Archive | December 2012

From A Pirate’s Portal To You and Yours

May 2013 Bring You All The Blessings, Love & Happiness
You So Richly Deserve!!

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 © 2012 A Pirates Portal; Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. All Rights Reserved.

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Captain Scarlet Hawkins – Ships Log 416512.31

Questing News From The Spiral

captnlog-sh-dsIt’s been a tough month here on my volcano island. The raft was nearly mortally wounded in battle and has been in dry dock for several weeks. Thanks to a family member who sent some gold our way for Yuletide, we’ve repaired our ship (ok, raft) and made our way back into the skyways! Yeah!!!

We had a grand time over the holidays. Temujin is from Mooshu and he’s never experienced a Yuletide Holiday  before. We were visited by some interesting merchants during the 12 Days of the Spiral. There were ship loads of new equipment, strange mounts and holiday surprises from the “over lords” of the Spiral World. Seems the royal house of this King’s Isle are very generous indeed!

We saw Fa-la-la-lama‘s, sampled some great Milk and Cookies, Holiday decorations, Yuletide Trees, Winter Trents and Mistle Toes, and so much more! Temujin and I even posed for a portrait on the front porch to commemorate the season! Continue reading

Merry Christmas To One And All!

Merry Christmas
From our family at A Pirate’s Portal to Yours!
May you be surrounded by all the things that bring Christmas cheer today.

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May the GreatSpirits shine brightly upon your path bringing happiness & joy during this holiday season!

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Pirate101 Voted 2012 Player’s Choice!

mmorpg-playerschoiceMMORPG Awards For 2012!

Fans and players of Pirate101 united! In a close race to the finish Pirate101 wins the Player’s Choice Award for 2012 @ MMORPG narrowly beating out Guild Wars 2 by .05% of the vote! That’s close folks!

Pirate101 received 27.8% of the votes cast in this years awards by fans of the game. Where Guild Wars 2 received an impressive 27.3% of the votes.

Other games in the running: Planetside 2 7.8%, The Secret World 14.8%, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria 7.3%, Star Wars: The Old Republic 6.2%, Storm Legion 4.1%, Rift:   TERA 2.7%,  and Raiderz 1.9%.

Don’t feel too sorry for Guild Wars 2 however. Pirate101 was up against them for the 2012 Most Innovative Award. Guild won that category with 31.2% to runner up Pirate101’s 30.6%.

Here at the Portal we’re very excited for everyone at KingsIsle! It’s a great achievement for a game they’ve worked so hard at developing. And it’s pretty impressive to garner such a prestigious award in only their 2nd month of being live. Pirate101 rolled out on October 8th for their Head Start Week. Rolling out globally the following week.

So here’s a hardy and well deserved Congratulations to KI and the Pirate101 Team!! Way to go!!

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An Important Message From The Frogfather

frogfather-pAre Favors Owed?

Ahoy me bold Buccaneers and sneaky Swashbucklers! Do you owe a favor to the Frogfather? No? Well don’t let that stop you from checking in with him and picking up the news swirling around the Spiral.

Come read The Frogfather’s first Producer’s Letter for Pirate101. Find out how feedback has improved the game and how you can learn what’s in store for the Pirate Spiral in 2013. You can also discover how you can be the first to see the unveiled new Worlds, Quests, Gameplay features, Ships, Equipment and the wide-variety of Companions and fantastic Combat Attacks that are now in the works.

In the meantime, here at the Portal we share KingsIsle’s wishes to one and all for
“A very blessed Holiday Season and Happy New Year”!!

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© 2012 A Pirates Portal; Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. All Rights Reserved.

Take Pirate101 With You – New Ringtones!

piratephoneCheck Out The Assortment Of FREE Ringtones!

Pirate Ringtones made from sounds and music in Pirate101!

Select a Pirate ringtone from the assortment on the free download page to add it on your phone. Please see your phone’s instruction manual for how to install ringtones.

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