The Kingdom of Loathing is a text-based MMORPG. The game is based on comical parodies of modern sayings, stylings, culture, and other things. For instance, the game has items like "pr0n chow mein" and "Phonics Down", drinks like "white canadian", and familiars (A type of pet creature) like the "cocoabo". The game uses a currency, the currency being "meat". Several different activities can be played, such as adventuring, mixing cocktails, combining items, meatsmithing, and such.
The game is based around 3 main stats, Muscle, Mysticality, and Moxie. In comparison to game attributes, these three stats are relative to combat, magic, and stealth. Each stat has two classes of each. The "Seal Clubber" and "Turtle Tamer" are the Muscle classes, the "Sauceror" and "Pastamancer" are the Mysticality classes, and the "Disco Bandit" and "Accordian Thief" are the Moxie classes.
Adventures are essentially the limit to the amount of quests you can perform per day. Adventures are gained daily, through eating of foods, and drinking of booze. In addition to the limit of adventures per day, one can reach a limit to food eaten (Virtually "full") and a limit to drinking booze (Where you are "falling-down drunk".
The Kingdom of Loathing is a long time running game, at *about* one and a half years (as of February). The creator is Jick. Jick is one of two administrators for the game, the other being Mr. Skullhead.
The game also has an extensive network of forums and chat rooms. The chat rooms include channels newbie, normal, trade, games, lounge, and villa. All of the channels have moderators. Moderators include Inari
, Werebear, Vida Londres, Bragi, Elven_Princess, Idiania, Bete Noire, Vultar, Fruity Vuish, Mystical, Arbitrage, Bellytor, Trog Dor, BioHazardMan, TheGreatYak, and NovusOrdoSeclorum.