PLEASE PURCHASE TREE OF LIFE ONLY IF YOU WANT TO SUPPORT IT. Tree of Life is under development now, which also means it’s not a perfect game. Therefore, there might be a serious bug in the system, or it might be changed dramatically. Tree of Life will be improved continuously.
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Release Date: May 27, 2015

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

““There are no real games to play, even though there are so many endless-quest-requiring MMORPGs and extremely easy Mobile RPGs, why? Why there are no enjoyable games at all?”, “Those are not the games I was really into.” That’s why we started developing Tree of Life. We have focused on the issue for a long time, day and night, over and over again.

Finally, after 3 years of development, Tree of Life was released in Early Access. With your valuable suggestion, we would like to make Tree of Life near perfect to build the one beautiful world for everyone.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We have a plan to launch Tree of Life officially at the end of 2016 for now.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Most of all, mastery will be fully implemented, therefore you will be one of important members in Tree of Life world, whichever you choose. Plus, the guild system will be fully completed, you will be able to enjoy various contents like The Mermen attack or Guild War. Then, we’re going to add various enjoyable event, items, etc.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Construction, crafting, fishing, farming, ranching, adventures, The Mermen Attack, bounty hunting, etc. Tree of Life are full of lots of entertainments already. You can be anyone you want to be, depending on how to combine 24 classes in Tree of Life. You can be the last warrior in the world, or legendary master in the world. You can be a wanderer, fisherman or bounty hunter. Whatever you want.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“There is a possibility that it might be changed after launching Tree of Life officially, due to the fact that Tree of Life is on beta now.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will refer to the community’s suggestion whenever we face important decisions in the future. For instance, if there are an important balance adjustment, we will analyze players’ data first, after that, we will adjust it.”
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July 20

Fix-Guide for technical issues on the PTR

Hello, Adventurers,

The PTR server is open but we know some people have failed to enter the game world. This article is to list up the issues reported and to tell you how to solve the issues. Please read below if you have any issue during/before gameplay.

General solutions

  • Verify Integrity of Game Files
  • Restart/reinstall the Steam client
  • Restart or reinstall the Steam client and keep the game client up-to-date
Some game files might be missing due to your network/internet status. Please follow the instructions below:

Reinstall PTR
If you still have the starting issue after 1) and/or 2) done, please reinstall the PTR client. There are 2 ways to reinstall: the easy one and the less easy one; the easy method takes longer. Sometimes you will have to use option B, if option A does not remove the game completely.
  • A) Easy reinstall
    - Turn off the PTR client and run Right click on [Tree of Life] > [Uninstall] to uninstall the client again. Note that this command removes both the live version and the PTR version; you will have to download the 2 clients.
  • B) Less easy reinstall
    - Turn off the PTR client first. Find the PTR folder on your PC.
    - Delete the folder and run PTR. You will see an error message say “missing file”. Ignore the message and run PTR again. The update will begin.
    - When running into permission issues, please reboot your PC in Safe Mode and retry deleting the folder.

Install the latest Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Package
This is an essential program for the game. Usually the Steam client installs the package by default but sometimes the auto-install does not work. Please google the package and install it.

DirectX 11 or above
The new ToL requires DirectX 11 or above. Usually the Steam client installs the program by default but sometimes the auto-install does not work. Please google the keyword and install it.

Check/Disable Internal Graphic Card
Go to Nvidia Control Panel (right click desktop) > Manage 3D settings > Program Settings > Add > Browse > Navigate to \Steam\steamapps\common\TreeOfLife\ptr\client2.exe and click Add Program.

Verify the game uses your High Performance Graphics over Integrated Graphics.

When you use 2 graphic devices (internal graphic card, on-board vga and external graphic card), it could cause a starting issue. Please disable the internal card:
Open Device Manager > Display adapters and disable the device. Then reboot your PC and try to start the PTR again.

(*. The image above is an example. The name of devices could vary depending on your system)

Pause Anti-virus app
Sometimes the protection features of anti-virus apps stops the game play. Please pause your anti-virus while you play ToL or run “game mode” (some anti-virus apps have this function).

