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Grandia Online Technical Test Detailed

Plus, new character, world, and image song details.


Gung Ho is progressing apace with Grandia Online in approach of the game's summer service in target. Today, the company gave the Grandia Online official site an update and shared final details on the game's Technical Test.

As previously announced, the Technical Test will allow 5,000 people to sample the game in advance. Gung Ho will choose participants via raffle from those who have signed up for a free account at the game's official site.

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The test will take place from June 11 through June 14 according to the following schedule:

June 11: 17:00 to 22:00
Prepare your characters
June 12: 19:00 to 22:00
Enjoy battling monsters
June 13: 19:00 to 22:00
Challenge an MO Quest (I'm not sure what this is)
June 14: 19:00 to 24:00
Everyone enter "Gaia no Kidou" (the name for a special quest)

If you're excited enough about Grandia Online to give up a full weekend for it, you'll find more details on the technical test at the Grandia Online official site

Gung Ho also shared screenshots today of the game's first two areas: Kusahara no Mura (Plains Village) and Puerda Kusahara (Puerda Plains), along with a look at a few skills.

Plains Village
Plains Village
Puerda Plains
Puerda Plains
A sampling of skills
A sampling of skills

Also at the official site are details on a third key character: Nina. This energetic, green-haired character is a member of the "Adventurer's Guild." She'll guide you in a variety of quests early on in your adventure.


Friday also saw a slight update on the game at the official site. Gung Ho announced an image song for the game. While untitled, the song is being performed by Minami Kuribayashi and will see a CD release on July 22 priced at 1,500 yen.

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