As 2013 draws to a close it's time to take a look at some of the best MMOs to play at the start of 2014. This list is a hodgepodge of MMO titles that are not only entertaining and fun, but are absolutely free and ready to play with either a simple download or right in your browser. Some of the most fun to play games in 2014 will be free to play, and this is a great list to start planning out your playtime for the new year.
Drakensang Online is akin to a game like Diablo where you will hack and slash your way through hordes of enemies while picking up awesome loot and decking out your character to take on even larger mobs and bosses, for even better loot. Kill, loot, kill, loot, KILL! Sounds like just the type of game to pass a few hours away!
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Wartune is a great game for those who are in to the city-building / strategy genre. In the game you upgrade your barracks as you create a large army to battle it out to the death. Wartune always has new servers opening, new events going on and lots of chances to climb up the leaderboard.
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Stronghold Kingdoms is another strategy game that involves you building up a medieval empire to take on the world around you. This is a game for those of you who like resource management and figuring out what combinations of troops work best against your enemies. Strategy is the name of the game with Stronghold.
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Lord of the Rings Online
We all know and love Lord of the Rings, so it was only natural for it to come to the MMO players computers. Lord of the Rings Online is one of the best free to play MMOs on the market today, with tons of customization, loot, quests, upgrades and just everything you're looking for in the latest MMO game. It's amazing this game is free!
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Blood and Jade
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Pirates: Tides of Fortune
Now this is a game you'll really get in to. Not your typical strategy based game, Pirates: Tides of Fortune combines many elements you'll find in the largest MMOs on the planet. Voice acting, awesome graphics and great gameplay mechanics makes this one of the premiere browser based free to play MMOs out there today.
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Yitien is another Ancient oriental fantasy MMORPG, this time based in the Yuan Dynasty of China. The heavy Kung Fu action of Yitien, along with the complex storylines and vibrant graphics make this a game to try at least once. Although the late game leaves much to be desired, if you make it that far!
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Maple Story is a very well known side-scrolling MMORPG that has been played by millions. The RPG element is strong in this one as players continually go back playing new classes and characters to learn every little detail about the game and the world. Nexon really has a gem in Maple Story, and be sure to look out for Maple Story 2 in the future!
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Mech Warrior Online
Another game that is surprisingly free to play, Mech Warrior Online takes elements of the best AAA shooters and throws you into a huge war between powerful mechanized vehicles. The skill required to be a great mech player is tough to get through at first, but with enough games played, you can battle with the best of them!
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