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  ECOL TACTICS ONLINE INTRODUCES THE MERCENARIES
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01/29/2013
 


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Sunnyvale, Calif. (January 29, 2013) - Leading online game publisher GamesCampus ( www.GamesCampus.com), today reveals the NPC mercenaries for their first browser MMO, Ecol Tactics Online!  A turn-based browser strategy MMO, Ecol Tactics Online takes its inspiration from hallmark tactical role-playing games with a depth of story and customization not found in typical browser games.  Players can sign up for an account for Ecol Tactics Online at http://EcolTactics.GamesCampus.com

"Players don’t enter the battlefield alone, and choosing the right mercenary to complement them is completely up to the player," said Elliott Coward, Project Lead for Ecol Tactics Online. "Mercenaries become permanent party members – just like in a full client-based MMORPG, except Ecol Tactics Online is immediately accessible in a browser."

With four mercenary classes to recruit and control, their appearance including costumes and customization options are in the players’ hands to choose and edit as they see fit:

Cleric

Reading about strategy, triage, and practicing on paper cuts and boo boos wasn't enough for this young buck. He left his family's ridiculously large estate behind, along with all its wealth to join the Mercenaries Alliance. His craving for life experience leads him to Vermonics.  Keeping his allies on their feet with heals and helping them recover from poisons, paralysis, Clerics find safety in the back of a group.

Mage

Trained in the ways of magic for decades, The Mage harnesses her power to control the battlefield. The Mage always carries a Staff but has been known to use wands from time to time. Summon powerful minions, control your opponents with spells, and deal damage over a large area.  The Mage is nearly 120 years old but you won’t find a wart on this witch; it’s amazing what the arcane arts can do to your skin!

Fighter

Confident, brave and maybe a bit foolhardy, the fighter wields Swords, Daggers, Sabers, Katanas -- basically anything sharp and pointy.  Fighters control the battlefield by knocking opponents around into just the right position for the rest of his crew to finish them off! Fighters excel at positioning and melee area of effect attacks.

Archer

A silent huntress, bow always at the ready, agile and swift she attacks from long range with her formidable strength. Arrows imbued with magic apply poisons which stun, weaken and damage opponents. She excels at single target damage and crowd control, and has the longest range attacks in Ecol Tactics Online!

With depth simply not found in a typical browser title, Ecol Tactics Online will blow away the competition when it launches in early 2013. The official Facebook can be found at https://www.facebook.com/ecoltacticsus, along with daily hints and tips, with plenty of screen shots and more.

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About Ecol Tactics Online

Ecol Tactics Online is a turn-based browser strategy game where players recruits mercenaries and defeat evil monsters; customize your skill builds and gather a diverse cast of characters and prepare for war against evil hordes of monsters and their creator.   Aspiring to be like the heroes that rescued you, they invite you to join them on their quest for wealth and great fortune.   After completing many quests you decided that you are ready to venture out with your own band of mercenaries. Unbeknownst to you dark days are ahead. An invading army of monsters is ready to wreak havoc on the kingdom and its queen.  With amazing “old school” pixel art themes, deep character customization, skill crafting, equipment upgrade, and personalized costumes, all characters are unique to their players.

About Games Campus

http://GamesCampus.com is a thriving free-to-play games portal operated by OnNet USA. Headquartered in California, OnNet USA was founded in 2006 with the launch of its highly successful golf simulation game, Shot Online. GamesCampus' diverse game portfolio includes MMOs ranging from sports titles such as Shot Online, the racing MMORPG, Drift City, to imaginary fantasy MMOs, RF Online, Asda 2, 9 Dragons, the WWII flight combat simulator, Heroes In The Sky, and Legend of Edda: Vengeance.  All of GamesCampus.com titles are completely free to play, and can be accessed at http://GamesCampus.com.