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Welcome to the MMORPG Broken Ranks!
Complex MMORPG -
and grim reality
The storyline of Broken Ranks contains more than just epic, world-shaping events. During your adventures, you’ll have to face the hardships of everyday life and poverty. You’ll be helping a beaten prostitute while the solution to the mystery of a haunted well might be different than you think. Frequent plot twists will surprise you when you least expect them.
The best online game - a Polish MMO for fans of RPGs
Why should you play Broken Ranks? The creators of this universe have cleverly combined the best traits of MMORPGs:
- fascinating adventure,
- immersive, low-fantasy atmosphere,
- complex, non-linear storyline where your choices matter,
- 7 character classes, each with 8 base abilities and 7 that are unique to the class,
- hand-drawn graphics,
- guilds where every member matters,
- unique, turn-based combat system that will allow you to experience its depth both solo and in a party,
- regular updates,
- engaged and growing community,
- annual player meetings (TaernCon) - we believe that interpersonal bonds are the basis for building a thriving community.
is one of the top
MMORPGs in Poland
Don’t know what to play in 2023? Feed your nostalgia and try this free, old-school MMORPG. Broken Ranks is a Polish game, a successor to The Pride of Taern, that you can run on your PC.
A unique, turn-based combat system similar to that of Heroes of Might & Magic, combined with an isometric view like in Baldur's Gate. Need more? The game features a non-linear storyline, an open world, and is great for both veterans of the genre and those who are just starting their adventures with RPGs.
Broken Ranks is a journey through a spectrum of emotions evoked by our elaborate and mature narrative. Take part in decisive moments that will forever change the shape of the world. Get to know personal stories of many extraordinary characters inhabiting the lands of Broken Ranks. Become a Taernian who was forced to leave their homeland due to the invasion by Utorian hordes. Learn more about your character’s history and shape their future by altering the fate of the Taernian fight for freedom.
Broken Ranks is a story about uniting a scattered nation. It is the tale of a refugee searching for their place in a new world. It is the history of a hero who needs to find strength to restore what the invaders took away from them. It is the record of a brutal reality that brings not only challenges but also opportunities.
Fire always fascinated humanity. It's one of the elements, a building block of the universe. Those who can control it gain immense power. Many mages succumbed to this temptation and became Fire Mages. Mastering the element in the volcanic, ash-covered areas of Taern, Fire Mages are experts in casting powerful, offensive fire spells.
As lords of the element of fire, Fire Mages can deal significant and extensive damage.
Knights are gallant and heroic warriors. Guided by honor and the strength of their weapons, they strive to restore their motherland to its former glory. Knights are natural-born commanders, always leading, supporting, and protecting their fellow Taernians.
Knights are the most powerful in larger battles where they can boost their companions’ morale and protect them by redirecting some of the damage to themselves.
Sheeds are valiant warriors who fight using various techniques and their agility. Many years of training turn Sheeds into perfect killing machines. Their weapons are powerful knuckledusters and combat gloves. Sheeds study ancient combat techniques that allow them to better control their bodies.
Sheeds are melee combatants who weaken their foes by attacking their vulnerable spots.
The vast forests of Taern were a natural place for archery training. Many Taernians honed their skills in that wilderness. The frightening tangle of treetops blocked most of the light, so hunting there required keen eyes and a steady aim.
Archers use precise, accurate shots to weaken their foes.
Druids are fierce protectors of life. Entwined with the nature of Taern like ancient oaks, they were uprooted and moved onto foreign soil by the grunts of Utor and their magic. Druids are furious like bears awakened from their slumber. They are excellent healers who understand the language of nature and are able to summon its strength to defend themselves.
Druids are valuable members of any party due to their ability to heal, but their strikes may prove deadly, too.
Barbarians are people who prefer simple, forceful ways of tackling problems. They are unmatched at wielding two-handed weapons, but they can also use their teeth and head - preferably to smash unsuspecting opponents. Barbarians excel in melee combat, spinning through the ranks of their foes and dealing deadly blows.
Barbarians decimate their enemies using heavy weapons and their own bodies.
Voodoos know the intricacies and duality of human nature. They can also use its weaknesses for their purposes. Voodoos travel the world, draining will and life force from their enemies, proving to everyone that the human mind and spiritual energy are powerful tools.
Voodoos make their foes easier to defeat by weakening them with surprisingly fast mental attacks.
Our unique combat system has been praised by the enthusiasts of both turn-based and action games. Players plan their movements at the same time and have only 10 seconds to do so. When creating your character, you have 7 classes to choose from: barbarian, archer, sheed, druid, voodoo shaman, fire mage or knight. Each of them uses their own set of unique abilities. When playing by yourself, you will certainly experience the tactical depth of our combat system, while playing with others will let you fully appreciate various relationships between classes and unique combinations.
World of Broken Ranks
The world of Broken Ranks is a place that does not forgive weakness. Lands where humans carved their enclaves in the wilderness are ruled by ruthless laws of history and politics. Monstrous beings, always thirsty for human blood, lurk outside of cities and villages. And amidst all of this are normal people who are just trying to live their everyday lives and survive for yet another day.
Exploration, either by yourself or in a party, plays a very important role in the gameplay of Broken Ranks. Visit vibrant cities, remote mountaintops, mysterious settlements, and terrifying ruins inhabited by powerful creatures that cast a shadow over the human world. To the brave adventurers who dare to defeat the most powerful monsters, the world offers riches, fame, and power. To the weak and scared, only oblivion.