5 Best Historical MMORPGs

Historical MMORPGs are very under-represented in the online gaming world, but they do exist. Using the list below you might just find one that suits your interests.  All of the games in the list are free to play but most of the games are monetized by offering items you can purchase with real money from an item mall.


5.) PIRATES OF THE BURNING SEA

Retail Price: Free

MMORPG.com Score: 7.0

In Pirates of the Burning Sea you are thrown into the set of the New World in an 18th century seascape. PotBS as it is called features high-seas action & thrills in a brave new world full of pirates & thievery. Players an select from either England, Spain or France with take your chances as a pirate and battle for glory & power!


4.) 9DRAGONS

Retail Price: Free

MMORPG.com Score: 7.7

9Dragons is the first authentic martial arts massively multiplayer online role-playing game. That means you shall not be alone in The Land — you shall journey alongside many friends, enemies, teachers and fellow disciples. The Land itself will be constantly evolving around you as new cities, quests, and special events are continuously added and updated.


3.) A TALE IN THE DESERT

Retail Price: Free

MMORPG.com Score: 7.7

A Tale in the Desert is a Massive Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game (MMO) set in ancient Egypt. The game focuses on crafting and trading, mixed with strong social challenges.


2.) NAVY FIELD

Retail Price: Free

MMORPG.com Score: 7.8

Navy Field; a massively multiplayer online tactics simulation game based on World War II naval warfare by SD EnterNet.

Be prepared to experience intense naval battles against large teams of real opponents from across the globe. To help you on your quest to be the ultimate commander of the sea, almost 100 different WWII era naval vessels are available to use.


1.) WORLD WAR II ONLINE

Retail Price: Free

MMORPG.com Score: 8.0

World War II Online is essentially a sim game with tactical warfare as its main draw.  WWII Online is distinct in that it is the first FPS that also has MMORPG elements. During the game you will rely on teamwork as players fight their way across a half-scaled version of Western Europe.


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