RF Online, originally named 'Rising Force' is a 3D MMORPG developed by CCR. The first version of the game was released in South Korea and was later followed by Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Indonesia, Portuguese and English translations. The North American/European version of the game launched its retail phase on February 21, 2006. As with many MMORPGs, the player will select one race and fight monsters to gain experience points. RFO is populated with many different monsters across many areas. At the start of the game, a character will be led through an in-game guide of the basic commands for the game. From there, the character will be exposed to a series of quests which will familiarize him/her with their character's headquarters. As the character progresses in level, his/her quests may take them out to aggressive maps, where he/she will be exposed to the player killing Features of the game. One quest given in the Sette Desert on low levels makes players aware of constant presence and danger of enemy races. There are 3 character races which the player can choose: Bellato, Cora and Accretia. each having a unique race specialty. Every race has their own special sub-classes of characters to play based on warrior, ranger, specialist and each race's special classes. Class advancements become available at level 30 and 40. It is also possible to cross-class a character within the races for a wide variety of options.