Yay! I finally downloaded Maple Story! It took like 1 hour 45 mins to successfully install it and so-on, but i got there in the end!
Basically, Maple Story is a side-scrolling MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game). If you haven't heard of it, then your obviously living under a rock! It is the second best MMO in the world next to World Of Warcraft and the best thing is... it's FREE! over 90 million people play it from around the globe. It's in a 2D side-scrolling format based on a host server download. It seems to have a few compatibility issues with Vista but i got there because i kept loading it over and over!
It's actually REALLY good! This is coming from an (embarrisingly) old Runescaper. Its graphics are 2D which isn't too unique to the MMO world but Maple Story as some, somewhat, crisp and nice visuals which suit the feel of the game perfectly with the small chibi style characters. You go around talking to NPC's and accepting quests which you can do on your own or with other players and level up in the process. You can pick up items dropped from monsters that you've defeated and obtain money to buy new weapons etc.
It's all your average RPG with better visuals, better gameplay and some awesome LOL! moments.
I haven't played it for that long... ya know... like 4 hours+... but it is AWESOME! It's gonna last me a while too, there's 200 levels to grind for the warrior class which i chose and there are like 4 or 5 other classes to grind so i make that like 50 years for someone to complete the whole thing... let's get started then!