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Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (Macintosh)

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Description

Warhammer Online: The Age of Reckoning, is Mythic Entertainment's contribution to the still growing MMORPG genre based in the Warhammer universe.

Warhammer Online boasts a robust PvP system with many character classes unique to the universe as well. These include Ironbreakers, Black Orcs, Chosen, Disciple of Khaine, Marauders, and more.

While most of the content is available through PvP (or RvR, "Realm versus Realm") gameplay, Warhammer Online also boasts PvE experiences including public quests, raid instances, and more. There are also world events that occur from time to time where players can participate for status and loot. The "Heavy Metal" event was one that took place over many days.

Players can choose to level independently in PvE or PvP, the later of which involves running instanced PvP scenarios, or can occur in the overworld in common areas. There are a variety of servers as well, including those with the standard rule sets, but also those where PvP is allowed anywhere in the world. No place is safe here!

Warhammer Online also features a new concept - public quests. This enables large numbers of players to involve themselves with PvE raids without having to hassle much with organizing ambitious raid parties. Players can jump in or leave at anytime and are rewarded based upon their level of participation.

The game is based in Warhammer's original "Age of Reckoning" world.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Warhammer Online: Время Возмездия" -- Russian spelling
  • "WAR" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

Appletell Jan 03, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Macworld Nov 18, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
MacLife Feb 04, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

Development

The game was originally developed by Climax Online, but it was cancelled in June 2004 by publisher Games Workshop. Climax Online still continued to develop the game with their own money, but had to cancel it a few months later. In 2005, Mythic Entertainment picked up the license and developed a new game under the same title.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2008 – #2 Game of the Year
    • 2008 – #2 PC Game of the Year
    • 2008 – PC MMO of the Year
    • 2008 – Best Use of License of the Year

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Kabushi (121658) added Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (Macintosh) on Oct 01, 2009
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