Joymax announced that its upcoming World War II game, Karma Online: Prisoners of the Dead, has launched its open beta test which runs through Tuesday, August 16th. Additionally, Joymax has revealed information on two new characters, Gunther and Karl, who are now playable in the open beta. The launch of Karma Online will follow shortly after the open beta testing ends.

Besides ten new maps in the open beta, two new characters Gunther and Karl, are now available to players who have not yet been able to play as them until now. Gunther, the son of an officer of the German army, has been sent by his father to the glider flying club which would form a regiment of fallschirmjager, also known as ‘parachute hunters’ later in time. His unit, known as SS Fallschirmjager, is one of the elite troops in the German army, where he is the best in his unit. Gunther’s facial expressions and gestures show his pride as a member SS Fallschirmjager, where it has managed to outperform others. However, as the skies over the Reich become the turf of Allied aircraft, he was transferred to the eastern front, though this time, without the parachute.

A descendant of one of the prominent noble houses of old Germany, Karl voluntarily joined the army and graduated from military academy with excellent records. His holier-than-thou attitude is hardly noticeable in his speech, but he believes deep in his heart the superiority of the Arians and is a perfectionist to the bone. Although less experienced than his peers, this dark horse has already made an impressive debut on the eastern front. Many expect that his career in the military will eventually bring him to the top echelons. Karl’s looks may be deceiving – he may appear a thin man with a face that resembles that of a hawk, but he packs more muscle than one might expect.

Developed in conjunction with Dragonfly, and published by Joymax, KARMA Online: Prisoners of the Dead is the newest installment in the KARMA Online series, the top online first-person shooter series in Korea. Players go back in time to World War II, where they must choose to side with the Axis or Allied powers and join the fight for global victory – with a zombie twist. In this virtual and historical simulation, players will be up against enemy troops as well as hundreds of the walking dead from the remains of the catastrophic battle. KARMA Online: Prisoners of the Dead will be available in English, German, Spanish and Turkish.

To participate in the testing, or learn more about the game, players can visit

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  1. mmorep on August 10, 2011

    my only complaint about the game is that it has below average graphics other than that its ok

  2. Redhama on August 9, 2011

    KungFuNinja, why is that? It would be awesome to hear what is wrong with the game than “Shit game”

  3. KungFuNinja on August 3, 2011

    Karma is screwed up ! Shit game.

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  5. Joonbug on August 3, 2011

    ok so i registered. i put an 16 year old birthday and it said if you are under the age of 15 you cannot play this game. I created another account. I put over 18 and still says the same !!!! help?

    • KungFuNinja on August 3, 2011

      It happens with most games.If your under aged it dosen’t let you sign up for the next few hours/days or so because they know your the same person. So try a different web browser or format your com xD You can also wait a few hours/days and try again .