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Author Reverence, DCLXVI?
Miek
pioneer

Joined: Aug 29, 2006
Posts: 305
Posted: 08-10-2016 12:48   
As a youth playing MUD you two were the first ever PKs I ever met. Really chill dudes. We had some chats now and again. I was just wondering what you guys do now? Where life took you?

Off the top of my head: Same goes for DarkKnight, Sonic, Warlord, Foz, Jesstar. What do you do? You were the first peeps I ever interacted with in an online community!

Do you study? Work? Have kids?

I'm 32. I study Creative Writing and live with my 6 year old husky. I don't work enough (some odd bits of Transcription.) and haven't played MUD in ages!

Cheers, please reply here or PM.
Zedar.
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asd
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Joined: Nov 20, 2006
Posts: 5
Posted: 08-10-2016 18:04   
hiya, they arent gonna see this anytime soon dude

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rev
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Joined: Sep 09, 2021
Posts: 3
Posted: 09-09-2021 13:09   
Hello, Reverence here.

Is it too late to reply? Only been five years.

Mud2 played a significant and memorable role in the earier part of my life. I can't remember the exact year it was when I first played, but it was in the early days of Wireplay.

It was probably around 1997, I would have been about 12 or 13. I went by a different and rather simple name back then - Properson.
As in ProPerson - I was young and naive. I only used Wireplay to play C&C Red Alert or Duke Nukem.

There were times when no games were available. That is how I ended up trying Mud, and in the end it was all that I played.

I find my behaviour from those days quite shameful to be honest. I was so young, and people at that age can behave quite stupidly, some especially so.

People can also change, and while some might not change much, some change a lot.

My online gaming did not end with Mud. I got into mmorpgs after that. Though i'm finished with them now, a case of been there done that.

Little detail some might find amusing. I have a mention on wikipedia for being the top player and prize winner on the FPS game Kwari before it was shut down. Look up "Kwari Sinister" on google if interested.

As i've evolved as a person my desire for player killing diminished. I just don't find it fun any more. I think it's wrong to be mean to someone if you can choose not to be.

How is my life in the present? Better, much better. I'm glad about where my life has taken me and more importantly, who I have become so far.


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Zalagar
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Joined: Mar 05, 2002
Posts: 243
Posted: 10-09-2021 00:46   
Quote:

On 09-09-2021 13:09, rev wrote:
Hello, Reverence here.

Is it too late to reply? Only been five years.

Mud2 played a significant and memorable role in the earier part of my life. I can't remember the exact year it was when I first played, but it was in the early days of Wireplay.

It was probably around 1997, I would have been about 12 or 13. I went by a different and rather simple name back then - Properson.
As in ProPerson - I was young and naive. I only used Wireplay to play C&C Red Alert or Duke Nukem.

There were times when no games were available. That is how I ended up trying Mud, and in the end it was all that I played.

I find my behaviour from those days quite shameful to be honest. I was so young, and people at that age can behave quite stupidly, some especially so.

People can also change, and while some might not change much, some change a lot.

My online gaming did not end with Mud. I got into mmorpgs after that. Though i'm finished with them now, a case of been there done that.

Little detail some might find amusing. I have a mention on wikipedia for being the top player and prize winner on the FPS game Kwari before it was shut down. Look up "Kwari Sinister" on google if interested.

As i've evolved as a person my desire for player killing diminished. I just don't find it fun any more. I think it's wrong to be mean to someone if you can choose not to be.

How is my life in the present? Better, much better. I'm glad about where my life has taken me and more importantly, who I have become so far.



It's been a long time since we've heard from you, Rev (or as I liked to call you, 'Mr. Erence' - my running joke was that we weren't on first name terms).

It's good to know you've changed a lot since those days. I think we all have, to some extent. We look back on our behavior from fifteen or twenty (or more) years ago, and find things we're embarrassed by.

As for me, I keep coming back to MUD2 even though I have played an MMORPG in the past several years as well on and off. Things have quieted down around here, but I still turn up here a lot.

