Player Tools
Snowfolk update
Rogue tweaks
Top Player
For the Week: Anthem
For the Month: Brick
12-Jul-14 (Thaddeus)
Descriptive Frosty science(0)
08-Jul-14 (Maninthebox)
Writing fiercely!(0)
14-Jun-14 (Thaddeus)
Meta-scavengehunt winners(0)
01-Jun-14 (Thaddeus)
From the Poet Board: Searching(0)
1:04 PM
14 Harvestmonth 641

Reboot in:
2 d 0 h 58 m 14 s

Population: 15412
Created Today: 2
Logins Today: 114

14 Online Now
11 Mortals
3 Wizards

Anarchy is not online.
Ancient Anguish is a text based adventure game (or MUD) for which coding began in 1992, and was opened to the public in February, 1992. Today it is one of the largest and most popular LPMuds on the Internet.
Ancient Anguish: We Are All Part of the Story
Ancient Anguish is full of detailed descriptions, fun and adventure. Come and join and explore a world full of magic and fantasy.
  • Detailed and consistent medieval theme.
  • Highly detailed and expansive classes, some with subclasses, all with unique abilities and playing styles.
  • Comprehensive weapon and combat skill system.
  • Vast number of exciting areas and equipment to experiment with.
  • A friendly environment for players new to mudding
  • Restricted Player vs Player combat.
  • Optional ability to chase after player criminals and bring them to justice.
  • A variety of races to experiment with or roleplay.
  • A full ansi coloured map system.
  • Multiple ways to customise your own character.
  • Advanced trait system to make every character unique.
  • A selection of social and adventuring guilds to join and chat amongst friends.
  • A vast world of countless adventures to explore
  • Wizard training program for those who wish to create new realms.

    Ready to play? Load up your favourite mud or telnet client and visit us at ' 2222', or use our Java client.

Vote for Ancient Anguish

Vote for AA on TMS!
Vote for AA on TMC!

Name: Orifice
Race: Dwarf
Gender: Male
Quote: The human brain is such a complex structure that if you were to represent each synapse as a piece of paper, you'd have a lot of wasted trees.