Trending Games | Wizard101 | Guild Wars 2 | Pirate101 | Star Wars: The Old Republic

  Network:  FPSguru RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,946,844 Users Online:0
Games:778  Posts:6,368,651
Artifact Entertainment | Official Site
MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 12/08/03)  | Pub:Virtrium
Distribution:Download | Retail Price:Free | Pay Type:Subscription
System Req: PC | ESRB:TOut of date info? Let us know!

Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted

Istaria is a fantasy MMORPG from Vitrium that emphasizes skill- and school-based character progression, player housing, and deep crafting.


  • Huge Fantasy World | Massive game world with two continents and numerous islands, environments, towns, and cities to explore.
  • Numerous Playable Races | Choose from the Dragon, Dwarf, Dryad, Elf, Fiend, Gnome, Half-Giant, Saris, Satyr, and Sslik races.
  • Multi-School Adventure System | Pick from 27 adventurer schools, with the ability to switch between schools by visiting a trainer.
  • Crafting | Gather and process resources to craft items with one of Istaria's 19 trade schools, or visit a trainer and switch schools.
  • Player Housing | Build your own house and outfit it with different structures for storage and crafting.

Latest Features

  • Development Team Interview
  • Interviews created on 8/4/10
  • Earlier this summer, the developers at Virtrium (VI) released a new content update that included a number of improvements and updates on existing game features. Most notably, the dragon’s Adult Right of Passage received a large overhaul, as did the...
  • Dragons 101
  • General Article created on 4/15/10
  • Istaria reporter Erin McManaway writes this look at what might arguable be the game's most defining feature: the race of Dragons.
  • "Scourge of the Skulks" Free Update
  • General Article created on 3/3/10
  • Istaria Reporter Erin McManaway returns this week to talk about that game's most recent update.
  • Free to Play Vs. Pay to Play - Istaria Options
  • Guide created on 2/10/10
  • Did you know that Istaria actually offers three distinct pricing plans, one of which is a totally f2p option? Istaria Reporter Erin McManaway re-introduces us to the three different ways to pay for the game formerly known as Horizons
More Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted Features...
This game is almost scary!! 2/15/15 @ 9:58AM by Boneserino in General Discussion
Thoughts after trying the game again a decade later 12/15/14 @ 10:06PM by eddieg50 in General Discussion
Whats the difference between Reaver and Chaos Warrior? 2/18/14 @ 4:58PM by fivetigers in General Discussion
i tried this and.. 1/25/14 @ 2:33PM by Serebren in General Discussion
Interested in this game but its progression slow? 12/12/13 @ 3:49AM by Lithuanian in General Discussion
Why did they change the entire game pre release? 10/16/13 @ 3:37PM by Nadia in General Discussion
Play this game. 10/16/13 @ 2:37PM by Scypheroth in General Discussion
10th anniversary, content patch, pets to be added to game 10/16/13 @ 1:47PM by Nadia in General Discussion
Any good? 6/21/13 @ 12:31AM by Geeky in General Discussion
Our Rating
User Rating: 6.8