MUD Name: Tsunami I Time: 1990ish Administration: ?? Other important wizards/players: ?? History: Tsunami I founded. Predates any known
Player or Wizard currently involved in the project.
Time: Early 1991 History: Extensive Rewrite of Mudlib Administration: Atusko, Strahan, Mirabolus Other important wizards/players: ?? Important Cheeses: The Original Monster Guild Details: A complex skills system was implemented.
Much of the early world written by Atsuko; skill handler written primarily by Mirabolus. spring 1991. Original monster guild (of which no code remains, though some names and concepts do) written by Basher.
MUD Name: Tsunami II Time: Spring/Summer, 1991 History: Due to a dissagreement among the wizards
on the MUD, Tsunami at it's original site was shut down, to re-open somewhat later as Valkyrie Prime, while tsunami reappeared as Tsunami II
Administration: Tsunami II: Strahan, Atsuko
Valkyrie Prime: Mirabolus, Basher
Other Important Wizards: Whiplash, Dainia, Krago,
Keela, Tandem, Blackhawke
Feared Players: Valkyrie Prime- Moonglum, Darmo
Tsunami II- Beelzebub, Skyblade, Paldin, Blackthorn, Darkhosis
Other People: Demian, Deth (Now Sauron), Aristotle,
Zenith, Corpse, Muffin, Rogath Samuel, Shadowdragon
Important Cheeses: Valkyre Prime: Anarchists's guild
(in which you could PK people while dead) 'do blast' -- allowed casting as fast as you could type the machinegun (repeats 1 command 10 times) -- see 'do blast' Tsunami II: Reset scrolls (force a room to reset), The White and Black lords (see reset scrolls), 'do blast' -- see above, sword of demons, gate to filenames (gate into a wiztoy, anyone?)
Time: December, 1991 Details: Disagreement between Strahan and Mirabolus
wound up with Strahan setting up some hacking programs and taking over VP; complaints to the university wound up with all muds being banned (there were 3 or 4 at the site).
MUD Name: Tsunami III Time: Early 1992 History: Opened at a site where remote access was not
Administration: Aristotle, Armitage, Redsteel, Tarel Other Important Wizards: Wolfpack, Dealer, Marriard,
Ivory, Magius, Grimsteel
Feared Players: Rogue, Wynter, Kano, Grendel, Lucifer Other People: Furgh, Mordred Important Cheeses: Power of spells increased as the
modifier decreased below the spell cost. wimpydir set to cast a spell, such as heal -15
Details: Introduction of Monk Class, and the Mainland.
Wars reimplemented through a daemon that could be voted upon every 4 hours instead of once a week as on Tsunami II, Level determined by total experience not total stats, Lockers added
Time: August 1992 History: IP routing program installed on machine outside
of firewall results in sudden influx new players.
Administration: Same as before plus Deth Other Important Wizards: Darkangel, Homey, Wildcat,
Feared Players: Demian, Einstein, Ramirez, Boltthrower,
Other People: Skye, Snotvark, Miyu, Strider, Tajen,
Important Cheeses: Combat boots/Blast gloves=unlimited
skills anyone? Homey's Area (Free stealth boots jambiya like item etc...) debit card bug would add your bank balance to you if the transaction fails, Troll Regenerate combined with quickheal made it nearly impossible to die, Manacles (carry players around).
Details: Monster class added, Bards coded but never
implemented except as a test character. Feint and Forge finally distinguish Warriors from all other classes. Strike added after 40 minute fight between two high level monks unable to damage eachother due to toughness skill, Players may own their own shops, Arena coded.
Time: October 26, 1992 History: Administration at site learn of IP routing program and
turn off the MUD the same day.
