Author Topic: My first character was created...  (Read 2813 times)

mansa

  • Posts: 9650
My first character was created...
« on: January 01, 2019, 05:05:11 PM »
...Thu Dec 31 23:35:46 1998

That's 20 years ago.


When was your first character created?
New Players Guide: http://gdb.armageddon.org/index.php/topic,33512.0.html


You win Armageddon, congratulations!  Type 'credits', then store your character and make a new one

X-D

  • Posts: 5638
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2019, 05:09:49 PM »
March of 1993.
A gaunt, yellow-skinned gith shrieks in fear, and hauls ass.
Lizzie:
If you -want- me to think that your character is a hybrid of a black kryl and a white push-broom shaped like a penis, then you've done a great job

Medena

  • Posts: 1271
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2019, 06:10:48 PM »
August of 2003
Quote from: J S Bach
If it ain't baroque, don't fix it.

KittenLicks

  • Posts: 80
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2019, 06:13:40 PM »
Gosh, X-D, you made your first char before I was created.

On topic, my first char was June 2017.
Quote from: Armageddon
You can't wear the spider.

perfecto

  • Posts: 868
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2019, 09:27:24 PM »
Sometime in the Fall 1996.. I remember the smell of the leaves as I was hacking muthafuckas up with bone swords
The glowing Nessalin Nebula flickers eternally overhead.
This Angers The Shade of Nessalin.

Lizzie

  • Posts: 7942
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2019, 10:01:20 PM »
...in Tek's image.

Talia said: Notice to all: Do not mess with Lizzie's GDB. She will cut you.
Delirium said: Notice to all: do not mess with Lizzie's soap. She will cut you.

Aruven

  • Posts: 2518
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2019, 10:28:45 PM »
Sometime in the Fall 2003.. I remember the smell of the leaves as I was hacking muthafuckas up with bone swords

Narf

  • Posts: 849
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2019, 12:43:17 AM »
Sometime in the Fall 1996.. I remember the smell of the leaves as I was hacking muthafuckas up with bone swords

That was about the same time I first joined. I remember it was before winter vacation because I died with one of my characters before winter vacation and it took until the end for them to approve my next character.

valeria

  • Posts: 5830
    • I have a writing page.
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2019, 08:13:30 AM »
April 22, 2009
Too gay to function since the early 2000s.
I do writing.

The7DeadlyVenomz

  • Posts: 8876
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2019, 09:18:58 AM »
I can't remember exactly, and I'm not actually sure how to find out. On my second, and current account, a penned gladiator is the oldest entry, and that is August 30, 2001. But I had a main character on this account that's listed when I log into the MUD itself, but not in my account on the webpage. And I had two other characters a year or two before that.

So although I can't nail down this answer, my first foray (but not real characters to me) into this game was in 99-00, but my first real character was created in either late 00 or early 2001.
Wynning since October 25, 2008.

>craft newbie into good player

You accidentally snap newbie into useless pieces.


Riev

  • Posts: 5390
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2019, 10:15:29 AM »
I started college in 2003, so I think my first character was created probably around December-ish of 2003.

My first MUD character was created probably in 1996 on EmeraldMUD.
Masks are the Armageddon equivalent of Ed Hardy shirts.

frankjacoby

  • Posts: 153
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2019, 12:21:25 PM »
Very Early 90's

Akariel

  • Administrator
  • Posts: 597
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2019, 12:51:40 PM »
April 2010

Brytta Léofa

  • Posts: 610
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2019, 12:55:40 PM »
Jan 28, 2006

Yes, a rinthi pickpocket.
then the father hen will call his chickens home

nak4life

  • Posts: 77
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2019, 02:51:02 PM »
Early 2001 on first account. Then not again until 2006 on this one.

Heade

  • Posts: 710
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2019, 03:08:59 PM »
1998-1999 on my first account.
I used to have a funny signature, but I felt like no one took me seriously, so it's time to put on my serious face.

Is Friday

  • Posts: 6438
    • My Twitch Channel
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2019, 03:12:40 PM »
2006 on my first account.
And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

I still think the best closure you get in Armageddon is just moving on to the next character.

Lizzie

  • Posts: 7942
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #17 on: January 02, 2019, 03:32:06 PM »
Actual truth: I started around the same time as the poster known as "John." Pretty sure that was 2002. I can't remember who my first character was; Willa or Narie. My current account started in 2006, with the character Landra.
Talia said: Notice to all: Do not mess with Lizzie's GDB. She will cut you.
Delirium said: Notice to all: do not mess with Lizzie's soap. She will cut you.

