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Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted
 
 
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Platforms: PC, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Multi-player
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Description
Release date: Re-Released 2007
About the Game
Developed by Virtrium, the MMORPG Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted immerses players in an online fantasy world of magic and mystery. Istaria is a land populated by monsters, magic, heroes, and player-built communities. Istaria is the only fantasy MMORPG to offer gamers the opportunity to play as a dragon, earning skills and abilities as they grow from a hatchling to adult.

Key Features
  • 11 playable fantasy races: Dragons, Dryads, Dwarves, Elves, Fiends, Gnomes, Half-Giants, Humans, Saris, Satyrs and Sslik populate the world and offer players distinct physical, mental and magical abilities
  • An open character class system: Learn skills from 50 schools while not being limited to one ‘class’. Players can change their character’s ‘class’ as often as they like with no penalty.
  • A real-time persistent world: Build and maintain structures, from simple houses to entire towns. Create businesses, process resources and develop economies within the game world by buying, selling and trading with other players.
  • Friendly gameplay: With a focus on cooperative, PvP-free gameplay, Istaria offers families a perfect place to enjoy a fantastical adventure. A friendly online community of players is always available to help new and seasoned travelers as they explore Istaria.
  • Virtually unlimited exploration potential: Soar through the skies as a dragon, or dig deep into the earth when building your lair. Istaria is a land without “zones” or predetermined player movement boundaries, thus allowing adventurers to explore the entire game world without limits.

Access
Istaria offers Free to Play with a level cap. Any biped race can play up to level 10 per school (this is per school, not a total maximum of levels gained) and dragons are limited to level 15 per school.

Paid access provides
  • Extra character slots
  • Unlimited levels
  • Biped plot construction
  • Dragon lair crafting
  • Extra consignment slots

We never force automatic billing. All paid access provides options for recurring or non-recurring payments. Istaria has Fire Breathing Dragons - not Ninja Billing.

System Requirements
OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Ubuntu w/Wine 1.4.1
Processor: 1GHz Intel or AMD
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 2.0 GB for install, 2GB for cache
Video Card: ATI or nVidia with dedicated RAM (non-dedicated will work with 4GB of system memory)

To maximize the in-game experience, Istaria offers multiple rendering settings:
  • High Performance (lowering system requirements)
  • High Quality (requiring higher CPU / video memory)
Popular Discussions View All (20)
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Feb 6 @ 7:26pm
Lose the Pay to Play content
FeathersRuffled
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Nov 13, 2016 @ 9:18am
Is it worth returning to Istaria?
doge
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Nov 13, 2016 @ 3:24am
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415 Comments
Cebu Feb 12 @ 3:27pm 
Já joguei esse jogo, no modo download do site tu tem q pagar pra ser qualquer raça. Menos humano
Se tiver que pagar pra ser outra raça, nao vai adiantar, ah nao ser que seja de graça
Royal_Starlord Feb 6 @ 7:23pm 
Same, @DragonHat. ;A;
InsaneChaosRealm Jan 14 @ 5:30pm 
It's a shame you can't buy game cards for Istaria like you can for WoW otherwise I would just buy that instead of paying with my bank card.
DragonHat Dec 6, 2016 @ 3:07pm 
Hope I can play as the dragon with out paying, anyways the game looks interesting! :D
Litty Dec 1, 2016 @ 1:09pm 
I loved this game for so many years, i was never able to buy membership as im not allowed, and i made so many free accounts to play as dragon and im going to be so upset if you still have to pay, yes ik you need money to keep this game running but i just think for some people its not very fair.
killie Nov 30, 2016 @ 10:06pm 
i realy hope they take away the pay wall i hate that it is pay do play never be able do live the full expreince of beinge a dragon i realy hate pay do play
FarTresh Nov 21, 2016 @ 6:36am 
I sooo Love this game!
(LoD) Serafina Nov 12, 2016 @ 9:40am 
The game is going pretty good! Developers are getting more and more active since there came some new in. Events are running on some servers and Epic boss raids. Also mob spawning just for fun or messing with game models when they are around. Halloween event was cool tho :)
valkrous Oct 16, 2016 @ 6:01pm 
Any news or updates?
Nex. Oct 15, 2016 @ 2:56am 
Any news on how the game is going?