Game Description and Comments
Tabula Rasa is a long awaited blockbuster MMORPG with a sci-fi setting by none other than Richard Garriott (Lord British) of Ultima fame. This game has been in development in one form or another since all the way back to 2001. The name of the game is the Latin term for clean slate. Thus the idea of the game is for players to start with nothing and be shaped by experiences and the environment. A great example of this is the way the game’s magic/technology (Logos) system works. Instead of starting with a spell or two like in World of Warcraft players must build up their magic/technology from scratch. In addition Tabula Rasa also allows players to be significantly affected by tough decisions in dealing with NPCs and the ongoing conflict between NPCs and players. The game is interactive and action-packed at the same time. Tabula Rasa has the potential to be the top dog of the sci-fi MMO category but the game needs to offer what it promises without the bugs that have plagued other ambitious MMOs like Vanguard.
- Amazing 3D graphics.
- From one of the most widely recognized names in the entire MMORPG industry.
- Very fast paced action.
- Voluntary PvP system.
- Players make ethical decisions that have long term impacts on how their characters are treated.
- Integrated voice chat.
- Cloning system allows for players to easily try out other classes.
- Logos system is basically a magic system where player fill their blank Logos tablets with Logos symbols which have the same basic function as spells.
- Ongoing battles between player and NPC forces have a huge impact on the game.
Select Reviews (Edited for Presentation)
Comment: The best and I mean best beta MMO that I have played so far. This game is very fast paced. You aim and shoot and there are lots of choices and missions. You can change the color of your armor as long as you have paint and you get up to tier 4. Tier 1 is recruit tier 2 is soldier specialist etc. So yes so far it kicks butt!
Comment: Just going to say that it is not going to work. Yes the game is revolutionary but it just doesn’t have what it needs. I was playing beta and I must say that I’m not happy with the game mechanics.
Comment: When this comes out I’m playing it! The game looks great and I am very eager to see a good take on the sci-fi MMO genre. Definitely a game to keep your eye on.
Tabula Rasa is a pay-to-play MMO.
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