To celebrate the arrival of Black Mage in new version, a large-scale preliminary event “Mobilization Order in Preparation for War” for Gamania hit game “MapleStory” is going to be launched today (7). Empress Cygnus’ virtual/physical mobilization order mails shall be mailed to players by the agent. Meanwhile, online and offline activities, including numerous brands in the marketing alliance and physical activities, shall kick off simultaneously, offering virtual treasures and physical rewards to immerse the “MapleStory” players of the past 13 years in the tense atmosphere ahead of a war so that they are ready to fight for MapleStory. Besides a variety of events, the “Super Flame” event will also start in the game. Those who participate in the activity from December 5 through 25 shall receive a Flame Potion to reserve war capacity.
▲A large preliminary event “Mobilization Order in Preparation for War” for Gamania hit game “MapleStory” is going to be launched today (7). Empress Cygnus’s virtual/physical mobilization order mails shall be sent to players by the agent
Marketing Alliance Steps Forward to Guard MapleStory
To fully immerse players in the tense atmosphere prior to a war against Black Mage, “MapleStory” and various brands form 8 corps, including ASUS, Vedan, THERMOS, PONY, JINS, GAMAPAY, Uni-President Department Store Taipei Branch, and Kuang San SOGO Department Store Taichung Branch, to promote the mobilization order. During the specified period, players can purchase “MapleStory” co-branded products. Those who purchase specified products are eligible to exchange virtual treasures at the event website. The products include ASUS’ “Character Appearance Pack,” Vedan’s “Experience Value x 2 Coupon (30 points),” and virtual treasures “THERMOS Chair” and “JINS Exclusive Chair,” which are specially-made for THERMOS and JINS. By buying these products, you also have a chance to win two round-tickets to Seoul, Korea and co-branded products, including ASUS TUF Gaming motherboard, ASUS display card, a box of Vedan 499 Dry Noodles (cup noodles), JINS discount coupon, “MapleStory” X PONY retro basketball shoes, and the “MapleStory” X THERMOS co-branded thermos. They are must-buys for players who love peripheral products. (See more on Maple Alliance events)
▲Image of “THERMOS Chair”
▲Image of “JINS’ Exclusive Chair”
▲Image of “MapleStory” X THERMOS co-branded thermos
▲Receive the virtual treasure “Moonlight Cafe Chair” with purchase of a THERMOS co-branded thermos
▲ Receive “MapleStory” X JINS co-branded glasses as peripheral product with purchase of a certain amount
▲ Players get a chance to win “MapleStory” X PONY retro basketball shoes through the monthly PONY event at the MapleStory official website
The MapleStory outpost is coming soon. Watch the new Black Mage video first hand
In addition to the launch of widespread alliance campaigns, the large outdoor device “MapleStory Outpost” installed at Uni-President Department Store Taipei Branch and Kuang San SOGO Department Store Taichung Branch is also coming soon. The 360° surrounding device presents different content in different perspectives. Players can watch four latest videos on the story of Black Mage by controlling the buttons on the device. The device also presents the scenes and chairs in the game for players to check in and take photographs. What’s more, a 6-meter high Black Mage balloon will be installed at the outdoor plaza on the fourth floor at Uni-President Department Store Taipei Branch to rock players! Besides the fun and good-looking outpost, players who accomplish specified missions at the “MapleStory Outpost” from now on till January 6 next year will receive virtual rewards specially made by the “MapleStory” producer. The rewards include new “MapleStory Star Bean Chair,” “Gift Snowball Permanent Use Coupon,” “Mussel Chair,” “Wooden Rocking Horse Riding Coupon,” “Happy Cloud Chair,” and the extremely rare “Rainbow Chair.” (See more on events)
▲ The large 360° outdoor device “MapleStory Outpost” is going to make its debut at the Uni-President Department Store Taipei Branch and Kuang San SOGO Department Store Taichung Branch
▲ Image of the Kuang San SOGO Department Store limited reward “MapleStory Star Bean Chair”
▲ Image of the Kuang San SOGO Department Store limited reward “Mussel Chair”
▲Image of the extremely rare Uni-President Department Store Taipei Branch limited reward “Rainbow Chair”
▲Image of the Uni-President Department Store Taipei Branch limited reward “Happy Cloud Chair”
The mail from Empress Cygnus has been received. Join other warriors
To allow more players to receive the mobilization order from Empress Cygnus, specially-designed virtual and physical mails are sent to players by the “MapleStory” agent. During the event period, players can scan the maple-shaped QRCode to receive the mobilization mail and sign on a smartphone to join other warriors with purchase of crossover products and through MapleStory Outpost. To reward core players, the agent also sends out tailor-made physical letters to players starting December 7. The letters are peculiar in appearance and content. Stay tuned.
▲To reward core players, the agent also sends out tailor-made physical letters to players starting December 7. The letters are peculiar in appearance and content. Stay tuned.
Besides, to immerse players in the epic pre-war atmosphere, numerous physical events are held, including:
The empress calls players to wear clothes with MapleStory elements, such as an image of maple or red color, to take a photo with Empress Cygnus, check in and share the photo on Facebook or IG, and tag #ASUS Step Forward to Fight against Black Mage to receive the limited Adventurer’s Adventure Badge on the day of the Flame in Preparation for War event (on December 8 ~ 9 / Syntrend ROG Wacom). Also, players are free to take a number plate to participate in the Flame in Preparation for War relay activity. Groups winning the most level 150 characters will receive the challenge-limited virtual treasure “Maple Warrior Cabin” set. Moreover, lucky players selected by lottery at the top of every hour will receive a physical ASUS ROG gift, limited MapleStory peripheral products, and 1,200 beanfun! points.
▲ Players wearing clothes with MapleStory elements, such as an image of maple or red color, take a photo with Empress Cygnus, checking in and share the photo on Facebook or IG, and tagging #ASUS Step Forward to Fight against Black Mage will receive the limited Adventurer’s Adventure Badge
▲ Groups participating in the Flame in Preparation for War relay activity and winning the most 150-level characters will receive the challenge-limited virtual treasure “Maple Warrior Cabin” set of six chairs in one shot
- 2018 Gamer Party – The Empress calls (on December 15 ~ 16 / Expo Dome at Taipei Expo Park) a 3-D “MapleStory” backboard to be offered at the Gamer Party booth so that players can take photographs with Empress Cygnus. Painters present at the site will draw portraits for players dressed in professional costumes of the game to produce an exclusive expedition certificate as a souvenir to join the Alliance. Those who take part in the activities at the site will receive physical peripheral rewards and a chance to win a physical letter from Empress Cygnus!
Exciting Events Launched Weekly in December with Special Rewards at “MapleStory”
In preparation for Black Mage in new version, exciting events are launched every week in December by the ‘MapleStory” agent to entertain players. In addition to the Flame in Preparation for the War event, the “Memory Guardian” event will be launched in the game from December 26 through January 15. Level 33 and above players are eligible. “Training” and “supporter” modes are available in the game. Players who hunt monsters within the levels in “training” mode will receive the Memory Guardian Damage font, Bicycle Sled Riding Pet (permanent) Coupon, Memory Guardian title and Alliance badge. And in the “supporter” mode, those who accomplish specified missions will receive the Memory Guardian Chat Bubble Ring Coupon, Memory Guardian Designer Ring Coupon, and the “White Mage’s Memory Chair” (event limited), which is specially made for the revision of Black Mage by the game producer.
▲Bicycle Sled Riding Pet (permanent) Coupon
▲First release of “White Mage’s Memory Chair,” tailor-made for Black Mage of the new version by the game producer」
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