LindseyBalboa

  • Posts: 9
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2019, 02:53:13 PM »
Going all the way back, it looks like my first char was... December 2018!

Sedora

  • Posts: 656
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #19 on: January 04, 2019, 04:11:21 PM »
Fall 2013.

ShaLeah

  • Posts: 5308
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2019, 10:42:51 PM »
Character: ShaLeah
Start Date: September 16, 2001
Guild: Warrior
Subguild: Bard
Race: Human
Played: 23 days, 2 hours
Died: December 9, 2001
I'm taking an indeterminate break from Armageddon for the foreseeable future and thereby am not available for mudsex.
Quote
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.

slipshod

  • Posts: 906
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2019, 12:49:15 AM »
≈1995/1996.  His name was Stel.
“Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow.”

-Aaron Burr

Cind

  • Posts: 1833
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2019, 03:20:50 AM »
Might be 2008, although someone I knew in school played it in tenth grade or so, a couple of years before it was able to hook me.
Playing something new could be just what you need!

Nathvaan

  • Administrator
  • Posts: 416
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2019, 07:00:39 AM »
January 1, 1997

Kol

  • Posts: 2820
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2019, 09:55:40 AM »
Tue Oct 28 11:31:23 2008
Quote from: BleakOne
Dammit Kol you made me laugh too.
Quote
A staff member sends:
     "Hi! Please don't kill the sparring dummy."

Feco

  • Posts: 1973
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2019, 11:10:41 AM »
April 1, 2010

My first play session had Pikachu and the joke skill-level indicators (right before they were implemented for real, I think!).
Quote
Sunshine all the time makes a desert.
Vote at TMS
Vote at TMC

valeria

  • Posts: 5830
    • I have a writing page.
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #26 on: January 07, 2019, 11:20:42 AM »
January 1, 1997

This is almost exactly when I started playing MUDs in general.

12 years old, winter semester, the seventh-grade advanced math teacher let 3 dorky middle schoolers eat lunch in his classroom and watch him MUD. I can't remember anything about the mud except the currency was in pearls I think
Too gay to function since the early 2000s.
I do writing.

ignealea

  • Posts: 250
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #27 on: January 23, 2019, 02:47:29 AM »
April of 2016  ;)

Bebop

  • Posts: 3882
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #28 on: January 23, 2019, 04:10:31 PM »
I believe mine was 2004... I can't check using the request/bio tool.  Too far back unless I'm missing something.

John

  • Posts: 4171
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2019, 09:22:25 PM »
Actual truth: I started around the same time as the poster known as "John." Pretty sure that was 2002. I can't remember who my first character was; Willa or Narie. My current account started in 2006, with the character Landra.
Turns out the account notes we request has this information. My character either logged in or was approved at this date and time: Sat Jul 13 00:51:11 2002

September that year was when we lost the HyperNews version of the forum and got something resembling this forum.

Lizzie

  • Posts: 7942
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #30 on: January 31, 2019, 10:39:42 PM »
Actual truth: I started around the same time as the poster known as "John." Pretty sure that was 2002. I can't remember who my first character was; Willa or Narie. My current account started in 2006, with the character Landra.
Turns out the account notes we request has this information. My character either logged in or was approved at this date and time: Sat Jul 13 00:51:11 2002

September that year was when we lost the HyperNews version of the forum and got something resembling this forum.

It was definitely in 2002 then. I posted on the hypernews version, somewhere near the end of that incarnation of the forum.
Talia said: Notice to all: Do not mess with Lizzie's GDB. She will cut you.
Delirium said: Notice to all: do not mess with Lizzie's soap. She will cut you.

Knight of Knives

  • Posts: 173
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #31 on: February 19, 2019, 12:55:04 AM »
My account would be a millenial.
« Last Edit: February 19, 2019, 12:56:57 AM by Knight of Knives »
"Everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother."

"Do not become addicted to water, it will take hold of you and you will resent its absence."

Bushranger

  • Posts: 1865
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #32 on: February 19, 2019, 03:20:06 AM »
Actual truth: I started around the same time as the poster known as "John." Pretty sure that was 2002. I can't remember who my first character was; Willa or Narie. My current account started in 2006, with the character Landra.
Turns out the account notes we request has this information. My character either logged in or was approved at this date and time: Sat Jul 13 00:51:11 2002

September that year was when we lost the HyperNews version of the forum and got something resembling this forum.

