Hello there, Aetolia!
I'm not exactly brand new to IRE games, but it's been a long, long while since I've played one, so I'm seriously rusty and out of the loop, particularly with Aetolia as I've never really dipped my toe in these waters before. So! I have a query or two, if you would be so kind as to answer them for me.
Firstly, and perhaps most importantly, how is the general state of roleplay these days? I've seen Aetolia lauded as IRE's prime roleplay game, but that was some time ago, and a bit of snooping around some of the (admittedly outdated) topics on the forums has shown that a number of people are dissatisfied with the roleplay in the game. I would very much like a current opinion, though! Is there a particular city or guild that is active in regards to roleplay? Any particularly active or amazing Gods? And, I suppose, which Gods are active in general these days!
Lessee. I'd like to play one of the Knight classes, though I am admittedly torn between Templar and Carnifex, as my love for shiny, holy knights of light and inky, dread knights of dark is equal, generally speaking. Could any of you help sway me to either side?
Speaking of classes, how bound to cities are they? I made a quick Carnifex just so I could ask questions (Sorry Carnifex greeters
), and noticed that the GM, at least, wasn't a member of the starting city I was plopped into. What's the deal with swapping cities and the whole city/class dynamic?
I'm in the GMT timezone, and I am somewhat concerned about population levels during my playtimes. I, typically speaking, will be online from 7PM-10:30PM or so most evenings, and from 4PM on the weekends. Is that sufficient time to dedicate to the game to get anywhere significant? Are there even many people around and roleplaying during those times?
Also how difficult is PvP to learn, as a complete and utter newb at both it and coding? What's the recommended client and suchlike these days?
I'll doubtless ask more as I think of them, but these are the meat of what I'd like to know! Thankya in advance, folks.