Known Issues so far
  1. “I clicked [Play] but nothing happens” (no window pops up)
    --> Please restart the Steam client to update the PTR client
    If the issue continues, please send the log file to CMs ( The developers will analyze the issue.
    File path: \Steam\steamapps\common\TreeOfLife\ptr\Client2\Client2.log

  2. “Around 1 minute after starting PTR, it stops.”
    --> It seems to be a graphical memory issue. Please provide your PC information:
    Press Win + R > Enter dxdiag > save information as txt file.
    Plus send us the log file.
    File path: \Steam\steamapps\common\TreeOfLife\ptr\Client2\Client2.log

  3. “The game crashes whenever I try to chat.”
    --> It seems like a multilanguage input issue. Please tell us what language you use.

  4. “It keeps saying login failed, and I cannot enter the game world.”
    --> The game/login server is unstable from time to time. Please tell us the time of the issue.

  5. “I cannot run the PTR because of a missing file.”
    --> The issue happens due to an unfinished update. Please restart the Steam client and run Verify Integrity of Game Files.

    Please report any starting/tech issue you have. Note that this notice will be updated when we have fixed the issues and/or new issues are found.

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July 18

Change-Announcement For The New Tree Of Life

Hello everyone, it´s me again, Alice. I have exciting news from our developers.
Look what they have prepared for you for the official Launch:

Hello, Adventurers!

As already announced, Tree of Life will soon leave Early Access and be officially launched. Thanks again for your support!
During the last few months, you have given us fantastic feedback and some really good suggestions to improve the game. We appreciate all your input a lot and tried to consider as many suggestions as possible. Here are the changes that you can expect in the new Tree Of Life:

Improved Game Graphics

Did you notice any differences in the new trailer? Yes, the game graphics are far better than in the old version. Our programmers have “crafted” the new game engine, and the game artists created the beautiful world: the terrain and the scenery is now more realistic; NPCs, such as the animals have been thoroughly redesigned. Once the PTR is open you can visit the interesting places shown in the trailer and find fabulous spots in the game!

New Warden Tree System

In the trailer, you might notice that construction is now also possible outside of the Warden Tree territory (hard to see, though). This reminds you of the old free building system, doesn’t it? The new system is a combination of the Warden Tree system and the old building system: you can build a structure outside of your territory; only the buildings in the territory will be protected by the Tree.
Furthermore, you can now shape your territory. We used to have a fixed shaped area (a circle) but you will be able to create a square, orbit or star shaped territory. Well, it does not really mean you will have unconditional freedom; you will have to consider your location and the surroundings, rather than building up a big simple base. We can call it: strategic construction :)

3 Faction System

The faction system changes: the neutral faction has been removed; it is free-for-all now! You can take down a nasty enemy anytime anywhere. Of course, the enemies can attack you, too. Don’t panic, you have your allies. As the faction chat has been added, you can ask for help when you are in need. With the chat, you can easily meet your allies from the beginning since a Faction has its starting point away from the enemies’. Also, you can heal an injured friend or revive a dead warrior to win a losing battle. More features are being designed/developed for the faction unity.

(What is this building for? )

Improved Game Balance

The game balance that involve the characters, the monsters, the economy, etc., has been improved. The most noticeable change is the Mastery improvement. Some Masteries have been removed and new ones have been added. A highly skilled adventurer will have higher performance with less effort: a high-level logger can chop down the trees faster; a great farmer can collect more crops; a high-level warrior can deal more damage; a skilled healer can heal HP faster.

Plus, various monsters are distributed in the areas. Relatively weak monsters inhabit the outskirts of the island; the strong and fierce monsters are in the center of the world. The resource distribution remains the same: you will have to enter the core areas for rare materials. The area information is now shown on the word map.

New Game UI

Our developers and UI designer have completely renewed the beautiful game UI. It is totally different from the old UI.

The new UI does not only look good but is also easy to use. “Craft All” and other hotkeys are now added.
In fact, this new UI is not only better for you, but also for our developers: Since with the new UI it is easier to add/modify features, the developers are able to make improvements faster.

New In-game Achievements

In-game achievements have been added: this gives you more things to do (not obligatory, though). From the novices to the veterans, every one of you can challenge the tasks.

