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Welcome to Origins!

Origins Online is a low rates (5x/5x/5x/3x) classic MMORPG emulator, with a small team of eager people realizing their vision of this classic game. We apply changes and fixes if we consider something game-breaking or to be a bug. In most aspects we can be described as a server with pre-Renewal mechanics and official-like gameplay. Since this is an old MMORPG we modify the game in non-immersive ways to improve the User Experience. The stability and fairness of the economy and of the general game-play is important to us and we don't mind deviating from the classic experience to ensure this.

What makes us unique among private servers, other than the lack of a donation system (and related unbalanced custom items) and game-breaking custom NPCs, is our episode-based release schedule. Similarly to how official servers did, we'll be adding features and content little by little, so that players will be able to enjoy the true origins of the game, which is unfortunately no longer available through official means.

To make sure you won't get bored, we offer some fancy little features that official servers lack, such as a larger amount of hair and cloth colors as well as hairstyles, hand-picked to make sure they all fit well within the game world, and an unique skin color system.

We also offer some convenience features, such as grouping all of your game accounts within your Master Account (read: forum account), so that you won't have to remember several usernames and passwords when you log in to the game, but just one (or none, if you wish to save your login data on your computer, our launcher offers that), and all of your characters will be able to access the same Master Storage to share items.

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WoE hiatus: a chance to catch up and bring in some new competition


Dear warrior, this is your chance to go level and gear up!

After the long awaited War of Emperium update, a single guild emerged victorious almost every single battle held weekly. With some guilds having quit and others just lacking general organization, we have agreed, and with support from the current castle holders, to remove their ownership of the castle and lend everyone a chance to prepare themselves hard for challenging battles to come.

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Origins Online Episode 0.4

Hello Players!

We're now ready to announce the next, long awaited, content update for Origins Online!

Episode 0.4

Some Press Releases from the Kafra Headquarters:


According to legend, there is a forgotten path somewhere near north Comodo. At the end of the path, there is a giant tree from which treasure springs forth. It has been said: "Men ruled by avarice will obtain treasure. But men who are not will be led to a new world."
After several years of research around Ruande and Zenhai Marsh, the long forgotten path has finally been found.
Through an old wooden bridge, over a canyon that makes you understand how small and insignificant humans can be, adventurers can reach a great jungle forest, so large that it almost envelopes the sky. Far into the jungle, there is a small tribal village full of people wearing strange masks who worship the Mother Tree. They call themselves the Utan Tribe of Umbala.
Rumors say that the Umbala Tree may be related to the Yggdrasil Tree, and adventurers may be able to reach another world through it.
The Kafra Corp. will provide teleportation service from and to Umbala, for adventurers and tourists alike.

War of Emperium

Following the recent friendship treaty with the Schwarzwald Republic, defense of the castles of the Rune-Midgarts Kingdom weakened.
Armies of monsters are marching and attempting to take control of the castles in all the major towns, causing a real threat to the Kingdom. "The castles and the treasures on them are properties for those who deserve them. And whoever control the castles with the legendary Emperium stone, will be considered the kingdom Knights of honor.", announced King Tristan Gaebolg III.
The Kafra HQ will offer a free contract with one of our employees, to be stationed within any castle whose Emperium is secured, to provide services to the controlling guild.

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Origins Online Episode 0.3

Episode 0.3

Hello Players!

After three months of intense development from the initial Open Beta release, we're now ready to announce the first, big, content update for Origins Online!

Some Press Releases from the Kafra Headquarters:


Following the new trade laws promulgated by King Tristram III, the Rune-Midgarts Kingdom has stipulated trade (and travel) agreements with the nearby Schwarzwald Republic. As such it is now possible to visit their capital city, Juno, floating in the skies north of Aldebaran.
To ensure the safety of our citizens, the Kafra Corp. will provide teleportation service from and to Juno, as the walking path from Aldebaran is still not completely safe (but adventurers may decide to walk, if they're brave enough! Scouts say there's an unexplored cave full of magma you can visit along the route.)


As Christmas approaches, the Kafra Corporation, in collaboration with the Toy Factory in Lutie, is proud to announce the possibility to visit a far away snowy town, where you can feel the Christmas atmosphere all year long.
To sign up for the trip, please visit Aldebaran, where none-less-than Santa Claus (who volunteered to be our testimonial for this event) will teleport you, for free, to the snowy Lutie land. Depending on the event outcome, the teleportation service will remain active indefinitely, even past the Christmas Holidays. In Lutie, it's always Christmas.

Additionally, and only during the Christmas Holidays, special events will take place. To learn more, please find Santa Claus in all major Rune-Midgarts towns, Louise Kim in Lutie or Carolling in Prontera.

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Open Beta Testing has begun!

Open Beta

Hello Players!

After week upon week of development and all-nighters we are finally ready to begin the Open Beta phase! We are very pleased with what we have achieved so far and we hope you will all enjoy the new and unique features oRO has to offer. Visit the homepage and the Control Panel to get your client and game accounts ready.

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Closed Beta is now over!

The Closed Beta stage is finally over. I'd like to thank everyone who participated and reported bugs and issues. Without your help we'd never have reached this point.

As I'm writing, the Closed Beta server is going offline, and it will soon be replaced by the Open Beta server.

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Origins Online Closed Beta

Development is going forward, and we're happy to announce the Private Alpha is now over, and we're starting a Closed Beta right away!

If you want to join, or just want to look around, feel free to. You can find all the info (or ask us your questions) in our forums.

Origins Online Private Alpha

A lot of things were done in the past months, and now we're about ready to accept staff applications for the private alpha stage, to help with the tons of things that are still in need to be done before launching the server. As of now, we still don't have a roadmap or an expected launch date, but we'll come up with one someday soon! If you want to get involved with the server's development, please see the Help Wanted page. We're waiting for you!

Here's some info about our plans for this server:

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