This special Collector's Edition of Vanguard includes the following bonuses:
- A custom leatherette chipboard box.
- An art book featuring many original pieces by seminal fantasy artist, Keith Parkinson.
- A cloth map with an overview and points of interest for each continent.
- A CD featuring the full Vanguard: Saga of Heroes soundtrack.
- A 3 month subscription to Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Station Players - an array of premium features that give players incredible access to their characters and guilds by merging the game world with the World Wide Web.
- 1 of 3 Hero Cards each granting a unique in-game item. Each Hero Card grants a different item.
- A Guild Kit which includes:
- An in-game guild trophy that buffs stats for the entire guild.
- An in-game item for player's primary character (the item is cosmetic in nature).
A vast and ancient world of magic, intrigue and adventure. Facing the challenges of a war torn world, the diverse people here struggle to rebuild their once great civilizations. A fragile alliance has been struck, with the lands set upon by invading forces, the races must band together to survive. In the north, the sprawling green hills of Thestra are plagued by an unstoppable undead menace. To the south, the deserts of Qalia have been besieged by an elemental threat spawned from the depths of the earth and to the east; inhabitants of the tumultuous jungles of Kojan fiercely battle encroaching otherworldly fiends. Telon is in desperate need of heroes. Your journey begins now.
Join a community of thousands of players online as you traverse a breathtaking landscape on the back of a dragon as you explore the grandeur of a world designed by the seminal fantasy artist Keith Parkinson. Create and customize your character from 19 races and 15 professions. Combat fierce opponents with a groundbreaking dynamic combat system that forces you to react to your opponents as you tie together devastating combinations of attacks.
The challenge awaits the boldest of heroes.
- A vast and detailed world: Explore two large continents and an archipelago riddled with dungeons and adventures.
- Create and customize your character: In a world of thousands, carve your own unique destiny and appearance choosing one of 19 different races from Orcs and Goblins to Dwarves and Elves.
- 15 professions to choose from: Choose from one of 15 exciting professions including Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Psionicist, Bard, and Rogue.
- Dynamic reactive combat system: Build chains of special attacks and reactions with Openers, Bridges, and powerful Finishing moves.
- Dozens of unique mounts: With dozens of unique mounts to collect, you can race into battle on your warhorse, command the skies on the back of your dragon or join friends and embark on a sea-based adventure to discover faraway lands.
- Talk your way to the top: As a diplomat, cunning words are your most powerful weapon as you curry favor in centers of power.
- Interactive tradeskills: Collectessential materials and use skills such as blacksmithing, alchemy and ship building to create valuable and powerful items.
- Player houses: Make Telon feel like home by staking your claim on a piece of land and furnishing your own house with unique items.