Previously available on Gamerage, the game has recently migrated hosts. It allows for the 3v3 team based fighting and six player survival, with the last man standing being crowned the winner. There’s also a job system that allows you to learn advanced fighting techniques and plenty of customization options. It’s a fun and colorful brawler, that’s ideal for short bouts of multiplayer mayhem.
Download Grand Chase Reborn (Korean: 그랜드체이스, lit. Download Grand Chase Reborn) was a free-to-play, two-dimensional side-scrolling MMORPG developed by the South Korean company KOG Studios. Alternative names for Download Grand Chase Reborn include 3小俠 (Chinese: lit. Three Young Heroes) used on the Taiwan server; however, it has now been changed to 永恆冒險 (Eternal Adventures). Another name used was 彩虹骑士 (Rainbow Warriors) on the Mainland Chinese server; the reopening of the server also used the name of the Taiwan and Hong Kong server. The main game has also spawned several mobile spin-off games, with the remaining active one as of 2016 being Download Grand Chase Reborn M.
As of April 15, the game ceased development and terminated its service worldwide, with the North American server being the last to close. As of 2017, all official Download Grand Chase Reborn servers have been shut down. Elsword, another game developed by KOG, but hosted by Nexon (KR version), was created as the spiritual successor to Download Grand Chase Reborn, having subtle references within the story, such as using a Download Grand Chase Reborn character as a new character in Elsword.
Due to the combos and special attacks, the game had a feeling that is similar to side-scrolling fighting games such as Double Dragon, while the appearance and design of the backdrops, as well as the characters and monster, put the game in an anime-esque setting. While it is an action game, the designers took care to not make a “button masher.”
The game was free-to-play, where players need to earn currency known as Game Points (GP) from completing dungeon quests, individual missions, or defeating other players to buy better equipment and items, but some items could only be purchased with real-world currency. In Download Grand Chase Reborn, players would start off role-playing as one character of their choosing and can make three other characters. Players were able to make more than four characters but are required to buy additional character slots. However, the player might freely switch among the characters he or she had unlocked before entering combat, each with their specific equipment, skills and experience level.
There were multiple playable characters to use, and players could switch characters between dungeons. Each character is leveled and equipped separately. Equipment was character-specific, but not all accessories are character-specific, and the choice of style was similar to class choice in most games. These were characters which the players might play, and advance their classes and developed their skills accordingly.
After each expedition into a dungeon, characters would gain experience points. While the amount of experience gained was partially dependent on the player’s performance in a dungeon, and the player’s character’s level, every player would gain some experience. The player’s character was also given additional experience upon the completion of every mission. When sufficient experience is obtained, the player’s character will advance to one level. Higher levels improve statistics and grant access to better equipment. The experience could also be gained through player versus player.
When entering a dungeon, a player might form a group of players, to complete it. When choosing a dungeon to play, the player was given the option to create a party of their own or join one created by another player. Each cell consisted of a certain number of floors, or levels, usually with a boss on the final level.
Items needed to complete quests would automatically be given to the player at a particular rate after the monster was defeated by any member of the party. All other items were distributed to different party members by a “dice” system. When an article was picked up by any party member, each member of the party rolls their own set of dice; the player with the highest number won the item. The size of the inventory could be increased, which could be acquired by purchasing with Cash or through some Events. To encourage group play, there was a slight experience boost when working together. Because each party had a maximum limit of four players, and each player might freely choose whichever character he or she wanted to use.
The Relay Dungeon could be entered the same way as a normal dungeon. Up to 4 players might form a party and attempt the Relay Dungeon together. In the Relay Dungeon, the player fought through every boss on the Continent in order. The bosses in the Relay Dungeon had increased statistics, making them harder to defeat. After a boss was defeated, a chest opened, which contained many valuable items, including Cash items. Any manager that had been released in a dungeon could be chosen. This mode was only available during certain events.