About Torn

Torn is a text-based online RPG set in Torn City, a dark, murky underworld where only the sharpest survive. In Torn City you can be anyone and do anything. Build your character to infinite strengths and play it your way.

Torn is a massively multiplayer game with thousands of active players around the world. Join them, fight them, befriend them, marry them, gamble against them, trade with them, compete with them, war alongside them. Whatever you do - do it now!

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Top Features
  • Items
    Own hundreds of items, sell them, use them, trade them. Ranging from Chocolate bars to AK-47s!
  • Missions
    Complete missions as you level up to earn credits, that can be exchanged for weapon mods, special ammunition and items!
  • Servers
    This online text based role playing game runs on a fleet of powerful servers to keep the experience as fast as possible.
  • Traveling
    Travel to 11 sunny and interesting destinations and experience the services, shopping, and cultures of the world!
  • Hunting
    Head to South Africa at level 15 and do a little hunting!
  • Always Running
    Torn can be accessed from the web anywhere in the world! We aim for an uptime of 99.9%.
  • Factions
    Create or join one of Torn's hundreds of factions. Socialize, war and commit organized crimes together!
  • Education
    With dozens of education courses, pick one and become smarter, improve your work skills!
  • Original
    Torn is like no other online web game in the world! It runs on its own gaming engine that we've built from the ground up.
  • Jail
    When you fail a crime, you may end up in the Torn Jail. Bust or buy other people out of jail!
  • Loan
    Save your money or get a loan through Torn's banking and loan sharking financial services!
  • Attack
    Got a problem with another player? Go and show them who's boss by attacking, mugging, or hospitalizing them!
  • Properties
    Save your money and move into bigger and fancier digs, with 14 beautiful homes to choose from!
  • Sand Box
    Play Torn your way. Do what ever you want, limited only by your imagination!
  • Contests
    Come on out and show your talents as you compete to win valuable Torn prizes in one of the regular contests!
  • Hospital
    View the unlucky ones, hospitalized by other players! Watch out for yourself and keep your friends close!
  • Gyms
    Become one of Torn's strongest by training your Defense, Dexterity, Speed, and Strength in one of Torn City's many gyms!
  • Drugs
    Feel the positive and negative effects as you experiment with one of the many drugs available in Torn City!
  • Enhancers
    Collect and use enhancers to boost your abilities.
  • No Resets
    Players will never ever be deleted or reset, train your stats knowing they will never be lost!
  • Stocks
    Invest in Torn's realistic stock market and watch your money rise!
  • Awards
    Earn distinguished awards for accomplishing one of the many tasks in Torn!
  • Russian Roulette
    Six shots, one bullet, and a load of cash. Win big or shoot your foot trying, in Foot Russian Roulette!
  • Level one
    Level up to unlock new areas. Experience is hidden, so you never know when it's coming.
  • Raceway
    Buy cars and greatly modify them for use on the race tracks against other players!
  • Virus
    Program viruses and sell them to players... Or use them yourself to complete virus crimes!
  • Staff
    Need help with anything? Torn has a great group of staff who will happily assist you!
  • Casino
    Lady Luck in your corner? Find out by playing one of our many casino games!
  • Jobs
    Try your hand at one of many jobs in Torn City including a doctor, soldier, lawyer, and more!
  • Bounties
    Collect bounties that have been placed on other's heads, or place your own on a rival!
  • Bank
    Invest your hard earned cash in an investment account over a period of time!
  • Shops
    Look around the Torn City Shopping malls and buy items, weapons and armor!
  • Marriage
    Find a sweetheart and propose to marry them. Enjoy the benefits of marriage like shared housing!
  • Poker
    Lose your money against up to 8 other players in Texas Hold'em!
  • Community
    Come, meet, and socialize with thousands of players in Torn's large and vibrant community!
  • Dump
    Search the dump for items that others have thrown away. One man's trash is another man's treasure.
  • No Cost
    Torn has no advertising, will always be completely free, and will continue to be the best crime RPG in the future!
  • Companies
    Start one of 39 companies and hire other players to work for you, from Hair Salons to Detective Agencies!
  • Newspaper
    Read the Torn City Times, here you will find the latest game events and stories!
  • Hall of Fame
    Rise through the ranks of Torn and be recognized as the best of the best in the Hall of Fame!
  • Crimes
    Go make some cash or cause a little terror by committing one of over 50 crimes with hundreds of outcomes!
  • Markets
    Become an integral part of the Torn economy by buying and selling goods in the markets or auction house!

