Gamersyndrome writes "The first thing about an MMORPG is the grind. We all know how most Korean games are complete grindfests, but Aion is a surprising exception. The game features lots of grinding, of course. But it's much less than in most Korean MMO's. The first few levels will be typical – lots of grinding, some questing and lots of tutorial boxes popping up. The interface of Aion is standard and combines the best of most MMO's. You can place the typical hotkeys in the hotkey bar, but you can also bind items/actions/skills to certain keys. For example you can put a potion on A+1 so every time you splash those keys..."