Starmourn, a new commercial MUD, is arriving in 2017

    
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Screenshots are hard to come by. For reasons which should be obvious.

The DNA of MUDs is deeply entrenched in MMORPGs. It would be fair to say that games like MUDs, MUSHes, and the like led directly into the birth of the more modern genre. But it would be entirely unfair to say that the MUD has consequently ceased to exist. It’s 2016, and a new MUD, Starmourn, has been announced by Iron Realms Entertainment for release at some point next year.

At the moment, all that the game has on display is a trailer and a bit of concept art along with a nonfunctional Facebook page, but there’s more to come within the not-too-distant future, certainly. If you’re looking for a science fiction game to play and don’t mind having to form most of the graphics in your head, you ought to keep your eyes focused on the project as it develops further.

Source: Official Site; thanks to Michael for the tip!
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MattMihaly
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MattMihaly

Mark Jacobs Thanks Mark, greatly appreciate it!

EBreezy
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EBreezy

DugFromTheEarth There’s browser based client is pretty nice.

DugFromTheEarth
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DugFromTheEarth

A mud, hyped by a video of 3d rendered graphics… /chuckle.

Anyone know if this is going to be an old school mud played entirely in a console window with text commands? Or one of the more evolved ones, with a semi UI, map (ascii), and clickable buttons for things like directions, inventory, etc?

Mark Jacobs
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Mark Jacobs

Good for them! I hope it turns out to be fun game.  Iron Realms, Matt and company, keep MUDs alive!

Still so tempted to put Dragon’s Gate back up and running.

mattaui
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mattaui

I used to spend so much time with the World of Darkness MUSHes back in the mid 90s, and then I was active across a whole slew of social ones. They appealed to me, and still do, for their focus on in depth written descriptions and interactions.

I never really did get deep into the actual MUDs, however. It was either single player RPGs for me, or the eventual rise of the graphical MMOs.

Looking forward to seeing how this one progresses.

Coffee, Please
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Coffee, Please

*looks up MUSH* Huh, it has many meanings and none of them are what we called it. We just called it a Multi-User Social Hub, but I kind of like the Shared Hallucination bit.
Cool beans. I helped write and create rooms in a MUD once, back in the day. MUD was called Exodus though I suspect with a name like “Exodus” it wasn’t the only one with the name. Seems like a safe bet.

EBreezy
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EBreezy

I’m pretty excited for this and I’ll definitely be following.  I couldn’t get into Midkemia (spelling?) and it’s story, but I think it played a bit different from the rest and I liked that.   If I remember right, I liked that you could use more skills on mobs. In the other games, you had 1-2 upgradable skills to hunt mobs with, but a billion to PVP with.  So, I’m definitely all for this game – especially if it’s not Achaea in space.

magogjack
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magogjack

Baemir Just like in Dune…..

Baemir
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Baemir

“and don’t mind having to form most of the graphics in your head”
…i feel like we hit a peak and our species has started to regress

sirnoldor
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sirnoldor

I would love for Illusia: Search for the Eternals to be returned back to the Internet.  It was a MUD that didn’t quite make it out of alpha/beta stage many years ago.
Randor, the owner of the game and the server & client software code, has stated in the past that he “could” bring it back to life pretty easily but so far it hasn’t appeared…despite me leaving messages asking him to do so (like here in fact!). I guess he is too busy at Microsoft! >,<
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