Have you ever heard about Ragnarok? No, it’s not that famous Thor: Ragnarok movie. It is a computer game. There are many people who have no idea about this computer game. However, this game was really popular in its era. And if you know this game, it means that you are already old! Ragnarok Online is one of the games that became part of childhood gamers. The excitement of this MMORPG game had become viral in many countries. The game was first released in 2002. In fact, Ragnarok Online is an adaptation of manhwa (comic books) with the same name from South Korea. Maybe this game is not as popular as before, but there are many reasons why you have to play this game.
Why Should You Play Ragnarok Online?
Then what makes gamers have to play Ragnarok Online? Below are some valid reasons why Ragnarok Online is still relevant as now.
- You can play it for free
Ragnarok Online was first released and played with a paid-to-play system for years. It means that gamers must use vouchers to increase the lifetime of gamers to play. At that time, there were many people who don’t mind with this voucher thing. It is because the voucher has many great and cute picture of the characters in the game. The voucher was collected as a great collection for the gamers. However, you can play Ragnarok Online for free just like other computer games. You can use a special server to play it for free. Right now, the developer makes it available for many people to play the game for free.
- The game is a legend
Since this game was first released in 2002, we can consider Ragnarok Online as a legend game. This game was so popular during 2003-2007. It’s been 16 years since Ragnarok came. Gamers can experience this MMORPG game with unique graphics and gameplay. Although this game requires long online hours, there are still many people who love to spend their time and money in an internet café. They can spend at least 3 hours just to play this game. Ragnarok Online had many memories in the hearts of gamers in their childhood. You can feel the good old day vibes by playing Ragnarok Online!
- It has Ragnarok Representative Council
This feature is a new one. Moreover, Ragnarok Representative Council is also the first feature in the history of online games. Then what is the Ragnarok Representative Council? The feature is an association of board members, an honor formed by Gravindo (the developer) from several players of Ragnarok Online, which will be a bridge of intense communication between gamers and game publishers. This position is open to Ragnarok Mania who have the great game content knowledge and they are well known in the audience and able to lead the Ragnarok community in their respective country. Gravindo will prioritize the suggestions, aspirations, and criticisms that come from the Ragnarok Representative Council.
Basic Jobs in Ragnarok Online
This game is located in Rune Midgard and you will be a Novice for the first time. One of the uniqueness of MMORPG Ragnarok Online is that it has many Job that you can choose from the Novice level. There are three basic Jobs on Ragnarok Online that can be selected. Each of them has advantages, each of which will complement each other. You will later also be able to change to a higher Job when their Job level increases to a minimum level of 40.
As the name suggests, if you choose this as your job, then you will be is a swordsman. You will use the sword as your main weapon. However, you can use other weapons too such as a knife, spear, mace, 2-handed spear, as well as a 2-handed sword. If you want to change your character into a Swordsman, a Novice must pass the test into the dark dungeon in Izlude. There are some advantages of Swordsman. This job is able to lure enemies to attack the character. Among many jobs available in Ragnarok Online, a Swordsman has the highest HP. Moreover, a Swordsman also features high regeneration capabilities. That is why this job is suitable to be a tanker. Since this job is able to use 2 handed-swords, your character can have high attack rates.
The only job on Ragnarok Online that has the farthest attack distance in this game. They attack using bows and arrows. Archer’s uniqueness makes it a deadly physical type damage dealer. Even the enemy will die before they succeed in approaching the character. If you want to be an Archer, your character must learn wood in Payon village. This job has several advantages such as able to attack enemies from a great distance, able to adjust the weakness elements of the opponent monster by using certain arrows, able to attack enemies from cliffs. An Archer also has the ability of Double Strafe which gives very high physical damage to kill enemies easily.
Unlike the Swordsman and Archers, the Magician uses magic to beat their enemies. They attack with a spell, while for weapons they use is a knife or wand. You need to make a concoction in Geffen as a test to be a Magician. This job has advantages such as able to attack remotely using magic, has a high attack power using the magic they learned, able to kill enemies easily, and they also easily adjust the element of weakness of monster.