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Ancient Anguish is a text-based adventure game that opened to the public in February, 1992. Today it is one of the largest and most popular MUDs (multi-user domains) on the Internet.
Ancient Anguish is full of detailed descriptions, fun, and fantasy adventure. Come and explore a world full of magic and fantasy!
Detailed and consistent medieval theme.
11 classes, 5 races, 8 guilds, each with special abilities.
17 different weapon types and a comprehensive skill system.
Thousands of items, armours, and weapons to experiment with.
Unique equipment pieces are rare and have special properties.
A friendly environment and training tutorial for new players.
Optional PvP (Player vs Player) combat.
Bounty mechanics allow players to hunt criminals for a reward.
Roleplaying is encouraged, but not required.
Maps in-game provide a coloured view of the environment.
Customise the appearance and features of your characters.
Advanced trait system makes every character unique.
A vast world of countless adventures to explore.
Free training program for those who wish to code for the game.
Ready to play? Load up your favourite MUD or telnet client and visit us at hostname: ancient.anguish.org port: 2222 or use one of the options from the play now menu.
Sallow is a towering orc, with dreadlocked hair and a penchant for weapons. He belongs to The Scythe.
*spit* You heard wrong.