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*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***
22nd February 2013 - London, England: Zero Separation Ltd has
released the first major update for the Closed Beta of their
Trading Card MMO:
HeroDex Version 0.9.14, code name "What Lies Beneath?" has been
Released. This is the first release building on the initial
feedback from our first Beta Testers and features a major revamp of
the New Player Experience and an entirely new District for Heroes
The Kobold-infested Catacombs beneath Osburg are now getting
their first visitors...
* The Trailer is available on the Zero Separation YouTube
* The website is available at:
* Press information including screenshots and other
artwork for Zero
Separation and HeroDex can be found at:
The final release date for the game has yet to be determined,
however players can request an invitation code using a simple form
on the website and more codes are being released every day. The
game will initially be available on Windows and Linux computers, a
Mac OS X version is coming soon.
HeroDex features online solo play versus computer opponents
along with competitive and co-operative play against or alongside
This brand new Virtual Trading Card Game offers quick-paced
matches that can be completed in only a few minutes. The gameplay,
with a unique feats-based advancement system and a flexible deck
building system, will keep people coming back for more.
Matches have been described as a cross between Poker and
Rock-Paper-Scissors (Roshambo) with bluffing and anticipating your
opponent's next move forming a large part of the strategy. All
moves are made at the same time with each round finishing once
everyone has made their move or the time limit is reached - so even
large matches proceed quickly. The suspense of waiting to see what
cards your opponent will reveal can become intense and outsmarting
them very satisfying.
Players start with a free Fighter Hero and starting deck.
Further cards can be acquired in game or purchased from the store;
as can a range of different types of Heroes, each with their own
deck. A tutorial introduces new players to the game and even allows
you to win your first new cards to be added to your deck as you
Play is free, with no subscription or credit card details
required and no hidden fees. Buy packs of cards from the store or
earn cards in game and once you have them you will never be charged
to use them.
Zero Separation is an independent games developer based near