AdventureQuest Worlds

AdventureQuest Worlds (often shortened to AQ Worlds or simply AQW ) is a browser-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released by Artix Entertainmentin October 2008.


Gameplay

Players are asked to choose from one of four “starting classes” (warrior, rogue, mage, or healer), each with different strengths and weaknesses. Leveling up let’s learn new abilities and increase their attack power. Players have five different skills, depending on their character’s class; the ability is common to all classes is the “auto-attack” ability. Individual abilities, deemed “passive” abilities, can be unlocked after the character reaches a certain Rank. Players begin at Rank 1 and progress as they receive class points from defeating enemies; this may depend on the enemy ‘s level and difficulty stars (1-5). Players gain experience and gold when enemies have been defeated. Players can also acquire other classes by gaining Reputation by completing quests in a certain location.citation needed ][1]

AdventureQuest Worlds has events on special occasions. A new event is added to the game every other Friday. Some events are only once in a while. Often, participants in these events can provide different events in the game. There is an anniversary on October 10 which allows the players to partake in the birthday-themed events and have access to the Underground Lab. Some events feature live events with guest stars like Voltaire , One-Eyed Doll , George Lowe , Paul and Storm , Jonathan Coulton , the cast of Ctrl + Alt + Del , Ayi Jihu , Arcattack, They Might Be Giants , Andrew Huang, Mia Park J. , The Crüxshadows , and Michael Sinterniklaas as the voice of Deady. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

The game is set in a universe similar to those in AdventureQuest , DragonFable , and MechQuest . It was established that the Dragon of Time allowed the dragonslayer Galanoth to slay him in the hour of the hourglass to merge with the result of the WorldQuest Worlds universe being created. Citation needed ] The goal of the game is to adventure through Lore, move on to Higher levels, facing the 13 Lords of Chaos, and fight Drakath: Champion of Chaos. As the story progresses, the player meets the Queen of Monsters who Drakath thing to be her Champion.quote needed ]

Plot

Prologue

The player character, known simply as ‘Hero’ arrives in the midst of a war between two factions, the Evil and the Good. Summoned by the Good Army, the hero is tasked to help in the battle against Sepulchure, order and ruler of Evil. In the town of Oaklore, the forces have begun plaguing its residents. Among other soldiers, the hero faces off against the attacker.

Having defeated the Dragon Dread, the hero continues their journey to Swordhaven, capital of Lore where King Alteon, leader of the Good Army and his remaining forces fend against another invasion by the undead. Alteon. Sepulchure and his elite group of the king and the king, Alteon. Drakath, later introduced the Champion of Chaos interrupts the personal fight and strikes the two others with a sickness. Drakath in spite of the sudden interruption, Drakath counters and eventually kills him. The hero and sickened Alteon watching the scene is unfolded by Drakath.

Sepulchure’s death alerts his daughter, Gravelyn. Now the new ruler of the Evil forces, the grieving of his father’s death by defeating Drakath. With a common enemy, this led to the truce between the Good and Evil empires. [8]

13 Lords of Chaos Saga

Chaorrupted Wolves, Chaorrupted Bear, and Chaos Spiders are some signs of corruption in the vicinity of the forest. At this point, Chaos Lord Saga begins. Drakath unleashes his 13 Lords of Chaos (Lords are like bumps) upon Lore, which the player has to defeat one by one. They soon discover that Drakath plans to activate the Queen of Monsters. The hero / player is revealed to the reincarnated Dragon of Time and the 13th Lord of Chaos.

Queen of Monsters: Ancient Evils saga

Now that the Queen of Monsters has been freed, she plans to raise each of the eight Elemental Titans that are scattered across the shattered continent of Drakonus. The Elemental Titans were created by the Elemental Avatars to represent them. Elemental Titans have been granted to play with their roles in the creation of drones, the Elemental Avatars and the Elemental Titans to sleep in the Drakonus. The Queen of Monsters plans to use all the elements of the Elemental Titans so that a new era can begin. After Phedra: Elemental Titan of Fire and Gaiazor: Elemental Titan of Earth are awakened, a minion of the Queen of Monsters asks if they would like the Elemental Titan of Darkness. The Queen of Monsters believes that they will take “another path.”

Throne of Darkness saga

The Mysterious Figure Gathers Vaden the Death Knight, Xeight, Ziri the Sneevil Daemon, Warlord Pax, Pharaoh Sekt, and Queen Scarletta Tyrall at his castle to learn about their encounters with the players. Following the story of the table Plank who mentioned how he, Dr. Dryden Darkwood, and their Trolluk serving Skudly had captured the players, the Mysterious Figure is revealed to be Dr. Dryden Darkwood as he told the assembled villains that he has his dungeon. When the players defeat Dr. Darkwood and Skudly, they borrow Dr. Darkwood’s hooded dress and pose to him to listen to the villains’ story. Upon unmasking themselves, the players defeat the villains and return to their currencies in which they listen to their proposal to help them against a greater darkness. The villains agree to the terms while Plank has an idea on who the threat is.

Book of Monsters saga

At the time when the players are fighting the Queen of Monsters’ forces, a Rrift opens in the Neverglades as the Elder Monster called Extrik the Destroyer emerges and renders the surrounding areas toxic. When the players defeat, capture, and interrogate the toxic monster Zognax, it tells the players that the monsters of the Rift can not survive toxic and not survive. In addition, Zognax states that Extriki is one of the Queen of Monsters’ earlier children. With help from the Heart of the Grove from Brightoak, the players are able to weaken Extriki and slay it.

Reception

Kotaku’s Mike Fahey praised the idea of ​​using advertisements when the player died. [9] Pete Davison, from GamePro , also noted the advertisements at death, calling it an “interesting” idea. [10]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Classes” . www.aq.com . Retrieved 2016-01-28 .
  2. Jump up^ “Artix Entertainment Announces April 15th Musical Event in AdventureQuest Worlds – Web Games News at IGN” . Pc.ign.com. 2011-04-13 . Retrieved 2012-07-08 .
  3. Jump up^ “Artix Entertainment Releases Witty Lowe Bites App for Android and iPhone – Wireless News at IGN” . Wireless.ign.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-25 . Retrieved 2012-07-08 .
  4. Jump up^ “AdventureQuest Worlds: Lord Live Event Chaos with One-Eyed Doll Musical Guest – Web Games News at IGN” . Pc.ign.com . Retrieved 2012-07-08 .
  5. Jump up^ “AdventureQuest Worlds Music and War for Halloween Premieres – Web Games News at IGN” . Au.pc.ign.com. 2010-10-29 . Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  6. Jump up^ “AdventureQuest Worlds Celebrates Most Successful Friday the 13th Event – Web Games News at IGN” . Au.pc.ign.com . Retrieved 2012-07-08. permanent dead link ]
  7. Jump up^ “AdventureQuest Worlds teams with Web comic + Alt + Del Ctrl – Web Games News at IGN” . Pc.ign.com . Retrieved 2012-07-08 .
  8. Jump up^ “AdventureQuest Worlds Gets Main Storyline” . IGN . February 13, 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2010 .
  9. Jump up^ Mike Fahey (5 July 2011). “Death Is the Perfect Time for In-Game Advertising” . Kotaku . Retrieved 10 July 2011 .
  10. Jump up^ Pete Davison (5 July 2011). “AdventureQuest Worlds Punishes Death with Advertising” . GamePro . Archived from the original on 2011-12-01 . Retrieved 10 August 2011 .

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