Set in a fantastical New England, Salem offers free form massively multiplayer gameplayin a persistent, ever-changing, online world. Players take the roles of intrepid colonists from the Old World seeking to make lives for themselves in the New. The colonists are able to use a unique crafting, farming and building system inspired by 17th century alchemy. Although Salem takes place in a light-hearted gothic setting with a charming and cute art-style, there is also open player-versus-player combat and permanent death. Experience creatures based off actual colonist folklore like Squonks, Hidebehindsand of course witches in an open sand box world.