we should eliminate tagging all together and have open hunting season where are long as you are outside any city limits, you take that risk of being attacked. What is the worst thing that can happen?
Ryzom would die, or become WoW.
---Elder Of Atys
Chasing the DING!
You can't "complete" the mainland. If one thinks one has seen or done everything there, one is kidding oneself. But be prepared to "get out what you put in," because the mainland does not coddle or hold hands.
Other games - they give you a cookie whether you succeed or not, in fact you don't even have to participate. Ryzom takes your cookie, eats it in front of you, and slaps you 2 or 3 times for bringing a cookie in the first place.