Resources for New Players
Welcome to the game! Some of our players and staff have been here for over ten years, while others are newer, but just as enthusiastic. We hope you'll find life on the surface of Zalanthas as challenging and enjoyable as countless people have over the last decade.
This section provides all
you need to start playing Armageddon MUD.
If you are new to the game, take the
time to look through this section. Players agree
that their initial experience of the game has been greatly enhanced
by getting familiar with the game basics.
Talks about the game premise, as well as the culture that has evolved
around the game.
- Roleplaying on Armageddon:
These resources focus on roleplaying - what it is, how best to do it, common problems
and how people have addressed them in the past.
- Creating a Character:
Guides you through coming up with and submitting a character, and includes sample
descriptions so you can see what is and isn't acceptable for the game.
- What You Know:
Details of life that your character would know.
Provides a sample of gameplay in the city of Allanak.
Lists player helpers who can be contacted for advice and assistance.
- Useful Utilities Utilities
written by Armageddon players, including a name generator, an emote
tester, and an age converter.
- Are you
new to online games?:
Details how to create an account and submit a character for it.
Be aware that for beginning characters, not all races and guilds are available.
If you are new to the game, your choices will be:
Dwarf, Human, and
races, and Warrior, Ranger, Merchant, Pick-pocket,
Burglar, and Assassin for guilds. New players are advised but not
required to select Human or Half-Elf for race and a non-thief guild until
they get a feel for the game's intricacies. Allanak is a friendlier
starting place for new players as well, and has the highest player
Other Resources for New Players
- General Discussion Board:
Multiple forums, including
Ask the Players
- Racial Roleplay:
How to roleplay half-elves, elves, and dwarves.
- Helpfile on Subclasses: Helpfile on subclasses, includes list with descriptions.
Chronology of the Known World: Timeline showing the history of the Known
- Frequently Asked Questions: Questions include: how to use the helpfiles, what race and guild to choose, how to earn money, how to buy things, how to tailor armor and clothing, how to use a mount, what clans are like on Armageddon, how a character learns skills, and how to travel.
- Introduction to Allanak for New Players: An illustrated guide to the basics of play in
Allanak, including taverns, shopping, and getting a job.
- Coming from other games:
Discusses the difference between MUSHes and DIKU MUDs as well as Gemstone.
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