'Dungeon Runners,' other games offer MMO goodness for free...mostly.
NCSoft's 'Dungeon Runners' is an MMORPG that can be played for free, though a monthly fee unlocks the game's more advanced features.
Now you can get your massively multiplayer gaming for free with Dungeon Runners, a new MMO from MMO company NCSoft (of
Dungeon Runners plays like a cross between
The gameplay itself is a bit lean. You're limited to only one race (human) and three classes (ranger, fighter, or mage). You can further customize your character with various skills and equipment, but the selection is still pretty sparse compared with most other MMOs' countless combinations of race, class, and appearance. The gameplay is just as simple, with plenty of click-to-attack action.
You can play the game for free, but if you want, you can also spend $5 per month for a Dungeon Runners membership. The extra fee can get you access to the highest-level equipment in the game, loot-saving features like a bank vault and potion-stacking, and higher priority when connecting to game servers. They're nice touches, but don't really seem worth $5 per month.
While Dungeon Runners might be one of the most up-to-date free MMOs out there, it's not quite the only one. Though several years old now, the cyberpunk MMO Anarchy Online can also be downloaded and played for free without any expansion content. Just like Dungeon Runners, though, you have to pay extra if you want to get more than the basic experience.