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Developer(s) Project community
Engine LDMud
Platform(s) Platform independent
Release date(s) 1992
Genre(s) Cross-genre, MUD
Mode(s) Multiplayer
Distribution Online

3Kingdoms, abbreviated 3K, is a MUD, a text-based online role-playing game, founded in 1992.[1]


  • Game characteristics 1
  • Reception 2
  • Technical infrastructure 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Game characteristics

A screenshot of one of the many different initial login screens for 3K, as seen in MUSHclient

The MUD has a cross-genre setting; the eponymous three kingdoms are Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Chaos, the latter following an anything-goes satirical theme.[2][3][4] These settings connect through the MUD's central city of Pinnacle.[2][3]

A main point of

  • Official website
  • Official forums
  • Community wiki

External links

  1. ^ a b "3-Kingdoms".  
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Maloni, Kelly; Baker, Derek; Wice, Nathaniel (1994). Net Games. Random House / Michael Wolff & Company, Inc. p. 90.  
  3. ^ a b c d e  
  4. ^ a b Olivetti, Justin (2011-04-19). "The Game Archaeologist plays with MUDs: The games". Massively. Archived from the original on 7 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-25. 
  5. ^ a b Hahn, Harley (1996). The Internet Complete Reference (2nd ed.). Osborne McGraw-Hill. p. 727.  
  6. ^ a b "The Guilds". 3Kingdoms. Retrieved 2010-11-29. 
  7. ^ "Welcome to the Worlds of Marble!". 3Kingdoms. Retrieved 2010-11-29. 


3K is an LPMud running on the LDMud game driver with an unnamed custom mudlib.[1][2][7]

Technical infrastructure

The MUD has received positive critical response for its friendliness to and accommodation of new players,[2][3] and has been noted as "well-loved and full of life".[5]


3K '​s Web site features ongoing news about the MUD; at one time this news feed was called the 3K New York Times.[2]


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