Karchan is a fantasy game. It has horror elements at times depending on what storylines you build, and some people consider it to have mild steampunk leanings at times. It was originally created to resemble Lord of the Rings, but has greatly evolved over time to include a variety of other fantasy themes.
The sky is literally the limit. While you originally only get to pick from three races (elf, human, and dwarf), talking to an admin really opens up the possibilities. They have the means to turn your character into whatever you want (though obviously divine beings are no-nos).
There are mermaids, cecaelia, elves, fae, a centaur or two, dragons, djinn, werewolves, vampires, etc. The list goes on, but I would be here all day. :)
There Are around 70 deities in game, from super powerful gods to lesser deities and divine spirits. You can have your character follow a deity or not, it is up to you whether or not you join a religion in game.
We currently have a desert area, a shady port town teeming with criminals and lowlifes, a magical town governed by divine witches, ruins, a dreamworld governed by a goddess, a massive underwater area for sea folk, a huge forest for the werewolves, a labyrinth, a fishing town on a mountain, a winter wonderland, a modest capital, and a town eternally shrouded in midnight. That doesn't even include the various islands!
There are many guilds in game that you can join. There are Knights, Rangers, a werewolf pack, lowlife gangs, bird shifters, gypsy families, evil paladins, a pirate ship or two, a guild for sea folk, and muuuuuch more.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for people with original characters that love to write and build story lines with other people. We are looking for people that are not afraid to jump into an rp even if they weren't there for the very beginning of it. We are looking for roleplayers that can play well with others and who are willing to make friends with our existing player base. :)