The Batmud opens
Player cities were introduced.
Mud experiences constant crashings
Nav trees disappear
1st Gladiator event:Champion of the Bat, Sir Durtle Elder Mage of the Bat, Sir Drum Defender of the Bat, Sir Bleezuz Magister of the Bat, Sir Glace Knight of the Bat, Sir Desert
Newbie transport system was introduced
Dino opens Asylum and introduces ep eater event
Study/train above skillmax/spellmax is made possible
The study above skillmax/spellmax feature is disabled
The bug in shields was fixed. Shields now reduce the damage criticals cause.
Eclipse event, Burglefloogah is protected
Racial guilds are introduced
Batmud got some new hardware (MP 1900+)
Wiz named Tank was removed for violating rules
Dodge and Parry were changed to have better ability checks (dex and str)
The chance of aborting a spell when hit was increased considerably
More con boon lost some of its powers. Secret societies offer more con.
HP formulas were modified.
Goddess garden was brought back to game
E-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org came available
Level quest 100 was changed to Areaquest
Second machine is being installed
cave.bat.org retired from active service
Area called "Apollo" is again on the surface
First version of the NEW batwebsite opens.
Prison complex was revised
LQ 'Explore 10%' was moved to level 22.
LQ 'Explore 80%' was moved to level 87.
New newsreader gets into betatest phase.
Newbie helpers are introduced.
Assasination game was introduced(?)
Batsongs 2002 contest was held.
Castle Halberdheath was reopened by Dino
Dino opens Taiga
Double experience from 26th to new year.
Gladiator games 2003
Pleasantville opens up. New players start from there from now on.
Yet new hardware: Athlon MP 2600+
Create money got cheat-protection
Nocilis valley is reopened
Typo office opens up
For the celebration of Batmud's 13th anniversary, +130% exp was given
Players can dig graves for the corpses without shovel now
Tv command introduced
Reinc system was changed by Shardik
Blog was introduced
You can now play russian roulette in batmud
New explore system was introduced, players got possibility to reset their explore count
Worn items are now saved over boot, before this you had to use chests
Personal experience tune system was introduced
Guild of Beastmasters enter the game
Runemages enter the game
Batstats command is introduced by Duke
Cap from the experience players get from monsters was removed
General tune for small monsters was upped
Undeads cannot join nuns anymore
Secret society nicknames were introduced by Blitzer
Training system was changed: Players can now train and study above their skill/spellmaxes
Powerhours were introduced to game by Gore
Level advancement system was changed and training points were introduced by Zin
Free reincs were available during testing of the new advance system
Wizzes had to sign a new copyright agreement
New pkill system was introduced by Favorit
Merri opens Gnomeflier
500 taskpoints were given out for Batmud's 14th birthday
Hpmax of each background was changed slightly. (Downtune)
Donations open up.
Drunken arch sold special item.
Old Player Valley was finally removed
The artifact known as the black pearl traded hands.
Shinarae and Shardik were granted with Arch privileges.