Also originally known as The Isles, NiMUD was the light-hearted rival to the popular Rivers of MUD (ROM). It was (and remains to this day) one of the most fleshed out, advanced, and evolved Diku-based projects.

Though there may be some contention on this, The Isles/NiMUD is largely credited with being the very first codebase (especially in the Diku realm) to provide features like OLC (Online Creation), a leveless character system, a merchant system, a gem-based spell system, and many others.

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  • Original Developers

  • Locke

  • Language(s)

  • C

  • Release Year

  • 1994

  • Software License

  • Custom

  • See also

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