20 Nov, 2010, Zeno wrote in the 1st comment:
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Phantasia is a text based game created back in the early 80's. More info can be found the Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantasia_(...

Welcome to Phantasia4! Congratulations on choosing one of the most challenging, and most addicting role-playing games on the internet today.

Phantasia 4 is a free, kick butt, online, multi-player, dungeons and dragons, fantasy role-playing, adventure game. All characters currently online can adventure together in this dungeons and dragons style realm. Become a Magic-user, Fighter, Elf, Dwarf, Halfling or Gnome and fight evil throughout the realm, beat on your friends, pillage the countryside, horde gold and rescue helpless virgins.

Cheese-ball testimonials!

This is one of the better free online role-playing adventure games on the net. The multi-player interaction is terrific. - Felix

I used to waste my life playing Dungeons and Dragons. Today, I waste it in this fantasy adventure game. Free me, please! - Miles

This is the best game i have ever played. I spent at least 5 years enriching my life with its amazing gameplay and mezmorizing detail. - Keegan

Gas may hit $4 a gallon, but as least Phantasia is free. - Blake

We all hate P4 in reality its just much to addicting. - Clap

I could go on and on with the problems I see, but P4 wouldn't be anywhere without it's perfect imperfections. - Gad

It's played with a Java client. It has perma-death (although you can gain lives much later in the game) and unrestricted PVP.

Play now: http://phantasia4.org/

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20 Nov, 2010, Lyanic wrote in the 2nd comment:
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So, this is why you were researching the game's history?
22 Nov, 2010, Zeno wrote in the 3rd comment:
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Researching was something I was doing on the side while getting the code working. Once I found it was from 1986 and then later even earlier, I kept trying to find the actual date of release.