GOLD FOUND IN TEXAS – MORE CACHES STILL OUT THERE
TX – July 10th, 2008 – Today a lucky gamer
has found a cache filled with WWII antiquities and a
bar of gold in Fredericksburg, Texas. For the past two
months, people have been uncovering clues that seem
to be related to the stealth action game Velvet Assassin
inspired by real life WWII secret agent Violette Szabo.
Now these clues have led Dee Cook from Austin, Texas,
to a gold cache. More caches of gold are still being
“During the production
of Velvet Assassin our research team actually found
some information about Nazi gold caches.” Said
Sascha Jungnickel, Creative Director at Replay Studios.
“We never tried to unlock any caches ourselves,
as we are focused on the production of the game right
now. But it seems that the research information is for
real. We just wonder how they got into the community.
Maybe it has something to do with this new website www.violettesdream.com.”
To kick off the quest
for the first bar of gold, a photo on http://dancorrigan.wordpress.com
of an uncovered cache of WWII antiquities, bank notes,
jewellery, coins and a letter with an address was revealed.
A rogue developer at Replay Studios dropped a few online
clues to direct people to the aforementioned site and
it grew as followers began talking to each other about
the mystery. Two months later and after several phone
calls, email exchanges, trips to local bookstores and
some online sleuthing, the first cache was found by
Dee Cook - a real bar of gold and a replica of rumored
Inspired by the heroic
actions of a real-life British MI6 agent, Violette Szabo,
Velvet Assassin allows the player to go deep behind
enemy lines as special agent Violette Summer in a battle-scarred
Europe of World War II. Replay Studios delivers a brutally
truthful representation of the danger of operating in
enemy territory. Velvet Assassin will be published by
Gamecock Media Group and is coming in Autumn 2008.
For more information
please visit www.velvetassassin.com.