Parents' Guide to

Secrets of the Solstice

By Carolyn Koh, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Free-to-play beginner MMORPG for young players.

Game Windows 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

Mom and player

I love this game, both of my young kids play it (ages 8 and 10) and we enjoy playing this game together. Both of my children learned the game easily and it is also a lot of fun for an older player.

Is It Any Good?

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Secrets of the Solstice is a good introduction to MMORG games. It's easy to learn because it has great tutorials. It encourages players to cooperate by providing a party system which allows as many as 50 players to group together. When players are grouped, the game provides bonuses to encourage players to do so. There is also a simple "manufacturing" (harvesting materials for smelting) and "smelting" (crafting) system, but it is based on luck as players spin a wheel and the attempt to upgrade the weapon may result in a downgrade or even its destruction. This game is constantly changing because updates and in-game events happen regularly.

While free-to-play, this game tempts you to spend money. If you want to customize your character, you need to spend money in the cash shop, since there is little character customization to be had for free. Also, the game offers emoticon system, a way of showing emotions to others by having exaggerated animations show above your character's head. Unfortunately, these humorous icons aren't offered for free, but must be purchased.

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