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Asheron's Call

Role-playing (RPG)

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Developers/Publishers:

Microsoft, Turbine, WB Games

November 2, 1999

PC (Microsoft Windows)

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Content Gaps: Some areas of Asheron's Call feel underdeveloped or lacking in content.

High Difficulty: The steep difficulty curve in Asheron's Call can be daunting for new players.

Bugs and Glitches: Some players have reported bugs that can disrupt the Asheron's Call experience.

Why To Avoid

Innovative Mechanics: Asheron's Call introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Role-playing (RPG) genre.

High Replay Value: Asheron's Call offers numerous reasons to replay, thanks to its Role-playing (RPG) elements.

Community Driven: The game has a strong community, which enhances the multiplayer experience.

Why To Play

Asheron's Call (AC) is a fantasy MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) for Microsoft Windows-based PCs developed and published by Turbine Entertainment. Though it was developed by the Turbine team (with Microsoft's extensive assistance), it was published as a Microsoft title until 2004.

The game was set on the island continent of Dereth and several surrounding smaller islands and archipelagos on the fictional planet of Auberean. The game was played in a large, seamless 3D virtual world which could host thousands of gamers' characters at a time.

Released on November 2, 1999, it was the third major MMORPG to be released and was developed at the same time as Ultima Online and Everquest. After initial success, its subscription numbers dropped as newer MMORPGs moved into the market. Its host servers remained online for over 17 years after the game's original launch.

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