Blog Posts

Ruminations about the system, the quest write ups, and other Imperian things in general

Some thoughts on the 'death of RP'
First Published: 17 July 2017

So, this is kind of a perennial topic at this point when it comes to Imperian. It comes up time and time again on the forums - the ‘death of RP’. As if interaction between players on a MUD that still has a player-base are just going to go away. It’s a little more complex than that, of course, and there’s a legitimate problem at the root of all of it, and that’s kind of the best and worst thing, because if it was clearly and unremittingly legitimate a concern we wouldn’t have a bunch of hand-wringing about it, just people fixing it, and if it was completely off-base then it would be dismissed out of hand. ... Read More

Beginnings of Quest Information
First Published: 16 July 2017

As much to get a handle on the basic layout I wanted to present quest information in, I wrote up a couple of the quests in the game (“Bashing the Horde” in Skegdald and the Cinua Glade quest), which you can access from the homepage or the quests link to the right (presuming you’re on desktop. More will be forthcoming as I document the quests. I also took the time to go over the style a bit, it is at least a LITTLE bit more appropriate for an Imperian game site now. ... Read More

First Post
First Published: 15 July 2017

I suppose every webpage is going to have it’s first post, eh? So, what’s all this then? Well, to make a considerably long story short, I have found it useful to keep a variety of notes and such as I go about bashing and devloping a system for Imperian. And rather than keep them to myself, I want to put them somewheres everyone can have access to them, at least while I’m maintaining the webpage anyways. ... Read More