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Arkanius is a 2D Retro-Styled Fantasy MMORPG. It is currently in development, however, already has many features.

There is a very interactive and deep quest system, a weather system, player housing, leveled and experience based skills including cooking, woodcutting, mining, tailoring, leatherworking, blacksmithing, fishing, harvesting, alchemy, crafting, carpentry and enchanting.

The player can also build and customize their own ship and caravan. This allows them to transport party members, while the party members interact with each other inside the caravan/ship the player can be outside transporting them to a location. The caravan and ship can also be named and the interior of both customized fully with furniture and much more.

The player can fight solo or in parties, participate in social events including last-man-standing PvP events on distant islands and much more.

There is magic, projectile and melee weapons. The characters have their equipment paperdolled in harmony with each other, equipment including shoulder armour, cloaks, helmets, amulets, quivers, shields, armour, weapons, belts, gloves, boots and rings in which can all be worn without any cluttered look whatsoever.

Characters can be personalized to the players own choice through many hairstyles and colours.

There is a very close knit community in the forums and nearly all suggestions (so long as they comply with the games atmosphere and feel) are implemented (the people whose suggestions are implemented are also credited!).

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Character Profiles..

2 years ago News 1 comment

When users have accounts on the Arkanius client they will now be given the option to link their website and client accounts.

This will add a button to the bottom of each of their posts and also another button on their forums profile linking to their character's profile.

On the character's profile there will be all of that character's skill levels and experience. Their total NPC and player kills, gold found, playing time, the date they started playing and more.

Click the following link to view my character's profile as an example:

As always all feedback is welcome.

The Arkanius Hall of Fame..

The Arkanius Hall of Fame..

2 years ago News 0 comments

So here we are - for all you competitive players. The Arkanius Hall of Fame. The general part is the top 100 players with the most experience from fighting...

The mail system..

The mail system..

2 years ago News 1 comment

A player can check their mail (although they will be notified if they receive mail), send mail, delete mail, etc through the letterboxes throughout the...

Small GUI Update

Small GUI Update

3 years ago News 0 comments

A small update to the game client's GUI. The player's portrait has been added to the left of the vital bars.

Conversation System Update

Conversation System Update

3 years ago News 0 comments

A small update on the conversation system used with players and NPCs.

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ChickenDelight Apr 2 2014 says:

Do you have any system requirements available? Looks and sounds great.
I'm following this.

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Guest Jul 27 2013 says:

when can we start playing?

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Nephos Aug 2 2013 replied:

Start of next year is the designated release date.

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Tul Dec 9 2012 says:

Do you still upgrading this game? I hope so, it's looks a great one.

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ArtisanCodesmith Creator
ArtisanCodesmith Feb 3 2013 replied:

If you mean developing, then of course I am :)

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Manuel_Martins Nov 3 2012 says:

When you will post a playable version?

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Nephos May 22 2013 replied:

At the moment the beta is supposed to start in 'a few months', of course that could mean anything, but let's just assume it'll be sometime this year.

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ArtisanCodesmith Creator
ArtisanCodesmith May 22 2013 replied:

The deadline I've set myself for the game's release is 01/01/14 which is just over 6 months away. This is not a 100% guarantee, however it is a very accurate approximation.

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HabitueGames Oct 15 2012 says:

Looks nice, I really like the artwork.

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ArtisanCodesmith Creator
ArtisanCodesmith Nov 24 2012 replied:

Thanks for the comment! I apologize greatly as I accidentally gave you bad karma instead of good. Sorry! Thanks once again.

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Jun 1 2014

The Arkanius website has been taken down by the guy who offered to host it before me before I hosted my own stuff and will be back soon!!

May 23 2013

Arkanius - Skills Demonstration..: T.co via @youtube

May 22 2013

Announcement. Ryan has given Arkanius a dead line. The game is due to be released on 1st of January 2014! Hope your all as exited as we are!

May 22 2013

We have added more news to the Arkanius site. Have a look T.co

Apr 11 2013

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Apr 4 2013

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Feb 20 2013

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