There is a new MMORPG coming out in the end of this year. There is a lot of talk about this game and a lot of people are really excited for the releasedate. So far there are 624,388 beta people sigend up. This game got the most ancitipated game of 2008. This game also got a lot of awards in 2007 and 2006. Here is the game overview from warhammeronline.com
War is everywhere in Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR), the new MMORPG from the creators of Dark Age of Camelot®. Based on Games Workshop’s popular Warhammer® fantasy war game, WAR features next generation Realm vs. Realm™ (RvR) game play that will immerse players in a world of perpetual conflict.
Upon entering WAR, players must determine their allegiance and join an Army. Those inclined towards the side of good may fight for the Armies of Order as an obstinate Dwarf, noble High Elf, or loyal human soldier of the Empire. Those inclined towards darker deeds may side with the sinister Armies of Destruction as a savage Greenskin (Orc or Goblin), corrupt Dark Elf, or marauding human worshipper of Chaos.
RvR combat takes place on three fronts where ancient foes wage an unending war – Dwarfs vs. Greenskins, High Elf vs. Dark Elf, and Empire vs. Chaos. Players begin the game fighting their ancestral enemy, but are free to journey to other fronts to help their allies in their ongoing struggles.
The ultimate goal in RvR combat is the sacking of an enemy’s capital city. To do this, an army must invade and take control of the opposition’s homeland. Deciding battles take place on objective-based battlefields and in instanced scenarios – point-balanced battles that make use of NPC mercenaries known as Dogs of War.
For the first time, WAR‘s RvR system integrates both Player vs. Player (PvP) combat and Player vs. Environment (PvE) quests on the same map. Every aspect of the game, including PvE missions, is geared towards the greater war in some important way. However, players are not required to participate in PvP combat, and may aid in the RvR war effort and enjoy the game in its entirety via PvE content.
Drawing from a quarter century of highly detailed source material, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will bring Games Workshop’s fantasy world to life in a way that will allow players to create characters destined for great deeds and glory on the field of battle.
magic, this world provides a rich setting for hundreds of thousands of players to experience the epic
nature of war and the glory of battle.
the Armies of Destruction (Greenskin, Dark Elf, or Chaos). Wage war across three unique battlefronts.
same map in support of the greater war.
– Skirmishes: Incidental PvP combat
– Battlefields: Objective-based battles in the game world
– Scenarios: Instanced, point-based battles balanced with NPC Dogs of War
– Campaigns: The invasion of enemy lands culminating in the assault on their capital city
– Public quests that benefit from the participation of the entire army
– Conflict quests that pit players against an enemy with opposing goals
– Branching quests that let you choose the outcome of the quest and your reward
– Xmas quests that reward exploration with high value loot
Morale Skills (combat options that increase in power when the momentum of battle is in your favor).
Dwarfs’ beards get longer). Customizable armor and a visual guild system allow a player to make their
character truly unique.
monster information, and major story plotlines.
I hope that this game is really good as everyone says it is going to be.