Runes of Magic was launched with the subtitle: Rise of the Demon Lord. Well after having launched the game into success it looks like that Demon Lords days are finally coming to an end. Today, Runes of Magic's new raid dungeon - the 'Demon Stronghold' - opens its gates. This is part of content patch '2.1.6 - Fall of the Demon Lord', which Frogster will deploy across the servers on Wednesday.
Together with the new raid instance, the online role-playing game is also being expanded with an additional Public Encounter: 'Bloodbath Valley'. This combat area for large groups, located in the Aotulia Volcano, is divided into four stages - the challenge for adventurers in this high-level area is to master them all. The goal in 'Bloodbath Valley' is to stem the threat of the Naga who are receiving support from a powerful guardian. But players aren't going to be facing the waves of Naga warriors on their own: Flaming demons and special Elven Commandos will battle side by side with the allied adventurers.
On a more peaceful note, the 'Flower Festival', the Taborean version of Valentine's Day, is also beginning. Within this in-game event, runes of magic gold amorous adventurers can plant roses or get themselves titles or costumes - including a birthday suit. There's also a new mini-game to bring a little variety to heroes' everyday routines: There's a packed treasure chamber waiting for players who enter a dungeon labyrinth and single-handedly can use their skills to tackle opponents and solve some tricky tasks.
Patch '2.1.6 - Fall of the Demon Lord' also implements another epic quest series in Runes of Magic. This leads players, among other places, to the 'Great Barrier' which once kept the sinister Naga in exile. New elite skills, improvements in the hand crafting system, as well as balancing are also part of the update.