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Twelve Sky 2: Rise of the Sky Clan is a MMORPG published by MAYN INTERACTIVE at http://12sky2.mayngames.com/.
Fast paced PvP action Clan vs Clan battles Able to PvP almost from the very start Unique PvP system
Alot of grinding Not much focus on quests
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Twelve Sky 2: Rise of the Sky clan is Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG), which follows the Free to Play model. The game is free to play, but offers an Item Mall in which players can choose to spend real money for extra benefits.
Twelve Sky 2 features four different clans one can join, the Fierce Tiger clan, the Royal Snake clan, the Imperial Dragon clan and the Ancient Sky clan. The first three is open to new players, and the fourth one is only accessible to players which have leveled up to a certain level. There are three different "classes" in the game, which are not really classes, but weapons you use. For each clan there is an offensive weapon, a defensive weapon and a ranged weapon, and you're able to switch between these three weapons as much as you want, when you want, which isn't something that a lot of games offer their players. The game focuses heavily on Player vs. Player combat, where it's each clan vs. the other clans. Players can start to participate in hourly wars from level 10, which is easily reached after just a few minutes of killing monsters. These wars lets players of the same levels fight each other without interference from higher levels. During the week there is also special large scale battles where everyone above level 90 can participate. Players also have the opportunity to invade the enemy clan's maps at any time. Players from the same clan also have the option to duel each other to test their skills against their fellow clan members. The game features several different mounts players can use in PvP, that boosts different abilities.
The exp rate is very fast in the beginning, but slows down a bit as one reaches higher levels. The game features 157 levels, and at the highest level you have the chance to be reborn up to 12 times for an even higher boost in abilities! The game also includes a few quests, but the primary way to level up is to grind monsters. Twelve Sky 2 does feature an auto pilling option, that can be bought from the Item Mall or other players in game, which makes the grinding easier.
I like that this game has a lot of levels, because it gives one a feeling of accomplishment each time one levels up, as opposed to games which only has a few levels where it takes a long time to gain levels. The best thing about this game though, in my opinion, is the unique PvP combat. In Twelve Sky 2 PvP is simple, yet very fun. You only have a few different attacking skills and some support buffs for each weapon, but that's really all you need. Most of the time you'll need to land a critical single hit on your opponents to kill them, or gang up on them with your allies, which makes the PvP very interesting and fun. Button mashing 20+ different skills to be able to kill your opponents, you say? We'll have none of that!
One thing that I'm not that satisfied about is that the Item Mall includes items that cannot be acquired by any other means, except from buying from players that got it from the Item Mall. Although these items are not game breaking in any way, they do give players a lot of advantages over players that don't have these, but I suppose this is normal for free to play games. Also, the grinding is repetitive and most of the time quite boring, and even though the game does include some quests, they are all very similar to each other. Most of them are things like go kill a certain amount of that type of monsters, go talk to that NPC and kill these monsters to retrieve that quest item. They do, however, give you a break from the grinding and gives you some useful items as rewards.
All in all Twelve Sky 2 is a simple, yet fun game with hours of fun and fast paced exciting player vs. player action. Intimidated by the high amount of levels? Don't be! Recently MAYN have had nice exp boost activated in game for faster grinding, and you'll now be able to spend less time grinding and do more of what we all enjoy, which is wiping the floor with your opponents!