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Pumpkinheads, Bad Rhymes and Graveyards: Halloween Returns to Forge of Empires

Fiendish troubadour Jack’o lantern is back - and rewards veterans and new players with exclusive buildings

Hamburg, October 23, 2013. Today, InnoGames launched this years’ Halloween questline for its strategic city-builder Forge of Empires. The enigmatic Jack O’lantern will go toe-to-toe with clever players, confusing them with his infamous rhymed riddles. At the end of the questline waits a special reward for everyone who’s clever enough to outsmart the ghastly gourd.

But there’s more: not only will there be new and unique character pictures to unlock; whoever missed out on last year’s special building, the cemetery, gets a chance to obtain it this year. Players that already own the building, won’t lose their bragging rights though - Jack O’ Lantern might give their cemeteries a unique boost of their own.can you already hear him creeping about?

                          “It's the spookiest time of the year

                       And we've got something for you to fear:

                          There's a figure in a pumpkin mask

                          With quests to set and riddles to ask”

Forge of Empires is a browser-based strategy game, where players, tasked with leading their own city to prosperity can research new technologies, build impressive historical buildings and enlarge their sphere of influence through military campaigns and skillful dealing. The game has recently been awarded the title of “Best Browser Game 2013” at the German Computer Game Award (Deutscher Computerspielpreis).

With about 110 million registered players, InnoGames is one of the world's leading developers and providers of online games. The Hamburg-based company has scored major successes with games such as Tribal Wars, The West and Grepolis.

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