FAQ

  • Q:

    What is Darkfall Unholy Wars?

     

     

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars is an intense full PvP MMORPG that combines real-time action and strategy in a fantasy setting. Darkfall Unholy Wars pushes the envelope of Massive Multiplayer Games by featuring the largest seamless and zoneless world of its kind and able to host upwards of 10 thousand concurrent users per server. Without instances or other designed roadblocks to player interaction, Darkfall Unholy Wars is redefining the MMORPG genre.

    In the bloodthirsty world of Agon you will form clans and battle for dominance. Recruit your friends and allies, engage in epic land and naval battles to conquer fortresses and clan cities, interacting with thousands of concurrent players and carve yourself an everlasting legend!

  • Q:

    What is Darkfall Unholy Warʼs Code of Conduct? 

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    You can find the Code of Conduct here

  • Q:

    What is an MMORPG?

     

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    Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games are a genre of computer games that allow thousands of people from all over the globe to play in the same persistent and evolving online, game-world in real-time. A persistent and evolving world is one that is always there and where the action never ends. The game keeps evolving even after you have logged off. Darkfall Unholy Wars pushes the envelope of Massive Multiplayer Games featuring a larger world, more concurrent players per world, and the capacity to host massive online battles with more players engaged than possibly any other MMORPG of its kind. 

  • Q:

    What is PvP?

     

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    PvP stands for Player versus Player and is a type of multiplayer interactive battle within a game between two or more players. PvP is in contrast to games where players have to fight against computer controlled opponents, known as Player versus Environment (PvE).

    In Darkfall Unholy Wars PvP has been taken to the extreme level compared to other MMORPG games, since the technology allows for real-time action gameplay much like first person shooter games (FPS), rather than the turned-based point and click combat most other MMORPG games feature

  • Q:

    Who is the developer of Darkfall Unholy Wars?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars is developed by Aventurine SA, an independent game developer based in Athens, Greece. Aventurine is also the developer of Darkfall Online, which was in service from 2009 until 2012. 

  • Q:

    What is the relation between Darkfall Online and Darkfall Unholy Wars?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars is a new game, the next chapter of Darkfall and takes place many generations after the original game's timeline. 

  • Q:

    Can I use the same account that I was using when playing Darkfall Online?

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    You will need to create a new account for Darkfall Unholy Wars.

  • Q:

    How can I purchase Darkfall Unholy Wars?

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    You can purchase Darkfall Unholy Wars online from our website at www.darkfallonline.com by clicking the “Services” link and going to “Account”. Regarding payment methods, we accept major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and American Express), debit cards, or alternative safe online methods like PayPal, Paysafecard and many others. 

  • Q:

    How much does it cost?

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    The NA game client costs $39.95 and this comes with 30 days of free game time. The cost for the European Server is €39.95 (VAT inclusive for EU countries and where applicable).

    Beyond the client price, there is a monthly subscription in order to access the game servers and receive the latest game updates. The subscription for North American server access is $14.95. The subscription for European server access is €14.95 (VAT inclusive where applicable).

  • Q:

    What do I get with a monthly subscription?

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    A subscription to Darkfall Unholy Wars  means 30 days of unlimited game time. It also gives you the option to create one character on the North American and one character on the European servers. Each time you login to your account you can decide the server you wish to use for your gaming session.

  • Q:

    Why do I need to purchase a monthly subscription in order to play Darkfall Unholy Wars?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars is a massive, virtual world hosted on server clusters. The game is supported on a daily basis and new content is continuously added and updated. A monthly subscription is necessary so that we can continue offering a premium service and support for the game.

  • Q:

    What are the system requirements of the game?

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    The system requirements are the following:

    • Windows XP Service Pack 3, 32bit
    • Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 + or
    • AMD Phenom II X2 +
    • 4GB RAM
    • nVidia GeForce 8600 + or
    • AMD or ATI 4850 +
    • DirectX Sound Card
    • 12GB Free Space
  • Q:

    Do I need an internet connection to play?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars is an online game, therefore you need to connect to it via the Internet. We recommend a broadband connection, such as ADSL.

  • Q:

    Does Darkfall Unholy Wars have a single player (offline) version?

     

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars is strictly a massive multiplayer online game. You will need to connect to the game’s servers in order to play, and after you create your character, you will immediately find yourself in the multiplayer environment. There’s no offline mode to Darkfall Unholy Wars.

  • Q:

    How do I install the game?

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    You can download the game from the Darkfall Unholy Wars website at www.darkfallonline.com, after your purchase you will be informed of the download methods.  

  • Q:

    Is there a Mac version?

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    Unfortunately there won’t be a Darkfall Unholy Wars version for Mac yet.

