Face of Mankind

Game Description and Comments

Face of Mankind is a sci-fi MMORPG/MMOFPS that was launched in 2006. FoM is one of those MMOs that depends more on its players than most games because the game is built around factions, deep role-playing, and player-made missions. As can be seen in the sample reviews below, some gamers love this different approach while others find it boring due to lack of content. In other words, this game will likely attract players who are willing to take the effort to immerse themselves in the game while players looking for a game with ready-made content would be probably be better off with other games. 

Key Features

  • Eight factions (Freedom Defense Corps, Guardians of Mankind, Brotherhood of Shadows, Law Enforcement Department, EuroCore, Vortex inc., Colonization and Mining Guild, and Mercenaries of Blood) that are the lifeblood of the game.
  • Each faction has a leader.
  • Players create missions.
  • Strong role-playing elements. 

Select Positive Reviews (Edited for Presentation)

Rating: 10
Author: Pending_Enigma
Comment: This game is fantastic now that it has been revamped. The graphics and gameplay are greatly enhanced compared to the prior version. Now in Brooklyn you can wander around reading game guides, while feeling protected due to the turrets. After about a week of playing, you will get the feel for the game and know how everything operates. If you are heavy into role-playing and are into the military, try the FDC. I played for about 8 months and this game is a step into the new generation of MMORPGs. Worthy of a 10! Anyone who gave this game a bad review didn't take the time to really play the game.

Rating: 9
Author: hydracorp
Comment: This game rocks but you just have to play a while in order to learn how to play. This game has great graphics
and has easy controls. Also, PvP rocks and making your own missions is cool. However, it does have some downsides such as the world being pretty small and dieing is really bad.

Select Negative Reviews (Edited for Presentation)

Rating: 3
Author: jocksteeluk
Comment: The way this game is run absolutely ruins any chance you may have of having fun unless you are a high rank in a faction (this doesn't go by EXP this goes by your faction leader promoting you and the criteria for this depends on whether they like you or not). Missions and tasks are made by high ranks in each faction and often these people are not playing. This meaning have nothing to do. Players also get fined penalty points in this game so you have to go to jail for a certain amount of time. The time in jail can vary from 2 minutes to 1 real life month and players often find themselves fined for no apparent reason. To make matters worse, the leading players can often be corrupt and lazy. This totally ruined my experience of this game. If you are willing to pay for a MMORPG then I advise you to look elsewhere. Pick a game where leveling up and doing missions are controlled by yourself and not other players.

Rating: 0
Author: Seph
Comment: Avoid FoM unless you like rerolling a character every hour or so. All the factions work the same for new players: no one will back you up, get equipped, answer simple questions, make a mission so you can get credits, and you will be lucky if you are not gunned down by someone in the same faction as you. Most of the time you will be wandering aimlessly with nothing to do anyway.

Review Face of Mankind

Pricing Model

Face of Mankind charges a monthly fee of around $12.   

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