The Hour of the Beast

I recently had the pleasure of releasing the third Order beast in the game, my rage worgs, the first “litter” of which reached maturity just this morning. Coincidentally, a player asked me last week how I decided on appearance variables for my worgs, so I thought I’d address beasts in general. Prior to creating my…

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Shikari Part 2: Becoming God

I said in my last post that the process of becoming an ephemeral is both easy and difficult. So is the life of an ephemeral. On one hand, you have a fairly good time. There are lots of eye-opening things you learn while up in the Upper Havens, like how to create mobiles and make…

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Shikari Part 1: From Ignorant to Ephemeral

“Text-based? So there’s a lot of reading? I don’t know about that…” Yeah, I was one of those people. I’ve played MMORPGs for years, from Ragnarok Online on private servers to Guild Wars – and yes, I did dabble in World of Warcraft. But before 2008, I’d never played a MUD before, and I was…

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