Wild Frontier Review
- Useful resource and crafting system.
- Weather and time system; constantly changes the battlefield.
- Creatures can be caught and used as companion pets.
- A twist on the usual 'hero' storyline.
- 'Auto'-alignment in battles requires constant management.
- Multiple skills hidden behind 'pages'; responding to changing situations can be difficult.
While fans salivate over the recently released sequel, English speaking RPG fans can dive in to Wild Frontier right now to check out its refreshing style (albeit with the usual woes).
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After a while the seemingly endless stampede of Action-RPGs being converted from the Korean mobile phone market starts to feel like a bland, monotonous Ferris-wheel of boredom. What should be an exciting and in-your-face approach to RPGs is eventually drained of all of its fun and is replaced by going through the same motions over and over. With this in mind, Wild Frontier by KTH has a lot of doubts to dispel, but after a while it was clear that this game could actually be a positive step forward.
Though lets get one thing clear, this is still a Korean RPG with all the usual trimmings - basic classes; rudimentary skill tree system; clunky 'retro' graphics; and enough plot-holes to sink a barge. And lets not forget the usual control woes, mostly surrounding the need to manage a large group of quick-ability/item slots that (in this game) need to be rotated via a 'paging' system.
At this point you'd be forgiven if you were a little confused over why I'd harp on about the usual flaws after giving the game some praise. Wild Frontier represents baby steps that could take a sharp turn to somewhere far more interesting and for this alone it's worthy of this praise. The game's story (while not ground-breaking) does eschew traditions with its 'adventurer' theme; crafting items for upgrades feels natural and purposeful compared to usual time-sink it represents; and players can invest time in capturing and leveling companion pets that can become powerful allies later on. Also, while the controls have a lot left to be desired, fighting boss creatures requires more tactical thinking than the usual brute-force methods usually employed.
The seemingly implacable features of most Korean RPGs feel like they've been bended, ever so slightly, in order to create something of a unique beast in Wild Frontier. It's not a lot, but it's enough to give the genre fans a lot to chew on and it may even win back jaded gamers sick of the usual teen-come-hero RPG titles.
Description위대한 모험의 시작, 와일드프론티어!
100만 유저가 선택한 밀리언셀러 대한민국 대표 RPG!
신대륙 고대도시 아르모카에서 펼쳐지는 영웅들의 위대한 모험을 그린 정통액션 RPG!
* 사냥과 채집, 그리고 아이템 제작 시스템
와일드프론티어에서는 사냥, 채집, 채광을 통해 모은 재료를 활용하여 레시피에 따라 무기, 갑옷, 방패, 투구 등을 직접 제작할 수 있습니다.
* 3개의 클래스
강한 공격력을 자랑하는 워리어, 공수의 조화를 이루는 탱커, 두 개의 무기를 자유 자재로 다루는 스카우터 등 3개의 클래스를 선택하여 플레이 할 수 있습니다.
* 방대한 스토리 라인과 8개의 지역
신대륙 고대도시 아르모카에서 펼쳐지는 와일드프론티어는 얼음, 사막, 초원, 화산, 해저도시 등 8개의 지역맵과 24개의 마을로 구성, 방대한 스토리라인을 자랑합니다.
* 날씨와 시간, 실사풍의 디자인!
날씨와 시간에 따라 몬스터의 공격력이 변화하며, 이를 이용해 전략적인 플레이가 가능합니다. 또한 나무, 언덕 등 오브젝트의 실사풍의 느낌을 살렸습니다.
※ 원활한 게임 플레이를 위해 헬 모드를 지원하지 않습니다.
The greatest adventure story, Wild frontier
“This game is awesome! The graphics, the music, the characters… I completely love it”
“It is a beautiful game with a strong battle system, quest system, and leveling system”
“The game has a nice setting and the story is very interesting. Characters are likable and the graphics are nice too.”
“I find this game to have brilliantly detailed graphics and environments that are FAR better than any other korean RPG on iOS.”
The greatest adventure story into the unknown! This story is about the legendary hero who accidentally discovers the new world and saves the continent from ancient demons awakening from trapped in the seal. It’s dynamic storyline won’t make the adventure tedious and the exciting combats against powerful bosses will stimulate your desire to challenge.
The grand scale of story with various maps
An exciting adventure story through an ancient city of the new world with 8 local maps (ice load, desert, grass land , volcano, submarine city, etc) and 24 towns
Hunting, gathering and item creation systems
Gather resources by hunting, gathering and mining and create your own weapons and equipments following special recipes. There are lots of fun to make unigue items.
Dynamic skill effects
All weapon has unique skill and makes different effects with spectacular visuals.
Weather & day-night system
weather and day/night cycle change monster's power levels and combat conditions are changing every moment
Choose one of the three different classes – “Warrior” boasting a strong offense, “Tanker “ harmonizing of attacks and defense , “Scouter” handling two weapons skillfully.
※ This game is English version of "와일드프론티어(Wild frontier)" released in 11.2010
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