MUD Name: Tsunami IV Time: December 20, 1992 History: Site donated by Seszesk player on Tsunami III Administration: Wildcat, Dealer, Deth, Seszesk (Later
Clarion), Kreator, Joram
Other Important Wizards: Wolfpack, Aristotle, Loki, Spec,
Feared Players: Corwyn, Hiek, Kumite, Songko, Blood,
Cystic, Nocturnus, Bungle, Einstein, Anhur, Stalker
Other Notable People: Brandon, Papasmurf, Dulcinea, Opel,
Slapstick, Miraj and his 9 other 19th level chars, Charon, Hero, Daghdha
Important Cheeses: Monks receiving full AC armour in wars,
Delayed Backstab, Cystic's Client, Adventurers, Poison Skill (Only skill to this day to go against a stat and not against another skill), Unlimited bonus to spell modifiers and instant spells (Who hits cast blast +MAX first wins), give dice to player/player can't leave the room
Details: Bards added, Weapon types introduced, Dealer expands
his area making it just obscenely large, Shout Censor added, Casting time to spells added, limit to modifier in spells (see above), Adventurers introduced as an Early system of what to do once you hit level 19.
MUD Name: Tsunami V Time: July 1993 History: Tsunami mudlib growing bloated and stagnant, drive to
rewrite it in Native Mode under MudOS driver
Administration: Wildcat, Dealer, Deathknight, Wolfpack, Clarion Other Important Wizards: Vaugner, Avatar, Zane, Kirsand, Glade,
Feared Players: Never opened for playing Other People: Never opened to the public Important Cheeses: None. Details: Home of the one new skill system every 3 days. Began
as a stock TMI mudlib, but quickly took on a Tsunami shape. Domains were introduced primarlly as wizards who knew eachother would work together on a set of areas. Mudlib was never finished or playtested, many of it's ideas eventually wound up in Tsunami
Time: Novemember 17, 1993 History: Pressures on Seszesk from higher ups causes Tsunami IV to
be shutdown. Tsunami V which is run from same site continues for 2 months until it too is shutdown.
MUD Name: Tsunami Time: July 14, 1994 History: Wildcat now the proud owner of an Internet Serivce Provider Administration: Wildcat, Dealer, Sauron, Cowl, Aristotle Other Important Wizards: Moonscatter, Mota, Snotvark, Corwyn, Crusher,
Blood, Ryverwynd, Charon
Feared Players: Droppa, Oomph, Zerstoren, Evoker, Box, Darkforce,
Pelostar, Fuzzie, Cesilion, Styx, Sorrow
Other Notable People: Badkarma, Ashen, Jerrico, Dreg, Coroner (3 three templars),
Rainmist, Karak, Ravnos, Elderon, Fuzzie, Cookie, Phred
Important Cheeses: Initial Templars and Necromancers, Beer hat, Regen ring,
Tarel's Wand missile ring, Ninjas with full caltrop immunity, Ninjas with escape, Inifinte use Shurikens, Anti-Player Gun, Cursed Equipment
Details: Subclasses introduced, Hero levels (mortal levels past 19)
introduced, Full weaponskills introduced, guild race introduced, Shout censor rewritten for context senstive shouts, Barbarians Introduced, Player titles introduced, Player owned shops rewritten.
Time: July 14, 1995 History: Tsunami celebrates it's first full year at a single site. Important Cheeses: Aeromancers levitating players out of the arena to
win, tricking people into saying Hastur three times, damage taken and damage done during wars to gauge when to jump someone
Details: Total subclasses now over 40, entire core mudlib has been
rewritten since the closing of Tsunami IV, project underway to recode original areas, hero levels removed, Hastur the unmentionable is added to the game, (Don't say his name three times less...)
Time: January, 1996 Details: Tsunami goes online with Intermud 3 and Socket support, most
major daemons are rewritten to support one of the two. New class added: Undead with several monster species moving to it, and addition of new subclasses for itTime: January, 1996
Details: Tsunami goes online with Intermud 3 and Socket support, most
major daemons are rewritten to support one of the two. New class added: Undead with several monster species moving to it, and addition of new subclasses for it.
