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Hamburg, February 13, 2013.
InnoGames just released initial user interface
visuals and character screens from the upcoming pirate action game
Kartuga. As the closed beta nears, additional
information on the use of items was also presented; through
leveling up as well as killing enemies, players obtain numerous
objects of varying rarity - equipment as well as consumables.
Since ships are the game’s main characters, those items
won’t be swords and mana potions, but, among others, cannons,
crew members and ammunition.
While leveling up, players unlock an increasing number of
consumable and equipment slots on their ships, which can then be
filled with various items. Several types of cannons, special
ammunition, and a number of offensive and defensive consumables are
just the beginning - ship layouts can also be equipped. Therefore,
it is even possible to change ship types on the fly to another
stored in dock slots. On top of that, five types of crew members
can be equipped and provide ships with additional bonuses,
according to their role on board: Carpenters for example make the
ships more durable, while Gunners improve weapon and skill
Kartuga is an Action-MMO with RPG-elements, designed in Unity
3D. At the core of the game, developed by
Ticking Bomb Games, is cooperative PvP.
Closed beta will begin in the coming weeks. Players can already
With more than 100 million registered players, InnoGames is one
of the world's leading developers and providers of online games.
The Hamburg-based company has scored major successes with games
Forge of Empires and