If you are somewhere on the social circuit, then you must have played some online role playing game. They have been around from even before when there were no terms like MMORPG for them. It stands for Massively Multi player Online Role Playing game. And you may have played it without even realizing that it was that what you were playing. Anyway so Vindictus was launched in 2010 and it has had quite a few patches to it. It is a hack and slash type of online role playing game. It is combative in nature. The game is set in a war and strife period. The game is free to play and charges nothing for download also.
Keep reading to decide for yourself if Vindictus is just another role playing game or has something more to it.
Vindictus is a high speed combat game that has been inspired by Celtic mythology. This game requires a lot of teamwork and you are usually part of a large group. So whether it be fishing or collecting coins in dungeons, teams are an important part of the game. Gamers start with joining a mercenary unit called, “Crimson Blades” to fight Fomors, or monsters in the hopes of reaching Erinn. But before you go into all that lets look at a little background of the game.
What is the rationale behind Vindictus?
Vindictus is designed in a world where there is one moon that shines upon a wasteland that is home to Fomors and beasts. They roam around, eager to tear flesh from bone. But Erinn is the better half. It has two moons Eweca and Lateka. It’s a perfect world there where everything is bountiful, and no one dies or falls sick. People are awaiting the black winged goddess who will come and save them from the one- moon land.
This game allows gamers to interact with many environmental elements. You can use wooden planks, or go fishing, or sell items that you don’t use. You can do crafting for you with whatever objects are available to you at that level. Keep at it till you level out and then some other gamer will pick it up. For fishing to give you benefits, it’s always better to be a part of a large group. By environmental elements, it means that you can also use planks of wood to be used made into clubs, or you can use stones to make weapons. The game is quite realistic and very much in detail. You can control most aspects of your game.
Key features of Vindictus
Interactive environment: You can not only destroy environments but also see visible changes in the people around you. For instance an enemy will bleed from the place where your blade sliced your body. It’s quite engaging in fact. The enemy will fall and become corpses. You can use these corpses as shields too. Also when walls collapse, you may unearth new items that will help you with the game. As you progress through levels, it becomes quite interesting to see how you make the game turn out for you.
Dynamic and challenging play moves: You need to work in teams to defeat enemies and to clear dungeons. Clearing dungeons means that you have to collect what all gold that they have to offer and also pick up other items that they might have for you. Up to 4 players can enter a dungeon together and help pull it apart. The game doesn’t get boring is that’s what you are worried about. There’s a lot to do.
Crafts and customization: You can customize your avatar to look like anything. And with your crafting skills can actually put together a costume for it. For things that you leave incomplete as you level out, you still get points and the next gamer in that level picks it up. Also you can earn some gold to keep you going. Sell what you make and be done with it.
Customizing appearance also means you can doddle with your hairstyle, skin tone and clothing. But this feature is available in most games. So in any case, no matter what you choose, your dressing style will be unique and stylish. All the more reason to play the game.
How are you rewarded in the game?
Well it’s with the Vindictus gold that you are rewarded. As you move through levels, you get more and more of gold. Sometimes you earn the gold by selling what you are not using. Or you can also search for rare objects and then auction it away. The game is quite interesting that way. You can also do some fishing to earn the Vindictus gold. Many gamers find it difficult to earn in the game but it’s quite easy! All you have to do is be a little alert to the opportunities. In short there are four ways to earn the Vindictus gold.
Fishing: Wait for schools of fish to come your way and then cast the net. Also more the number of people in a fishing party, more number of fishes will come. Try not to miss a whole school of fish.
Crafting and marketplaces: Make things of utility and just sell them away. You earn that way and also make use of resources that you have. It earns you points on the survival scale. And as you are making things, in case you have to leave it because your level is up, jus sell it to the next gamer in the previous level. Your work doesn’t go waste.
Apart from this what you get are the bonus objectives that you have to meet in addition to the mission. You can upgrade your character or class with the points that you get. You can look into numerous skills and spells and improve your fighting tactics. So this game is quite some entertainment and its free to play too. Just download it and see what you can get going.