This only works if your first character was made when Armageddon had an account system. Some of us predate accounts.
Quote from: Morgenes
Ya..what Bushranger said...that's the ticket.
Quote from: Eukelade
Now I'm starving -1 karma Bushranger -1 karma.
Quote from: Shalooonsh
Kudos to you bushranger for confusing staff.

valeria

  • Posts: 5830
    • I have a writing page.
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #33 on: February 19, 2019, 07:53:53 AM »
Were there approval emails back then?  Or did you just keep refreshing the MUD until you saw you were approved?
Too gay to function since the early 2000s.
I do writing.

Metrophilia

  • Posts: 14
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #34 on: February 19, 2019, 08:57:07 AM »
Were there approval emails back then?  Or did you just keep refreshing the MUD until you saw you were approved?
There were indeed approval emails back then.

valeria

  • Posts: 5830
    • I have a writing page.
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #35 on: February 19, 2019, 11:38:48 AM »
That might be a way to come up with a date for you older veterans, if you still have access to the emails you used to use back then.
Too gay to function since the early 2000s.
I do writing.

Rumor

  • Posts: 172
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #36 on: February 19, 2019, 12:24:38 PM »
Aug 22, 2012. Mos def have not been playing for very long, compared to so many that are still active.

Bushranger

  • Posts: 1865
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #37 on: February 19, 2019, 10:18:40 PM »
That might be a way to come up with a date for you older veterans, if you still have access to the emails you used to use back then.

Haha. My first character predates google and gmail. There is no more geocities to check the email!
Quote from: Morgenes
Ya..what Bushranger said...that's the ticket.
Quote from: Eukelade
Now I'm starving -1 karma Bushranger -1 karma.
Quote from: Shalooonsh
Kudos to you bushranger for confusing staff.

The7DeadlyVenomz

  • Posts: 8876
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #38 on: February 19, 2019, 10:37:15 PM »
Yeah, I had an aol email for my very first character.
Wynning since October 25, 2008.

>craft newbie into good player

You accidentally snap newbie into useless pieces.


Delirium

  • Helper
  • Posts: 12022
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #39 on: February 19, 2019, 11:11:03 PM »
At some point in 2002... I played for a few months before I signed up on the GDB, IIRC.
"There are no happy endings, because nothing ends." - Schmendrick

Bogre

  • Posts: 3290
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #40 on: February 26, 2019, 10:45:12 AM »
Early 2003 if I recall correctly.

I tripped and Fale down my stairs. Drink milk and you'll grow Uaptal. I know this guy from the state of Tenneshi. This house will go up Borsail tomorrow. I gave my book to him Nenyuk it back again. I hired this guy golfing to Kadius around for a while.

zeia

  • Posts: 520
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #41 on: February 26, 2019, 11:30:42 AM »
Beginning of 2009 I believe! Ten years!! Boo yah! :)
Pride means nothing when your crawling on the ground.

valeria

  • Posts: 5830
    • I have a writing page.
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #42 on: February 27, 2019, 08:11:31 AM »
Beginning of 2009 I believe! Ten years!! Boo yah! :)

*high-fives*

I've been thinking about this a lot lately, since my 2009 Armversary is conveniently the same year and around the same time that I graduated from college.  So also, 10 years  :'(
Too gay to function since the early 2000s.
I do writing.

zeia

  • Posts: 520
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #43 on: February 27, 2019, 04:50:25 PM »
Beginning of 2009 I believe! Ten years!! Boo yah! :)

*high-fives*

I've been thinking about this a lot lately, since my 2009 Armversary is conveniently the same year and around the same time that I graduated from college.  So also, 10 years  :'(

We need party crackers, and fireworks to celebrate!  Or complimentary skill bumps *squints at staff* lol
Pride means nothing when your crawling on the ground.

Shalooonsh

  • Storyteller
  • Posts: 1438
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #44 on: February 27, 2019, 07:23:24 PM »
Aug 22, 2012. Mos def have not been playing for very long, compared to so many that are still active.

I don't think Mos Def has ever played, but he definitely should.  I bet he'd play a mean elf.
"This time, when she looked at him, she took all of him in. His sandy hair, the line of his jaw, the span of his shoulders. This time when she looked, she actually saw him."
-Fela, finally noticing Simmon - A Wise Man's Fear

Voular

  • Posts: 933
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #45 on: February 28, 2019, 04:35:18 AM »
2007. First character was named Theodoric. Everyone called him Theo. Played a bunch of warriors.
Modern concepts of fair trials and justice are simply nonexistent in Zalanthas. If you are accused, you are guilty until someone important decides you might be useful. It doesn't really matter if you did it or not.

Barsook

  • Posts: 7932
    • The Sense of Openness
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #46 on: March 01, 2019, 09:23:32 AM »
Jul 17, 2010

azuriolinist

  • Posts: 460
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #47 on: March 01, 2019, 09:44:58 AM »
June 22, 2015.