     

  • Q:

    Which server do I need to use?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars runs on two virtual worlds: one is on a server located in North America and the other one is located in Europe. Depending on your location, time zone, where your friends play, players should choose the most convenient server for them. We do not restrict access based on location, in fact with one Darkfall Unholy Wars account you can have a character on each server, if you like.

  • Q:

    Which are the key features of Darkfall Unholy Wars?

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    The key features of the game can be found at www.darkfallonline.com/the-game/features

     

  • Q:

    What is the scenario of the game?

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    In Darkfall Unholy Wars the mortals (this means you!) have been judged by the Goddess of old and deemed unworthy for her lands. At the same time, the Dark Coven, a group of powerful demons who lead the Twilight Kingdom have begun an invasion of Agon. There is one chance, one small opportunity for you to rise up, defeat the celestial and infernal hordes and carve your dominion into legend! Visit the chronicles of Agon's history and lore if you wish to learn more of Dakfall's story.

  • Q:

    What is the game’s setting? What is the world of Agon?

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    Agon is the fantastical world where you will experience your Darkfall Unholy Wars adventures and battle other players and clans to claim bloody glory and dominion over all! 

     

  • Q:

    How big is the world of Agon?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars boasts one of the largest virtual worlds of its kind.

  • Q:

    Can I use the character that I had created in Darkfall Online?

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    Darkall Unholy Wars is a completely new game and thus you will need to create a new character. As glorious a legend as you may have been able to carve in the original Darkfall Online, it will be a mere prefix to the epic adventures and dominion you can claim in Darkfall Unholy Wars. 

  • Q:

     What are the races in Darkfall Unholy Wars?

     

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    There are 6 playable races in Darkfall Unholy Wars: The versatile Humans of Mercia, the stoic Tovarr of Dvergheim, the savage Ork of Morak, the twisted Alfari of Nagast, the graceful Mirdain of Mirendil, and the proud Mahirim of the Tribelands. 

  • Q:

    What are the classes in Darkfall Unholy Wars?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars does not utilize classes in the traditional sense rather, you select a role and specify two schools to focus on within that role. Roles and Schools are not set in stone and you can change between them to suit your play-style or current situation. 

  • Q:

    How does my character evolve in Darkfall Unholy Wars?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars is a skill-based game and therefore your character does not gain levels as he progresses through the game. Instead, each time you use a certain skill you become more proficient and thus your character evolves. Furthermore, you can select a role that your character can advance and specialize even further. 

  • Q:

    Is there any training for new players?

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    Yes, there is. As soon as you create a new character you will appear inside a safe starting area, specifically designed for new players. During your initial actions inside this starting area, you will have the opportunity to get accustomed with the interface and various actions your character can initiate during his exploration of Agon and the battles to come.

  • Q:

    Are there any safe zones?

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    Yes, Darkfall Unholy Wars has several safe zones where players can learn the game at their own pace. In those areas they can learn how to harvest, craft and trade in relative safety.

     

     

  • Q:

    Does the game have a crafting system?

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    In Darkfall Unholy Wars you can craft anything. From food to buildings and even ships. You can choose the look of your weapons and craft them. Moreover, you can infuse materials with rare essences and use them in crafting more powerful items.

  • Q:

    Does Darkfall Unholy Wars support trading? And how does it work?

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    Darkfall Unholy Wars supports a vast player driven economy. Players can interact through racial chat, alliance chat and in-game trade boards as well as a marketplace. 

     

  • Q:

    What happens when my character dies?

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    When your character dies he drops all of his or her items and these remain at your gravestone until looted, but the good news is that the character is resurrected at a spot you have previously selected. If you are clever and lucky you may even recover all your items before somebody else does!

  • Q:

    Do I need to join a clan and how can I do this?

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    You don’t need to join a clan in Darkfall Unholy Wars. You can play the game by yourself as a lone adventurer; however, we believe that Darkfall Unholy Wars is better experienced when you join a clan as a lot of the gameplay has been designed around massive siege battles and epic clan wars. 

  • Q:

    How do I join the Darkfall Unholy Wars community?

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    You may Follow us on Twitter, like our Facebook page, subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest Darkfall videos , or join the Darkfall forums and participate in the many interesting discussions there!

  • Q:

    How do I contact Customer Support?

    A:

    If you have an active account in Darkfall Unholy Wars you may contact Customer Support through your Account Management page, by initiating a ticket. On the other hand, if you don’t have an active account in Darkfall Unholy Wars, or you are otherwise unable to connect to it, you may send an email to noaccount@aventurine.gr.

  • Q:

    How do I sign up to receive official emails?

    A:

    You will need to fill in your email on the email form that can be found at www.darkfallonline.com.