|Release date||October 1991|
Elendor is a MUSH (Multi-User Shared Hallucination) server based on J.R.R. Tolkien's writings, especially The Lord of the Rings. Users create characters according to the theme of the books, depending on the culture and race of choice. The purpose is to create a role-playing environment as close as possible to Tolkien's Middle-earth.
Established in October 1991, Elendor is the oldest and most popular Tolkien-based MUSH on the internet. As of May 2005, the number of registered users in the game was over 2,000. Middle-earth from Belegaer to the Sea of Rhûn can be visited, there are different descriptions for different times at the day and seasons.
New players can be either a Dwarf, Elf, Hobbit, Men or Orc. As IC (In-Character) and OOC (Out of Character) rank is established, players may get chances to play other races. A full list of races can be find below:
- "Araurak" (Half-Orcs)
- "Beijabar" (Shapechangers, including the Beornings)
- Dragons (only playable by Administrators and game designers)
- Raugdhrog (Wargs)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Elendor at Tolkien Games (retrieved 8 January 2011)
- ↑ Meristation, El Anillo interactivo p. 8 (retrieved 8 January 2011)
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 The Offical Elendor Site (retrieved 8 January 2011)
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 The Official Elendor Site, Ascalades (retrieved 8 January 2011)
- ↑ The Official Elendor Site, Araurak cultures (retrieved 8 January 2011)
- ↑ The Official Elendor Site, Beijabar cultures (retrieved 8 January 2011)
- ↑ The Official Elendor Site, Dragon cultures (retrieved 8 January 2011)
- ↑ The Official Elendor Site, Raugdhrog cultures (retrieved 8 January 2011)