Free-to-play publisher Frogster has announced that the next chapter for Runes of Magic will begin in June with Chapter V: Fires of Shadowforge.  The fifth chapter in the Runes of Magic saga will add the new playable dwarf race, two new classes and new zones. Additional details about the update will be revealed in the coming weeks.


Chapter V: Fires of Shadowforge to Introduce New Hidden Dwarf Race

BERLIN, Germany - Mar. 23, 2012 - International publisher Frogster Interactive Pictures AG has announced the upcoming release of Fires of Shadowforge, the fifth chapter to the fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Runes of Magic, for June 2012. The expansion will bring new zones complete with dungeons, as well as a brand new playable dwarf race, offering players a choice between two new original arcane classes -- Sorcerer and Champion.

Chapter V: Fires of Shadowforge sees the reappearance of a race of Dwarves that has lain hidden beneath the ground of Taborea -- Shadowforge Dwarves. Bearing, curious tattoos for distinction, the Shadowforge Dwarves are close relatives of the Fireboot Dwarves and share their unique ability to manipulate dark elements to improve their mastery of blacksmithing. However, after a dispute with their dwarven brethren, they were banished below the surface of the earth to live out their existence.

While founding a new kingdom within the cave systems east of the region, the Shadowforge Dwarves spent their time channeling spiritual energy and perfecting the art of runecraft. The years spent underground out of reach of the sun, coupled with their ardent experimentation with the dark elements, have drastically altered their appearance, making their skin pale and their eyes the fieriest among their kin.

Details will be published over the coming weeks on the two new classes and their skills as well as more information on the new regions in the expansion.

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