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Reviews from our players
  • It's such a good game! I play every single day, and it's so involved. A bit of a learning curve, but good tutorials, and you'll get there.
    October 16, 2023
  • i cant understand how a chat game could be so immersive and interactive ! I really recommend this game for any person at any age at any time
    October 15, 2023
  • The most interesting text based game I've played. It was a revelation to realise how long it's been around. lots to do and learn
    October 13, 2023
  • Love the game! issue- got knocked out of an education course w/only 5 out of 32 days left?? reason??
    October 11, 2023
  • A beautiful longer paced game, with enough action to keep you busy for in my case 6 hours. Why get a real life when I have torn? (Joke)
    October 07, 2023
  • Really great game once you get the hang of it. But the days are just way to long. Maybe 3-4 game days in 24hours
    October 06, 2023
  • I have been playing for a year. It's an amazing game for those who enjoy a long term, text based game. I tend to uninstall games due getting bored. I haven't thought about it wihh this game at all. No ad disruption. Thank you devs.
    October 06, 2023
  • Good game but very laggy most times please fix this mess, im in a war and the game lagging. Fix this mess
    October 06, 2023
  • Fun text based game with a social community. Devs actually play the game, cuz it's good. Raunchy humor, crime, employment, friendship. If you report a bug, it gets fixed.
    October 05, 2023
  • It is simple but complex at the same time. I'm enjoying it more than I thought I would. Reading a few of the new user guides in the in-game forum really made a difference in progress speed.
    October 04, 2023
  • I really like the game so much,it's user friendly and even a new players can understand it..it's a 10/10 for me
    October 02, 2023
  • love the game. would love to have a actually progress bar or something so I know when I'll level up next . and the but mugging needs a limit on Amount they can take a few thousand. but a few million is crazy
    September 29, 2023
  • I genuinely like this game. it does need a bit more simpler ways to navigate the first time playing the game but all in all its great
    September 28, 2023
  • one of the coolest games I've ever played a little hard too understand at first but once you join a faction new things open up really cool intros and game interaction
    September 27, 2023
  • this is a blast!!! literally! i love this game! think I'll be here for a very long time. in thorn that is!!!
    September 26, 2023
  • Very easy to use, not high maintenance.. Just hated the high level bullies tho and even if you report to admin there's nothing we can do about it. But i love the game alot
    September 22, 2023
  • the game is very good, there a few improvements could be made when it comes to new players but the community in it is very good, find an active faction and you'll be set to enjoy
    September 14, 2023
  • it's fun but it's impossible to catch up to old players unless they stop playing and it takes a lot of patience, my tip would be to read the forums
    September 12, 2023
  • awesome game and since I began playing it 3 years ago its been evolving still into an even better game.
    September 12, 2023
  • it's fun!!!! it's not your normal type of gaming, but I like it it's interesting Like the old school dial up games from early 90s
    September 12, 2023

Which Path Will You Take?

Text Based Games

Torn is an exciting, gritty, real-life text based game. Text-based games are addictive and great fun to play. Torn is no exception!

New players start off weak and poor. Beware, the murky underworld of Torn City shows no mercy so be on your guard from the off. Opportunists will not think twice to mug or hospitalize you for a few bucks. As an online crime RPG game, the rules are very simple; Build a new life. Get to the top. Avoid being killed. Choose any route to get there. In Torn you can be ANYONE and do ANYTHING.

To earn money and increase your status you'll need to get your hands dirty, commit crimes and attack other players. The stronger you are the more battles you win so prepare to train hard to become the best.

Other game features include starting or joining a faction, collecting and trading items, invest in stocks, avoid jail and hospital, undertake missions, race cars, get married, get a job or start a company, take education courses, win big in the casino, play poker, invest in the bank, shop for items, program viruses, read or write for the Torn City Times newspaper, buy multiple properties, travel, hunt... The list is endless, but there's plenty of help in the Torn Wiki.

Torn is one of the largest text based RPG's online with tens of thousands of active daily players. Like most indie MMORPGs, Torn is deep and constantly evolving with feature rich updates, so there's always something new to discover. This is what sets Torn aside from other text-based RPG / PBBG.

Register Now and keep playing to unlock hidden features, opportunities and discover more truths about this murky city.

Browser Games and Online Strategy Games

These days, with the most advanced personal computers and consoles in the world running games with cutting edge graphics, we can sometimes forget where we came from. The true essence of a game is in its gameplay and the way in which it involves players, which is why the browser based online strategy game is as popular as ever.

Everybody remembers the Runescape craze from a few years ago. That made browser games mainstream once again, but since its decline there has been a large gap. And we believe that Torn is the perfect game to fill that gap. This browser game is so appealing because it's also the type of game you can play at a pace that suits you. It's the type of game you can spend hours on or it's the type of game you can sneak onto whilst at work or to take a break. That's why Torn has tens of thousands of people playing each day.

Online strategy games are even better when it comes to playing within a browser, as the whole game is geared towards the casual player. This is what has made them so popular.

Torn is the ultimate online strategy game. It encompasses the depth and scale of a MMORPG with the ease-of-play of the simplest browser games. Now you can play anywhere, any time and enjoy this browser game in all its glory.