ShadowDale is a text-based game with a AD&D Forgotten Realms theme, based on a heavily modified Diku codebase named Silly.
The MUD features 18 races and 11 classes, with possibilites for single, duel and tri-classing.
When creating a new character the player have options to spawn in the race's hometown or in Shadowdale.
Created in 1993, and had its ups and down, and as of 2017 is in the process of moving to a new host. Have spawned and copy named GNSmud in around 2014.