Grand Fantasia is a free to play a massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It has 3D anime graphics and takes its players to a dreamy world online; rightly is its alias Dreamy Journey Online.
The game was released in 2009. It has been developed and published by X-Legend and Aeria Games, respectively.
The game starts with customization of the player and it is the Sprite who is accompanied by the player throughout the game carrying resources and crafting. A player has the often to carry as many as three sprites; however, initially, they have to carry only one sprite.
All the sprites are endowed with special skills to gather resources and crafting. A player is required to select a sprite diligently to have as a companion in the game.
The player starts the game as a novice and is allowed to select and upgrade his/her class only after completing level 5 and on selected levels viz. 15, 30, 65, and 85.
As the game begins, the player is taken to the world of Saphael where the entire game takes place. Saphael is divided into different regions with each region having its own special quests and a variety of mounts such as Chocobo -like a bird, flying saucers, and more.
The journey of the player through the game is narrated through dialogues that may get tedious to read at times because of its length.
But the dialogues are quite entertaining and narrate all the action of the characters such as a laughing and rolling on the ground. The whole story of the game sounds like a novel, at times.
Mouse cursor and keyboard arrow keys or WASD key are two methods by which the movement of the player can be controlled. As the game moves forward and player unlocks a level, he/she unlocks new skills to purchase.
Till level 5, the game moves smoothly and is easy to pass. After crossing the 5th level, quests and hurdles get tough and tougher to pass. The difficulty level keeps advancing as and when the player changes class.
The large landscape, end-number of quests and numerous battles with monsters are enough to keep Grand Fantasia an engaging game.
The sprite is also a charming part of the game. There are various sprites to choose from with each having a unique personality and skills. These sprites live in cottages where they craft skills for the players.
In short, the game is one must play a multiplayer online role-playing game. There are also more MMORPG Games such as Games like Wizard 101, if you like.
The game can be downloaded from its official website as well as from its mirror sites. The game has a minimum system requirement of:
- Operating system – XP/Vista/2000/7/8
- CPU : Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or AMD Equivalent
- Video Card : GeForce FX 5200 / ATI Radeon 9600/ATI X1600
- RAM 512 MB (minimum), 1 GB (recommended)
- Hard Disk Space : 2 GB
- Sound : DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
- Network : 56 kbps Modem broadband DSL/Cable
Here is a step by step guide to help you download the Grand Fantasia
Step 1: Go to the official website or its mirror sites to download the game.
Step 2: Look for the link to download and click on it.
Step 3: Once the download link opens it will show you a sign-up page with an option to log in through Facebook. Choose the option that you find the most suitable. You will still have to create your username and password.
Step 4: Now, log into the site using the newly created credentials. A download link will appear on the screen, click on it.
The download will begin. On the same screen, you will have two tasks, one of which is extremely important to play the game.
The task is about verifying your email id provided at the time of setting up an account. To verify the email id, log into your email and look for an email with the verification link.
It will take a few minutes for the game to download. Make sure you have all the system requirements ready before downloading the game. Once you have downloaded the game, you will be able to play with your friends and online players.
The Grand Fantasia is a free to play and download. Once registering to the official site of Grand Fantasia’s publisher Aeria Games you will be able to explore and play more games under the banner of Aeria Games.
The Grand Fantasia game has a few bugs that slow it down in between. Overall, the game is engaging, funny and addictive. At times, there are fewer players online to enjoy the game with.
But, one can also invite friends to play the game over the network. It is one of the must-have games.