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Trade Wars vs. Legend of the Red Dragon: Which was the most popular?


When I was on the Bobby Blackwolf Show in February, we discussed TradeWars 2002 and Legend of the Red Dragon. Early in our back and forth on LoRD, I said: “It became… you know, depending on who you talk to, probably the number one or number two game out of BBSes.” Blackwolf followed up by saying: “TradeWars is usually number one, LoRD is number two.”

I don’t think anyone would dispute that TradeWars 2002 and Legend of the Red Dragon were the two most popular BBS games. But which was the most popular? Is it even possible to know?

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Seth Robinson talks LORD and Planets: TEOS with Matt Barton

One of my favorite things since I started Break Into Chat has been interviewing BBS door game creators.

So I really enjoyed watching Dr. Matt Barton of St. Cloud State University interview Seth Robinson. They talk about Robinson’s childhood, his favorite BBS door games, Legend of the Red Dragon, LORD II, and Planets: The Exploration of Space among other topics.

Robinson has discussed LORD in various interviews and posts over the years, but Barton’s interview sheds some new light on things, particularly LORD II and Planets.

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