Game Description and Comments
Nostale (The Tale of Nomads of Silver Spirit) is a free fantasy MMORPG with cartoon graphics that was launched in Korea in 2006. This game can now be played in many other languages including English Japanese French and Chinese. What has caused the international expansion of this game? Two key features have played a major role in the game’s expansion Nosmates and Mini Lands. Nosmates along with pets serve as companions to characters. Nosmates are essentially NPCs that can be equipped with armor and weapons. Think of a henchman from Guild Wars Nightfall and you will not be too far off. This feature is nice but the most standout feature of the game has to be the Mini Land system. A Mini Land is a piece of land owned by a character for various things such as having a house training Nosmates and playing Mini Games. This feature gives players a sense of ownership that is lacking in most MMOs. More MMOs need to allow players to own a small piece of the game world. Along with specialist cards that allow run-of-the mill classes to be expanded Nosmates and Mini Lands make Nostale a great game for any casual MMORPGer to try.
- Free to play.
- Cartoon graphics.
- Can be played in many different languages.
- All players start out as Adventurers and then can become on of three main classes.
- Three main classes: Archer Swordsman and Sorcerer.
- Specialist cards allow characters to specialize further in a class.
- Different modes for PvP like Time Circle and Icebreakers.
- TimeSpace Stones are basically private missions with time limits.
- Each player can have their own little area in the game known as a Mini-Land.
- Mini Games can be played in Mini Lands.
- Can have both Nosmates (NPCs) and pets to act as companions.
- Download is 876 MB.
Select Reviews (Edited for Presentation)
Comment: This game is fantastic. I finally found a game this good after months of searching for an MMORPG that isn’t all about grinding.
Gameplay: Fantastic! You can have your own little army of NPCs and pets and the missions are almost all story-based instead the usual kill quests. This game has fantastic dungeons that you have to find the exit or something else…original!
Sound: Nice but not something that you hear and think that even the great Jimi Hendrix can’t play this.
Graphics: Its a very dynamic kind of view that is not totally like Pirate King like another reviewer said but just a little bit better
Total: Nostale gets a 9.5 because the gameplay is something that you have never seen before. I know because I have played almost all of the MMORPGs.
Comment: I give Nostale a 10/10 for graphics 8/10 for gameplay and 9/10 for everything else.
Nostale is free-to-play but does have an item mall.
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