High Descent is a free, browser based persistent game (PBBG) based in medieval times. HD first opened in May of 2001 and has been continually evolving ever since. HD is a online multiplayer game played in the browser, no downloads required! High Descent is a massively multiplayer online game, meaning that you compete against hundreds, or even thousands of other players all over the world.
The goal of High Descent is to ascend the ranks of nobility. To do so, you must assemble an army of mercenaries and bring them successfully into battle. But be sure to equip your mercenaries with the finest armor and weapons, or they will not last long.
The best way to learn about High Descent is to play it. It's totally free, and signing up takes only a minute.