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MMO With No Levels, No Classes

NextTxenNextTxen Enfield, NHPosts: 17Member
No levels, no classes! That sounds interesting. That's the new MMO - Age of Wushu.

Age of Wushu is a new martial arts-themed MMORPG directly from China's Snail Games Entertainment. The game covers 2,000 years of ancient Chinese Wuxia tradition, and boasts six unique character story arcs, allowing players to become real heroes in their own stories. With an innovative combat system, the absence of classes and a plethora of colorful historical locations, there is much to see and do in Age of Wushu.

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[b]Key Features:[/b]
No Levels, No Classes
Random NPC Encounter System
8 Martial Arts Schools
Counter Combat System
Solid Kung-fu Action
Freeform Progression
8 Iconic Martial Arts Schools
Life Skills System
Open-world PvP
Aerial Combat
32 Guild Sites
5000 Equipment Types
17 Professions
30 Offline Activities
6 Unique Story Lines


  • KyleranKyleran Paradise City, FLPosts: 20,418Member Rare

    I don't really understand how the Schools work, aren't they a substitute for classes in a way since they determine what abilities your character can employ?



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  • GwapoJoshGwapoJosh Auburn, INPosts: 1,000Member Uncommon
    The schools are leveled arent they?  Going to be checking this game out when I get back to the States.

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  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 9,587Member Rare

    Asherons Call




     Oh I thought this post was about classesless, skill based MMOs. Its just and ad for AoW.


  • DauzqulDauzqul Detroit, MIPosts: 1,440Member Uncommon
    Age of Asia is enough for me.
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  • Lord.BachusLord.Bachus Den HelderPosts: 9,116Member Uncommon

    No levels is such a stupid thing...  kills the advancement that is typical for RPG games... turns it intoo a full action game.


    No classes, is just awesome when done right, just picking skill trees instead of pre formed classes...  Its the freedom every RPG fan is looking forward to.

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  • PhelcherPhelcher Boston, MAPosts: 1,053Member

    Sounds like Ultima Online....



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  • JasonJJasonJ New Port Richey, FLPosts: 395Member
    Originally posted by Lord.Bachus
    no levels is such a stupid thing...  kills the advancement that is typical for RPG games... turns it intoo a full action game.

    No levels worked out perfectly for SWG.

    All Sandbox games should be without levels as it makes all content gated. If you can keep 100% of your content playable 100% of the time you dont end up in that situation where the developers are always behind the curve...because there is no curve. They can focus on bringing in some new content and not be rushed.

  • ThorkuneThorkune Eastern, KYPosts: 1,855Member Uncommon
    Too bad it is a PvP game...I enjoyed the tutorial in the beta.
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