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In addition to client applications on your computer, Realms of Despair can be played using one of our online clients. For questions or comments about these clients, post to our support forum.

Web client

This client does not use any browser plugins such as Flash and Java, eliminating security concerns and compatibility issues with these technologies. Full MSDP support and a nice GUI as well as support for aliases/macros/triggers/variables make our web client one of the premier mud clients on the internet. Under active development.

Flash client

This client should work on a wide variety of web browsers and platforms. Supports aliases/macros/triggers.

Requirements

  • Adobe Flash Player

HTML5 Java client

This client includes a graphical user interface (GUI) that displays your health/mana/blood/movement/experience points as well as current spells affecting you, and many other enhancements to the game. Supports aliases/macros/triggers/variables.

Requirements

  • Java 7 plugin
  • Web browser that supports HTML5 (e.g. recent versions of Chrome, Firefox, IE9+, Opera, Safari)
  • Java applets/Javascript must be allowed to execute in web browser

This client is no longer supported or actively developed.

'Classic' Java client

The previous incarnation of the Realms of Despair Java client. While this version does not support some of the advanced features of the newer Java client, it remains compatible with older web browsers and older versions of the Java plugin. Supports aliases/macros/triggers/variables.

Requirements

  • Java 6 plugin
  • Java applets must be allowed to execute in web browser

This client is no longer supported or actively developed.