The Secret World allows the player to control a character or avatar within a game world in third- or first-person view. In the game, the player's character joins one of three world-controlling secret societies attempting to repel, mitigate or exploit the attack of Lovecraftian entities and other immortal beings in coastal Maine, rural Egypt, Transylvania, a quarantined section of Tokyo, a utopian community outside South Africa's Capetown, and (planned) a section of the river Congo; and to advance their society's agenda over that of the others. Letters you tried in the first row that are not in the computer's secret word are now gone from the alphabet, and the letters you previously picked which are in the computer's secret word are now highlighted bright yellow, making it easier to pick letters. After facing Beaumont, the character is sent to the Valley of the Sun God, a fictional tourist area in Egypt. Augments are divided in four categories: damage, support, healing and survivability. In 2011, Funcom started working on a Facebook app called The Secret War. This game is updated 4 times a day: 09:00, 13:00, 17:00, and 21:00. The next location the character visits is Bacaş County, Transylvania, where an ancient human-fairy truce has been broken by an army of vampires besieging the local town. At the end, they'll use their answers to uncover a secret word. The Secret World PvP awarded "White Marks of Venice" which could be exchanged for "Black Marks of Venice" at an exchange rate of 100 to 1. È un peccato che al momento non esista un endgame vero e proprio con tanto di raid dove mettere alla prova più di un party contemporaneamente: in effetti The Secret World è un endgame di per sé fin dall'inizio, come dimostra anche il sistema PvP. The Secret World is a massively multiplayer online world with a unique modern-day setting and unparalleled freedom of character progression. La ricompensa per le nostre fatiche è la solita: denaro, oggetti, emblemi da spendere in equipaggiamento speciale e punti esperienza.

The Secret World si è costruito una nicchia di fan coi piedi per terra, affascinati forse più dal concept stravagante e dall'atmosfera Lovecraftiana che dal gameplay nudo e crudo. [12] It would be impossible to change factions without creating a new character. [8], The work on The Secret World was resumed in 2006, after Dreamfall shipped, with many of the latter's designers (including Ragnar Tørnquist) playing key roles in the former's development. Illuminati, Dragoni e Templari, praticamente il sogno erotico-videoludico di Dan Brown. Le ambientazioni e le atmosfere sono davvero peculiari e l'atipico ma ingegnoso sistema di crescita potrebbe prendere alla sprovvista anche il più navigato giocatore di MMORPG. [8] The idea of setting the game in the 1920s was scrapped after lengthy discussions, in order to make the game more accessible for modern players. Non mancano enigmi e indovinelli concepiti per farci ragionare o, magari, cercare su Google grazie anche al mini-browser un po' buggato integrato nel client. The latter is said to go back in time for 100 million years and encompass extinct ancient civilizations.[2]. L'approccio scelto da Funcom, comunque, è decisamente inusuale: il mondo di The Secret World è il nostro; le ambientazioni si ispirano a località realmente esistenti come Londra o l'Egitto e le creature che affronteremo non sono elfi e goblin ma esseri pescati nel folklore più remoto. This last one showed some fights in Kingsmouth. Spell the Secret Word: Practice Subtraction 4. Active abilities are further divided between builders and consumers.

[14] There are also small mini-games in iconic locations such as Shambhala, El Dorado, and Stonehenge. [16] In August 2008, it was stated that the development team consisted of people previously involved in the development of Dreamfall, Anarchy Online, Age of Conan, EverQuest II, and The Longest Journey. You make a guess by selecting letters from the alphabet. A prima vista The Secret World appare il solito MMORPG theme-park pieno di NPC con la quest appollaiata sopra la testa, anche se la presenza di queste icone un po' dappertutto e non in precisi agglomerati, anche detti hub per chi mastica il gergo, già lascia perplessi. Note: After the game relaunched, the player may only choose from a few predefined classes. [29] The alternate reality games were created using Twitter, Flickr, 8tracks and several websites created by Funcom such as Kingsmouth and the official game forums. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. The game starts with the player choosing a default "dimension" while playing solo.