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Otherland

Otherland is a science fiction MMORPG taking place in multiple virtual worlds, each with a  distinct graphic style. Choose from one of four classes and customize your character, and use skills wisely in action-oriented combat to collect crafting mats, design a home, and join a clan.

Publisher: otherland co-production GmbH
Playerbase: Low
Type: MMORPG
PvP: Clan Wars
Release Date: September 10, 2015
Pros: +Player housing. +Craft NPC's. -Action-oriented combat.
Cons: -4 classes. -Weak tutorial.

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Overview

Otherland Overview

Otherland is a science fiction MMORPG based on the novel series by Tad Williams of the same name. Customize your character and choose from one of 4 distinct classes designed to serve a role in combat: Warrior, Assassin, Marksman, or Energizer. Players can customize their appearence with a wide variety of options to distinguish their avatar. Because Otherland takes place in a digital atmosphere, everything in the game is made of eDNA, enabling  players to learn crafting recipes by analyzing their own code to construct items and even NPC's. Every players has their own virtual home that can be customized, and serves as a factory for churning out the game's main resource, Soma. Players can attack player-owned homes, and the only way to protect your abode is to craft creatures by cloning their eDNA. Or, found a clan with friends to share resources and wage war against other player coalitions.

Otherland Key Features:

  • 4 Classes - choose from one of 4 classes designed to suit a role in a party: Warrior, Assassin, Marksman, or Energizer.
  • Player Housing - every player has their own digital home in Uspace, that can be decorated and customized, and serves as focal point for PvP.
  • Clan Warfare - form an alliance with friends to share eDNA clones, and wage war against other clans to expand and defend your territory.
  • Action Combat - aim directly at creatures using your mouse, while moving with WASD and using skills wisely to optimize your attacks.
  • Distinct Crafting - beyond crafting items and gear to aid you, craft NPC's from eDNA to protect your home from player-raiders.

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Screenshots

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Videos

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Links

Otherland Links

Otherland Official Site
Otherland Steam Page 
Otherland Wikipedia Page [Main Page for Novels]
Otherland Reddit
Otherland Wikia [Database/Guides]
Otherland Gamepedia [Database/Guides]

System Requirements

Otherland System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 SP1
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
Video Card: Intel HD4000
RAM: 4 GB
Hard Disk Space: 16 GB

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 SP1
CPU: Intel i5 or equivalent
Video Card: Nvidia 750Ti or equivalent
RAM: 8 GB
Hard Disk Space: 16 GB

Music

Otherland Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

Otherland Additional Information

Developer: Drago Entertainment
Game Engine: Unreal Engine 3

Story Lead/Game Mechanics Designer: Łukasz “Havock” Błaszczyk

Announcement Date: October 01, 2008
Closed Beta: Novemeber 24, 2014

Release Date (Early Access): September 10, 2015

Development History / Background:

Otherland is developed by Drago-Entertainment and runs on Unreal Engine 3. The game was announced on October 01, 2008 by RealU and dtp Entertainment and was originally scheduled to release in 2012. But Singapore-based RealU canceled Otherland a year after the originally announced release date.  Drago-Entertainment took over game development on October 9, 2014 and released the game through Steam's Early Access program on September 10, 2015. Otherland is based on the novel series of the same name by Tad Williams, published between 1996 and 2001. The film rights to the novels were acquired by Warner Bros. in 2012, and a film is planned for some time in the future.