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April 6, 2004 8:56 PM   Subscribe

The Kingdom of Loathing. Not since Progress Quest has the world of online RPGs seen such innovation. Look out Everquest!
posted by ODiV (13 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
The ghost of the English language looks up at you.
"You have already proven yourself literate! Go forth, then, and avenge my death!"

posted by Galvatron at 9:51 PM on April 6, 2004

Hmm. I started running progress quest without reading the comments in that thread, and I just realized it wasn't still loading, it was playing. Sad. Even sadder, it made me want to play kingdom of loathing. Fun post.
posted by loquax at 10:07 PM on April 6, 2004

The point of ProgressQuest is to point out the essential futility of all MMORPGs, and in a greater sense all capitalist endeavour within an existential framework.
posted by Ryvar at 10:18 PM on April 6, 2004 [1 favorite]

I like the rules of the site:
Aggravated violation of this rule will result in a fine (Meat and/or items) being levied against your character in the amount of "however much we feel like taking, you jackass." You may or may not also have your chat privileges suspended for however long we feel like suspending them.
Sounds a bit like MeFi ;-)
posted by dg at 10:43 PM on April 6, 2004

See also: idleRPG
posted by ikalliom at 10:47 PM on April 6, 2004

I've been playing this for about three weeks. It's great. Any game that lets me adventure in Degrassi Knoll, build a Bitchin' Meatcar (to take to the shore), and come to the aid of the Deep Fat Friars and the Baron Rof L'm Fao has my approval.
posted by mcguirk at 11:22 PM on April 6, 2004

yay! this kol is way better than that web port of LORD I've been playing.
posted by juv3nal at 12:28 AM on April 7, 2004

ikalliom: small world, the guy that wrote idlerpg is at the desk right in front of me
posted by yeahyeahyeahwhoo at 9:52 AM on April 7, 2004

LORD! Man, how that brings back memories!
posted by jmd82 at 1:45 PM on April 7, 2004

This is just hysterical! Thanks for the link. Now...if I can just figure out how to eat the meat... ;)
posted by dejah420 at 3:25 PM on April 7, 2004

*resists responding to deja420, but only just*
posted by dg at 3:57 PM on April 7, 2004

You found a gem!
posted by XQUZYPHYR at 7:07 PM on April 7, 2004

You get 3 mysticalness!

This game rocks.
posted by kaibutsu at 9:31 PM on April 7, 2004

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