Welcome to Alter Aeon!
Alter Aeon is a fantasy world of adventure and untold possibilities. Do you wish
to be a mighty warrior, seeking a dragon to slay? A ghastly necromancer, commanding an
undead army? A powerful sorcerer? A wise healer? The choice is yours!
As a text-based game, Alter Aeon harnesses the power of your imagination. The world is
full of exciting places, from the mysterious elemental planes, to creepy haunted tombs
and the ancient City of Kings. Join other players and team up to accomplish your goals.
The game features:
- A multiclassing system which lets you customize your character's skills and spells
- Over 400 unique areas, with more being added all the time
- A friendly playerbase, willing to help and guide new players
- Brewing, carving, and enchanting to make custom items
- Over 600 quests and storylines to experience!
Play as a combination of:
- A mage, master of elemental magics and offensive spells.
- A cleric, master of healing, protection, and curses.
- A thief, master of shadow and cunning.
- A warrior, master of weaponry and advanced battle tactics.
- A necromancer, master of undead and demonic forces.
- A druid, master of runes and nature.
Both new and advanced players are welcome. New players will find extensive help, both
in-game and online. Advanced players will feel at home with a variety of special features
like built-in aliases and equipment sets.
The game is also blind-friendly for the visually impaired! Our blind-friendly client works
automatically with most screen readers and includes sounds and music. Please see our
Blind and Visually Impaired Player Support
page for help and client downloads.
You'll never run out of things to do or people to talk to in the world of Alter Aeon.
Dare you enter?
How Do I Play?
Alter Aeon Screenshot
To get connected to the game, download and run one of our game launchers:
Windows - AlterAeonLauncher.exe
Mac OSX - Alter Aeon Launcher
Linux x86 64 bit - Alter Aeon Launcher 64-Bit (based on Ubuntu 20)
Linux x86 32 bit - Alter Aeon Launcher 32-Bit (obsolete - based on Ubuntu 14)
You may need to install GTK (the Gnome ToolKit) or other libraries to run the Linux versions.
If you're new, you may want to take a look at our
Quickstart Guide for New Players
The guide shows how to create a new character, learn to control it, and play through
some of the beginning quests. There's also detailed guides for each topic, including:
We hope to see you soon in the world of Alter Aeon!
What's The Game Address?
While we highly recommend you use our official client, you can also connect with
a generic MUD/MUSH client. The game address is:
alteraeon.com - port 3000
Alternatively, you can try one of our
custom Alter Aeon game clients
Alternative MUD Clients
for even more options. This alternative client list is kept current and has a lot
of options, including some blind and reader-friendly clients.
Vote for Alter Aeon
You can vote for Alter Aeon on Top Mud Sites to raise its popularity and help
bring in new players:
TMS votes are reset once a month, and you can vote twice a day. Thanks for helping
support the game!