Text Games – What are MUDs?

Fiction fans love to read about their favorite heroes in the most exciting circumstances. The mighty warrior who defeats the armies of a dark sorcerer hell-bent on enslaving a nation. A heartless assassin who finds the Light in his soul and uses his abilities for the greater good. Many people wish they could read stories about heroes from their own imaginations. How do many RPG fans cope with such wishes? They play a text-based role-playing game, or multi-user dungeon (MUD).

It’s a lot like a lot of your current online RPGs, without the graphics. Why would anyone choose to play a video game without graphics? Consider the opportunity to create a hero, personality, and talents of your choice. Maybe it even has a part of you in it. Within the realm of text adventure games, you can easily participate in adventures and create stories with other players who have created heroes for the same reasons as you. With all these characters brought together, you act out their stories, individually or together in text-based online games. It can affect worlds with even the tiniest actions within the online text game. You, the player, make the story happen. He is not a director, actor or playwright. Only you and the others who participate in the many adventures of these text-based RPGs.

Now, not all text-based RPGs out there today are heavyweight online text-based RPGs. There are a wide variety of text games to suit every type of play style. For example, there are games based solely on killing players, or PK, where players fight each other for rewards or experience. There is RPI, or intensive role play, where you are required to stay in character while online. Also, there are some text games that just have the slimmest ‘game’ look and feel that focuses on the social aspects called ‘Talkers’. With a little searching, it’s easy to find a wide variety of online text games to enjoy for days, months, and years.

With every type of online text game out there, there are a multitude of genres. Those based on existing movies, books, or perhaps RPGs. There are those text games that are based on a purely unique fictional world, with rich stories and interesting people. Sometimes you can find text games loosely based on historical people or places, and you can participate in shaping what history  ทางเข้า UFABET มือถือ ‘might have been’ for today’s world. Regardless of your preference, be it fantasy, sci-fi, romance, dark gothic, occult horror, or modern realism, you can find a genre to suit your tastes.

The last question most people ask about text adventure games: Why do you actually play them? Many do it for the simple fact that you don’t need a computer with three paychecks to play. Some for the social, chat-like aspects of the text games themselves. But, there are those who do it for the joy of playing a unique and highly enriched game like Achaea, Dreams of a Divine Land, where players create their characters online using a unique combination of races, classes, houses, and divine orders. Players of this online text game run the political arenas, financial districts, and military forces. They interact with the gods of Achaia on a regular basis. Cities fight each other and empires turn to dust.