Planeshift – free role playing game

Planeshift is a 3D persistent fantasy Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing game (MMORPG).

PlaneShift is set inside a colossal stalactite named Yliakum, which is divided into eight levels, of which the lower two are flooded. Ylakum is a large underground city with different races, factions, guilds, adventures, and many unexplored places.

The objective of the PlaneShift Team is to create a virtual fantasy world in which a player can start as a peasant in search of fame and become a hero. You can explore the virtual world, interact with other players or with server controlled creatures, fight monsters, cast spells, solve quests and puzzles, improve your character, gain magical items and more.

Like many MMORPG, PlaneShift lets you customize your character. However, unlike the majority of games of this genre, you can customize many things about your character that have never been considered in other games.

PlaneShift is based on CrystalSpace and is programmed with a full featured client-/server-environment.

Features include:

  • 12 playable races with unique traits.
  • Unlimited professions through a skill system.
  • Original magic system with six Ways of magic.
  • Hundreds of spells.
  • Numerous expansive worlds to explore.
  • A great number of quests to test your wit and skill.
  • Monsters and NPCs with good AI that produce game events.
  • A world that evolves with or without player interaction.
  • Create your own house or castle.
  • Politics and economy.
  • A unique setting with realistic combat rules.
  • OpenGL support with advanced graphics capability through the Crystal Space 3D engine.
  • Easy interaction with other players through messages and chat.
  • Drag-n-drop objects between world and inventory.
  • A complex character generator, with parents, jobs, life events, etc.
  • Runs on all major platforms: Windows (Vista, XP, 2000), Linux (x86 and amd64), and MacOSX,

Support: Quick Start Guide
Developer: Atomic Blue
License: Source Code is GPL, Content is Proprietary


PlaneShift is written in C++ and C. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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  1. Two things should be noted:
    1) PlaneShift is a real RPG – we love to role-play, and try to be In Character as much as possible.
    2) PlaneShift is not F2P in the standard sense (meaning only mostly free!), but FULLY free to play. There is no way to get in-game advantages for real money.
    All that matters is how you (role-)play the game.

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