An interview with Welkasre - 2002-10-20

Personal details:

Q: How did you get your name?
A: I started with a W, and then just added letters ;)

Q: How old are you?
A: 24

Q: What level are you?
A: 950

Q: How would you describe yourself?
A: Not sure..... I'm here before i like to code ;)

Q: Where do you live?
A: Norway

Q: How long have you been logging on to AoD?
A: Since jan/feb 2000 with various mortal chars, since nov 2000 with this char

Mudding in general:

Q: How did you first get in contact with Ages of Despair?
A: I found it on mudconnect, i had been playing muds for a few months, but the one i had been playing sucked, so i was looking for a new one. I played like 3-4 muds at that time, just to see which one i liked. I finally settled for AoD :))

Q: Do you regularly play or wiz on any other MUDs?
A: nah, not anymore, i used to play other muds now and then before i became admin

Q: Are you a normal mudder or do you seldom log on?
A: I'm only on a few hours a day, like 15-16 hours a day ;) I idle lots though, while i do school work etc

Q: Have you met any fellow mudders in RL?
A: Not yet, but hopefully next summer :) a rl friend of mine played a few days, but he refused to play anymore, when i didn't give him exp/eq/money etc ;)

Game specific:

Q: What was your first kill and if you ever died, what was the first thing that killed you?
A: According to the logs, the first thing i died too was Willie on Feb 24,2000 17:39 the first thing i killed was kobolds i think

Q: Did you ever get killed by a ("the") horrible creature?
A: Yep, in fact that was the second thing i died to ;) it happened on Feb 24,2000 18:27

Q: Who is your favourite and most hated npc respectively?
A: My favourite is one i'm working on now, it's name and what it does is secret ;) I don't hate any npc's, but i have a few that are on my "hit list" since i haven't gotten even with them yet ;)

Q: What is the funniest/strangest thing that ever happened to you on AoD?
A: There is too many things, i can't pick one

Q: Do you have any piece of equipment you just can't live without?
A: *Hmms* hard to pick ;) as a wizard i don't care about eq... I would have to say all the commands that allow me to code ;)

Q: Do you have a "special place" where you like to hang out, a private corner so to speak?
A: Yeah, my cave ;) I love my strip club/bar too ;) (it was a present from Faye :)) )

Q: How much of your time on AOD do you spend hanging out or chatting compared with exping?
A: Depends on how much work i have... i tend to talk lots, if my friends are on though ;)

Q: What is the best thing about Ages of Despair?
A: The people :)

Q: What is the worst thing about Ages of Despair?
A: The people ;)

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: I would like to one day finish my area, it has been in development since nov. 2000 ;)

Q: Is there any advice you would like to give to new players that just entered our world?
A: Read your handbook, and the help files.

Other / Strange:

Q: Were you ever convicted of a crime?
A: As mortal yes...but no one claimed the bounty ;)

Q: How many friends/family play?
A: Of my rl friends, none

Q: Favourite quote?
A: I would have to quote Ordred: "The only stupid questions, are the one you don't ask"

Q: What music are you listening to now?
A: Right now, System of a down - Legend of Zelda theme

Q: Is there anything else you would like to mention about yourself or your life?
A: Nah, not really.... I was out drinking last night though, so if i said something stupid it was the Guinness talking ;)

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: I dunno, it looks good to me ;)

Q: Who would you like me to interview next, and why?
A: I don't know, just pick someone ;) (see thatís why you are doing the interviews, and not me ;) )

Q: Faye and Ulme suggested that i interview you, they requested that i ask you the current whereabouts of a sheep..... Care to comment?
A: I guess Ulme has his love sheep in his house... It's not my fault that he keeps saying that i have it to Faye ;)

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

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