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  1. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Whoa! We're still alive! With a new update!! Check out the full patch notes here: Containers Update - Farwoods by Chanterelle Interactive
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    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    This week, we added the weather system along with our new rest system! Check it out here: While in inclement weather, your character will be cold and move and regenerate slower unless they are wearing insulating clothing, depending on the severity of the weather. Combined with the changes to...
  3. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    This week, a large update! We've added several decor items to expand the furniture system: rugs, tapestries, beds, lampposts, and stools. We've also added an initial implementation of the dyeing system, allowing us to color tailoring items like the new rugs and tapestries a variety of different...
  4. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Hello everyone! We've been continuing to work hard on the game, including our moderating and game master toolkit. The latter has reached a point now where we feel comfortable hosting a special event! This event will be aimed at playtesting the combat system on a larger scale: so far, players...
  5. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Warriors rejoice! By popular request we've added two new types of craftable weapon to the game: axes and spears. Also, our playtesters continue to find and document new bugs for us to fix: Finally, check out the new forums we've set up for the game: https://farwoods.net/forums
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    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Happy New Year, everyone! We are soldiering on here, grateful for everyone who has shown interest in the game and helped us found a small community of roleplayers. Hoping to reach beta this year!
  7. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    One of our players had their character drawn by @KolatBlue on Twitter: I suspect there will be more such commissions in the future.
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    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Alpha screenshots for your Sunday. Some of the players have been building a settlement out in the untamed forest!
  9. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Hello everyone! Weekly playtests continue after the holiday weekend, Thursdays/Fridays from 5PM EST to 10PM EST (late joiners welcome). People have also been playing on and off throughout the week. Part of our playtesting is attempting to play the game as we expect it to be played after release...
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    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    We will be expanding our playtests to both Thursdays and Fridays from 5pm EST/10pm UTC to 10pm EST/3am UTC!
  11. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    More screenshots from our playtests. Also, a note since I've received several comments on the open PvP nature of the game: This is a roleplaying game. Combat is a necessary part of the economy, and strife a necessary part of stories. It is not permitted nor particularly supported by the...
  12. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Here's a post on our latest skill to be added, Jewelry: Also, some screenshots from our playtest yesterday:
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    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    We wrote some stuff on the language system in the game. Maybe you'll be interested in reading it: Hop into our Discord to participate in our free, open alpha playtesting events: Join the Farwoods Discord Server! Did we mention we have a Linux client now?
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    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    We're not looking for players, we're looking for testers. The game isn't even finished yet. :) The best time to play the game at the moment is Fridays at 8PM Eastern. That's when we have organized playtesting events and there will be the most people on. If you aren't already in the Discord...
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    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Thanks for the thoughtful perspective. I agree with you that mystery is a highly attractive draw of almost all retro games, MUDs included. Many people discuss how much more they enjoyed gaming before the ability to decompile the games and learn everything about them, then publish it into guides...
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    Digital ash's art dump!

    This is really pretty stuff! Very expressive!
  17. Farwoods

    Digital Farwoods: Graphical MUD, inspired by Redwall, currently in open alpha

    Hello all! I'd like to take the time to tell you about a project we're working on called Farwoods. We're a small indie team building what is, for us, a passion project, a free-to-play online roleplaying game set in a land of talking animals where everyone you meet is another player. These sorts...
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    Other Introduce Yourself!

    Howdy! 👋 We're an indie dev team working on an online roleplaying game.
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