The Dragon Rider

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Costs: Free
Frequency: 1 to 5 pdf files per day
Type: Email RPG fantasy sword and sorcery game
Last-Update: 2009Oct03
Keywords: free, open-ended, email, human, fantasy, rpg


Welcome to the Dragon Rider! You have been selected to become a dragon rider to defend the Lands of Bavidirian. This rare opportunity only happens every 5000 years, yet there is one obstactle you must face. You are to protect the golden dragon egg for 84 days. Then it will hatch for you to care for. As you adventure throughout the lands your dragon will grow and eventually learn to fly and protect you. Watch out though! Many know of your precious possession and will do anything to attain it.

This live email fantasy game is played in pdf file format. Each pdf file counts as a movement. You must have Adobe Reader to play. Adobe Reader is free to download.

You will have the opportunity to build your character and emerge immediately into this fantasy world.

You don't have to worry about keeping score, inventory, character sheets, spell books, or gold amount. It is all done for you. Your main concern is making rational decisions for your character to stay alive.

This game is free indefinetly and if you want to try a new style of email adventure then send me a email to receive the first pdf file.

My email is

Your character is already waiting in the Green Dragon's Inn!


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Greg Lindahl