I've been mudding for about 15 years on and off and recently was
looking for a new mud to play. Wanted something I could get into
fairly easily and that I could solo without too much of a huge
learning curve. Well in the space of a couple of days I tried 20
different muds and didn't find one I liked until I came across Avatar
MUD. Let me tell you why this mud caught my eye and has kept my
First off, every. single. mud. will claim they have 'a super dooper
friendly player base!' who love helping out new players etc. No, no
they don't, half of them don't even have a playerbase, the other
half are afk or don't care and some are downright rude (not looking
at any muds on top of the rankings or anything).
Avatar Mud was different. I was greeted, I was talked to players,
they answered my dumb questions (without snobby 'read the newbie
manual you idiot' comments)...I was shown certain tricks to the game
and even had players help me with CRs. Truly friendly and helpful
Their mud school was clean, quick, easy to understand and helpful.
This makes it better than 99% of the mud schools out there.
The interface is very clean. Can't tell you how many horrible
interfaces I've looked at over the last two weeks but how people can
play some of these muds without their eyes bleeding I don't know.
Avatar's is simple, easy to understand and without a fit-inducing
level of color use.
They have a huge number of zones, a very nice wiki and plenty of
quests it looks like. Looking forward to many months of Avatar
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