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Getting Started

General game information

This section will provide you with the basics of getting started in Torn. It also provides you the most frequently asked questions and their answers. The game rules are also provided in this section.


We have a huge thriving community atmosphere in Torn! There are several options to interact with other users besides just in-game mail. We offer chat boxes, official Discord, and forums. Try them all out, we are sure you will find one that suits you best.

Down to Details

Once you have been playing for awhile, the questions and information needed gets much more detailed. Here you can locate the ins and outs in much more detail. We have player made tutorials, details on factions, companies and stock market. You can also find information on merits, items, and much more. So if it's detailed information you seek, look no further. You can also find a list of staff, description of their duties, and where to go if you need some help.

Torn - The Text-Based Online RPG

Torn is a violent crime themed Role-playing game with more than 1.5 million players. The text based browser game is set in the murky underworld of Torn , where everyone's out for themselves. In Torn you can be who ever you want to be and do what ever you want to do. The game is endless in possibilities and with regular feature updates you'll soon discover something new to do within the city.

The aim of the game

The aim of the game is to become the best. Earn the most money, own the biggest property, own the most successful company, drive the fastest car, lead the largest faction, have the most friends, complete the most missions, commit the most crime and be the strongest and hardest in Torn City.

Text based RPG

You'll soon discover why text based RPG's are so popular! In a text based world everything is possible. There are no limits. Torn City guarantees "no resets" so you can build your character over years, to infinite strengths and abilities. The longer you play Torn City the more powerful you become.

More about RPG and MMORPGs

There are many different styles of online games. RPG stands for Role Playing Games and involve you creating a character and a playing a role within the game. MMORPG stands for Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game and involves you playing against or with many other players, more information can be found here. Torn City has over 1.5 million registered players and attracts around 40,000 players every day, making Torn City very much a MMORPG. Torn city has a thriving community which can be experienced in the forums. You can visit our forums here!

Wiki Information

Torn's wiki is maintained by a dedicated group of editors and contributors. If you ever find a mistake or think something is badly formulated, feel free to contact someone from the Contributors team.