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Meat II

on Monday, 02 June 2014. Posted in Fantasy, Hack & Slash, Complete List

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Caltarra Token
[play=fatedtoend.com:4000]

Meat II is a classic MUD experience harkening back to ye early days of text-based gaming. Players may choose from one of multiple fantastic races alongside the four classic classes of Mage, Warrior, Thief and Cleric when creating their avatar. While much of the world is formed of stock areas, new zones have been added with secrets to discover and challenges to overcome. Begin your adventure among the buried dead of the ancient catacombs. Discover the hidden and forgotten subway from another time and place. Venture into the depths of Castle Dracula and discover whether you are a match for his evil might.

Group with your friends. Dispatch your enemies. Win the renown of your peers.

Welcome to Meat II.

Midnight Sun 2

on Saturday, 07 September 2013. Posted in Fantasy, Hack & Slash, Complete List

0.0/5 rating (0 votes)

Midnight Sun 2
[play=midnightsun2.org:3000]

Midnight Sun is a strictly medieval fantasy MUD. It is an easy place to get started, but also hides a lot of complexity and challenges. Travel through our world by foot or hitchhike yourself a ride on the back of a dragon.

Midnight Sun 2

on Sunday, 03 August 2014. Posted in Fantasy, Hack & Slash, Complete List

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Midnight Sun 2
[play=midnightsun2.org:3000]

Midnight Sun is a medieval fantasy LPmud that has been around since 1991.
We are a non-PK, hack-and-slash game, cooperative rather than competitive in nature, and with a strong sense of community.

Visit our webpage, and travel through our world by foot or hitchhike yourself a ride on the back of a dragon.

  • Completely custom world with more than 70 areas
  • Over 60 unique, hand-crafted quests
  • 8 guilds, each with a distinct playing style
  • Player owned houses with upgrade options
  • Different kinds of companions in theme with your guild
  • Friendly atmosphere
Once you enter a land where even the sun does not go to sleep at night... will you?

Midnight Sun 2 world map

Nodeka

on Thursday, 12 December 2013. Posted in Fantasy, Hack & Slash, Complete List

0.0/5 rating (0 votes)

Nodeka
[play=nodeka.com:23]
  • REAL-TIME overhead map displaying TRUE field of vision
  • 450+ skills and spells including: mental blast, joufu's arc, north wind
  • 120+ classes including: monk, poliir, nojohr, khehusod, ataelos, ruanbaere
  • 70+ races, such as: black drake, cloud giant, pixie, ryven, jerof, kedoeji
  • A quest system that'll blow your mind:
  • Story-like quests that have multiple outcomes
  • A morality system based on YOUR quest DECISIONS
  • Stored all completed quests - see summaries whenever you want
  • Tracked open quests and current state - pick up wherever you left off (have tons of open quests and never forget where you are)
  • A skill/spell system using 'preventions' that create not only a fast paced, but a highly strategic, combat system
  • Customizable output - including shrinking and expanding combat output and hiding things you don't want to see
  • Customizable color - battle color, score sheet, who, etc.
  • A million other things we don't have the space to list! Check us out!!

Procedural Realms

on Saturday, 31 October 2015. Posted in Hack & Slash, Complete List

5.0/5 rating 1 vote

Procedural Realms
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Procedural Realms is a brand new codebase written from the ground up. Inspired by Diku MUDs, rogue-like games, and Diablo-style loot and equipment systems, the game features a randomly generated open world with many monsters to kill and dungeons to explore. Some of the highlights include: 
  • Extensive crafting system, almost everything is craftable. 
  • Randomly generated equipment. 
  • Many skills and classes to choose from. 
  • Player built houses and shops. 
  • Build and excavate mines, clear farmland, roads, walls, fences. 
  • AI agents that can be hired to fight alongside you. 
  • Flexible character progression. 
  • Resource-driven economy, shops only carry items sold to them. 
  • Thorough in-game help system. 
  • Quests, fishing, farming, cooking, mining, smithing, and much more. 
The game is operational and open for player testing. There's a solid core game in place but we need players to help shape what the future will be. Things like guilds, PvP/PK, and endgame content are not yet complete. Your feedback is important! Please let us know what you think.

