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      [Read Before Posting] Blade & Soul General FAQ

      Hello Blade & Soul fans, Welcome to the official Blade & Soul Dojo FAQ! This thread contains commonly asked questions about Blade & Soul's Western versions. Have a question? Check to see if it's posted here or use our forums search feature before creating a new thread. This thread will be updated at all times by any of the Dojo staff members. For additional information on Blade & Soul visit our wiki, or check out the official Blade & Soul West website. Table of Contents <a href="#1">What is Blade & Soul?</a> <a href="#2">Is there an official site for Blade & Soul's Western version?</a> <a href="#3">What is Blade & Soul's release date?</a> <a href="#4">Has Beta Testing started?</a> <a href="#5">What type of pay model will Blade & Soul use?</a> <a href="#6">Will the Western clients be censored?</a> <a href="#7">Where will the Western servers be located?</a> <a href="#8">Will there be Oceanic/SEA servers?</a> <a href="#9">Will my characters from the other regions be transferable to the Western versions?</a> <a href="#10">Will the Western version be region blocked?</a> <a href="#11">What are the playable races?</a> <a href="#12">Why did they change the name of the Kun race to Yun for the Western release?</a> <a href="#13">What are the playable classes?</a> <a href="#14">Are there race and class restrictions?</a> <a href="#15">What will be the Western versions initial level cap?</a> <a href="#16">Will there be a vigor/fatigue system the the Western versions?</a> <a href="#17">What systems will this game be released on?</a> <a href="#18">What are the required PC specs for Blade & Soul?</a> <a href="#19">I didn't catch one of Blade & Soul's Livestreams, what did I miss?</a> <a href="#20">Will there be founder packs for the Western versions?</a> <a href="#21">Will Blade & Soul be on Steam?</a> <a href="#22">Will Windows 10 be supported?</a> <a name="1">What is Blade & Soul?</a> Blade & Soul is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Korean game development studio, Team Bloodlust and is published by NCSOFT. <a name="2">Is there an official site for Blade & Soul's Western version?</a> You can find the official Blade & Soul West site here. <a name="3">What is Blade & Soul's release date?</a> The North American and European versions are currently set to be released on January 19th, 2016. Head Start for founder's pack owners will begin at 10:00am PST on January 15th, 2016, and name reservations for Disciple and Master pack owners will begin on January 11th, 2016. The game has already been officially released in the following regions: Korea: June 30, 2012
      China: November 28, 2013
      Japan: May 20, 2014
      Taiwan: November 20, 2014
      <a name="4">Has Beta Testing started?</a> Yes. CBT 1: Oct 29, 10am PDT - Nov 2, 10pm PDT [NA server only]* CBT 2: Nov 13, 10am PDT - Nov 16, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 3: Nov 24, 10am PDT - Nov 30, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 4: Dec 11, 10am PDT - Dec 14, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** CBT 5: Dec 18, 10am PDT - Dec 21, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** *NA servers will only support English. **EU servers will support English, French, and German; except on CBTs 1, 2, & 3. <a name="5">What type of pay model will Blade & Soul use?</a> Blade & Soul has been announced as a F2P (free-to-play) title for the West and will have no content limitations. They have also stated that the game will not be "pay-to-win". <a name="6">Will the Western clients be censored?</a> No. <a name="7">Where will the Western servers be located?</a> Blade & Soul's Western servers will be housed in the following location: North America: Dallas, Texas US
      Europe: Frankfurt, Germany.
      <a name="8">Will there be Oceanic/SEA servers?</a> There are currently no plans to support Oceanic/SEA servers. However, NCSOFT has stated that if the community shows enough interest they will reconsider. A petition has been created for NCSOFT to reconsider. <a name="9">Will my characters from the other regions be transferable to the Western versions?</a> No. Transferring accounts is not possible, but transferring the physical appearance of your character from other versions is possible through the profile screenshot function in Character Creation. <a name="10">Will the Western version be region blocked?</a> There are currently no plans for region blocking. <a name="11">What are the playable races?</a> Jin, Gon, Yun, Lyn. Click here for more information. <a name="12">Why did they change the name of the Kun race to Yun for the Western release?</a> In North America, the word "Kun" closely resembles a derogatory racial slur. <a name="13">What are the playable classes?</a> There are currently six confirmed playable classes for the Western versions. The "Warlock" class can be found in the KR, CN, JP and TW clients but have yet to be confirmed for the North American and European release.
      Assassin
      Blade Dancer
      Blade Master
      Destroyer
      Force Master
      Kung-Fu Master
      Summoner
      <a name="14">Are there race and class restrictions?</a> Yes. The playable races in Blade & Soul are indeed restricted to a select few classes. Below you'll find what you can play each race as. Jin: Assassin, Blade Master and Kung Fu Master
      Gon: Destroyer, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      Lyn: Blade Dancer, Force Master and Summoner
      Yun: Blade Master, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      <a name="15">What will be the Western versions initial level cap?</a> The initial level cap on release will be 45. <a name="16">Will there be a vigor/fatigue system the the Western versions?</a> No. <a name="17">What systems will this game be released on?</a> Blade & Soul will be released for Windows PC. <a name="18">What are the required PC specs for Blade & Soul?</a> Below are the PC specs taken from Blade & Soul's Korean client. [Minimum Spec] CPU : Intel Dual core/AMD Athlon 64X2 or better RAM : 2G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8600GT/AMD Radeon HD4600 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (32bit / 64bit) DirectX : 9.0c [Recommended] CPU : Intel Quad core/AMD Phenom II X4 or better RAM : 4G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8800GTX / AMD Radeon HD4850 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (64bit) DirectX : 9.0c <a name="19">I didn't catch one of Blade & Soul's Livestreams, what did I miss?</a> You can view all past broadcasts here. <a name="20">Will there be founder packs for the Western versions?</a> Yes, you can view their packages here. <a name="21">Will Blade & Soul be on Steam?</a> This has not yet been confirmed. <a name="22">Will Windows 10 be supported?</a> Yes. Updated: December 25th, 2015

Napsys

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  1. Seems like I'm the only one who cant be bothered with B&S anymore now, life went on all this time =/

    1. Ghastly

      Ghastly

      You'll be the first to log into the beta server, don't lie.

