Remembering MUD

Multi-User Dungeon

British Video GamesIt seems only fitting that the inaugural article on this site should be about the oldest virtual world, MUD (or MUD1 as it was later named), which was developed in 1978 by some students at Essex University.

I remember a friend of mine used to play the game in his off days. He was and still is a plumber from Plymouth. [In-case you need a high tech plumber in Plymouth here is a quick plug for his website … ] He LOVED the game.

MUD stands for Continue reading Remembering MUD

British Video Gaming – Introduction

Popularity demands attention

British videos

When you think of video game producers, it’s probably countries such as the USA and Japan that first come to mind (remember that scrolling list of unpronounceable names that appeared in the credits upon completion of Super Mario?). Rightly so, because they are the top two producers of video games in the world.

But did you know that the UK is the 4th Continue reading British Video Gaming – Introduction