Total Nerd The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time  

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For those who don't want to pay a subscription fee to game online, we've created a ranked list of the best free to play MMORPG games of all time. There are a ton of free MMORPG games out there, but many of them are so bad that they're virtually unplayable. The games listed below are the best of the best, including titles like Rift, SWTOR, Phantasy Online 2, and many more. You won't have to pay a dime to create an account and play these games, so whether you can't afford it or just don't want to shell out dough to play online, these games are all excellent choices for you. The order of this list depends on how many votes each title gets from gamers like you, so help us decide once and for all what the greatest free MMORPG is. Click the "thumbs up" next to the titles you truly feel are the best, and click "thumbs down" if you've played one of these titles but wouldn't recommend it to your fellow gamers.

Not all of these games are of the same sub-genre. Maplestory, for example, is a sidescrolling MMORPG that differs from the typical 3D open-world type of game. H1Z1 puts your in a post-apocolyptic world where zombies roam free, and Marvel Heroes lets you assume the role of your favorite superheros from the Marvel Universe.
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Asheron's Call is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
bob-churchill added Turbine, Inc., Microsoft Corporation

2
97 95
Tera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Tera

3
93 92
Star Wars: The Old Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
LucasArts, Electronic Arts

4
66 68
RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
eddie-murakami added Jagex

5
7 2
Guild Wars 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Taslima Liza added NCSOFT

6
54 68
Neverwinter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Perfect World

7
51 66
Rift is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Trion Worlds

8
59 78
Lord of the Rings Online is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time

9
81 110
Neo Steam: The Shattered Conti... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
armok added Neo Steam: The Shattered Continent Atlus

10
32 48
Blade & Soul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
NCSOFT, Tencent

11
41 62
City of Heroes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Garret Hoffman added NCSOFT

12
46 70
DC Universe Online is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Sony Online Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

13
31 47
EverQuest II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Gamania, Square Enix, Ubisoft

14
0 0
Adventure Quest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Jaiden Gwyn added Level 9 Computing

15
0 0
Runes of Magic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Jaiden Gwyn added Gameforge

16
36 56
Star Trek Online is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Perfect World, Atari, Perfect World Entertainment

17
30 47
Ragnarok Online is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
reza-riyanto added Gravity

18
2 4
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Tanner Dodson added Blizzard Entertainment

19
35 56
City of Villains is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Garret Hoffman added NCSOFT, Level Up! Games

20
10 17
Wizard101 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
eni.valentin added Gameforge

21
28 49
MapleStory is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Gamania, AsiaSoft, Level Up! Games

22
31 57
Aion: The Tower of Eternity is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Gameforge, NCSOFT, Shanda

23
27 51
Phantasy Star Online 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Phantasy Star Online 2 Sega

24
28 55
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Blizzard Entertainment

25
6 18
Age of Conan: Unchained is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Free to Play MMORPG Games of All Time
Jim_In_Texas added Funcom, Eidos Interactive