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ROSE Online, or Rush On Seven Episodes Online (Korean: 로즈 온라인) is a free Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game (MMORPG) created by Korean company Triggersoft and was published by Gravity Corp.. The game has also been called ROSE Online Evolution since an update which took place in 2006. Triggersoft stopped the development of the game in 2007, and the rights of ROSE Online were sold to several different companies which now develop the game.
The seven planets of the world of ROSE Online were created by the goddess Arua. However, Hebarn, the god of malice, took over the seventh planet and renamed it after himself. To protect the other planets from Hebarn, Arua created the Visitors and sent them to Junon, the first planet. The seven planets are: Junon, Luna, Eldeon, Orlo, Skaaj, Karkia, Hebarn. Skaaj, Karkia, Hebarn are still in development-phase.
ROSE Online is a free roaming typical level-up based MMORPG featuring anime inspired graphics and "a very cute game environment in comparison to many other titles on the market." Players fight monsters, gain character levels, obtain new skills and find equipment to prepare themselves for future battles. Players travel to different planets and explore new environments as well as battle other players and declare wars against other clans. The game features its own in-game economy which is directly controlled by players. Supply and demand can change each day so it is up to the player to seize the opportunity.
In addition to leveling through the method of acquiring experience points leading to a level after the defeat of a monster, a character may also aid their leveling experience with the use of Quests. Quests are initiated after speaking to a NPC. Some quests are given a time limit so the character must complete the quest to be eligible for a reward. A reward may be constituted of material items and is usually accompanied with an experience point reward and a money reward (the in-game currency is called Zulie). Rewards from quests are affected by the amount of charm a character has.
There are three types of items, to which the Inventory is divided: Equipment, items characters may wear on their bodies; Consumable which consists of consumable items that may recover HP or MP, or perform an effect (i.e. dance, learn a skill, shoot fireworks, socket items), and Material which covers general miscellany, such as materials for crafting, gems, and ammunition for weapons that need them.
There are a variety of weapons to use in ROSE Online. The weapons aren't restricted by the player's job, but their level and a specific stat. Some weapons have "slots" in them, which allows the user to put a gem into it. Gems increase certain stats and can be crafted by Dealers if they learn the required skill.