I've never been particularly fond of PK'ing, but I can respect those who are sporting about it and only attack those who are of their level, are just a level lower or just a level higher. As long as it's in within certain limits and scruples, it can avoid being bullying and instead be a challenge. Though at the same time, many players don't care for PK'ing and will try to avoid it when possible.

Anyway, it's good to hear from you again.







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rev
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Joined: Sep 09, 2021
Posts: 3
Posted: 11-09-2021 13:14   
Quote:

On 10-09-2021 00:46, Zalagar wrote:
Quote:

On 09-09-2021 13:09, rev wrote:
Hello, Reverence here.

Is it too late to reply? Only been five years.

Mud2 played a significant and memorable role in the earier part of my life. I can't remember the exact year it was when I first played, but it was in the early days of Wireplay.

It was probably around 1997, I would have been about 12 or 13. I went by a different and rather simple name back then - Properson.
As in ProPerson - I was young and naive. I only used Wireplay to play C&C Red Alert or Duke Nukem.

There were times when no games were available. That is how I ended up trying Mud, and in the end it was all that I played.

I find my behaviour from those days quite shameful to be honest. I was so young, and people at that age can behave quite stupidly, some especially so.

People can also change, and while some might not change much, some change a lot.

My online gaming did not end with Mud. I got into mmorpgs after that. Though i'm finished with them now, a case of been there done that.

Little detail some might find amusing. I have a mention on wikipedia for being the top player and prize winner on the FPS game Kwari before it was shut down. Look up "Kwari Sinister" on google if interested.

As i've evolved as a person my desire for player killing diminished. I just don't find it fun any more. I think it's wrong to be mean to someone if you can choose not to be.

How is my life in the present? Better, much better. I'm glad about where my life has taken me and more importantly, who I have become so far.



It's been a long time since we've heard from you, Rev (or as I liked to call you, 'Mr. Erence' - my running joke was that we weren't on first name terms).

It's good to know you've changed a lot since those days. I think we all have, to some extent. We look back on our behavior from fifteen or twenty (or more) years ago, and find things we're embarrassed by.

As for me, I keep coming back to MUD2 even though I have played an MMORPG in the past several years as well on and off. Things have quieted down around here, but I still turn up here a lot.

I've never been particularly fond of PK'ing, but I can respect those who are sporting about it and only attack those who are of their level, are just a level lower or just a level higher. As long as it's in within certain limits and scruples, it can avoid being bullying and instead be a challenge. Though at the same time, many players don't care for PK'ing and will try to avoid it when possible.

Anyway, it's good to hear from you again.









Funny how after all these years there is still that pull that can keep one coming back, even if only occasionally.





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Crazyfool
Wizard



Joined: Sep 16, 2001
Posts: 794
From: Llanelli
Posted: 13-09-2021 14:49   
Hi Rev. I look back fondly on our sets together, sharing kit etc. Mud played such a great part of my life but sadly since having kids I dont have time to play any games.

There were far worse things to do as a teenager and young man as running around on a text based adventure and shouting about lag....


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rev
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Joined: Sep 09, 2021
Posts: 3
Posted: 17-09-2021 13:04   
Quote:

On 13-09-2021 14:49, Crazyfool wrote:
Hi Rev. I look back fondly on our sets together, sharing kit etc. Mud played such a great part of my life but sadly since having kids I dont have time to play any games.

There were far worse things to do as a teenager and young man as running around on a text based adventure and shouting about lag....



For sure, on all points. I look back fondly on my time in mud. That was nearly 25 years ago. How the world has changed since then.





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Miek
pioneer

Joined: Aug 29, 2006
Posts: 305
Posted: 17-09-2021 15:30   
Wow. It is good to hear from you all. Thanks for the replies. We are around the same age, Rev. I found MUD in the same way and was also a red alert fan.

I see my friends kids gaming and they remind me of how we all were when it came to PKing. It is some Lord of the Flies action for sure!

I feel the internet was far different and more of a wilderness back then, our stories and experiences are unique; some people just would not understand.

I don't enjoy PvP as much in games, partly because I'm older and my reactions aren't as fast haha. Nowadays I like and play:
Sea of Thieves, Rust, SMITE and Rimworld.

Best wishes.

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