Enter a unique science fantasy MMORPG and dive into a unique organic living world !
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May 6, 2016

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October 29

[Event for all] “13 Years of Anlor Winn” (October 30- November 12)

Creator of the event: Ryzom Teams.
Type of event: OOC event, mini games, celebrations, surprises and spooky fun!
Appropriate levels: All.

Date of the event: Starting with Monday, 30 October 10:00:00 CET (15.6 hours to go).
Expected duration: 2 weeks.
Meeting place: All over Atys.

Homins concerned: All.
Synopsis: 13 years of Anlor Winn. Celebrations, games, the evil wind blowing across Atys, Anlor Winn.
To learn more: https://app.ryzom.com/app_forum/index.php?page=topic/view/27749/1

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Dear Homins!

Oren Pyr, Deles Silam, Lordoy, Kamia'ata, Bankun, Woren siloy!

Thirteen years have elapsed since the launch of Ryzom! As always, we would like you to join us in paying tribute to all who imagined, and developed this crazy rootball we call Atys! To also pay tribute to the entire volunteer team that keeps the heart beating in the center of it all. The technical support and community management team, the animation team, the lorists, the Ark, graphics and level design teams, the translators, the testers, the developers, Ryzom Core and Ryzom Forge members, each person plays an important role in keeping Atys living and breathing!

Above all, we (the Ryzom Teams) would like to express our gratitude to you, the players who are passionate about our universe and are vital to the life of Ryzom. If this world has existed for 13 years, if it lives within the rhythms of the seasons of Atys, it is thanks to you, your passion, and your loyalty. We sincerely thank you!

So, please join us as we celebrate not only 13 years of Ryzom, but also 13 years of Anlor Winn! We will be combining the two celebrations this year, and it will surely be 2 weeks of celebrations, mini-games and spooky fun! But beware! Those who are weak of heart should hide themselves away, because blowing through the trees, putting a chill in the air, the evil spirit Wind is coming! Who knows what it brings under its wings of misfortune? Listen for the cursed laughter of the Anlor Winn. Mouah hah hah hah.….13 is an unlucky number for some! Will it be for you?

We’re dying to see you there!

Ryzom Teams
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July 22

[Fyros Event] Pyr : The Empire's Head, part 4 (23/04/2017)

Creator of the event: Event Team.
Type of event: Investigation.
Appropriate levels: All.

Date of the event: Sunday, 23 July 21:00: CEST (19:00 UTC).
Expected duration: about 2 hours.
Meeting place: The bar in Pyr.

Homins concerned: Patriots and inhabitants of the desert mainly. Marauders and Matis subjects are excluded.
Synopsis: The customers at the bar of Pecus converse with Xinna Cekaps who submits a request to them.
To learn more: http://app.ryzom.com/app_forum/index.php?page=topic/view/27309/1

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This event is part of the events played around the death of the celiakos Abycus Zekops.

He (Xinna Cekaps) will start at the bar of Pyr, "in conversation" with the customers of the moment, before continuing quickly outside.

Interested players are asked to ensure that their character (except Matis and Marauder) is "by chance" in the bar on Sunday, 23 July 21:00 CEST (19:00 UTC).
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Reviews

“The Saga of Ryzom is one of the more original MMORPGs we have ever seen.”
16/20 – http://www.jeuxvideo.com/articles/0000/00004555_test.htm

“The Saga of Ryzom boasts a dynamic world in which the mobs, NPCs and players all interact in ways that affect the overall world.”
7.3/10 – MMORPG

“Ryzom is the best MMORPG I've ever played, mainly thanks to its strong universe and its marvellous community. If you're searching a MMORPG where the letters RP are well used, Ryzom is the one !”
8.6/10 – Desura

Steam Greenlight

Ryzom warmly thanks the Steam community, whose votes allowed it to be greenlighted so quickly.

