It’s like if J.R.R. Tolkein wrote Smash TV as an MMO for the Atari 2600

Realm of the Mad God, eh? It's a free-to-play massively multiplayer online pixel-art 2D overhead-view RPG bullet hell browser shooter, if you can believe that shit. Superficially shallow, giddy fun with a microtransaction substrate for the hardcore fan but very playable indeed as a free game.

They’ve got a bit of a wiki, though unlike Minecraft you’re not doomed if you don’t read it first. Rock Paper Shotgun have been chattering a bit about it now and then.

The relative simplicity of organizing a ridiculous dozens-strong raiding party might appeal to a gaming-centric community, if anybody knows where to find one of those.

  1. I tried to play when it first hit Metafilter but I kept getting errors. I’m happy to give it another go sometime.

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