A popular online MMORPG based in Seoul, South Korea. The game has 50 million players worldwide, topping Ragnarok Online and Runescape combined. MapleStory is very unique it its on way. For example, the name of the game represents the fact that the maple tree supposedly disappeared from Korea, and the fact that one can show facial expressions through his/her/its character. The game can also be noted for its quality graphics (can be toggled).

The game has a (relatively) simple user interface that's easy to learn. That's what I found out the second I started playing.

When you crate your new character(s), he/she is automatically level 1. By training or doing quests, you can level up and get stronger. The max level is 200. Nobody in the game ever reached level 200.

Unlike some other MMORPGs, you don't choose your job or path in the beginning. There are five jobs: beginner, warrior, bowman, thief, and magician. You are automatically a beginner when you create your character, and can choose to become any of the other four later on. Some just stay a beginner, who are often called perman00bs.

There are three islands in the world of MapleStory--Maple Island (where you begin), Victoria Island (the island where you make the job advancement), and Ossyria Island (an island designed mainly for mid-high leveled people). On Ossyria, there is sub-continent called Ludibrium (Ludi), which is toy-themed. You can call it a continent of its own if you want.

There are three types of maps--town, field, and dungeon. Town maps often contain NPCs and shops. Field maps and dungeons usually contain monsters, the latter usually with a higher spawn rate and stronger monsters.

Training is basically killing monsters for experience (EXP). You need EXP to level up and get stronger. You can form parties (up to six in one)to help you train. Depending on how you look at it, training can be f-cking boring or very exciting.

This is not all of what MapleStory is and what you need to know about it. If you wanna know more, create an account and play.
(based on statistics, not bias)
A guy distributes a poll to ten online gamers. He wants to know which is the best of the three : MapleStory, Runescape, or Ragnarok Online.

Six say MapleStory.
Three say Ragnarok.
One says Runescape.
by BTtheHun February 21, 2007
Top Definition
worse than drugs.
addictive game where everyone strives to get the best items, look cool, kill monsters, get stronger and neverthe less....waste time, and sometimes real money
maplestory makes my friends fail school.
by boonzilla April 23, 2006
Maplestory is a game full of ignorant and immature 13 (or less) year olds. It is known to be highly addictive, and very repetitive. It's a 2-d game, that has blocked out almost every form of swearing including "anal" so you cannot type "analyze" NEVER THOUGHT OF THAT DID YOU, MAPLE ADMINS? Also things that cannot be typed include: "FiniSH IT" "oF A Goat" it always seems to find some form of cursing whenever you want to message something really fast.

The only thing people call each other in this game is a "noob" even though they are unaware of what the true meaning of noob is. If you're a low level, you're a noob, not a newb. Because of the vast majority of stupid people, this is a very common mistake.

Also don't expect for trades to go very well, everybody on the game wants trades to be done quickly, and they don't even bother to negotiate, they just close the trade if they don't like the price. If you offer too high, they call you a noob, if you offer too low, the rip you off, so in order to get the best deal you have to have no life and remmeber all the prices and whenever they change.
Dumbass: "LOL U R A NOOB"
Smartass:"Only a true noob would talk like that"
Smartass: "You're just making yourself look stupid, dumbass"

9/10 people on Maple Story act like that
by Maple Hater April 05, 2006
Is a free online game MMORPG. It is made free because it sounds like shit when you hear about it but you have nothing to lose. After a few hours the game sucks you in and never lets go. From here on you are a maple 'hoar'. You buy Nexon cash to make your character look good. You train to be stronger. You engage in it as a second life. Once you start you will have two lives. A real life AND a virtual life.
@school "Shut up teacher, I just wanna play MapleStory"

KawaiiiOMGKawaiiiLulzKawaiii: "Haii mum"
Human "What the fuck?"
Kawaiii37821780413946412: "ILY daughter"

Idon'tnoher: "Wanna get married?" (cause I'm a loner and I need friends on Maple ATLEAST
Her: "Yes, ILY" I don't even know him, o well insta fame

SauskeSinNaruto2349790q4702842 "Mesos please"
Pro "No"
*cancels trade*
by KosiFace January 07, 2008
A side-scroller MMORPG currently still in beta that consists of little custom chibi characters you can equip armor and weapons on. Is often criticized for having snails as the basic monsters when those who criticize haven't even gotten far enough into the game to kill higher level monsters. Is also criticized for being very similar to Ragnarok Online, for the job advancement concept, menu design, etc. Contains a swear filter much more sensitive than RO's, though.
Warning: Is terribly simple but terribly addictive.
by WaffleyGoodness April 16, 2005
All the fun of wailing on snails packed into one free game.
I feel like spending hours of my time fighting mushrooms with yellow caps so I can, get this: fight mushrooms with BLUE CAPS.
by That guy with the Legs June 22, 2005
Slang word for marijuana.
David: yo lets go play some maplestory yo
Caveman: i don't know yo, that shit is pretty intense
by Medicine-Man February 27, 2009
A fun korean based game where the object is to beat the hell out of snails, slimeballs, stumps, dinosaurs, GOLLEMS (dark and white), and a bunch of other crap. Download at www.mapleglobal.com. In the game you can also buy rather expensive items like armor, weapons. At level ten you can take up a job and get more power. You can become a Warrior (use swords, axes, maces, blunt weapons, pole arms), a thief (use throwind stars or daggers), a Bowman (bows and crossbows), magician (wands and staffs)(pretty overpopulated job)
n00b 1 "I want to be thief so i can beat the hell out of stumps with throwing stars."
n00b 2 "I want to be a bowman so I can beat the hell out of gollems with a bow."
noob 3 "Well you guys are all douches cuz you wanna be those people. I want to be a warrior so I can look tough and cool"
n00b 4 "Wow you are g@y, (you cant say gay on MapleStory) i want to be a mage so i can kill-steal all of you with powerful magic"
THE REAL NOOB "I want to be a n00b forever cuz people help n00bs level up"
by A level 29 Bowman March 03, 2005

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