Addicting Games

Should 'Other' Be a Gender Option in Text Games?

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What happens when you don’t want to play a boy or a girl character? Inspired by Google+, this article explores the potential for other options.

Worst Careers in the Game Industry


Considering picking up a part time job in the videogame industry to make some extra gold on the side? We break down the jobs in the MMORPG industry that simply don't pay.

Zork Inspired Addicting Games by Iron Realms


You can play Zork on Iron Realms, but what about some of the other text games that started it all? This article pays tribute to the addicting games that started the text adventure craze.

Text Games: The 10 Commandments of Steve Jobs Applied to IRE

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This article explores how Iron Realms compares to the creative process behind the genius of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, Inc.

Achaea Promises Deepest PvP Mechanics of any MMO

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Iron Realms flagship text game Achaea brought combat mechanics unseen or unheard of in any other game, 3d or text. This article breaks down one of the most in-depth PvP systems in existence.

Text Games: Dealing With Virtual Bullies

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Ever been the victim of virtual bullying, or know someone who has? Penelope Swain offers some helpful ways to deal with griefers.

Text Games: an Imperian God's Tale VI

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The sixth and final installment in the God's Tale series, Megan Elizabeth walks us through the daily activities of a text game Divine.

RPG Games: Playing Without Power

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How do you feed your rpg addiction when the lights go out? Read on for some helpful tips!

MMORPGs: The Controversy of the 'F' Word (Free)

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Many indie game developers are struggling to maintain their pay-for-perks models, so what keeps Iron Realms successful while offering a free platform? Ben Bridged gives us his opinion.

Why Social Games Are Missing Out on the Dual Currency Subscription

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 Beth E. brings us a fantastic article on virtual currency models, referencing many sources along the way, including an incredible guest post by Matt Mihaly.

Role Playing Games: Choosing an Iron Realms Game

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Whether new to Iron Realms role playing games or looking to start a character in a new one, this article shares some insight into making a smooth transition.

Top 5 Console Gamers' Excuses for Not Trying Sandbox MMOs

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It's difficult getting someone to try text role playing games - see if you've heard any of these common excuses to not play!

Text RPGs: NY Allows Same Sex Marriage - After Text Games

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An article that explores the topic of same sex marriage in online roleplaying games, and how the author was married to another man long before New York allowed gay marriage.

Addicting Games Feature Intense PvP

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Just why are people so addicted to beating each other up in text?

Addicting Games Top 5 FAQ

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Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Iron Realms text games.

Addicting Games Have Unspoken Rules

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There are tons of rules that are learned while playing online text games. Some are written down and some not. What unspoken rules can you add to this article?

RPG Text Games - What RPG Text Games Really Are

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A great article explaining what these silly text based games are all about.

Addicting Games - Miniature Worldwide Communities

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As it is found in the real world, free text games are filled with cities, towns, religious orders, churches, and social clubs (often referred to as clans) and even family lines that can occupy a player's need for social interaction as well as learning opportunities.

Text Based RPG - 10 Role-Playing Tips

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Here are 10 simple tips for how to role play in any of the addicting games by Iron Realms.

Text Adventure Games - Making New Friends

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How many of you have made lifelong friends while playing our games? Let us know about your experiences.

Text Based RPG - 7 Steps to Running the Joint

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Do you have advice for how to gain political clout in a city, guild, house or other player run organization?

Online Text Games - Security Behind the Screen

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Account and personal security is an important topic for people who play online text games.

RPG Text Games - 5 Warning Signs That You Are Addicted

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Let us know what the biggest signs of addiction to MUDs are for you.

Text Adventure Games - Saying Goodbye to Graphics, Made Easy!

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Here is another great overview article about text adventure games. Read, comment, and critique.

Text Adventure Games - What is a MUD?

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Here is another great, player contributed article by RA Pickett describing a bit more about what a MUD is.

Text Games - Why Play a Textual RPG Game?

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Our second player written article about text games and why you should be playing them comes from RA Pickett.

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