Text Based RPG Game & MUD Game

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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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A Modern Approach Towards Old-School Text RPG Games

Imperian is the highest point in the evolution of text RPG games. The main logic behind Imperian comes from there. Why Imperian is a pioneer in the recent RPG games?

  • Well-arranged and balanced professions system: Probably the hardest thing to achieve in a MUD game is a balanced skill and class system. In Imperian, all the classes and skills are balanced and not superior to each other.
  • The Best MUD Client of the World: Our game client is not only the best working client. It is also a cross-platform client. All the adventurers from different OSs are welcomed. Unlike the other MUD games, our developer team is based on professionals. Imperian is created to achieve the best game experience possible.
  • Efficient and non-Toxic Community: Once you join the community of Imperian, you will be a valuable member of it like the other adventurers. As being a MUD game, Imperian’s community is not as broad as the other RPG community. This situation enables us to reward friendly players while we remove the toxic ones.
  • Dynamic Worlds: The universe of Imperian is not based on static storytelling. Once you get into the universe, you are able to experience a unique experience with your character. Feel the endless freedom.
  • PvP Combats: The combat system of Imperian is legendary. This system is a text-based one. To overcome the combat, you should act quickly and wisely. Thanks to our god-tier MUD client, Nexus, you should be as wise as owl and as precise as a tiger. Unlike the other RPGs, the combat’s result is not certain. You can form hundreds of combat strategies in accordance with the skills of your class.

Imperian is totally a new approach towards the RPG universe. Hang on, adventurer! Imperian waits for you.

The Power of The Community in a MUD Game

When you get into the massive universe of a MUD game, you need a hand to get used to the game. In Imperian, you will not just be an honorable member of a community, you will be one of our beloved friends.

We are text RPG game enjoyers around the world. Every time you are in need of help, maybe chatting about the objectives in Imperian, you are able to join voice channels on Discord. The community is a fortress full of gentle hearts. We are happy to be friends.

When you play Imperian, you will be able to experience the fact that games are not needed god-tier graphic content. It is just about fun and friendship. Human beings are social creatures. Rather than getting asocial by computer games, you can improve your communication skills with other people. Join a voice channel to find allies in your adventures. You can gather folks in voice channels. Remember, just like all the societies, Imperian is based on cooperation, too.

Probably the most alone generation that existed throughout history is us. Imperian  is one of the greatest solutions to overcome this issue as an RPG game.

Are the other people underestimate your creativity? Are you looking to find somewhere to use your legendary discourse skills? Imperian community is a great opportunity for you.

Come and join the player-run city governments. Be a part of endless discussions on our Discord server. Discourse is a key factor in politics. Manipulate the others to do whatever you want to do. You can be part of a Machiavellian chaotic neutral council to rule ruthlessly or form an ancient Roman democracy.

As long as you respect the other players, you will always have a special place in our fellowship. Come, adventurer. Take a seat. These cups of coffee on house.