Anarchy Online

Anarchy Online

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Beginner on AO ?
By bitnykk
Here are few reference links so you find you way through Anarchy Online's complex universe !
   
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General
First, a general guide to discover basis, e.g. professions & races :
http://anarchyonline.wikia.com/wiki/Beginner_Guides

As you'll find out, there are 14 professions (with 12 into free game base) & 4 races among wich certain are more adapted to specific professions.
Arete Landing
You'll start AO in a place named Arete Landing ... here are its main lines :
http://www.aofroobs.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=10417

Please note the construction recipes of various available objets at game start ! If it's online you also can try the online bot help with the command /tell aquest !help
Guides
Passed that, following links will enlight your situation further in the game :
Basis http://anarchyonline.wikia.com/wiki/Dungeons
Advanced http://arcanum.aodevs.com/gameplay.html

Start with basis wich contains many places, dungeons, directions, etc. Once you gone through this, go check advanced elements for more ...
Quests
AO is full of quest no matter if you play free or paid mode. Best ressource about these is this english website : http://www.ao-universe.com/

In Knowledge > Classic AO you find F2P guides. You'll also find various tools in other sections and detailed maps as these :
- Saavick for Rubi-Ka http://www.aofroobs.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=10481
- SL map for Shadowland https://rubi-ka.net/bitnykk/
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8 Comments
bitnykk  [author] Jun 15, 2020 @ 2:43pm 
j_m : it depends what we speak of ... in terms of space to explore, the raw sumup is that there are 2 worlds to explore, one being free and other paid ... but in terms of expansions (opening to more weapons, actions & playfields than the free game) there are 5 of them and only 1 is giving with free game. bottom line, you may play during years for free without being bored. it's only when you real want to dig more into the game after awhile that you may go paid.
General_BUBBA May 7, 2020 @ 12:02pm 
Sorry Jut wandering exactly how much of the game is free to play?
bitnykk  [author] Jun 20, 2019 @ 9:23am 
robin : you can download the game via steam OR directly from https://www.anarchy-online.com/ website, in which you also can click "PLAY FOR FREE" to create a free account (you can decide later to buy expansions to make it a paid one). Hope it helps ;)
robin b | gamekit.com Jun 12, 2019 @ 7:49am 
cant play ( can
t make an account
jrsmythe Jan 1, 2018 @ 11:32pm 
Thank you all for your help. :)
bitnykk  [author] Jan 1, 2018 @ 12:03pm 
jrsmythe : inside the game you can display 2 type of map : localmap by doing Ctrl+6 combo or worldmap by hitting P key ; for this last, you can install a custom map as listed in my guide ; for the shortcut list please go here http://anarchyonline.wikia.com/wiki/Controls
jrsmythe Dec 31, 2017 @ 8:24am 
I am a lvl 20 but still cant find or been given any maps, have checked most of the games area to locate a map supplier, so far no luck..
CALOSS2 Feb 23, 2017 @ 6:55am 
I highly reccommed all these sites !