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author: moir

Beyond World of Warcraft Classic – 10 Most Hardcore MMORPGs out There

MMORPGs are the domain of hardcore players – to achieve something, you not only need to know the ins and outs of the game, but also pack hundreds of hours into it. Here's our list of the most hardcore titles you can play today.

Realm of the Mad God – a simple, difficult game

IN A NUTSHELL

  1. Developer: Wild Shadow Studios
  2. Release date: June 20, 2011

What is Realm of the Mad God

Realm of the Mad God proves that even Tibia can pass for a beautiful game. The production from Wild Shadow is actually characteristic for two thingsthe simplicity (both the gameplay and the 8-bit graphics), and permadeath, which has us start the game anew every time we die. The mechanics of the game boil down to searching for increasingly powerful equipment – our character, unlike in other games, has a very small number of skills, and controlling it doesn't require too much effort.

Why do we love this ugly game?

The style of the gameplay is praiseworthy, especially the fights against hordes of enemies – they're still incredibly dynamic, thanks to which time goes by nearly unnoticed with the Realm of the Mad God.

Main feature: permadeath

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