EotL is a shadow of it's former self. While it's still dangerous,
no more do players and coders both enjoy the thrills.
Note that these are my opinions, but I highly invite you to log in
and talk to pretty much any mortal, myself included, and get our
thoughts. Also, don't be afraid to ask the wizards and archwizards
about higher-level things, like the real fact that player levels keep
dropping immediatly after massive changes.
As the years progress, things are brought more and more into the
day-to-day scope of those in charge, and players keep leaving as a
Players do not want balance. Players do not want fair. Players want
to do loads of damage and heal instantly and kill big things, not
spend all day grinding away at the same monster because they can't
heal, and their damage has been capped to a retardedly low level.
In the grand days of EotL, it wasn't uncommon to see 100 players on.
Now, if there's 50, there's damn near an orgasmic flurry of patting
Things are edited and changed with flagrant disregard of mortal
input. 'Like it or go away' is the call these days.
There are a few wizards who still strive to try to help mortals and
make it fun for them, but more often than not their efforts are
crushed beneath real life obligations as well as the stifling will of
the ones in charge.
So, play here if you've got an hour or two to kill, but if you want
a better mudding experience, I highly recommend *any* mud out there
other than EotL.
You'll like life here...then suddenly hate it.
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