Released in 1986, TradeWars was among the earliest
multiplayer online games
As of 2013, TradeWars has been hosted on over 21,000
different sites in 59 different countries, with some sites
hosting the game continuously for over 25 years
In 1995, when there were 400 active MUD sites, TradeWars was
running on over 14,000 different sites
That same year, when popular MUD LambdaMOO hosted 10,000
players, over 70,000 played TradeWars
It has been cited as an inspiration of game developers like
Paul Sage (Ultima Online), Josh Johnston (Jumpgate), Eric
Wang (Earth and Beyond) and Pete Mackay (Star Citizen)
TradeWars has been referenced by multiple books on the early
Internet and online gaming history
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