NCSoft's free-to-play MMO has been around for a couple of years already in Asia, but it has only recently made it out to Europe and North America. Already MMO fans have taken to Blade & Soul's beautiful graphics and unique reaction-based combat system. For those who have always wondered how well a fighting game would transfer into an MMO scenario, Blade & Soul provides a solid hybrid of the two genres that works out surprisingly well. However, Blade & Soul does embrace the more grind-heavy aspects of older MMOs that makes knowing what you are doing before jumping in even more crucial. Those looking to give Blade & Soul a quick (and free) try, make sure you keep these 8 tips in mind.