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Guardians of Ember

Guardians of Ember is an isometric hack-and-slash action MMORPG set in a dark medieval fantasy world. Utilize over 300 active and passive skills for use in combat, taking place largely in randomized dungeons with custom difficulty settings.

Publisher: GameForge
Playerbase: Low
Type: Action MMORPG
Release Date: December 13, 2016
Pros: +Dual class system. +Varied character customization. +Randomized dungeons. +Action-oriented battle.
Cons: -Some classes feel weak. -Lacks the polish of other ARPGs.

Guardians of Ember


Guardians of Ember Overview

Guardians of Ember, known as Embergarde in Taiwan, is a hack-and-slash MMORPG set in the chaotic world of Olyndale. Play as a Guardian of Ember, part of a brotherhood that marks the last line of defense against a sinister evil. Choose from six different classes and four races, extending your skill set at level 15 by picking a secondary class. Travel across 58 different regions and enter over 60 randomized and challenging dungeons in search of epic loot on your quest to retrieve the Ember. The game combines hack-and-slash combat inspired by the Diablo series with traditional MMORPG gameplay, offering action-oriented combat in the game's variety of PvE and PvP modes. Other features of the game include a robust crafting and enchanting system, player housing, and various PvP options that include 1v1, 3v3, 5v5, and more.

Guardians of Ember Key Features:

  • Action-Oriented Combat – partake in intense hack-and-slash battles inspired by the combat of the Diablo series.
  • Dual Class System – play as one of six different classes and pick a secondary class at level 15 to expand your skillset.
  • Player Housing – decorate your home with a variety of furnishings and summon your own sprite.
  • Randomized Dungeons – enter over 60 dungeons with custom difficulties, randomly generated to offer a new experience every time.
  • Variety of PvP Modes – fight in the Arena of Honor in 1v1, 3v3, and 5v5 matches for ranked and unranked scores.

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System Requirements

Guardians of Ember System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows Vista or newer
CPU: Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or better
Video Card: GeForce 9800 GTX+ or Radeon HD 4850
Hard Disk Space: 10 GB


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Additional Info

Guardians of Ember Additional Information

Chinese Title: 烈焰戰紀
Developer: Runewaker
Publisher: Runewaker, InselGames, GameForge

Announcement Date: January 29, 2015

Release Date (Taiwan): March 12, 2015

Steam Early Access Date: August 12, 2016
Release Date (Steam): September 2016

Re-launch (Free to play): January 23, 2019 (Gameforge)

Development History / Background:

Guardians of Ember is developed by Runewaker, creator of Runes of Magic and Dragphon's Prophet, and published by InselGames, publisher of World of Fishing and M.A.D. The game was originally released in Taiwan by its developer as a free-to-play game on March 12, 2015. InselGames acquired the rights to publish the game for a global audience, announcing their plans on August 12, 2016 by uploading the game to Steam Early Access. Its paid Early Access will launch on September 2016, with a full release coming roughly 3 to 6 months later.

Insel Games shut the game down, but it was later relaunched by GameForge as a free to play game on January 23, 2019.