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style="color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-weight: bold;">General

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href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21177">Combat



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21183">PvP and
Siege Combat



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21184">Classes



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21185">Races



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href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21186">Single-Player
Game



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21187">Magic
& Spellweaving



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21188">Questing



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21189">Guilds



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21190">Crafting



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21193">Systems
& Technology



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21195">Equipment
& Items



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21197">Player
Cities



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/21201">The World

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Q:
What is "Age of Conan?"

A:
"Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures" is a Massively
Multiplayer
Online Game developed by Funcom. It takes place in Robert E. Howard's
(author
of "Conan of Cimmeria" novels) fictional world of Hyboria. It features
a single player portion of the game, gradually leading characters
eventually to
a complete massively multiplayer experience. It also contains an
all-new combat
system never before seen in a MMOG, along with Guild Keeps and cities,
Siege
combat (PvP) and bar brawls (PvP).

Links:

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  • target="_blank">"Age of Conan" Official Site
  • target="_blank">Funcom



Q: What
platforms will the game be on?

A:
The game is currently available on PC and will be released for the Xbox 360 at a later date. Currently the Xbox 360 version is not high on the priority list according to Jørgen Tharaldsen in an Interview with StrateguInformer.com

Links:

  • href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/20629">Press Release
  • href="http://www.strategyinformer.com/news/2287/funcom-xbox-360-age-of-conan-wont-release-for-another-year-isnt-our-key-priority-right-now/">StrategyInformer.com Interview with Jørgen Tharaldsen

Q: Will Xbox 360 players be able to play on the same servers as PC players?

A:
This is still undetermined and will be the subject of continued testing to see if it is possible.



Q:
Is there a subscription fee for the game?

A:
Yes, there is a monthly subscription fee to play the
game.

Links:

  • href="http://community.ageofconan.com/wsp/conan/frontend.cgi?func=publish.show&template=content&func_id=2338&table=CONTENT"
    target="_blank">Official General FAQ



Q:
When is the game
scheduled for release?

A:
The game released on PC May 20, 2008. The Xbox
release date has
not yet been determined.

Links:

  • target="_blank">Release Date Press Release



name="development_time">Q: How long was
the game been in development?

A:
Age of Conan began development in the fall of 2003 and launched May 20, 2008.

Links:

  • href="http://www.tothegame.com/interview.asp?gameid=2318"
    target="_blank">To the Game Interview



name="how_many_ppl">Q: How many people are working
on the game?

A:
There are over 200 people working on the development
of Age of Conan.

Links:

  • target="_blank">Erling Ellingsen Speaks Out at GDC '08



Q:
What are the
system requirements for Age of Conan?

A: 
Required

(1024/768, detail reduced)

OS: Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher or Windows Vista

Processor: 4GHz Pentium IV or equivalent

RAM: 1GB RAM

Video Card: Shader Model 2.0 and 128MB RAM: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 equivalent or better

DVD-Rom: Quad-speed (4x) DVD-ROM drive

Hard Drive Space: 30GB



Recommended:

OS: Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher or Windows Vista

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz (E6600) equivalent or better

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7900GTX equivalent or better

Video Memory: 512 MB

RAM: 2048MB Dual Channel DDR or more

DVD-Rom: Quad-speed (4x) DVD-ROM drive

Hard Drive Space: 30GB



Enhanced for: DirectX 10, 64-bit processors, multi-core

Supports Parental Controls on Windows Vista

Links:

  • href="http://community.ageofconan.com/wsp/conan/frontend.cgi?func=publish.show&template=content&func_id=2338&table=CONTENT"
    target="_blank">Official General FAQ



Q:
Who is “Conan?”

A:
Robert E. Howard created a fictional character in his
books in the
1930’s. Since then the Conan universe has expanded to movies,
more books, and
comics. Conan and the world of Hyboria are best known for their
brutality and
low-fantasy settings. Conan and the world of Hyboria are best known for
their
brutality and low-fantasy settings. In “Age of
Conan,” Conan is the King of Aquilonia.

Links:

  • href="http://www.conan.com/">The Official Robert E. Howard
    Website



Q:
How true does the
game stay to Conan lore?

A:
Funcom has gone to great lengths to ensure the game is
true to the Conan
lore. There are people on the development team specifically to oversee
the
accuracy of the lore in the game.

Links:

  • href="http://community.ageofconan.com/wsp/conan/frontend.cgi?func=publish.show&template=content&func_id=2324&table=CONTENT">Official
    Conan Lore FAQ 

Q:
Can you meet Conan
in the game?

A:
Yes. Conan is the king of Aquilonia in the game and you
will be able to meet
him in the capitol city of Tarantia.

Links:

  • href="http://community.ageofconan.com/wsp/conan/frontend.cgi?func=publish.show&template=content&func_id=2324&table=CONTENT"
    target="_blank">Official Conan Lore FAQ



Q:
Are other Conan
characters in the game?

A:
Yes. You will encounter many of the characters from the
books and comics
in the game such as the evil sorcerer Thoth Amon.

Links:

  • href="http://community.ageofconan.com/wsp/conan/frontend.cgi?func=publish.show&template=content&func_id=2324&table=CONTENT"
    target="_blank">Official Conan Lore FAQ
  • href="http://aoc.warcry.com/forums/read/160.42988"
    target="_blank">WarCry – Exclusive Interview with
    Gaute Godager



Q:
What kinds of servers are available for gameplay?

A:
The game has both PvE (Player
vs. Environment), PvP (Player vs Player) and RPvP servers (Roleplaying
and Player vs Player), and Culture PvP servers. On a PvE
server, player versus player combat is only available in the Border
Kingdom and PvP games in the arena.

Links:



Q:
Will “Age of
Conan” be localized for different languages and countries?

A:
Yes. At launch English, Spanish, German and French
versions will be
available. Russian and Polish versions will be coming soon.

Links:

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target="_blank">

Q:
What is the ESRB
and PEGI rating of the game?

A:
“Age of Conan” has received an
“M” rating from the ESRB, and an 18+
rating from PEGI.

Links:

  • target="_blank">ESRB rating



Q:
Why the “M”
rating?

A:
Staying true to the books of Robert E. Howard, the game
is brutal,
violent and mature in theme. There is blood and gore as well as some
sexuality
and mature themes. There are also fatality moves, which can be pretty
graphic, such as decapitation.

Links:

  • target="_blank">An Examination of the
    “M” Rating

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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