Titans of Text

Titans from the text gaming community

About the show

A podcast interviewing game developers from around the text gaming community, including MUDs and interactive fiction. Join us every other week for a new episode.

You can find us real time at The MUD Coders Guild and on the MUD Discord.

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  • Episode 21: Steve Meretzky

    December 5th, 2019  |  25 mins 39 secs
    infocom, text adventues

    Join us to chat with Steve Meretzky, a true titan of text adventures.

  • Episode 20: Aetolia - Adam

    November 21st, 2019  |  22 mins 36 secs
    gothic, mud, text, text game

    Join us in the dark corners as we explore the Iron Realm Entertainment's gothic MUD Aetolia with its lead producer Adam!

  • Episode 19: NaMuBuMo Post Mortem: Thibaud and Addison of Written Realms

    November 7th, 2019  |  20 mins 31 secs
    muds, namubumo, text game, written realms

    Join Thibaud, owner and maintainer of Written Realms, and Addison one of the NaMuBuMo participants as we discuss NaMuBuMo and Written Realms.

  • Episode 18: Carrion Fields

    October 24th, 2019  |  28 mins 1 sec
    carrion fields, game, mud, text game

    The god of loss joins the titans to talk about Carrion Fields MUD.

  • Episode 17: Richard Bartle

    October 10th, 2019  |  39 mins 35 secs
    bartle, cars, muds, text game, top gear

    Join us for a truly titanic episode as Dr. Richard Bartle, one of the fathers of not just muds but all online multiplayer games, comes on the podcast to talk about cars, old cinema but mostly MUDs!

  • Episode 16: DartMUD

    September 26th, 2019  |  24 mins 57 secs
    lp, mud

    Join the Titans as we bring on Karl from DartMUD to talk about its history and future.

  • Episode 15: NaMuBuMo Promo

    September 19th, 2019  |  4 mins 42 secs

    We take a break from our normal episodes to talk about the upcoming event NaMuBuMo.

  • Episode 14: DuneMUD

    September 12th, 2019  |  26 mins 51 secs
    lp, mud

    Join the Titans as we bring on Devon and Eric from DuneMUD to talk about it's history and future.

  • Episode 13: Vadi - Mudlet

    August 29th, 2019  |  29 mins 35 secs
    clients, mud

    Join the Titans as we bring on Vadi of Mudlet, a popular MUD client, to talk about it's history and future.

  • Episode 12: Warsim

    August 15th, 2019  |  20 mins 47 secs
    ascii art, single player, steam, text game, warsim

    Join the Titans as we bring on Huw the creator of Warsim a single player ascii art based kingdom and war management game currently available in Early Access on Steam.

  • Episode 11: Starmourn

    August 1st, 2019  |  21 mins 43 secs

    We have with us today two guests, Ioan and Laura. The Producer and Assistant Producer/Lead Builder of Starmourn, a game produced and developed by Iron Realms Entertainment.

  • Episode 10: Thibaud - Written Realms

    July 18th, 2019  |  40 mins 8 secs
    mud, text game, written realms

    Thibaud joins us to talk about his history with mudding as well as the creation and future of Written Realms.

  • Episode 9: Book of Hours - Alexis Kennedy

    July 4th, 2019  |  43 mins 27 secs
    alexis kennedy, cultist simulator, fallen london, game, mud, narrative, story, sunless sea, weather factory

    Alexis Kennedy joins us to talk about authors, game design and the upcoming game Book of Hours.

  • Episode 8: Grapevine Anniversary

    June 27th, 2019  |  40 mins 9 secs

    We take a break from normal episodes to release this special episode to celebrate 1 year of Grapevine.

  • Episode 7: WoTMUD

    June 20th, 2019  |  30 mins 28 secs
    diku, wheel of time

    We have with us today the one and only Austin, the veritable Pattern of the text gaming world. Today we’re going to take a trip on the wheel of time and talk about how Austin got into mudding, more specifically WoTMUD and dive into the world of WoTMUD itself.

  • Episode 6: Star Conquest & Accessibility

    June 6th, 2019  |  25 mins 46 secs

    We’re breaking tradition a bit today too as we have a second guest today. Both Ruthie and Lindsey come to us from Star Conquest. We're going to talk about a bit about Star Conquest but a lot more about accessibility, how Star Conquest achieves it and what we can all do better towards that goal.