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Bounty Bay Online

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Frogster Online Gaming GmbH (EU), IGG (US)
Developer: Snail Game
Release Date: Sept. 14, 2007

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'Bounty Bay Online' To Get Atlantis Add-On Next Month

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2010 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT

Beyond the Horizon integrates a significant geographical expansion of the historical explorer and sailor world. For the first time, ocean adventurers will have the opportunity to sail right around the whole world using the Cape Horn route.

Bounty Bay Online puts gamers in the heyday of sailing ships. With their own boat, they can explore the known world and visit 60 harbour cities in America, Australia, Africa and Asia, but they can also set course towards European cities like London. There, players can drop anchor and walk into the British capitol with its typical look in 3rd person perspective.

Gamers can choose their path to fame and fortune. They can act as a blood thirsty pirate, or as a peaceful fisherman. And even if they don´t like the water, they could become a farmer, a blacksmith or a lumberjack.

Also, a career as a trader is a possibility – thanks to the trading system that calculates all the prices based on supply and demand. The political situation also has an influence on how business runs – if the situation between Britain and Portugal is somewhat strained, then it will be difficult to sell one’s products in Lisbon. Additionally, some trading skills also influence if all the effort was worth the price.

If one prefers sabre over silver, then the way of the skull might be the preferred choice. Pirates can attack and conquer cities, fight sea battles and capture other ships. They can collect goods from sunken ships, and sell them in the next best harbour, if there’s no price on their head yet or if they bribed the city guards – otherwise, they might have to sail to special pirate nests instead.

Every member of the Bounty Bay Online world has its own ships. Right after start, they have a simple boat, but while playing they gain access to lots of better ships, for example, a beautiful frigates with a hand-picked crew. With those vessels, one can even explore the more dangerous waters. And there is a lot to explore – from the pyramids of Gizeh to the Chinese Wall. Findings, as such, are put – automatically – into the logbook, so that every gamer writes his own book of fame and adventure.

‘Bounty Bay Online: Atlantis’ will be the fourth add-on to the pirate-themed MMO and will take high-level players to the synonymous sunken city, as well as other new locations, to take on new challenges starting from 22/09/2010.

Bounty Bay Online: Atlantis’  will see players setting anchor on the unexplored coasts of new island regions which are also host to two new instances. The journey will lead players through the Northern Islands deep in the Arctic Sea as well as to the more tropical climes of the Binimi Islands. Courageous players can also expect challenging opponents in an icy high-level instance in the Northern Islands. On the Binimi Islands in the Atlantic players can find the entrance to Atlantis, an enigmatic underwater world complete with its own challenging instance which awaits exploration.

The expansion includes a level cap raise up to a maximum of 150, a new reward system for discoveries, new armour sets for all character classes, set bonuses, and new armour crafting options.


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