Realm of Shadows

on Friday, 02 October 2015. Posted in Fantasy, PvP / PK, Hack & Slash, Complete List

0.0/5 rating (0 votes)

Realm of Shadows
[play=realmofshadows.us:1133]

Realm of Shadows was founded in July 2001 and made its online debut in February 2, 2002. Since its inception, it has grown and evolved into a unique game play experience set within a world of magic and monsters. What you become is up to you, some people are deadly assassins that do nothing other than wait for unsuspecting victims and then strike. Perhaps you could become a merchant, you would search the realm for unique and powerful items and then trade or make a profit off them, some players will become brave mortals who will take on any quest the quest master will give them. The  possibilities are endless. Explore thousands of rooms hacking and slashing your  way through various creatures to ascend in the mortal food chain. Thousands of random items can be found all over the game!
 
We have tons of unique features that many players enjoy!
* Multiclassing
* Tiered classes
* True random object system
* Interesting areas to explore
* Optional PK
* Balanced experience system
* God led follower system
* Unique spells/skills
* 12 races and 9 classes (with tiers and special class options)
* Socketed objects (can combine gems with objects to add affects)
* Enhanced PK system for those who partake
* Generous immortal staff!  double/triple xp days
* Friendly staff and players
and so much more!  Come see for yourself!

Realm of Utopian Dreams

on Thursday, 03 September 2015. Posted in Roleplay, Hack & Slash, Complete List

5.0/5 rating (2 votes)

Realm of Utopian Dreams
[play=rudmud.com:1701]

Since 1996, the Realm of Utopian Dreams (RUD) has offered a free and unique middle-ages world of fantasy and make-believe in which players can create imaginary characters to participate in challenging adventures, perilous quests and dark-ages politics, and can enjoy making new friendships. RUD is an eclectic mix of role-play and hack-n-slash adventure.
 
We offer dozens of unique races and classes: 12 mortal races, 12 remort races, 11 original alignment-based races, 16 mortal classes, 16 remort classes, and 18 original alignment-based classes, each with special skills and abilities. Try your hand, for example, at playing a Geomancer, Samurai, Psiblade, Merchant, Ghostwalker, Pyromancer, Espion, or Executioner. We proudly offer a large variety of modes of communication including an expansive note system, and more than thirty channels. We provide automated mapping, an automated quest system and player/noble-run quests, random mud-wide bonuses, random mud-wide remort and pk options, and one of the largest systems of on-line help files around.
 
For those who would like to build their power and prestige after their time of adventuring, we have 9 levels of Nobility: become a Chevalier, Count, Marquise, Archduke, or Prince. Build and add to your castle, extend your lands and influence, rent rooms to other players, tax citizens, jail criminals, run special quests, host special role-play events, participate in PK with other PK-ers when you wish, buy special soliders, attend court, add to your Noble webpage, and more. Browse the RUD Book of Nobles to check out current noble players.
 
Please visit our exciting world and give us a try. You can telnet in and start playing right away. You can visit our website or join our Yahoo! Group. Our free Yahoo group offers dozens of player and character photos; databases; great links; and dozens of sample images of RUD races and classes, polls in which you can voice your opinion and preferences, the results of which help to determine the direction of and changes and improvements to the mud. Give Mudmagic's Game of the Month a try! Join us and Explore the Medieval Fantasy!

SlothMUD

on Sunday, 25 August 2013. Posted in Fantasy, Hack & Slash, Complete List, Editor's Picks

4.9/5 rating (9 votes)

SlothMUD
[play=slothmud.org:6101]

SlothMUD... the ultimate in DIKUMUD! The most active, intricate, exciting FREE MUD of its kind. This text based multiplayer free online rpg game and is enjoyed continuously by players worldwide. With over 23,500 uniquely described rooms, 8,300 distinct creatures, 12,200 characters, and 7,100 pieces of equipment, charms, trinkets and other items, our online RPG world is absolutely enormous and ready to explore.

