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1. Introduction
Genre : 3D MMORPG
Developer : Min Communications Inc.
Service : Min Communications Inc.
Official Site : www.ran-online.co.kr
System Requirements : Geforce 2 GTS, Pentium3 1.0 GHz
Scenario :
18 years ago, all Asian regions faced phenomenon of sudden solar eclipse with meteoric shower. 16 years have passed by and the Saint cooperation which has a nation like a force was founded and it has built 4 special educational systems in Asia.
The Geomantic scholar Dr. Choi, Tae Kyu has discovered that the meteoric shower was an incident that connected this world with other realm and started an unrealistic experiment called "Great Geomantic Studies". During the experiment, some gang members have lost their lives and gang started a bloody fight against school.

During this battle, strangely dressed people intruded and the battle seemed to be in favored to Chung's side but from this point the world started to change unpredictably. With this change some students awakened powers of 'Stone' hidden inside of their body. Finally, the forces of this world's 'Ultimate Point' and other realm's 'Stone' have isolated Saint Cooperation and its surrounding regions. The impact of this sudden phenomenon turned people into something else and students were scattered after losing their fight near the school. As their hidden powers were awakened little by little and guided them to remember the missions they received from their fore lives, the new battles begin to clear their missions.

2. Special Features

1) The Chemistry created with realistic theme.
RAN ONLINE's theme is about 'Modern' and 'School' and it has various of familiar streets and downtown sights and items, 'School' which everyone would have experienced in their lives at least once is the main story point. Users can enjoy more accessible game theme than very unrealistic fantasy themes.

2) Unique Game Contents
Ran provides the independent game play as a package game by isolating other players from the party or the character whom are participating in certain quests.

The quests connected to scenario provides the feeling of leading the game to the users to play the game more actively
Not only the normal game mode of hunting monsters and doing quests but also users can play the game together with other users without concerning the scenario to give more fun and uniqueness to users when playing RAN ONLINE.

3) Character Control
Mix of skill combinations are main attacking method of this game and to execute the skills, number keys from 1 to 0 will be used when skills are assigned. Plus, Q,, W, E, A, S, D buttons are used to move and eat healing potions to maximize console like feeling of game playing.

When the character is in the motion preparing to execute a skill, it would be canceled if pushed by another player. So, the use of 'Cancel Skill' naturally embosses the control ability of a character.

PK, between the characters with same level and item settings, ways of using skill combinations and 'Cancel Skill' can make whole lot of difference in the result.

4) Various Game System
Unlike the general items, Question Box with '?' is dropped in a very low rate. The trait would be a secret and it could be a plus or minus in SPEED, POWER, EXP to a character for certain time. Question Box is expected to bring more tension and concentration into the game.

The fact that MMORPG needs to be played for very long time, game interface has been created for the convenience of the user. The navigation function called 'Auto Path Finding which allows character to go through a labyrinth to a destined location with just one click and 'Auto Attack' function which will automatically catch up to running away enemy to the end with a click of 'Ctrl key + Click' are the example.

5) Game Engine Technique
RAN ONLINE is created with using the first Korean made 3D game engine. The combination of the tools possesses and provides very high financial efficiency, shortening of Development term, and high expandable system.

In Addition, the game engine's harmony between the Graphics, Artificial Intelligence, Physical Engine, Sound Engine, and Etc made it possible to create the RAN ONLINE the result of pure development technology.
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