When you obtain a certain achievement, you will receive a special title: the title is shown over your name and shows how awesome you are.

Improved Combat

The hit algorithm changes aspects of a battle. Accuracy has increased and ranged attack is now available: you can hit the target even if you do not correctly focus on it (you cannot hit multiple targets, though). Remember that this does not really mean a blind attack will work!

Falling Damage

You will now be injured if you fall from heights.

Other changes:

There are many more changes that are not mentioned here. Come, discover them for yourself.
Join the PTR server and see what we have made for you before the official launch.

Please let us know In the Forum what you think about those new changes!

NOTE: The opening hour show below was wrong and modified since we have miscalculated the time differences :( Sorry!

[PTR server open]
Date Of Reopening: 2017-07-19
- 05:00 PST
- 08:00 EST
- 14:00 CET
- 21:00 KST

- 08:00 PST
- 11:00 EST
- 17:00 CET
- 24:00 KST


Date Of Closure: 2017-07-24

- 18:00 PST (23rd of July)
- 21:00 EST (23rd of July)
- 03:00 CET
- 10:00 KST

NOTE: The new game version contains a lot of new content. It might take a while to upload the patch. The game will be accessible as soon as the patch is uploaded on Steam.

How to play:
When the server is open you can enter the new World of ToL.
Steam client > Library > Tree of Life > Click Play

Select [Tree of Life – Public Test Realm] and click Play.

*Important Notie:
  • The PTR version still needs further improvements, thus we need your help. Please have a go and tell us your opinions about the game.
  • As mentioned in Note no. 1, the PTR version will be improved. The official version could be different from the PTR version.
  • The PTR server could be temporarily closed anytime without a prior notice if necessary.

See you in the new Tree O Life!

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About This Game

  • Make your own village, anytime, anywhere.

    Thinking of building your own village to show your workmanship? Oh no, you feel like that all buildings on the street are kind of grand castles? If so, it’s time to play Tree of Life. You can make your own village anytime, anywhere. You can also be anyone. You can be a lord who rules a huge grand territory, or make a knight guild to protect the ToL world. What about a village for wanderers? Whatever you want!

  • The one beautiful world.

    Yes, our world is not perfect. It is full of dangers. So, it could be a good way to explore the ToL world in your room. What about the desert? Come and feel the sunshine, chase a mirage, find unique cactus and shooting stars… If you prefer the North Pole then the desert, why don’t you explore the snowy field on the North? Please keep in mind that you should bring your warm leather clothes. (… be careful with bears!) Can you feel it? Just explore the world!

  • Player-based Economy

    Are you tired of endless battles? But you still want to support your guild as one of guild members? If so, be a master, then move the entire economy of ToL. Build and maintain your own farm, then generate food to support your guild. Or just be a grand merchant, then transport goods across the whole world, or be a master who make good weapons in legendary level. Whichever is fine. That makes the economy.

  • 24 Class combinations & No restrictions

    World best warrior in the realm, legendary master, 5 star chef… You don’t really know which one fits you? Well, have you ever thought why you can’t be a mighty warrior and 5 star chef at the same time? Like... a chef who catches a big brown bear with his bare hands. As you want, you can be both of them N.O.W, since there are 24 job classes in the world! With no restrictions! YAY~~~ You can make your own character as you like.

  • Be a friend, or be an enemy. That is the question.

    The real world is full of difficult choices. Yes… but what if the Tol world is, too? You can be a good friend with other players, or just be a night watchman to protect the new world order, or offer a reward for criminals to bring the justice. Depends on your choice. However just be careful. Anyone could offer a reward for you!

  • Fight against your enemy!

    Grand castles always win a lot of praise. Even monsters will envy you, thus please keep calm and don’t panic, even though they begin the war to take your territory. This would be a superb chance to be the best knight in the ToL world! Be a hero by defeating your enemies who try to take your grand castle.

    So, get ready for Tree of Life? Just play your own game, make your own world. In Tree of Life world, you can be anything whatever you want to be, and you can do anything whatever you want to. Yes, it’s time to play REAL RPG. Don’t miss the chance to live your second life. PLAY NOW!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB Video Memory, Shader Model 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Core i3
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB Video Memory, Shader Model 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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