20 Games Like Mabinogi

Games Like Mabinogi Our collection of MMO games like Mabinogi features other games that encourage you to live out your own fantasy life and play the game on your own terms.

Mabinogi is one of Nexon’s classic MMORPGs which has stood the test of time due to it’s open and sandbox design that packs customisation and freedom into a typical MMO framework. Set in a mythical world with an anime feel known as Erinn a century old battle plagues the landscape and threatens to throw the entire game world into complete chaos.

Mabinogi’s depth comes from a combination of the Rebirth System ensuring players are never locked out of experiencing content and the dozens of talents available that encompass activities from archery to making music or tailoring clothes. This approach allows players to enjoy complete freedom as they choose from a wide range of paths that go beyond the usual MMO experience. This also ties in perfectly with the social focus of the game where players are encouraged to be involved in the community with all the tools necessary to do so.

The games similar to Mabinogi featured here have a similar focus on community engagement and freedom set within a MMO universe. The alternatives found here have an anime style feel and a wealth of opportunities outside of combat to explore.
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ArcheAge

In terms of fleshed out MMO experiences ArcheAge is near the top of the list with an impressive game world filled with adventures, secrets and features around every corner of the fantasy world. While ArcheAge innovates in a few areas of MMO gameplay much of the focus is put towards delivering vast content, quality and player choice over attempting to reinvent the historical MMO mechanics. Set in a fantasy game world the focus of ArcheAge is on being able to change the game world around you while...[Read Review]

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8.8 User Avg (70 votes)
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Planet Calypso

Planet Calypso leverages the framework of Entropia Universe to create a science fiction MMO with a wealth of content, mechanics and sizeable community waiting to be explored. Most notably is the adoption of a game currency that is closely tied with real money that provides the potential for players to profit from their activities within the virtual game world. Starting in 2003 as the first planet of Entropia Universe (which now has more than half a dozen planets that offer different gameplay) Pl...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (103 votes)
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Uncharted Waters Online

Uncharted Waters Online is a sandbox focused MMORPG that is set in the great age of sea travel between powerful nations. Explore the world in a century of the past as you trade from Europe to Asia and beyond as you fight for influence as Venice, France, Ottoman Empire, Netherlands, Spain, England and Portugal. With this player driven game world paired with large scale naval battles Uncharted Waters Online has carved out a niche in the MMO arena with its setting unlike the usual fantasy adventure...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (13 votes)
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Dragon Nest

Dragon Nest is a free to play MMO action game that utilises a no targeting based system for combat which encourages fast paced and skill based action. With greater control of your character and their movements compared to similarly themed titles Dragon Nest aims to be a game where a skilful lower levelled player has a chance to defeat a higher level opponent. Dragon Nest uses a fantasy setting for its game world with players taking on the role of saviour as they fight endless evils in search of ...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (14 votes)
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Blade & Soul

The popular Korean MMO of Blade & Soul is finally available to the rest of the world with a 2016 release 4 years after it was initially developed for the Korean MMO market. Focusing on action combat, deep customisation, a beautiful game world and immersive story telling Blade & Soul has all the mechanics of a modern MMO. Orientated around martial arts the Asian origins of Blade and & Souls are fairly evident from the moment you load up to the game to your final battle across combat a...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (18 votes)
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RuneScape

RuneScape has long been a popular free to play MMORPG and grown significantly since its original 2001 release date with regularly updated content delivered to its millions of registered players. It is widely regarded as one of the original and most popular browser based MMO games ever created. While RuneScape is no longer available to play in your browser it has expanded to be a cross platform adventure for computer and mobile gamers. Alongside this modern RuneScape version (also known as RuneSc...[Read Review]

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8.3 User Avg (86 votes)
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Aura Kingdom

Aura Kingdom is a MMO title that uses an anime art style while combining action based and traditional MMO combat mechanics together to create a fluid hybrid approach to gameplay. With a world in need of a hero before players you’ll spend hundreds of hours adventuring, questing and helping various towns while role playing one of over a dozen classes that bring their own talents to the fantasy world. Starting its closed beta in December 2013 and transitioning into open beta a month later Aur...[Read Review]

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8.3 User Avg (43 votes)
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Villagers and Heroes

Villagers and Heroes (previously known as A Mystical Land) is a free to play MMORPG with cross platform functionality across Windows, iOS and Android. Featuring a 3D fantasy world that has familiar elements of similar titles you’ll be able to progress your account across platforms with full cross-play support. Offering a simple and accessible title on the surface as you advance you’ll uncover the underlying depth across a range of activities and mechanics that provide you with MMO lo...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (47 votes)
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The Secret World

The Secret World is a unique MMO set in a modern day game world with a focus on myth and conspiracy theory. If you are fed up with all the fantasy based MMORPGs that are flooding the market you’ll enjoy the change of pace that The Secret World offers. The game originally launched with a subscription based model but more recently has changed to a one time purchase with extras available for optional subscription members. In The Secret World you’ll side with one of the available factions; the Templ...[Read Review]

