The long-due post in a chain I began last year (wow, that sounds like really long ago!) and is finally going to get completed. This is translation of a preview of Alicia Online 2.0 aka 앨리샤 2.0 on a Korean gaming website GameMeca. The Part 1 you can read here, and there’s also another post about Alicia 2.0 Frontier test with lots of screenshots and info. The preview has lots of info and screenshots, and i did my best to translate it. It’s not a literal word-by-word translation, you see, as i had to use 3 different translation tools to get the best picture of what is it they’re writing about, but i’m positively sure i preserved most of the info. So, here it goes.
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Just yesterday i made this post about Alicia 2.0 Frontier test with lots of screenshots and info, and here i am back with more stuff about Alicia 2.0 (앨리샤 2.0). I accidentally stumbled upon a great source of Alicia 2.0 info stashed on a great Korean gaming website GameMeca, and among other things, they wrote a preview for the new version of Alicia Online based on the Frontier test i mention above. The preview has lots of info and screenshots, and i did my best to translate it. It’s not a literal word-by-word translation, you see, as i had to use 3 different translation tools to get the best picture of what is it they’re writing about, but i’m positively sure i preserved most of the info. My own notes are in [brackets]. So, here it goes. (more…)
First of all, these screens belong to lovekimjy1, a Korean fan of Alicia Online, who participated in the “Frontier test” – the first time Alicia 2.0 was ever available to fans in late October. Unfortunately, i missed the whole thing and is forced to watch screenshots and videos made by other people like many of you have to. And Alicia Online’s English version is still haven’t even been mentioned anywhere, let alone released. We still do not know the release date of Japanese Alicia version, either. But these are sad matters, so let’s get back to something fun and take a look at all the new beautiful screenshots from Alicia 2.0 beta test! I tried my best to translate what lovekimjy1 said about each one of them.
Okay, first of all, don’t get your hopes too high, i don’t have a guide for you on how to register in the Japanese version of Alicia Online or even a tangible release date. But i was curious what the heck is taking those asians so long to launch the damn game, so i dig around and gathered some curious info about Alicia Online and its Japanese version. There IS a Japanese version, and it WILL be released at some point. By the way, Alicia Online’s name (at least, one of the names it has been called since 2009) in Japanese is this: “馬と私 の物語 アリシア” (something in the line of “Alicia: Story of My Horse”). So you can Google it too, might find something i missed. (more…)
8-bit MMOs. That was bound to happen, sooner or later. Most of the “grown-ups” today were raised on 8bit games made back in 80s and even late 70s, and as they grow older, nostalgia for old games hits a whole generation. And while those kids born into a world of 3D shooters, World of Warcraft and handheld gaming platforms wouldn’t at first understand the earning for outdated, pixilated and primitive graphics, still the world turns around to face the classic-style games. And here they come: massively multiplayer games made in 8-bit 256 color graphics. (more…)
Mail.RU Group – the biggest online games publisher in Russian Federation – released some numbers on their recent sociological study of audience for the Russian version of Perfect World (a free to play MMORPG based on Chinese mythology and history), which has around 6,000,000 registrations – quite a large number, if you ask me. I don’t know how representative the study’s results could be for any other country, but in Russia they show that in some age groups female players are actually dominating males in numbers! (more…)
To all Alicia Online fans out there! I’ve been watching status of Alicia Online for a few years now – there was post in 2010 and later another one in 2011, when i asked Alicia devs if they are going to release Alicia Online in English. Sometime ago i wrote them again. I told them that there is a community of fans outside of Korea, and we’ve been hoping for an English release for quite some time. Is there any hope for us? Is there anything that we can do to help NTreev enter Western market? So, here’s their answer to my message. (more…)
The second post with Alicia Online (a horse racing online game) quest walkthroughs, with more quests covered. I write about Alicia Online quests that aren’t 100% obvious on what you need to do to complete them. Feel free to share your own information regarding quests, if you have any, in the comment section! For the previous post on this theme please head here: Tips&Tricks: Alicia Online – Quest Walkthrough – Part 1, also, don’t forget to visit ChickGeekGames.com YouTube channel for Alicia Online videos! (more…)
How do you run Alicia Online? Very simple:
1) Make sure you have Korean language pack installed.
2) Check if your System Locale is set to Korea
3) Look if all the checkboxes in your Fonts Settings are unchecked
4) Run Alicia Online…
(You can buy it here)A list of other posts about Alicia Online can be found here:
Alicia Online: Fresh News, Tips and All You Wanted to Know
More Alicia Online videos ;) This video shows how to use horse toys in Alicia Online to play with your horse. I’m sure many of you are able to do it better than me, but still ;) I couldn’t find a video about this, only a piece of other video where the author showed horse feeding, tending and playing with a bow, but not with a carrot. If you just started playing and the toys are blocked (grayed out) for you, don’t worry, they will unlock after some time. I think it happens when your horse is happy enough (the top meter should be of some size and also pink, which means the horse is happy). (more…)
This video shows in-game tutorials for game controls in Alicia Online, the horse racing MMORPG we all love so much ;) They weren’t full-screen so i enlarged that part of the video so the keys pressed during the tutorials would be more clear to see.
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A list of other posts about Alicia Online can be found here
Alicia Online: Fresh News, Tips and All You Wanted to Know
Hello to all Alicia Online fans! I have started playing a new character and intent to post helpful stuff from now on for those who have just started playing. This post will help you finish Alicia Online quests (those that aren’t 100% obvious on what you need to do to complete them) and will be upgraded with more quests until i make a second post. Feel free to share your own information regarding quests in the comment section, I’m sure everyone will appreciate it! (more…)
Not a news about Alicia Online English release date, I’m afraid, but still a very interesting and unusual (to say the least) information i found while digging around Korean blogs. Hold your breath – Alicia Online must be getting quite popular in Korea, because they now got their own branded fast food. I don’t know if this is some kind of Korean McDonalds NTreev made a deal with or it’s a small network or even a single cafe, but i like the idea! And the design is as adorable as all the Alicia stuff usually is. (more…)
This is a 4rd post in the series of detailed explanation of how to get your hands on Alicia Online. The previous posts were on how to register an account for Alicia Online, then how to download Alicia Online and finally, how to prepare your system to run Alicia Online and what to do in case it won’t work. I assume you have read all of the previous posts before proceeding to this one or asking any questions. If something doesn’t works, check the comments on all of these posts, maybe your problems was already encountered by someone else and we found a solution for it. If you want to know how to run Alicia Online, keep reading this post! :) (more…)
Tips&Tricks: How to prepare your system to run Alicia Online – Or What to do if Alicia Won’t work – Step-by-Step Walkthrough
This is a 3rd port in the series of detailed explanation of how to get your hands on Alicia Online. The first was on how to register an account for Alicia Online and then the second on how to download Alicia Online. Let’s assume you have already registered an account, downloaded and installed the game, now i will explain what you need to do in order to run it. If you’re going to do that win Windows 7 OS, you must either own an Ultimate or Enterprise version, because you will need to install Korean Language Pack. Other versions won’t let you install the language pack so Alicia won’t run. So far i haven’t heard of a successful attempt to run Alicia with Vistalizator or something like that, but i can’t verify that it’s 1000% impossible, because i own W7 Ultimate and can’t check for myself. If you were able to run Alicia under other versions of W7 OS, please let me know!