Tag Archive: MUDs

Has Evil Left the Building?

Or: Ever Just Want to be Bad? A good friend of mine and writer here, Ryan, just got a promotion in a game he’s been playing for the last ten years. He’s now an “immortal,” which in MMO terms means guild leader/staff member. His achievement came with a lot of accolades but what I found …

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Whatever Happened To: Alignments?

My last post made me feel a little nostalgic this weekend. Like most of us, I look back at the first MMOs I played and sometime feel the need to rekindle those old feelings. Well, actually, it’s MUDs in my case, but whatever.  As I stepped back in, it hit me. I left out a …

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Exploration: may you rest in piece

I had a lot of fun when I played WoW seriously. Coming from a history steeped in MUDs, the idea that I could run and meet any object I saw on the horizon was extraordinary. The prospect of actually being able to climb up a mountain is something a good friend of mine was giddy …

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