Classic D&D - Online

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    I brought this up when I first came here, there was some interest. My web site host was gracious enough to give me a free account upgrade when I asked about their changes, and my coding and graphics development have increase a lot ... so, I want to being this idea back up again. I want to create an online chat RPG (sort of Telnet style) using classic D&D as the backbone. Some mods to the original rules, which I will work on now.

    Is there anyone interested in working on the game world with me? Building the land, kingdoms, monsters, flora, societies, etc. are what I am talking about, as well as (especially) spells and artifacts. Hit me up with a PM if you are interested, we can discuss it in this thread to.
     
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    On a slightly related note, I relaunched RPGCN ... better, bigger, and .... prettier!
    RPGCN - Main ... in case you love online gaming. ;)
     
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    That is a huge undertaking and a good one will take years and years to complete. I played and still do occasionally a IPMUD called Everdark

    accessible through telnet at [SIZE=-1]everdark.org 3000 [199.184.188.18]

    Everdark is only considered a medium mud game and it has over 3000 rooms. Each room can take 3 coders about a month to complete. (with bug testing) Not for the fair heart.

    I use to be the bug tester and help describe rooms/npc/items on my mud that I play.
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    Here is a little more information. You can log in as a Guest at my game to check it out.

    Everdark MUD information, reviews and discussion at Top Mud Sites

    um over 36 very hard quest and no cheating or helping others is allowed. Wizards monitor that stuff very closely. I started playing on that game in 1996, and still there but rarely log in anymore. On any given Friday night there use to be over 50 people playing, but now I would say 20 at best on a friday night. Love the game, and I still have 6 quest to finish them all but they are too hard for me. I need help! LOL I was in the nobility but since I haven't played, I haven't paid my taxes so I got kicked out. LOL

    I'm a Fighter and if you decide to check it out, once in the game type the word (who) if you see Wizard Sezrak, tell him I sent you, and be prepared for him to bug the crap out of you. lol

    No really if any decided to try it, PM me and I'll log onto the game to try and help
     
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    I actually think KK you should just take over Everdark! Play the game, complete all quest, then apply to be a wizard. Then take over the entire game!
     
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    The kind I was thinking would be less hack and slash than most MUD's ... more story telling, just with an automated system so a GM is not required for every scene.
     
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    I am more of a designer than a player. ;)
     
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    Oh an adult role playing talkie one. I've seen many of those too. I use Zmud/Cmud to connect
     
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    The big problem is that the good online RPG chats keep closing ... mostly because the site owners are too fickle in who plays and how it's played. So now most players of the story telling RPG chats are very reluctant to get involved in anything. This is why I want to use a simple game system, like classic D&D ... so they won't fear making a character (most other game systems for story telling chats are really time consuming). Maybe I can pick up all the orphaned players, even those from White Wolf. Just found out my core site is actually on the first page of results in Google for the search term (actually surprised me a LOT). So ... now is the time to start something bigger. White Wolf screwed a lot of their players in March ... oddly I'm not upset about that. :razz: So a lot of gamers are clinging to whatever sites they can find, but no one has been able to manage one will since then (learned from the forums which I have neglected for a loooong time that I didn't see it developing). So now I have a chance to pick up the slack ... it's a huge oppertunity to get my foot into the story telling game industry, and who knows who I can bring with me.
     
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    Aaaw ... well, White Wolf had one for their World of Darkness (started back when it was Vampire the Masquerade and Werewolf the Apocalypse actually). It's not just for adults mind you, they are just not for tiny tots. ;) It's like a community of characters, and players act in these roles, the stats rarely come into play actually. Think Zork ... but thousands of players taking the character roles.
     

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