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Started on The Inquisition: Legacy
: several years ago
Apr 20, 2017
TMC Listing: The Inquisition: Legacy
The following review is the opinion of the review's author [Avolina]
and in no way represents the opinions of this website or its staff.
I have played here for several years. The game is one of my
favorites, but every game has flaws. First, I'll start with the good.
The code is really advanced, more so than your average ROM MUD. There
are many features that most RPE muds don't have, like messages,
rumors, personal events, which are kind of like mini prompts to boost
your RP, and many other features. Second, the community is warm and
welcoming, despite its small size. Third, the world is finely crafted.
The room descriptions immerse me, and I can almost picture myself
there. As a final plus, staff response time is reasonably quick, and
the small group of staffers seem to work in sync with each other as
well as the playing community. Like I said before, the game has flaws,
and here they are. First, the theme is oppressive. It's hard to play
anything but a faithful Davite who blends in without bringing the
order down on your head, along with the masses. Free speech is
extremely limited, especially if you don't want to be branded as a
heretic, which brings with it whippings, brandings, and at the worst
levels, burning at the stake. While these things are part of the
theme, people don't come to a game to be locked into boxes. In a
world of strictly enforced conformity, anyone who doesn't blend in
attracts the notice of others, and woe to you if you disobey a noble.
They can lash you for disobedience. Second, the player base is small,
at least in my opinion. Even in the evening hours, players are
scattered across the grid, and it's hard to find RP if you don't
want to sit in a tavern or church square waiting for RP. The grid is
large, and I believe it should be fully taken advantage of. If you're
looking for a dark world with a medieval theme, interesting story
arcs, mostly, and a fully featured codebase, with everything from
livestock breeding, to farming, to having children of your own, as
well as the flavor of several cultures to RP, the inquisition: legacy
might be a good fit.