Achaea is a completely original high fantasy mud coded from scratch with a full-time -paid- staff, hosted in the same facility as Sun and Google, and focused on player interaction rather than the monster bashing nearly all text muds focus on. Competing city- states, guilds, religious Orders, clans, unrivalled PvP combat, competitive economic systems, and more. We are the gold standard. But you don't have to take our word for it: 'I don't believe there's another game in existence with this much depth.' - John Romero, Co-designer of Doom and Quake 'Few virtual worlds with an immensely complicated combat system avoid being completely dominated by it -- Achaea is the best-known exception.' -- Dr. Richard Bartle, the inventor of MUDs. 'One of the biggest online text-based games.' - Wired.com 'It's a very real world and very fascinating.' - G4/TechTV Most #1 rankings ever. - Topmudsites.com
"Achaea is a very real world, and very fascinating." - G4/TechTV "Simply put, Achaea is one of the best MUDs on the internet." - TimeWastersGuide.com. Come find out why. The flagship MUD from the #1 text MUD company in the last decade - Iron Realms Entertainment - , Achaea is a fully original world focusing on depth, roleplaying, and PvP and Group vs. Group action of all kinds: Political, economics, war, combat, and more. The backstory is huge and sweeping, the production value is second to none, and the admins are hands-down the finest in the world.
"Few virtual worlds with an immensely complicated combat system avoid being completely dominated by it -- Achaea is the best-known exception." -- Dr. Richard Bartle, inventor of MUDs. "I don't believe there is another game in existence with this much depth." -- John Romero, co-creator Doom and Quake. 'Nuff said.
An entirely original (no stock code or design) game focusing on player vs.player interaction. It's got one of the best PK systems around (fast,furious, and it takes real skill and practice to master), and it'scompletely different (and better) than anything you've seen. It's gothundreds of different skills and spells, really nice admins, and a verydeveloped and coherent history and world, including player-driven politicaland economic systems. Innovative guilds like the Occultists andSerpentlords, to popular standbys like the Templars and Druids.