Players will be able to commit crimes like murder or theft but if their criminal record reaches a certain point, they will need to hide, because the guards will send them to jail for some time (depending on the severity of their deeds) when they see them. The players will receive even more points for a crime when there’s a witness (other player or NPC) around. In future, other players will also be able to create an arrest warrant and hunt criminals down.
Vetus Mundus will be a free world where everyone can do just what he wants (if he’s prepared to bear the consequences). Of course, there will be a lot of quests, events and so on to keep the gaming experience interesting. However, the player will not need to follow a strict storyline. Unlike some other MMOs, where the player is nearly forced to do one quest after the other, we believe in the freedom of the game. For example, RP is welcome and encouraged but not enforced. We’ll also have our own storyline which is loosely tied to the official history and lore developed by Citadel.