Subscription

A few years ago WinchGate, owner of Ryzom, chose to open the game to the world for Free, releasing its code and to be the only open source MMORPG, playable on Windows, Linux and Mac.

However, maintaining Ryzom does involve costs, such as compensation for the small team of employees and payment for servers. That is why, even though Ryzom is playable as Free to Play, subscriptions are vital for it to continue.

To thank the players chosing to subscribe, certain features of the game are unlocked and certain bonuses are offered to them; an opportunity to level their characters to level 250 instead of 125, doubling all experience points gained, and access to several other means of storage.

To help Ryzom, make the choice to subscribe!

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About This Game

Enter a unique science fantasy MMORPG and dive into a unique organic living world !

Opensource

Ryzom is one of only a few commercial-grade MMORPGs that are fully open source: client, server, tools, and media. Being open source means that Ryzom draws on a vibrant community providing fixes and functionality above and beyond that of what the team can provide. It offers players a unique opportunity to become involved in the development of the game.

Sandbox

Far from being a frozen world, Ryzom is constantly evolving in regard to your actions. Will you spark another war? Will you found a lucrative commercial guild or aim for political power? What if your hunting talents could be decisive in the struggle against Kitins?

Pick your actions well, for each one of them may impact the world and its inhabitants!

Classless

Ryzom characters are unusual in that they are not bound to a class. That means you don't have to choose between being a warrior, a mage, a harvester or a crafter. You can improve your skills in all these classes with only one character; you do not need to focus on one path. For example, you can, at your leisure, either train your pike handling, put on your magic amplifiers to heal or cast offensive spells, pick up your pickaxe and harvest materials, or go into crafting a new armor or weapon.

You have absolute freedom!

Roleplay

Ryzom offers official interactive events (with live NPC's), regular and varied, that evolve according to your actions. Nothing is preordained!
Would you like to create your own event? The Animation Team is always at your disposal and will gladly support and assist in logistics.
In addition, many guilds are prepared to open their doors to help your character evolve!

For lovers of imaginary languages, the players and Animation Team have created unique languages. Roleplay immersion guaranteed!

Invasions

Picture yourself, in front of a city gate, looking at a far hill and sighting the scouts of a Kitin swarm. Now picture hundreds of Kitins following them, moving like a united and swarming army. Huge battles call for the cooperation of a great part of the community to counter these threatening invasions. And what if, one day, the Kitin were to win again, threatening hominity for the third time?

Consensual PVP

You can fight everywhere, but only when you wish to do so. Duels, outposts battles, faction of region fights... You are free to engage in them... or abstain!

Advanced Forage & Harvest

Ryzom features an advanced havesting and crafting system.

Harvesting - allows you to dig materials from the ground depending on season and weather and your skill. It's not so simple once predators get involved!

Crafting - Careful combination of materials depending on their characteristics and colors, allows production of unique weapons and armors. Thousands of recipes are possible.

Living mobs

A powerful A.I. system allows for a realistic wildlife behavior: carnivores attack herbivorous herds, realistic and dynamic animal motions make them lively, sometimes endearing, other times worrisome. There are also mass migrations on season changes and different behavior for different species. Take your time to sit and observe the life around you, it's an unforgettable view. But be careful of predators!

Dynamic environment

Ryzom is a 3D persistent world consisting of five lush and varied ecosystems. Landscape, wildlife behavior and ground material availability all change according to season, weather and time.

Discover the beauty of the Forest in the spring, do battle in the Jungle in a rainstorm under a summer sky streaked with lightning, lose yourself in the dunes of the Desert in the fall, or relax enjoying the reflections of a winter sun on the pure water of the Lakes.

Full character customization

Entirely customizable character appearance upon creation: shape your avatar the way you like it!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1 GHz single core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.2 or DirectX 9.0 with 32 MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6
    • Processor: 1 GHz single core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.2 with 32 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL compatible
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1 GHz single core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.2 with 32 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL compatible
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