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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

MMO classic Sierra adventures

Today I stumbled on exactly that. "What?" you say...I said just that when i heard it but when you actually experience everything becomes clear. Let me just say that it is super cool albeit somewhat odd. Martin Kool created sarien.net a multiplayer web based version of classic sierra games that you play they way you used to but with the added experience of hundred other players walking around and doing the same things you are doing.

I started out with Larry. The game was exactly the same with the original version that you typed the commands. It was pretty surrealistic though to walk among other ten Larries, that you could talk too as well. The most fun , I have to say, was checking what the other players were trying with the game. This was incredibly fun and it could bring more people to play these classic gems. Being able to talk to other players wherever you want means that you can ask people for help as well if you are stuck. This was a very unique experience.

Walking among other larries is odd, but you never know what the other players will try!

Up until now 6 games are supported:
  • King's Quest: Quest for the Crown
  • Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards
  • Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel
  • Space Quest I: The Sarien Encounter
  • Space Quest II: Vohaul's Revenge
  • The Black Cauldron
I am sure you will find the whole thing very entertaining.

5 comments:

Lefteris said...

omg omg omg!!!
they named the bar after me!!!!!!!
woooohooooooo


+1 for me! :D

Hotshuk said...

dude, I think this is what your new place should look like!

Eraserheadx said...

I've been to Lefty's. Great atmosphere but no chicks. It's a dickland :P

mastorak said...

Its true,
I have even tried saying "Ken sent me"
but nothing happened. The only females there are the ones shown on fashion tv..

Lefteris said...

@Eraser:
I would disagree with your comment as on our usual battle nights I can safely identify at least two women in the group, usually Gianis is one, and padeler is the other.

@Mastorak:
"Kent sent me" does not work yet because I am still writing the npc scripts. If you would like to contribute a small donation to the Lefty fund I can make arrangements for traditional Eastern Bloc ethnic dances for all patrons. All you need to do is just give me your credit card details...