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So I've converted my little brother and sister at an early age to the PC master race of gaming. My brother is using my old Asus ROG laptop and my sister is using the blue beauty build in my sig, so their setups can play modern games just fine.

Lately I've been watching them play Realm of the Mad God. For those of you who don't know what it is, it's this hilarious pixelated free for all RPG thing. It's very basic and to me it seems quite boring. They seem to be into the RPG elements much as I was at their age, ie. grinding for items, doing dungeons, trading, etc.

Anyway, does anyone have a recommendation for a good MMO/RPG for a 10 and 11 year old to play? Also I would not want to have them pay a monthly fee for something like WoW. I would also like it to be either kid friendly or have a chat filter while still being a somewhat serious and enjoyable game, perhaps even something I could play with them.
     
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get them Diablo II, get them the LOD expansion pack, and set them up in a LAN game! If they dont want to play with one another, then get them ahigh res texture mod. This had to have been one of the most fun experiences i have ever had with my brother while playing a game.

it isnt completely child friendly (you go around killing things) but it isnt anything unacceptable. BTW, Diablo II > Diablo III
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If they like RPG grinding you should take a look at all of the WoW/Diablo clones until you find one that you think is appropriate. Diablo 3 is good if you aren't a hater. Path of Exile is just as good (if not better) but is a bit more mature (in my opinion).

Rift is going F2P if I remember correctly. D&D online, ES online. If you can wait a bit you may end up with a lot of options.

Edit: Torchlight 2 is something you should take a serious look at.
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Torchlight II is perfect for them.
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All of your suggestions are really great! I've tried torchlight 1 and was really bored with it. I personally feel that I've outgrown the mindless spam-clicking of action RPGs, it's not really my thing. But looking back I probably would have loved those games as a kid, so I'll get my little brother and sister on the demo of that and see what they think.

Keep the suggestions coming! I would hope this thread might help others who are wondering the same thing.
     
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You might want to wait for Elder Scrolls Online for yourself. I'm really hoping it's not a WoW clone and sticks to normal ES gameplay; it could be the next big thing in fantasy MMOs if they don't mess it up.
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post #7 of 11
I'd suggest Grandia especially if they can read tongue.gif
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post #8 of 11
Not really an RPG but Orcs Must Die might be fun for them. thumb.gif

It's pretty fun and it's not to serious, it's a coop game so it's perfect for what you're looking to do!
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you could buy Borderlands 1 which is some kind of rpg rolleyes.gif still a good game, not tough to understand. Diablo 3 is a good game dont listen to all the haters, and it's way more easy to understand than diablo 2, and you cant screw your character
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I think it's a bit too violent for what he wants. tongue.gif
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