  • 100% Original world
    • Over 23,500 unique richly described rooms
    • Over 8,400 unique mobs
    • Over 7,200 unique objects
  • Completely free to play - text based rpg game - multiplayer free online rpg game
  • Fast character creation-- No approval necessary
  • A single player base since 1997 with an average of 40+ online encompassing the world
    • US, Russia, Malaysia, Ukraine, Latvia, Singapore, UK, South Korea, Netherlands, Sweden, Canada, Lithuania, Italy, Germany, Australia, France, Israel, Estonia, Finland, Spain, Belgium, Mexico, Taiwan, and Brazil
  • MSDP support (Mud Server Data Protocol) hundreds of variables available
  • MCCP support (Mud Client Compression Protocol)
  • MXP support (Mud Extension Protocol)
  • MSP support (Mud Sound Protocol)
  • Astrological event system (complete solar system simulator with 4 other planets)
  • Unique and well thought out magic system Six layers of Strata- Channeling, Shaping, Summoning, Healing, Enhancement, Necromancy)
  • Innovative experience system (exp can be gained in a variety of ways-- leading, tanking, grouping, blasting, exploring, healing, questing, et al.)
  • Dedicated Immortal Staff
  • Continuous Regeneration System
  • Customizable prompts-- over 25,000 possible prompts to choose from
  • Time spawned mobs creating dynamic world resets
  • Dynamic World Map-- showing real time movement of our players
  • Mob lairs and caches (creatures hide and protect their treasures)
  • Socket and rune system, customize and personalize your eq and tailor it to your playstyle
  • Planting Devaks allows special magical powers throughout the area
  • Full ANSI colour support
  • In-game Aliases
  • In-game Auto Quests
  • Immortal Run Quests
  • Unique Quest Points & Shops
  • Full clan support (clan-only housing, clan-only channels, clan-only boards, et al.)
  • Global boards and player mail (ship items to fellow players, write letters, post news stories for everyone to see, et al)
  • Player files and eq saved continuously
  • Dynamic map of Newbatia and Newbie school (watch yourself move around town, or help yourself find your guilds)
  • Multi-Classing from 9 diverse classes including a unique and highly coveted Avatar class
  • Five Continents & Three Islands
    • Valkyre [VK] (Newbie only Continent)
    • Thordfalan [BH]
      • The Island [Is]
    • Niebelung [SS]
    • Thule [AH]
    • Lyme [Ly] (High level only Continent)
      • Ch'ung Kuo [CK]
      • Irapuete [CG/Irap]
  • Over 450 skills and spells
  • Unique vault and housing system
  • Dynamic Channels
    • Newbie Channel
    • Auction Channel
    • Gossip Channel
    • Player created channels
  • Extended Socials and Commands list
  • Newbie School and Newbie Helpers (called Isatars)
  • Combat Arenas for those who enjoy Player vs Player (located on each continent)
  • Avatar Meta Shop
  • Forging, Enchanting, Brewing and Trading
  • Weekly Top 20 lists posted on web site including total exp, deaths, and gold
  • Live continent boards listing the top 25 most deadly creatures of that continent
  • MUDL-- A one of a kind internal programming language that allows Immortals to continually create a dynamic and challenging experience

The Burning Eye

on Saturday, 01 March 2014. Posted in Fantasy, Hack & Slash, Complete List

0.0/5 rating (0 votes)

The Burning Eye
[play=mud.burning-eye.net:4000]

A Tolkien inspired ROM based mud. For half a decade we were known as the Rebirth of Arda. We are mostly hack n slash with a good core community happy to expand.

100 mortal levels
12 races
12 classes
Player-run clans
No level restrictions on eq, no rent.
Limited PvP, with the option of a pure non-PVP clan.
Active development by the immortal staff
Newbies welcome!

Visit our website at http://burning-eye.net

The Last Outpost

on Saturday, 02 November 2013. Posted in Fantasy, Hack & Slash, Complete List

4.9/5 rating (38 votes)

The Last Outpost
[play=last-outpost.com:4000]

"Three generations ago, The Empire was overrun. The Last 
Outpost, a small coastal trading community located deep in the wild, was spared from most of the fighting and survived. Life in the Outpost is not easy, and many of the finer things from the old Empire are absent. The residents of the Outpost are descended from the survivors of The Fall, a tough and adventurous breed. They are well suited to the task of reclaiming the land once tamed by their forefathers."
 
Along with exploring and advancing through the game world, The Last Outpost offers players the ability to lay claim to the zones that make up the land. Once claimed, a zone can be taxed, and the player making the claim gets to decide the player killing policy within the zone. Whoever claims the whole world is declared the Leader of the Last Outpost!
 
The Last Outpost has a large unique world, player elected 
clan membership, player regulated pkilling, and a hands-off policy for gods. 
 
The game accepts both IPv4 and IPv6 connections, and has a built in shell-like CLI with arrow history, hotkeys, and tab completion. The game does not require additional client software, and connections made through the web page are SSL encrypted. 
 
Whether you enjoy hack 'n slash, following quests, PvP, NPK, playing in clans, or soloing, the Last Outpost has it.

Update-  Shelters have been added to the list of standard adventuring equipment. You will need to have a shelter equipped in order to camp out in a safe room. Ralfonso, proprietor of our town Trading Post, says that it is about time that professional camping equipment became readily available again. "Sure, many of the finer things are still absent, but at least we don't have to sleep on the dirt when we venture outside", quipped the store owner, who sells a variety of camping supplies.

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