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Los Angeles, CA -
ROCKtropia, The Music Virtual
World, is very proud to announce the first "
Make the Devil Pay
" event. Gamers from all over the
world are invited to battle virtual evil in hell to save
and change the real world! Hell is a diabolical rock n roll
inspired destination fully realized with stunning cryengine2
graphics. “Make the Devil Pay” events will occur on a
regular basis as ROCKtropia utilizes it's robust real cash economy
to galvanize the online gaming community to tackle worthy causes
and affect Change in the Real World.
ROCKtropia's first campaign in its brand new Hell event
area, aims to raise up to $15,000 for
Erica Cowell's liberation Fund. Erica is a 36
year old Jazz/Blues Singer living near Montreal
Canada, she and her husband are both passionate gamers and
ROCKtropia players, Erica's Avatar name is Olivia Livforever.
Erica is currently diagnosed with MS and she is in need
of financial help to undergo a revolutionary new treatment which
can liberate her from her wheelchair and drastically improve her
quality of life. Funds will be collected in the form of taxes
on Demon Hunting and mining that takes place in the ROCKtropia Hell
Mines. 100% of taxes collected during the campaign will
be held in Escrow until such time that sufficient funds have been
raised to help pay for her treatment at which time Mindark the
developer of the Entropia Universe platform will oversee the
distribution of funds.
New gamers and Supporters wishing to participate in the "
Make the Devil Pay" Event should visit
ROCKtropia.com where they can download the ROCKtropia Virtual
World software for free and create a free avatar account,
there are absolutely no Subscription fees required to maintain an
Entropia Universe avatar account.
Cyber-Celebrity, Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs, founder of ROCKtropia
stated " I have known Erica's avatar for a few years and have been
touched by her enthusiasm and passion for life, the Liberation
Treatment appears to be quite an extraordinary breakthrough in
the treatment of MS and provides hope where the was once little
or none. I am very keen to put the awesome power of
ROCKtropia's real cash economy to the test to help make a
difference in Erica's Life, I also believe this a
great opportunity to empower gamers to show their might and
make a difference as a community."
To learn more about the liberation treatment and Erica Cowell
check out the links below:
Developed by NEVERDIE Studios, ROCKtropia is the pop culture
capital of Virtual Worlds, where the mythology and game play
is inspired by current events, pop culture and music icons.
ROCKtropia features MMO Style Game Play, FPS Action, Social
networking and peer to peer E-Commerce. ROCktropia utilizes
the Award winning CryEngine2 Graphics and the Entropia
Universe Virtual World platform that has over one million
Registered users and a Secure Real Cash Economy with a 2010 GNP of
$420 million. Avatar accounts created on ROCKtropia do not require
subscription fees to maintain and can travel through Space
to a variety of other virtual Worlds.