Holy shit, my old bios.

MeTekillot

  • Posts: 10278
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #48 on: March 01, 2019, 12:37:02 PM »
June 14, 2009.

Registered on GDB a month later. Didn't post until August because of how intimidating it seemed.

nak4life

  • Posts: 77
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #49 on: March 01, 2019, 08:16:26 PM »
Jan 6, 2006 for first PC.

Second PC was made Feb 2008, cause the first PC lasted that long!

th3kaiser

  • Helper
  • Posts: 440
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #50 on: March 06, 2019, 02:31:58 PM »
September of 2000. I murdered some children in the orchards south of Tuluk before getting executed in the Sanctuary by a Blue Robe for not bowing or something. Suffice to say, I did not understand the game at that point.

Furious George

  • Posts: 140
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #51 on: March 07, 2019, 01:35:13 AM »
Late Summer 1993.

The Great Corn

  • Posts: 42
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #52 on: March 07, 2019, 08:26:24 AM »
May 10, 2006.. Now we're 266 characters later.

ShaiHulud

  • Posts: 238
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #53 on: March 10, 2019, 03:28:11 AM »
93 94 I think. I remember this blue skinned elf I made. Followed a group of fancy fucks into a compound, Kadius I think.  Stole so much shit, was weighted, then had to deal with a gate guard and smooth talked out again. With the loot! I rolled a twenty!
The problem with leadership is inevitably: Who will play God? -Muad'Dib

So let's all go focus on our own roleplay before anyone picks up a stone to throw. -Sanvean

Cind

  • Posts: 1833
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #54 on: March 11, 2019, 04:39:53 AM »
Got kanked by halflings right outside the gates of Tuluk, my guts spilling out in many colors as my hands went to them to try to hold them in. Don't remember the year, doubt it was earlier than 2008.
Playing something new could be just what you need!

Bushranger

  • Posts: 1865
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #55 on: March 11, 2019, 04:42:21 AM »
I think you mean ganked by halflings.

I really don't want to imagine someone's guts spilling out of them after they were kanked by halflings!
« Last Edit: March 11, 2019, 06:06:59 AM by Bushranger »
Quote from: Morgenes
Ya..what Bushranger said...that's the ticket.
Quote from: Eukelade
Now I'm starving -1 karma Bushranger -1 karma.
Quote from: Shalooonsh
Kudos to you bushranger for confusing staff.

Cind

  • Posts: 1833
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #56 on: March 11, 2019, 05:37:01 AM »
Yes, I meant ganked.

That's funny.
Playing something new could be just what you need!

Shaydee

  • Posts: 10
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #57 on: March 11, 2019, 10:05:54 PM »
May 7th 2017!

Played a little, stopped for almost two years came back a couple months ago and now I'm really starting to get into it with a new character! Still learning a lot though.

azuriolinist

  • Posts: 460
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #58 on: March 12, 2019, 01:02:16 AM »
May 7th 2017!

Played a little, stopped for almost two years came back a couple months ago and now I'm really starting to get into it with a new character! Still learning a lot though.

Welcome back! So glad to hear you're enjoying.

The7DeadlyVenomz

  • Posts: 8876
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #59 on: March 12, 2019, 01:39:03 AM »
May 7th 2017!

Played a little, stopped for almost two years came back a couple months ago and now I'm really starting to get into it with a new character! Still learning a lot though.
Welcome back!
Wynning since October 25, 2008.

>craft newbie into good player

You accidentally snap newbie into useless pieces.


Esbit

  • Posts: 6
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #60 on: March 18, 2019, 10:14:53 PM »
March, a little earlier this month! I had -so- much fun, and I'm happy that I'd made something of an impact on others. I'm super excited to make this next character and pour in the same heart I did from my first. This place is a lot of fun, and I feel I'll be here a while!

Morrolan

  • Posts: 2760
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #61 on: April 02, 2019, 04:12:33 AM »
Fall 1993 to May 1994. Then back in like 2002.
"I have seen him show most of the attributes one expects of a noble: courtesy, kindness, and honor.  I would also say he is one of the most bloodthirsty bastards I have ever met."

Thomoto

  • Posts: 17
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #62 on: April 08, 2019, 08:53:39 PM »
Hmm,

July 26th of 2018.

He died, july 26th of 2018,

Time played: 5 minutes

Rip dumbass
You say in sirihish: hi pah human tribals, are you evil? 

*arrows*

Aruven

  • Posts: 2518
Re: My first character was created...
« Reply #63 on: April 09, 2019, 12:20:23 AM »
2003 : backstabbed in labyrinth