An interview with Bergkamp - 2002-12-13

Personal details:

Q: How did you get your name?
A: I love soccer, Dennis Bergkamp is one of the greatest soccer players in the world
A: And I am an Arsenal FC Fan =)

Q: How old are you?
A: irl, 25 yo

Q: What level are you?
A: Currently Im lvl 71

Q: How would you describe yourself?
A: In real life, I am kinda quiet guy, some ppl say i am to serious, but i donít think so tho

Q: Where do you live?
A: Indonesia
A: Its really late here =)

Q: How long have you been logging on to AoD?
A: I think its about 6 months now

Mudding in general:

Q: How did you first get in contact with Ages of Despair?
A: Cant really recall, but I think I do a search on the internet about MUD, and I chose AoD

Q: Do you regularly play or wiz on any other MUDs?
A: Not currently tho, but in the past I played several MUD and wizzed one of them

Q: Are you a normal mudder or do you seldom log on?
A: I think I am an addictive mudder now =), I log on everyday in my office

Q: Have you met any fellow mudders in RL?
A: Yeah, Balzac, heís my rl friend, he and I went to the same college

Game specific:

Q: What was your first kill and if you ever died, what was the first thing that killed you?
A: My first kill would be kobold, and the first time I died was from fighting the kobold guard before pug

Q: Did you ever get killed by a ("the") horrible creature?
A: Iím not sure what is ("the") horrible creature...

Q: Who is your favourite and most hated npc respectively?
A: My favourite would be Ghaal, and my most hated is Unicorn keeper

Q: What is the funniest/strangest thing that ever happened to you on AoD?
A: First the funniest thing, I use to gamble at the casino, and once I lost like all my savings, but then in time I win back my money, it was 300k
A: The strangest thing is...I often get ambushed twice by Unicorn Keeper, that already has cost me 6-7 lives

Q: Do you have any piece of equipment you just can't live without?
A: At the moment, Iím trying to get orange glove, then I think thatís the eq I cant live without

Q: Do you have a "special place" where you like to hang out, a private corner so to speak?
A: Hrm..just my friend's Balzac, house, I do my Idling there =)

Q: How much of your time on AOD do you spend hanging out or chatting compared with exping?
A: 85% exping and the rest is chatting or making poison

Q: What do you prefer to do, Solo or Party?
A: Solo

Q: What is the best thing about Ages of Despair?
A: The people, there r jerks, but lots of nice people here =), and I can learn from the MUD

Q: What is the worst thing about Ages of Despair?
A: Hrmmm, I cant say what worst, there r good things and normal things, no bad things

Q: Do you have any driving ambitions on AOD? Is there anything that you want to achieve or perhaps something that you have already achieved?
A: Actually, I want to learn about MUD programming and give something back to AoD, but I haven't really known how much time that I could spend on learning about the MUD programming since I donít really know about the programming language except it is similar to C

Q: Is there any advice you would like to give to new players that just entered our world?
A: Yeah, donít get bored easily, there r many things to explore here =)

Other / Strange:

Q: Were you ever convicted of a crime?
A: Convicted, no, warning yes, when I was a newbie

Q: How many friends/family play?
A: About 8 or 9

Q: Favourite quote?
A: You don't choose love. Love chooses you. And then it beats the CRAP out of you.

Q: What music are you listening to now?
A: Various no specific genre

Q: Is there anything else you would like to mention about yourself or your life?
A: Nah, i think thatís it =)

Q: If you could remove one of the questions from this interview and replace it with another one, which would you remove and what would you replace it with?
A: Nothing, just the typo or the wrong grammar, excuse my English =)

Q: Who would you like me to interview next, and why?
A: Izlude or Enix, they r my friends, but the got bored easily in this MUD, I donít know why, or that has something to do with their rl, but U got to wonder why

Q: If I do that interview, is there a specific question that you want me to ask?
A: Yes, to Izlude, why r u keep reincarnating, back and forth. And to Enix, what actually bores you =)

Q: Do I have your permission to make this information public on the People of AoD webiste or any other media?
A: Yes, of course

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