    2. Napsys

      Napsys

      Actually, I am able to play the russian one with english patch but I havent for months, and not because of the lag or anything. Its just hard for me to get into these kind of games now with other stuff going on in my life

    3. Valadhiel

      Valadhiel

      Life goes on.

    1. Ayame
    2. Hyuna
    3. Napsys

      Napsys

      @ayame, i love craig and that song! @ hyuna, have been looking for that one, thanks!

  2. I'll try to keep this short Life can be pain in the butt. Many times in life you will get beat down, laughed at, or taken for granted. I know this. So I decided to make a plan on how to create a platform, community, brand that helps you in your journey in whatever you are doing. I Decided to call it MazeWorld. MazeWorld's mission is to motivate and inspire every single person to do what they truly wish to do. Now for the people that know me, sorry if I am being a little cheesy so out of the blue. But this is something that I stand for. Motivation is something really powerful that helped me to get closer to becoming the person that I wish to be. And I'd like to share this so I can inspire others to do the same. To do the things they really want to do. No excuses. As I have been planning this stuff for a while now, I decided to just take the first step and take myself up on my own advice to "just do it". So I decided to start off with a facebook page where my partner and I will daily post new motivational or inspirational posts concerning creativity, productivity and chasing your dreams. https://www.facebook.com/mazemotivation So if you could use some extra words to push you through everyday's shit, follow the page. If you know some friends who might be able to use this, share it with them. A website, youtube channel and possibly other social media channels will be coming in the future. Thank you and keep grinding! To the moderators: I didn't see any rules about this kind of "advertisement" in the off-topic section, so I hope this is not a problem. I am only trying to put some extra value out into the world.
  3. so which server is actually worth trying out pingwise?

    1. Hyuna

      Hyuna

      Depends where you live and how your connection routes to the server.

    2. Napsys

      Napsys

      oh right, im from europe, the netherlands.

  4. Quit my job today and its such a free feeling. ofcourse nothing lasts forever, preparing for my abroad internship in Barcelonaaaaa starting september. adventure time!

    1. Tashigi

      Tashigi

      Nice. I am in a job transitioning period, too. Starts next month for me. But I still have duties to fullfil with my previous/current employer, so... not happening just yet!

    2. Valadhiel

      Valadhiel

      Sounds exciting. :)

    3. Napsys

      Napsys

      Yea I played my cards so that I would still have a little vacation in between :) Excited to see where my life will go with this

  5. DFO seems to be back and open for everyone! http://dnf.neople.com/

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    2. Dun1007

      Dun1007

      Nexon gave it 'unsuccessful' grade and stopped the service last year. The development studio itself - Neople - is stepping up and hosting a global server now.

    3. for

      for

      i would try it out if for some strange reason it wouldnt downlaod all individual files on my desktop direclty, when i move them it doesnt launch..

    4. Shinaji

      Shinaji

      Probably because they are testing their ability to host and servers and the like.

  6. I love noodles

  7. I know its lame to ask something like this here but my bike got stolen 2 months ago and with this contest i could win a new one so pleeeeeease rate my doggy 5 stars? https://www.facebook.com/GoBritain?sk=app_346630405447008&app_data={"mid":37142} Pretty please?

  8. So after quite some work I finally got a presentable website to host: http://doms-design.com/ Tell me what you think!

    1. שเ๒єtгเ๒є

      שเ๒єtгเ๒є

      My grandma can build a page with a template, too. :P

    2. Napsys

      Napsys

      Except that I didnt actually use it the correct way and basically ended up making almost everything on my own. try me tho

    3. Ghastly

      Ghastly

      Looks awesome. Cool designs.

  9. http://screencast.com/t/UT2LrxPvpe2 help? :'(
  10. oh nice, i won a pair of puma suede sneakers with a contest, dope as fuck, I usually never win shit!

    1. Ryochan
    2. Lithia

      Lithia

      Perhaps a form of consolidation?

      Regardless: grats on that, you sneaker-freak ^___~

      - Lith. ...Snicker?

    3. Napsys

      Napsys

      haha yeah I guess karma can be good sometimes too, thanks!

  11. gah, slipped up and let my happiness become dependant on my (now ex)gf instead of myself. I know what went wrong but im still torn apart. lesson learned; never involve the heart, makes it too hard when it's time to split apart! /faggotranttime

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    2. Napsys
    3. Lithia

      Lithia

      Sucks mate, I know how long you'd been "working on her", for lack of better metaphors.

      It's harsh, but: back to square one.

      G'luck, man.

      - Lith. ...Support.

    4. Valadhiel

      Valadhiel

      Life moves onward. Take it a day at a time. Live in the now.

      And what Blodskaal said. ;)

  12. went to get a gamepad for my laptop, come back with a gamepad, new mouse, new speakers and new deodorant O.O

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    2. Tashigi

      Tashigi

      You're gonna need that deodorant after all that gaming after all.

    3. Lawlcano

      Lawlcano

      You forgot the new laptop cooling pad and 16 cases of mountain dew >:|

    4. Lithia

      Lithia

      Mountain dew: A gamer's lifeforce.

      But yeah, I know dat feel, dude. Only time I'd prolly show any form of "shopping" in its most feminine form, would be in an electronics store.

      Njoy, though :]

      - Lith. ...Electrifying.