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November 4, 2010Posted by on
As of February 2006, Wizet has generated 200 million USD from the game service in South Korea. Wizet received 110 million USD for licensing the games to other parts of the world.
Game population (as of September 2009):
- Korea since 2002, 200,000 subscribers (concurrent users), 20 million subscribers (total)
- Japan since November 2003, Over 10 million subscribers
- China since December 2004, 50 million subscribers
- Taiwan since July 2005, Over 3.5 million subscribers
- Thailand since August 2005, Well over 550,000 subscribers
- South East Asia (mostly Singapore and Malaysia) since June 2005, Over 6 million subscribers
- North America (Global) since May 2005, Over 10 million subscribers
- Europe since May 2007, 1.2 million subscribers
- Total (as of September 2009): 101.2 million subscribers.
(Source taken from Wikipedia)
November 3, 2010Posted by on
Like the 5 classes ( Warrior , Magician , Thief , Bowman , & Pirate )
Cygnus Knights had renamed those classes and have a few new skills , and the max. level is 120.
• Like Warrior they have high HP
•But unlike warrior having 3 job paths ( Fighter , Page , Spearman ) ; Dawn Warrior / Soul Master has only 1 job path to follow and it is a Fighter type class.
•The weapon of choice they have are 1H sword and 2H sword.
•They are accompanied by Soul, the spirit of light, especially in combat.
Wind Archer / Wind Breaker:
• Has the same advantages of Adventurer Bowman.
•Has the same disadvantages of Adventurer Bowman.
•Wind Archers are guided by the spirit of wind, Ventus.
•Instead of having the Power Knock back skill it is changed to Storm Breath.
•Has same advantages and disadvantages like the Adventurer Thief
•Night Walkers are assisted by the spirit of darkness, Umbra.
•Has different skills in the 2nd job like: Vampire,like Drain absorbs HP from enemies(mob skill) , Vanish allows you to attack while using Dark Sight.
Thunder Breaker / Striker:
•Has same advantages and disadvantages like Adventurer Pirate (Infighter)
•They are teamed up with the spirit of lightning, Fulgar.
•The Cygnus Knights have skills gained from 2nd job which is actually gained till 3rd job like: Energy Charge & Energy Blast which are gained by 3rd job Adventurer Pirates.
•And at 2nd job they gain a skill called Lightning Charge, which temporarily adds lightning element into one`s knuckles.
Like Adventurers who gain medals after their job advancements, Cygnus Knights have a medal of their own!
November 2, 2010Posted by on
New to MapleStory? Read this guide and see the advantages and disadvantages of each class MapleStory has to offer!
•Warriors are mostly melee fighters (STR and DEX).
•Warriors have low accuracy but have a high HP.
•Warriors lack range attacks
• Warriors can kill any mob , thus they dont have problems clearing mobs.
Advantage: High Damage,High HP Disadvantage: Low Accuracy , Few Ranged Attacks
•Magicians are afraid of bosses who cast (Skill Lock,1 HP & MP) and alot of MP usage.
•Turning off Magic Guard while training on strong monsters,bosses is a horrible idea and has a probability of a 1 Hit K.O.
•Pure Magicians gain more MaxMP compared to a normal magician.
•Magician is the easiest class to use compared to other jobs.
Advantage: High MP,No Range Problems Disadvantage: Low HP , Wastes alot of MP till you get MP Drain (will not be able to replenish full MP when you use attacks with higher MP cost) .
Before reading further on, there are 2 types of Bowman: Hunter|Crossbowman
•Bowman has alot of accuracy and has a low HP.
•Bowman does not excel in close range combat.
•It is best to train on places with flat surfaces and a safe spot for them to snipe on.
Advantage: Furthest Range,High Accuracy Disadvantage: Low HP , Difficult to Train , Have less party skills to share
Before reading further on, there are 2 types of thief: Assassin|Bandit
• Thief equipments like Throwing Stars are really expensive.
•Thief relies on LUK , 5LUK = 1 Weapon Attack
•Assassins have problems on close combat range.
•Assassins have a skill called Meso Up and Bandits have a skill called PickPocket that helps earn mesos faster.
Advantage: Very useful yet amazing skills found in the 3rd and 4th job ( Meso Up,Flash Jump,Meso Guard,Venom) , Only loses 5% experience when dying in-game.
Disadvantage: Low HP , Expensive Equipments , Close Combat Problems (Melee)
Before reading further on, there are 2 types of Pirate: Gunslinger|Infighter.
• Amazing skills never seened before from the first 4 classes.
•Mob Skill at first job , a must have skill ( Somersault Kick)
•Low HP , fast attackers almost like rogues.
Advantages: Interesting Skills , Fast attackers Disadvantages: Equipments are bit expensive , Hard to get used to (Controlling the Class)