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Sobe Silvertree
02-06-2004, 12:38 AM
Horizons: Empire of Istaria Overview

Horizons Empire of Istaria is the latest massively multiplayer role-playing game to hit the market. Horizons boasts nine playable races and arguably the best crafting system in any massively multiplayer game. The ability to dynamically add content has allowed tens of thousands of current Horizons customers to experience episodic content and massive battles like never before. Meet new friends and explore the online world that never sleeps. Welcome to Horizons: Empire of Istaria.

Horizons is the next-generation online, epic adventure. You can meet tens of thousands of people and explore the seamless world of Istaria with beautiful vistas, incredible geology and diverse environments. You are able to take on many different traditional fantasy roles; Humans, Elves, Dwarves, Fiends and Dragons are just some of the choices.

Your character can be further personalized by choosing to be male or female, fat, muscular, thin, young or old. At any moment you can choose to pursue wealth as a prospector or get paid for building communities where your friends create, buy and sell the thousand of items that are available in the world. You can learn powerful magic that can be used to fight, heal or grow, become adept at fighting or spend time chatting with your friends.

Horizons delivers an unparalleled experience to online players. Never before has an online product delivered so many opportunities for exploration, growth, friendships and creation. You can explore new lands and settle property. You can then develop the property in cooperation with other players to contain homes, gardens, stores, schools and many other improvements that give you a way of expressing your will in the world of Istaria. The combat action in Horizons expresses a cinematic quality through the wide variety of attacks, throws and feints. Exciting animations carefully choreographed show a spectacle of precision action and reaction battle.

The world within Horizons will continue to expand to provide you with the chance to discover and explore new lands, where new adventures and new opportunities await. The lure of the new frontier will entice players to leave the mostly tame, settled lands to search out new territory and make new friends. Artifact Entertainment has created powerful world editing tools that allow our creative talent to constantly build new content for the world, and insert that content while our servers remain live. You are able to play in the world while Artifact Entertainment sets up the next live event or details the undiscovered continent.

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