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MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Cancelled  (est.rel 03/25/03)  | Pub:UBISoft
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Developer Journal

Posted by Dana Massey on Jul 07, 2005  | Comments

Developer Journal -

What is Shadowbane? In conjunction with the exclusive free trial we offered yesterday we today bring you this article from Community Manager Sean "Ashen Temper" Dahlberg that introduces the game.

What is Shadowbane? A simple question, but not so simple to answer. Shadowbane is many things to many people. The game is officially classified as a Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying game (MMORPG or MMO for short), but there are some who would classify it as a real-time strategy game. Which is it?

Well, both actually. Shadowbane uses many elements from strategy games such as city building, sieges, territory conquest, and tactical formations and weds them to a game system similar to other fantasy MMORPGs. Players level and adventure in Shadowbane as they do in other MMOs, but Shadowbane offers unique activities in the game world, adding reasons to continue play after the more conventional RPG has been mastered.

You can read the full article here.