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8.1 User Avg (41 votes)
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Tree of Savior

The long awaited MMO title known as Tree of Savior is finally upon us, with its cute and charming art style it aims to recreate the feeling of Ragnarok Online and other older MMORPGs like it. At the same time it looks to incorporate elements from the action RPG genre with its top down view and combat being reminiscent of the genre. Your journey will take you across a landscape of beautiful graphics as you embark on a search for the goddesses of the world which finds itself in chaos at present du...[Read Review]

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8.1 User Avg (22 votes)
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Fiesta Online

Fiesta Online is a free to play MMORPG with an anime inspired design to both visuals and broader gameplay as players adventure across the world of colour and magic with their own customised hero avatar. Online since 2007 Fiesta Online has a wealth of history and community with many players having nostalgic and current day adventures in the MMO world. This world known is Isya offers the usual array of MMO features with countless quests and challenges for you to embark on with friends outside and ...[Read Review]

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8 User Avg (39 votes)
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Vindictus

Vindictus is a MMORPG is set in the same universe as the popular Korean MMO of Mabinogi. The game is heavily focused on combat and with its action approach to this system it’s much more engaging in comparison to other options out there. The first thing you’ll notice about the MMO is the way that the story is woven into the start of your experience. It makes the game world feel more realistic before you take your first few steps in it and is just generally the mark of a higher quality MMO. The se...[Read Review]

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7.9 User Avg (21 votes)
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Fantasy Life

Fantasy Life packs in a huge amount of customisation, cute graphics and a large open world. With a dozen different lives (classes) that each have their own activities and quests it’s easy to get lots of replay value from the game as each life promises a unique experience. Set in the world of Reveria you’ll spend the first few minutes in Fantasy Life customising your avatar and choosing which life you want to begin as (although this can be changed pretty quickly into the game). The depth of custo...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (29 votes)
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Dream of Mirror Online

Dream of Mirror Online (DOMO for short) is a free MMO that draws on ancient Chinese mythos for both story and setting. Opting to emphasis team work and player interaction the game is one for players that like the community elements of modern day MMORPGs. DOMO was temporarily shutdown between 2012 and 2014 but a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter allowed the game to reboot in 2015 with a Steam release this time around which has allowed the game to capture a greater audience. At the heart of thi...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (11 votes)
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Eldevin

Aiming to bring the MMO genre back towards story driven gameplay is Eldevin a free to play title that is packed full of game content. Offering a familiar MMO framework that sees you meeting other players, exploring the vast realm with hundreds of locations, unique creatures, distinct factions and countless quests along the way. The story behind the kingdom of Eldevin is one of a peaceful land that over the past decade has slowly fallen into chaos upon the discovery of powerful Elemental Spheres....[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (18 votes)
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Ragnarok Online

In terms of classic MMO games the experience offered by Ragnarok Online ranks high amongst fans of the genre with a dedicated cult like following behind the game in a similar way to MapleStory or RuneScape and creates similar nostalgic memories for those that played the game on release in 2003. Like the other MMOs mentioned above who went through their own respective overhauls to keep their games alive Ragnarok Online experienced a 2010 overhaul known as Renewal which brought with it a massive r...[Read Review]

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7.5 User Avg (11 votes)
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Florensia

Set in a typical 3D fantasy world is Florensia a game that includes both land and sea elements within in its content. This breadth of exploration combines with a good range of class options to deliver a decent fantasy MMORPG. Your class options start with 4 core options which include the Explorer, Mercenary, Noble and Saint. At level 40 players can further customise this base choice with one of two options her class for a total of 12 options (8 end game options). The Explorer class is the ranged...[Read Review]

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7.5 User Avg (10 votes)
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Lucent Heart

Lucent Heart is an anime inspired MMO that combines astrology and dating together to create an in-depth match making system within the game which encourages you to build relationships with other players and find that special one. Combining this unique feature with the core MMO features of dungeons, monster slaying, professions, questing and PvP Lucent Heart offers it all. Starting your basic role as either a mage or warrior there is plenty of room for advancement into other roles as you progress...[Read Review]

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7.4 User Avg (15 votes)
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Flyff

Flyff (Fly For Fun) is one of the longest running fantasy based MMOs on the market with an original launch date in 2005 which gives it over a decade of content waiting to be explored by new or returning players. As the name suggests a unique selling point of the game is the flying system that makes flying your key transportation method to make the large game world accessible for your exploration. Flyff is a charming experience and given the length of time that the game has been online there is a...[Read Review]

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7.2 User Avg (17 votes)
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EverQuest II

EverQuest II is a 3D MMORPG that builds on the EverQuest series. The game was released in November 2004 and as of 2011 went free to play so everyone can enjoy the experience. For gamers who played the original EverQuest the game takes place in the same fictional world (Norrath) although 500 years have passed since that time. This makes the game separate enough from the original that it won’t affect new comers to the series but still has those nostalgic moments for EverQuest fans. Character creat...[Read Review]

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7.1 User Avg (21 votes)