Text Games

Even though they’re amazingly outdated, text-only games continue to be a big part of my life.

I’m currently playing an online text-only game called “Legend of the Green Dragon” — which is kind of a Minimally Multiplayer Online Game. It’s based on an old BBS game I used to play back in high school called “Legend of the Red Dragon.” In some ways its design is more modern, in other ways it still reflects the (sometimes, but not always) charming design flaws of that era.

The basic premise of the game is that you create a character who lives in … Continue reading