Now that more information is out about Funcom's The Secret World, there is much more to talk about. In The Secret World Weekly #2, MMORPG.com Lead Writer Bill Murphy takes a look at one of the features that Funcom is touting as truly ground-breaking: The Classless System. Check out Bill's thoughts and then weigh in with your ideas.
Classless systems are something that many MMO veterans clamor for as each new game launches and maintains the same old tried and true system. The promise freedom to raise one’s character however you like, without regard for some pigeonholed roles or class-bound restrictions. In theory a classless system will allow players to match and blend different traditional skills like healing, melee fighting, stealth, and the like. Basically, you can be whatever you want to be without having to rigidly force yourself into a predetermined class. It’s the promised land of character development and with 500 skills at launch Funcom’s The Secret World is looking to do what no one’s done since the Asheron’s Call days.
Read more of Bill Murphy's The Secret World Weekly #2: The Classy Classless System.