[Ranger's Arcani] - Custom RPG coming!

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Please note, this topic is for ongoing tests and final fixes. Final announcement will be posted 7 days before launch.
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Hello all!

We are getting close to release of Ranger’s Arcani server. After all those years of development and many changes (project started in 2010) we are happy that almost every core feature is done. During 2 years of public beta phase (started in Q2 2017) more than 1500 players joined our discord channel to check our server and help us with testing stuff. RA is still few weeks before launch, so feel free to discuss some features or problems with us, ask questions or propose something new – team is ready to answer everything. Below, I want to present you main features segregated into 5 groups: client, character, gameplay, wiki, markets and premium features. I omitted things like new monsters, map, graphics, npcs, quests mini features or exp/skill rates, because it is obvious that we got a lot of fresh things here. But let's start with a short story.

Ranger's Arcani World
There are 2 main parts of RA world. West, where you come from and East (more known as Main Continent). At the beginning of the game you arrive in one of villages on Main Continent - Chaeck, after escaping from the invasion of dangerous barbarians from Skandia on your land. You have 2 things to choose what to do, enjoy your new life and forget about the past or try to adapt to new conditions but also think about your home and how you can help it. It means that you can follow up main story quest but you don't have to. If you want to explore all areas, you have just one thing to do - leave our newbie land (Chaeck).


Ranger's Arcani world map.
RA Client
Game client is based on well known otclient. However, we made some signifact changes to improve gameplay experience. First thing is a launcher, it allows us to give you all in one, by all I mean important links (discord, website and forum), client download and all further updates. The RA client got its own changelog to help you track all new possibilities and bug fixes but what's the most important, we moved account and character creation into client, so you don't need to visit any website after downloading launcher. There are two more things worth to mention, music (we don't force you to download it, it's up to you!) and language option which allows to pick up one of two currently supported languages (English and Polish). Maybe in a future we will be able to manage a translation for other languages like Portuguese or Spanish.


Launcher and some options from our modified otclient..
Your character
In Ranger's Arcani you can be a mage, hunter or mercenary. Each of these vocations can be promoted to two other vocations. Mage can be promoted to wizard or druid, hunter to grenadier or tracker and mercenary to barbarian or paladin. All of them have unique spells and favourite weapons, so take what fits you best.
Skills and spells systems are totally reworked, you get points for each gained level and you can spend them on new skills and spells. Thanks to this, you will no longer spend hours training and memorizing new spell incantations. New skills are specially designed for RA vocations, but we are pretty sure that players will find some unusual builds and tricks to get best results.
Points from levelling up are not the only way to improve your character statistics, besides completely new items with bonuses (and 5 tiers of rarity) we also have rune system. Single runes give you basic improvements, but if you collect them enough to make a rune word, you will get some tasty bonuses!


Skills, spells, runes and crates windows together with spell bar and item info window.
Gameplay
Ranger's Arcani map is full of secrets and hidden hunting places, but if you are not into exploring every corner you will be satisfied too. But remember, inquisitiveness is an advantage that is rewarded. Of course, you will find a lot of quests available from NPCs, but some of them might not be "visible" at first glance, try to speak with inhabitants of those lands.
During your journey you will find out three things, dungeons, bosses and chests. You can get chests with random loot from bosses, achievements or get lucky and come across them when traveling. Dungeons are always for teams, so remember to take some friends with you. But be prepared for hard fight, seriously.
If you like rest and don't need to spend whole time on hunting, you can try some fishing. Our special, rare fish can be really nutritious and will give you some time bonuses. However, if you don't like smell of fish you can visit forge in main city, the local blacksmith offers the possibility of crafting new items or smelting existing ones into ingredients.


NPC chat, boss hp bar and crafting window..
In-game wiki
We did it before Cipsoft, really, please believe me! What am I talking about? Bestiary and item list available in game client. If you manage to kill enough representatives of each species, you will learn about their weaknesses and strengths in bestiary. You can also learn about their loot and add it to auto loot function. To remember items and save them in your items list, you need to investigate by looking at them. So, these 2 features mean that we will not host any official wiki because we don't want to spoil quests solutions. Of course it is not forbidden to get that knowledge from other players during your conversations.


Bestiary and item list window.
Market and premium features
Another two things built in client - market and premium shop. Market allows you to buy or sell items anytime you want, everything will be taken or sent to your deposit. In premium shop you will be able to buy RA coins, they can be exchanged for lord (premium) status, outfits, furniture and some little extra services.
What will you get for purchasing lord status? You will be able to buy houses, make guilds, post 10 market offers at once (free account 3), deposit 2000 items (facc 500), pick 10 items for auto loot (facc 4), choose new spell effect for some of spells, dress in new premium outfit, add 35 VIPs (facc 20), book extra slot in forge for crafting and use horse&boat transport for free. We think that these features do not give special advantages to players with premium account, but they are worth enough to support our server!


Example of spell effect change, free transport and guild&house window.


Windows of premium shop, npc trade and market.

Upcoming features that might not make it before release
Some of the things we've planned may not be ready, but they're not required to play. Anyway, we will develop it and implement in after release updates:
  • Enchanting system
  • 2 new areas (desert and snow land)
  • Guild war system (connected with guildhouses)
  • Some rune words
Aaand simple "Thank you ❤!" to all awesome people that were working on this project for so many years and helped us testing!
Evul, Havada, Oskar, Pemus, Pentagram, picwick, Samna, Shikate, Shiros, Tadzik, Thorn, Timu and others! We love you guys!

Ah, that is strange. Almost ten years and... we launch soon!

Best Regards,
Kuzyn



 
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Epic! Not big fan of these new fancy custom clients though Lol.
 

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wtf this looks awesome cant wait to play it! i hope you guys are advertising this everywhere, wish this server the bests of lucks.
 
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Epic! Not big fan of these new fancy custom clients though Lol.
I understand, but you can give it a try during tests. After playing for more than 2 years on otclient I can't go back to original Cipsoft client, it feels like going back from modern times to classic or medieval era ;D

wtf this looks awesome cant wait to play it! i hope you guys are advertising this everywhere, wish this server the bests of lucks.
Serious advertising will start later, we will also prepare some video tutorials and trailer. Stay tuned!

We have also changed our site, you can check it here: Ranger's Arcani (http://rangersarcani.online)
Please don't pay attention to details, it is still work in progress (and it may be slow for now).
 

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lol this look epic im gonna play for sure
 

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You can change almost any spell at your discretion
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With each monster you can get a mysterious crate
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Sometimes get something useless
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Or very rare and powerful
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Are you afraid of the dark too?
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In the shop you will not buy any of the crates, you have to get them yourself :) the only exception is the chest with a backpack that you can get from any monster and buy in the store
 

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I played this for around 2 months like a year ago. Its a reaaaaaaally fun and custom server, has lots of features, leveling and grinding gear its actually entertaining and the map and spawns are very fun to explore. Ill join for sure, its hard to come by good servers like this one nowdays.
 

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Look good, will be trying it when it releases
 

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I would love to see how those premium shop outfits look like. would you mind showcasing? :)
 

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Custom monsters like that Cactus (Cactuar in final fantasy) would be much cooler than cyclops/dragons/demons.🤔
Will there be any custom monsters later on?
 

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I can say that this was one of the most awesome, mysterious and fun game I've ever played. You can feel that a lot of work has been put into this game. I hope that one day it will be released as an own game, without the tibia sprites.

Good Luck Oskar, and the other developers
 
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