Great free online game with medium-slow pace for those of us who have other things to do. Entirely fictional universe of players, so knowledge of contemporary players does not give an advantage. To start, I recommend registering for 2 or 3 teams in your nation, pick the best one, and forget about the others (playing multiple teams is against the rules, but registering for more than one is okay for now). Main forums are English language, but many languages are available. No download required.
Premium accounts will be added in February, which are going to be available for free to current active players, so join quick:
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