The Settlers Online
The Settlers Online is a free to play 2D browser-based MMORTS by Ubisoft.
As an upcoming king, players take on the role as the royal leader and oversee the expanding empire. Focusing on managing the bustling kingdom, players will develop the land in order to gather raw materials needed for construction, exploration, and combat.
Expand your kingdom by exploring your surroundings and discovering new regions. All while protecting your empire from threatening invasions as you journey to new islands to expand your rule.
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The Settlers Online
September 11, 2012
The Settlers Online Now Available on Steam7 years ago
Minimum System Requirements
The Settlers Online is a browser based game and should run smoothly on practically any PC with a updated web-browser.
If you have old hardware or software, you may still be able to play The Settlers Online, but your game experience may suffer. For the best gameplay experience, we recommend the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.
I played this game for 4-5 years until i encountered the "support".
Ridiculous overwatch of the game and insane amount of micromanaging.
Im just thankful the support supported me in stop giving them my money and time.
After i got banned for nothing i havent played since, this is one of the stupidest games ever to play.
Never join this game
Or at least, don't join their US servers.
The game itself is the *worst* tamagotchi I've seen so far - search, building and other waiting times are set up such that in order to really use your resources efficiently, you basically gotta be online 24 hours. Mines collapse everytime they are being depleted and need to be searched for again, again and again - every day the same sisyphus task. Given that the fighting system just flat sucks, with the troops set up the way that you're just bound to waste a maximum amount of them when you fight AI, this makes for a pretty frustrating and annoying gaming experience just from the game setup.
Given that there was no PvP when I was playing, this translated into lots of bored players in the global and trade chat rooms, and that turned toxic quite fast, since mods hardly online and players with too much unproductive energy to spend. Harassment, personal attacks and insults were so rampant on Ares that there were constantly forum threads dealing with the issue. And the interesting point is that it was actually the most senior players who created this kind of atmosphere and kept the "discussions" on that level, not the occasional trolls that were showing up too. And given that the senior players are the ones who are spending the money, nothing was being done about it ever unless in one particular case - your reports to admins were just being ignored.
And should you ever have the bad idea of trying to point out these things in the chat rooms, you are immediately the new target, being harassed, viciously attacked and mocked upon. (Happened to me in the help chat when I tried to rein in a senior player who was openly trolling and insulting new players seeking advice.)
I don't know about servers in other countries, they might be more civilized and respectful over there.
Third reason not to join: the game is still extremely buggy, servers crashing regularly, etc.
But besides there being better building games of the same genre available online, do NOT join the US servers - toxic atmosphere, harassments and constant bickering absolutely guaranteed. (Unless new PvP mode changed something about it, but I would not count on it.)
Very bad gaming experience, do not join this game.
Sitting in front of a computer playing a game is not social. Social is being together with other people, in the same room.
and note to BB puII ur finger out and spend some money might make me change my views but atm settIers onIine sucks thumbs down
This game is a waste, don't bother.
I had one bug while I was at max level (takes about 6 months) and their solution was to wipe my account and reset it to level 1; they also offered me junk compensation of 0.1% of what I had ..
It would have been a fair game if it wasn't for critical bugs to trow 6-8 months of gameplay to trash.
At one point, I could not finish one of the quests. It just would not give it to me, although I had accomplished the quest. Without it, i could not move to the next step. I ended up stuck, and shut it down. Wasted 2-3 hours.
I dont norm play these sort of games but I gave it a shot and its actually pretty decent and yea the trading does rock. just save your gold for upgrading buildins later on.
I hate farmville with a passion but given the theme of this game and history it has I gave it a shot and so should others its not bad at all.
Otherwise it is a great stride away from the normal, click to upgrade something that takes days and have to pay to actually get ahead versions of these games and I would highly recommend it. Do not be ashamed if you have to restart :p