3D graphics including enemy units and each players character.
Skills required / taught:
Players receive missions or
simply roam about the city stopping various crimes as a super hero.
City of Heroes (CoH) is a massively multiplayer online
role-playing game based on the superhero comic book
genre, developed by Cryptic Studios and published by NCsoft.
In the game, players create super-powered player characters that can
team up with others to complete missions and fight criminals
belonging to various gangs and organizations in the fictional
How it Works
Players begin by using the game's extensive character creation
system to first select an archetype, then primary and secondary
power sets, then design a unique costume. In the final character
creation screen, players can optionally write a backstory or
description and battle cry for their hero as well as choose a name.
Characters may begin in an isolated tutorial zone, or skip the
tutorial and begin in an open low level zone. A character's level
increases by earning experience points from defeating foes,
completing missions, and exploring zones, then returning to a
trainer. Benefits for rising in level include more health, more
powers, more slots to allocate enhancements to powers, and larger
Tutorial - a splash screen or a "controls" button is a good way to
explain your interface to the user
Customizable Characters – Allow the player to design his own hero
using bits and pieces that are assembled to a hero to the player’s
Setting – a RPG’s setting isn’t limited to medieval swords and
sorcery, your game could allow the player to assume the role of
brave knight, a super hero, a ninja, a pirate, a futuristic robot,
or an unknown creature of your own design.