MUDs had a combination of role-playing games, hack and slash, player vs.
Every day, people around the world enjoy the still-growing Internet phenomenon of chat rooms.
This revolutionary invention is one that has benefited society in ways that are incomprehensible to those who don't utilize it themselves.
Other Internet users noticed the widespread implementation of this system, and began creating their own MUD servers.
Just as Internet gaming fads happen today, they have changed from the 1970's and 80's.
The MUD servers that were once thriving are now often seen as being an 'old-fashioned' gaming system.
By 1994, over 400 of these MUD servers existed, but by that time, a new method of online chat had also been created.