**Asheron's Call** is one of the longest running [MMORPG](http://www.mmogames.com/mmorpggames)'s ever. Asheron's Call is set on the island continent of Dereth and several surrounding smaller islands and archipelagos on the fictional planet of Auberean. The game is played in a large, seamless 3D virtual world which can host thousands of players at a time.
In the world of Asheron's Call, the legendary mage Asheron has summoned many to the mythical land of Dereth in an attempt to stop the forces of evil from overrunning his people and their world. Only the bravest will answer the call. Here warriors will battle creatures of awesome might such as the terrifying Olthoi, explorers will discover magical items and spells, and treasure hunters will seek out precious relics. Quests will impel adventurers to uncover the wealth and lore of legend. With over 500 square miles of original content, Asheron's Call gives players a world of unparalleled scope and freedom, the richest setting yet for creating their own personal saga or joining with friends in an epic campaign to save the world from ultimate destruction.
## Asheron's Call Key Features

Game World - The world itself is over 500 square miles (1,300 km2). There are no zones or 'instances' on the world's surface. This means you can cross the world, without loading screens or invisible barriers, and any terrain that can be seen in the distance is a real object in the world.

Magic - Each spell is learned from a scroll, either purchased or found as treasure. The more spells you discover and learn, the more flexibility and power at your disposal.

The Allegiance System - A player of equal or lower level can swear allegiance to a player of the same or higher level.

Crafting System - The four major crafting skills are: Cooking, Alchemy, Fletching, and Tinkering. These are interrelated; items created using one skill can often be utilized by the other skills to create advanced items.

Third Party Software - Mods and plugins are mostly allowed in Asheron's Call, which allows the creation of gameplay-altering experiences.