Realm Online

Game Description and Comments

The Realm Online is one of the oldest MMORPGs in the industry. In fact, the game is nearly 10 years old as it began operating on December 31, 1996. Despite being one of the first MMORPGs, however, the game is largely unknown. When people think of the pioneers of the industry, they think of games like Ultima Online, Meridian 59, and even EverQuest. Why has the game not received more attention? For starters, many gamers feel that the Realm Online is a graphical MUD similar to Rubies of Eventide instead of being a full-blown MMO with all the fancy trimmings. Secondly, the game continues to operate with a middle-of-the-road pricing policy. Instead of attracting more players by going free like many other MMOs these days, The Realm requires a monthly fee that is about half of what major MMOs charge. That said, however, there are few MMOs that are easy to pick up and start playing as The Realm Online. In addition, everybody plays on the same server so the game has a very strong community.  

Key Features

  • Low subscription price.
  • Low PC requirements.
  • Turn-based combat.
  • All players play in one world instead of being spread out over several servers.
  • Cartoon-like graphics.  

Select Reviews (Edited for Presentation)

Author: Mr. Peel
Rating: 8
Comment: Fun game that is cheap.

Author: visitor
Rating: 7
Comment: Basically it boils down to hunting or trading. Not a bad game, but not very deep either.

Review The Realm Online

Pricing Model

The Realm Online costs either $6.99 per month or $69 per year. As of this writing, there is also a 7-day trial. 

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