It is a open-world strategy MMORPG and blends elements of Civilization with elements from the early Warcraft games, with the opportunity to build a nation from scratch while creating an army that can proudly defend it. At first, the game starts out simple, providing you automatic protection as you bring your city up to stature. However, once the protective gates rise, the options really open up.
Players need to form alliances within Game of War, teaming up with other countries and sharing resources and supplies. These aren't always the most trustworthy agreements - sometimes their king will attempt to overtake yours in the name of leadership. However, a good Alliance is nice to have, especially when players are crushing a rogue country under their boot, making them pay for dastardly deeds and displaying true power.
With Game of War, though, it takes a while to get there. Like the best MMOs, or "grind-fests," it takes time and perhaps money to build a nation. Don't expect to jump in and have your ideal kingdom in minutes.
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