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Otherland is a free-to-play, MMO game based upon the best selling novels by Tad Williams.

Set in the near future, Otherland is a virtual online universe composed of many unique and compelling virtual worlds, known as the Multi-Verse, where deep fantasy meets sci-fi and advanced simulation.
Read the interview with the devs here. A lot of juicy info about the unique gameplay.
http://uk.pc.ign.com/articles/118/1187781p1.html


I read the book back in 2007, and ever since they announced work had started on an MMO version of the game in 2008 I've been anticipating this game for a while

Its sounds to be shaping up to have a very unique narrative structure. Rather than retelling the story, players will experience their own individual stories within the Otherland universe and will encounter many of the familiar characters from the books. The game world will change dynamically around them during the course of the game.
Edited by Laten - 8/15/11 at 9:59am
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Looks cool .
    
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I have the books on audio, perhaps I will give them a listen.
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Wow, this looks AND sounds fantastic. I like the idea of players having their own 'Myland' and then being able to merge it with others. I guess the large clans will basically have their own city in the end, which is very awesome.
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Look very interning and new.
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Wow, this looks AND sounds fantastic. I like the idea of players having their own 'Myland' and then being able to merge it with others. I guess the large clans will basically have their own city in the end, which is very awesome.
Im excited thinking about all the customization possibilities of Myland and Myclans and the resulting Mega Cities made by the players.

Being an EVE player I can imagine some of the Combat that is driven by territorial power hungry players will be similar in Otheland. Having huge mega cities owned by one clan being raided by other Mega city clans.
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Holy crap, that looks amazing! Have to watch the entire video.
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Since no one else mentioned it, a lot of boob, particularly at 3:00.

On topic, I have no idea what this is, but it looks kinda meh with that eDNA thing. I don't really understand it, so I guess I'll have to read up on it before judging too much.

Also, MMO's just don't look as good as other games, but this one's free to play, so who cares?
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