Dragonica Review

Dragonica

Close Beta Date: July 1, 2009
Open Beta Date: August 17, 2009
Commercial/Release:October 15, 2009
Developer: Barunson Interactive
Publisher: THQ*ICE
Game Payment: Free
Status: Release
Genre: 3D Fantasy Side Scroll

Introduction
Dragonica is a free to play mmorpg (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) 3D Side Scroll Fantasy. If you guys tried game such as MapleStory, Granchase its game movement is the same with Dragonica. Dragonica has easy interface and before you start playing the actual game there’s an instruction on how to play the game.

Side Scroll game?
It means you cannot rotate your character by 360 degrees


GAME REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Requirement
CPU : Pentium3 800MHz or better
Main Memory : Higher than 256MB
Graphic Card : Geforce2 or better
Video Memory : 3D graphic card
Connection : 56k Internet Connection
HDD Space: 2 GB

Recommended Requirement
CPU : Pentium 4 2.4GHz or better
Main Memory : 1GB or higher
Graphic Card : GeForceFX 5700 or better
Video Memory : 3D graphic card
Connection : Broadband Internet Connection
HDD Space: 2 GB or higher

Classes:

There are 4 classes in Dragonica

Warrior
Posted Imagethey are same as Knight. Same as usual, they serve as the melee character in game.

Sub Class:
Warrior > Gladiator > Paladin
Warrior > Gladiator > Myrmidon

Magician
Posted Image are same with Mage in other game. DD (Damage Dealer) and Healer Type

Sub Class:
Magician > Acolyte > Priest
Magician > Wizard > Archmage

Archer
Posted ImageLong Range Physical Attack

Sub Class:
Archer > Hunter > Trapper
Archer > Ranger > Sniper

Thief
Posted Image They got skills like Burrow the ability to stealth and got access to special ability most likely magician

Sub Class:
Thief > Assassin >Ninja
Thief > Jester > Harlequin

You can start changing Sub Classes at Level 20

Controls
The Game has a very easy controls using the arrow key and other default shortkey from your keyboard, if you wish to change the short cut key, you can change it in the option.

Character Creation
Log in your account and choose server…

Then click create button..

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Then customize your character regardless on class (warrior, archer, magician, thief), and other character feature.

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Then, after finishing to create your character, you can log in to the game by pressing Begin..

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Graphics
As shown in last screen shot from my character creation above, you can see that it has a good 3D Graphics. And it beat up MapleStory and LaTale’s graphics.

Character Status Points
Status (Vitality, Intelligence , Agility, Strength) is automatically distributed, however you need to distribute skill points on your class tree.

Game Play and Combat
Every controls run smooth, i never experience lag. Their combat is nice too, however the cons is it’s like an old arcade game the the great thing is to become one of the best on how to spam skills while doing pvp, pve and others using your finger. It’s like playing in a gameboy, you can beat your opponent if you are faster

Special Feature
As for me, i find it cool when Dragonica has a Cooking feature. You can loot recipe from monster. Each recipe has instruction on how to prepare food and what are the ingredients needed. Upon cooking, you can create special consumable items that can serve as your healing potion which you can you use in the battle.

Posted ImageDragonica also has a Pet System, you can trained and raise your bet. As soon as your pet is trained, it can help during your battle.

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