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Team up with dozens of players and battle through the Realm of the Mad God, Oryx. With a retro 8-bit style, Realm is an evolution of traditional MMO gameplay.
Release Date: Feb 20, 2012
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About the Game

Realm of the Mad God is the first ever free to play Bullet Hell MMO. Team up with dozens of players and battle through the Realm of the Mad God, Oryx. With a retro 8-bit style, Realm is an evolution of traditional MMO gameplay. A dozen classes and hundreds of items to discover means Realm is easy to play but difficult to master. Players can jump in Realm for 5 minutes or stay online for hours because there is nothing to install or download.

Key Features

  • Action combat! No turn-based battles here, only skilled running and gunning.
  • Epic boss battles. Navigate demented waves of bullets from nasty demons.
  • True cooperative play. All experience is shared and you win by playing together.
  • Great 8-bit art: Retro styling straight from the 8-bit era.
  • Over a dozen unique character classes. Play as a powerful wizard, a clever mystic, a brawling warrior.
  • Loot! Hundreds of weapons, potions, armors, and rings.
  • PermaDeath. Dying well means something in Realm. Earn fame if you survive for long enough and kill enough monsters.
  • Sheep. The sheep say 'Baa.'

PC System Requirements

    • OS:Windows XP or later
    • Processor:2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:100 MB HD space

Mac System Requirements

    • OS:Mac OS X v10.6 or later
    • Processor:Intel Core™ Duo or faster
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:100 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
1,014 of 1,144 people (89%) found this review helpful
110 products in account
7 reviews
1,276.5 hrs on record
This game ruined my life.
Posted: January 20th, 2014
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944 of 1,209 people (78%) found this review helpful
381 products in account
14 reviews
60.1 hrs on record
Hoo, this game. Was a lot of fun for the first 60 hours...before the company got bought out by a bigger company. Apparently that company had big ideas in terms of monetizing the hell out of this fairly enjoyable free to play game. I enjoyed it back when it was catching on, but I think the game has definitely taken a turn for the worse when it got bought out. The design is more focused towards getting your money than making the game more enjoyable. When a game does that, even if I already invested 60 hours, I walk away rather than get treated like a bag of money by the game's designers and publishers.
Posted: December 3rd, 2013
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420 of 521 people (81%) found this review helpful
80 products in account
1 review
333.4 hrs on record
Realm of the Mad God (RotMG) is a great game at certain times, but then you can feel like you have wasted too much time on it. Once you get to level 20 the game starts getting a lot harder so remember that no matter what you do you are never invincible. I have seen people with the highest possible defence die from bosses. You can put so much time into the game then it can be ruined for you because of a lag spike. Once you die, there is no way to recover your character or any of the items. Play this game if you have a lot of extra time because it will pull you in fast.
Posted: November 26th, 2013
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309 of 436 people (71%) found this review helpful
84 products in account
6 reviews
25.3 hrs on record
I used to love this game sooooo much and I used to play this game more than I played team fortress 2, but Once Kabam bought the game and turned into a piece of garbage, only caring about profit and adding the horrible "battle for nexus" game mode (after the game got hacked) that killed EVERYONE even 6/8 and 8/8 players like me, and because the game sucked soooo much after all that, many players ended up quitting like me and giving away or selling all there items and accounts. Thats why all the servers are 10x emptier now. Nice job kabam... (note that I have little hours on the game because I played on Google Chrome, not steam).
Posted: December 5th, 2013
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78 of 100 people (78%) found this review helpful
43 products in account
2 reviews
172.1 hrs on record
Micro-transactions became too dominant in the game's design and it's suffered greatly for it. Used to be a lot of fun, though.
Posted: December 29th, 2013
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