Time: Feb 1996-2001
Administration: Wildcat, Fingolfin, Aristotle, Cowl, Sauron. Other important wizards: Gotenks, Pinkdaisy, Brand, Yoshi, Charon, Alexi. Major Players: Evoker, Mimic, Baroo, Gwynhefar, Largo, Amorlace, Xbering, Gatecrash, Zartan, Xenon, Georgios, Caelum, Pelostar, Sader, Kitiara, Neragus, Shockwave, Dupre, Sidi, Vance, Badangel, Caracarnn, Bumhug, Nostrodomus, Tomten, Talib, Valarauko. Player Teams: Lenchmob, Bloodkin, Bsd, notorius, DOA, USB LuTH, The family, the corleones, Cosa Nostra, FB, Team KK, WIU, A&M, FOTEN, KETSUP, SMSU, Brasilian Horde, UW-Madison, ATLANTA
Changes with the subclasses:
-Vamp2s and vampire families later -New Deathknights -Ninjas actually becoming ninjas, rather than better backstabbers -Barbarian recode -Diabolists, first class with the ability to summon mulitple followers -Hydromancers becoming water based rather than ice mages -Swashbucklers, dual wield -Figsubs, customization to a degree that shouldn't be -Clerics recoded -Samurais given stances based upon elemental attunement -Fetches... gone
Changes to areas:
-Middle Earth, Gotenks completely recoded by aug of '98 -Blah, Qued recoded in feb of '99 -Tarel's Area, removed and a shop placed in its location -Doom, removed in '98
-Backstab reduced to about 1/3 effeciency -Summon Spell/Scrolls, several changes -Followers, limiting numbers of and the ability to 'tank' -Spell/Skill Modifiers, no longer are the days of +100 blasts -Fey Guild, lots of thematic classes that are quite powerful -Player Meetings, players gathering to suggest ideas en masse -PK system, Countless changes over the last five years -Armour and Damage, AC and toughness are more helpful, 2nd attacker bonus no more -Skill Level, exping a lowbie is more consistant now, skill maxxes lowered -Player Housing, fairly safe rooms that players can purchase with mud money -Portable Holes, unusable during combat, cannot carry zombies inside... -Healing Helmets, made metal so mages could not use, life bracelets made same year -DOQ command, removed due to various abuses
Bugs and/or cheeses:
-Lahjik's faerie bug, creation of infinite mulitple fully equipped monsters -Deathknight Dark bug, increased bonuses in dark, dark spell didn't cap, infinite bonuses -Doom Chainsaws, backstabbing for ungodly amounts of damage -Shadowdragons, never made it out of playtesting, had a room drain -Shadowmancers, short time mage class, lots of instant attacks -Enchanters, 20sp to fill an orb -Annihilate, added to blasters, instant damage that ignored intimidate -Depositing negative cash in a bank to get same amount in hand -Locket and spellbook made npcs come back at 0hp -Send maxint through western union to get 2000M coins -Inn in middle earth healed full hp/sp for 3k instant -Kydliss +loads cold resistance potions stacking -Kydliss +loads magic potions stacking -Infite skills from buggy safe code in houses -Zatan's reset room scroll -Remorhaz in kyldiss without any resistance -Kyldiss mages not casting any spells -Zatan's cocodiles not having any attacks due to non standard hunting code -Shadeweaver's pit's npcs not having any attacks -Being able to gate to ANY room if mage was meditating -Cloud dragons being able to do any amount of instant breathes the same hb -Buyable regen rings and shield scrolls -Summon infinite numbers of lolth spiders into a room and kill them for 1k each -Sending 100000000 flower delivery men to someone and sell the corpses to Shadeweaver's corpse shop -History erase button in motas area to dest your character to clone cash and items -Quit while stalked to dest yourself to clone cash and items -Inferno scrolls to pk with non mages
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