Text Based RPG Game & MUD Game

Embark on the journey within Imperian using the Nexus Client, now accessible on Android and iOS. Ignite your gaming spirit from any corner of the world.

What is Imperian?

Imperian is a multiplayer text based RPG ( text role-playing game) and a MUD game set in a fantasy-based world.

The difference between Imperian and other games is that Imperian is played entirely in text with minimal graphics. This genre of games are called MUDs or Multi-User Dungeons.

Characters in Imperian talk, trade, fight and even kill each other. They roam the countryside and explore dungeons, killing foul creatures, gather gold and treasure, while increasing in power and prestige.

2021 and Beyond

Hello Imperian! Another year passes! A few months from now will mark my second year on Aetherius. Time sure flies! However, the vast majority of this wouldn’t happen without our wonderful team of volunteers. Kiandre and Valethar have been with me since last year, and are instrumental with the work they have done for the…
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World Map by Eryx

Check out this world map created by Eryx. Click here for a full-size version.
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Onward to 2021

Hi folks! This year has been a challenge on many of us, and I can only hope the next year goes by more smoothly. Having said that, we have reached the end of 2020, woo! This was my first not-quite-a-year on Imperian, and it has been a whole learning experience. It has been a bit…
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August Promotions

This month we are bringing back the Iron Bank. Details can be found below and in HELP IRONBANK.  We are also going to have double XP days each Tuesdays of August. The event will start at every Tuesday at 00:00 GMT. If you’re in the US, that is actually on Monday evening! Log in and…
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Player vs Player Combat

Imperian is all about PvP. The game world hosts several systems to encourage fighting between characters.

  • City Raiding system with objectives you can capture.
  • Obelisks of Power to capture on distant islands.
  • Shardfall Locations to fight over every few hours.
  • Powerful Leyline Intersections which must be influenced.
  • Build or defile Holy Shrines to the entities of your choice.
  • Participate in the Champion system to see who reigns supreme.

Combat is not the only to compete with other players. Can you master the political system? Can you become a master merchant, putting your competition out of business?

Ready to explore a real MUD Game? Enjoy the wind of the inevitable extreme power that derived from Aspects and Monoliths. They will be only held by the mortals who deserve them. Will you one of a man who deserves power? Or you will be a prisoner of your temporary desires? Remember, with this new-age Text RPG, the power can be held by only the one who deserves it!

Seek power as much as you need. What’s next in that excellent RPG? As the glorious poets of the North say, “Raise your horns up to the sky, we will drink to glory tonight!”. Raid. Raid the weaker ones. There is no guilt but weakness. Weakness is unacceptable here. Are you weak? Become stronger.

Thousands of Character

Skills and Abilities

Imperian has 20 different character classes, or as we call them, professions. Your character can become a necromantic deathknight, a deadly assassin, a crafty ranger, a demonic summoner, a holy templar, and diabolist are just a few of the possibilities.

There are over seventy different skillsets in Imperian. These skillsets range from things like Necromancy and Curses to Shamanism and Shapeshifting. Each skillset has dozens of different abilities to use while fighting other players or against the foul creatures wandering the world of Imperian.

There are over three thousand different abilities in Imperian. What type of character will you create?

Welcome to Imperian Text RPG, the land of meritocracy! In Imperian, all the skills have a sui generis importance. We dub thee master in Imperian. What kind of profession do you want to have? Would you like to be an artist? Art comes from the heart and it is processed by the mind. Art and artist are trustworthy among society.

Thou can be a peccant person as well. Imperian MUD Game will be welcoming you, too. You are able to manipulate the other's energy when you are one of the Shadowbinding people! Remember, every darkness has a little light inside. In Imperian RPG, we exist together as lightness and darkness. Choose your side.

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The World

The world of Imperian is a vast place, filled with wondrous and dangerous locations to adventure in.

Deep oceans, arid deserts, haunted forests, and frozen wastes cover the land, dotted with sprawling cities and humble townships. Explore dark alleys, perilous keeps, jolly inns, and ancient libraries in historic cities. Delve into dangerous dungeons as you traverse high mountains and find hidden treasures within the deepest places of the world.

A Large Text Based RPG World

Imperian has thousands of rooms to find with tens of thousands of different creatures and NPCs to fight and interact with.

The History

Imperian has a rich history, covering four distinct ages, spanning back to the creation of the gods and world to the modern period.

Learn about the three different realms of existence. The Demonic and Spiritual realms mimic the Material realm on which mortals primarily reside. Beyond those, there are various elemental planes, which may be called upon with various forces of power and manipulated by mortals.

A MUD Game with Deep History

Learn about the  Breaking of the moon, which unleashed magick upon the world and led to the creation of three distinct powers in the heavens.

What is a MUD Game?

MUD Game the original massively multiplayer real-time online games. It is also known as Text Based MMORPG too. Before there was World of Warcraft, there were MUD games.

They aren't single-player text adventures like Zork or choose-your-own-adventure games. They're very much real-time and multiplayer.

Ultimately, you can think of MUDs vs. graphical games as books vs. movies in some respects. Just as many people feel books are more immersive than a movie, many people feel the MUD game is more immersive than graphical games.

Are you one of those people? Only one way to find out. Try out our text based RPG game world right now!

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