork Buster. This way the players can get familiar with the Tower Formation Mode and enhance the Hero’s Intensity. Humans have to train day and night to stop the Orks’ invasion! Duel will be available 2 times a day during 2 hours. At 12:00 and at 21:00. Prepare yourself! The stomping of the Ork troops can be heard from the distance… In Duel, the players can use Cards to defeat their opponents. Rewards and Honor will be distributed at the end of Duel according to the final ranking. In the Arena the players can test their Hero’s Battle Rating. Everyday there will be fierce battles among the players!

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[Dark Territory Guild Battle]

Only if we fight together we will be able to defeat the terrible Orks. That’s why the Humans formed Guilds to train day and night. In this Guild event there are 4 different Territories which can be conquered by the different Guilds! The best Guilds will receive great Reward and maybe even Treasure Maps at the end of this event.

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Join our Guild!

Ork Buster‘s closed beta will start on December the 14th. Join our closed beta and discover this awesome Tower Defense Online Battle Arena game!

 

ORK Buster Official Website: http: //www.orkbuster.com/

FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/orkbuster

Wartune – Browser to Book Top Perks All Gone

Wartune began its Browser to Book Indiegogo campaign at 20:00 EST on Nov. 26th. The campaign had a bit of a rocky start, but backers had scooped up the three most expensive perks by the fourth day. This perk, priced at $1000, included some in-game rewards and other trinkets, but also gives the backer the chance to write an acknowledgement at the back of the book. The team running the campaign has stated that they won’t be increasing the amount of rewards, so it looks like there won’t be any more acknowledgements.

The team received some concern from their fans about their choice of author, but is standing by the relatively unknown Chioma Osifo. “There’s a magic to her writing,” says Xitou Lee, Proficient City’s COO, “She draws you in.” Chioma has written two previous books – Regrets, and A Circle.

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According to Wartune staff this has been one of their most successful events, reaching almost seven times their normal amount of likes, shares, and comments. They credit a large amount of the success to the Novel Art contest, where they gave players the chance to have their art featured in the book.

When Rachel Tang, the team’s social media manager, was asked about the contest she responded: “We don’t care the art is good or not, we just want to see what players can do! We want to see what Wartune looks like through their eyes.”

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Art submitted for the Novel Art Contest

The novel itself will explore Wartune’s history, giving context to a game that has previously emphasized gameplay. It is expected to be completed by June of 2016, and will initially only be released to Indiegogo backers, though Ms. Tang stats they have plans to share it with other players in the future.

The Novel Indiegogo campaign is scheduled to continue until December 28th. Check it out at http://igg.me/at/wartunenovel,

More information, please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/Wartune/

http://www.wartune.com/novel/index.html

Wartune Fans Share Their Art

Art is one of the few things that truly seperates people from the rest of the natural world. Video games are an extension of that separation, a medium that allows the artist and the viewer to interact in a tangible way. To celebrate the value of art in videogames, and to celebrate their upcoming novel, your favorite browser RPG Wartune is holding an art contest.

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Last week Proficient City staff began receiving fan art, with willing artists hoping to have their art featured in the upcoming novel. The Proficient City staff were delighted by the enthusiastic response on Facebook, and are excited to help upcoming artists show their work. The event isn’t over yet, though and they’re hoping for more contributions. They want to know how Wartune makes you feel, what you find most interesting. You can draw or paint or collage on photograph anything to do with Wartune: your favorite character or weapon, or your most hated boss, as long as it’s original art.

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Art is an interaction. It’s an interaction between people, between ideas, between the artist and the medium. And interactions are what’s important, right? Art is another way to show how you feel those around you, which you love and play with. It’s another way to make connections in the real world.

You have the chance to make this connection with the thousands of people who will read the novel, but you’ll get more than that. Not only are they giving away in-game currency to some of the many artists, but they’re also giving away some limited-edition Wartune postcards. The postcards only get a single run, and if you and some friends manage to get the full set of six, you’ll see a special message from a mysterious sender. The postcards have been made with love, joy, resolution and Proficient City staff’s best wishes for your dedication these past 3 years.

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If you want to receive one of these special postcards then stay updated on the Wartune novel and get drawing!

https://www.facebook.com/Wartune/

For more information on the Wartune Novel you can also visit http://www.wartune.com/novel/index.html.

Wartune Official Website: http://www.wartune.com/

 

Wartune Novel Crowdfunding

The Wartune team would like to thank all the millions you players for your support throughout the past few years. We really appreciate your enthusiastic participation in Wartune’s 3rd Anniversary event, and your dedication to the game. Many players have told us about their unforgettable Wartune experiences and sent us good wishes, touching pictures and even some videos. Since today is Thanksgiving, we’ve decided to make a special video for you to show how the game has grown through time.

To go along with this video, we would also like to announce the Wartune novel on Indiegogo!

On November 26 at 8pm (EST), Proficient City launched the Wartune novel Indiegogo campaign! If you still haven’t heard about it, don’t worry, you can check the page out at http://igg.me/at/wartunenovel .

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Here you can back the campaign, and get your own copy of the novel! We’ve got all sorts of awesome perks lined up, so take a look and see if anything suits your fancy. There’s more than just in-game rewards, you can also receive postcards with a mysterious surprise if you get all six. Just wait until you see who sent them!

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You can also take part in other Wartune events from the Facebook Fan page to win even more rewards! Share everything you participate in with your friends so even more people have the chance to have fun. We’re looking forward to your all the great stuff that’s coming!

For more details, please visit Wartune’s official novel page: http://www.wartune.com/novel/index.html.

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Wartune Starts Novel Crowdfunding

On November 26 at 8pm (EST), Proficient City launched its Indiegogo campaign for the Wartune novel. Players and backers can follow the progress of this project on Wartune’s official website and its Facebook fan page.

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This famous browser game was launched over three years ago. It focuses on player experience and constantly strives to improve. As a result of the efforts, the number of global registered has already surpassed 10,000,000. After 3 years the staff at Proficient City has decided to share more of Wartune’s magical world with its players, and to do so in a whole new way.

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Players can head to http://igg.me/at/wartunenovel to become backers and see the project’s progress. There’s all sorts of awesome perks up for grabs including some collectable postcards sent by a mystery character. The goal is to strengthen Wartune’s fanbase, and share its epic history. Proficient City strives for as much interaction as possible with Wartune players, and the novel is another way to do this.

Proficient City, a subsidiary of Game Hollywood, is an international online game company with offices in China and Europe, soon to be Europe. They focus on creating the perfect balance between content, gameplay and epic stories, which has put them ahead of other publishers in the North American market.

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