What’s the First MMO in South Korea?
The first commercial MMORPGs to make its way to the internet was Ultima Online back in 1997. And since then, other MMOs all over the world began to take part in the gaming train to create their own version of MMOs. South Korea, in particular, began developing an interest at a fast rate that as of today, South Korea is known to have the widest availability to MMOs than other countries, aside from having one of the best eSports team as well.
Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds, also known as Nexus or Nexus TK, was first launched in 1996 to Korean players developed 먹튀 by Jake Song. The game is still online today with over 1000 active users. Nexus is a 2D tile graphics game that involves the player to go through a storyline based on a historical kingdom of Korea. Many other MMOs, especially Lineage, another incredibly popular MMO game in Korea was also forked from the NexusTK server with the same developer. The game became a subsidiary under a Korean developer and publisher company called NEXON, and the company has been distributing game servers since 1999 and have now achieved high records of users that spanned up to 12,263 users within a single MMO world.
The creation of the first Korean MMO stemmed out to create other MMO’s that is only popularly known in Korea. To check them out, there is a Korean MMO game review website known as “토토먹튀”, “먹튀”, or “먹튀사이트” (Translated to Toto and Eats). The site scouts out all the available MMOs in Korea and have them run through a series of verification steps (먹튀검증사이트) before confirming to users that they have been verified (먹튀검증) for being thoroughly checked. Requests can be made by users who has found an MMO to be checked as well in terms of what they can do in the game and how they can find fun in it.