Fiction Fighters is a new browser mmo developed and published by CipSoft GmbH. The setting is a world called B.Y.O.B. Fiction Fighters has a comic book theme. Everything in Fiction Fighters revolves around comics. Fiction Fighters libraries hold their records as comic books. Some evil doers access past records in an attempt to change events in their favor. Your character's task is to take care of them. Naturally, a Fiction Fighters avatar must be created. Players can choose gender, outfits and skin tone for their Fiction Fighters avatars. Fiction Fighters starts with a short tutorial that teaches combat basics.
The combat in Fiction Fighters is turn based. You need to watch out for your health bar. Each character has 8 slots where abilities can be equipped and used during combat. Abilities are called states in Fiction Fighters. There are various types of abilities. Some produce instant damage. Others have damage over time effects. They are called nerfs. Abilities that have a healing (restore health) effect are called pimps. Some abilities give a buff for you or a debuff for the opponent. There are Fiction Fighters abilities that have a cool down period. Abilities have a rock-paper-scissors alignment system. The 3 alignments are: true magic, raw power and high tech. True magic beats raw power. Raw power beats high tech. High tech beats true magic. Signets are abilities with power alignment. The High tech alignment has gadgets. Magic states are called spells in Fiction Fighters browser mmo. Players can complete missions or fight other players. The map is the place where players can select missions. The briefing for a mission is presented as comic strips. In fact, even combat turns look like comic strips. This can be fun at start. The downside is that it can become annoying after a while. Combat is somehow slow paced. After the combat ends, a report is shown to both players.
The interesting part of Fiction Fighters mmo is the strategic combat. Players must find the correct order to use their states. They must also check for their opponent active effects and take advantage of them. Fiction Fighters is designed to be a fun game. Mission descriptions and dialogues are written in a fun, easy going tone. Even abilities have amusing names. For instance, a damage dealing ability is named “in da face”. Fiction Fighters has an achievement system. Players can communicate via the general chat. Players are rewarded for completing missions or defeating other players. There are leaderboards with top ranked players. At the moment, there is a contest going on. The best ranked players will get a cash prize. Fiction Fighters is a free to play mmo with an optional cash shop.
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