Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Betrayal in Bangkok FAQ

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Q:  Why are you closing Bangkok?
A:  Change is in the air and there are new and exciting things coming for Mafia Wars.

Q:  What exactly does the closing of Bangkok mean?
A:  After Bangkok closes it will no longer be accessible.  Although you will still be able to see in on the Travel menu, it will be grayed out and travel there will not be permitted.  Aside from travel to the city, this also means that you will not be able to collect form Bangkok properties or access the bank.  In addition you will not be able to vault or re-vault any of the collections after it has closed.

Q:  When will Betrayal in Bangkok mission event begin?
A:  This event is scheduled to be rolled out to our players at 12:00 P.M. (PDT) on 07/27/11.

Q:  How long will I have to complete the mission before Bangkok closes?
A:  You will have a week to finish the mission and to collect as much loot as possible.

Q:  When will Bangkok officially be closed?
A:  Bangkok will be closing on 08/03/11.

Q:  Is the closing of Bangkok going to be permanent?
A:  Bangkok will remain closed for the foreseeable future.

Q:  What does the mission event entail?
A:  You will have one week to complete the mission before the closing of Bangkok occurs.  During the event you will receive 5X mastery for finishing jobs in Bangkok.  In additional to the regular loot drops for the city you will also have the chance to loot a new and rare weapon bonus item.

Q:  What is the bonus item that can be looted with this event?
A:  The additional bonus item called the 'Iron and Silk' will drop from Bangkok fights, jobs, and robbing.  It has attack strength of 74 and a defense strength of 73.

Q:  Will there be a mastery item that is awarded if I complete the Global Mission:  Betrayal in Bangkok?
A:  If you complete this mission event you will be rewarded with the 'Dragontongue', which has an attack strength of 151, and a defense strength of 60.

Q:  Will I need to collect any special items in order to complete the mission event?
A:  In order to complete the event you will need to collect 'Forger's Gloves', and 'Pirates'.  The Forger's Gloves will be used for completing the mission, and the Pirates are available in feeds to help you complete Bangkok.

Q:  How will I be able to collect the Pirates needed to complete the mission?
A:  You can collect the Pirates by posting and clicking feeds about the event.  When a player posts a feed about the event, both the player who posted and the player who clicks the feed will be given the Forger's Gloves.  You can collect a maximum of 5 each day for clicking a feed, and a maximum of 5 each day for posting a feed.

Q: How are the Forger's Gloves collected?
A: You can request the Forger's Gloves from the Free Gifts Page.

Q:  Are there a maximum number of Forger's Gloves that I can collect each day?
A:  There are not limits to the number of Forger's Gloves that you can collect each day, however, please note that the maximum number of gifts that a player can receive each day is restricted to 200.

Q:  Will the Forger's Gloves and Pirates be available for purchase in the Marketplace?
A:  These items will not be available for purchase.

Q:  What will happen to my progress in Bangkok if I do not finish in time?
A:  All progress will be frozen and you will not be able to access the city.

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