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What I'm about to discuss isn't sports related, but it is a FREE fantasy game. The game is called Utopia and it is a medieval-based turn play game (if that makes sense), much like Dungeons and Dragons. The link follows:

I brought this to the Fool cuz I've been involved with it for about four months and I really like it a lot. I guess the first thing to do is for you to read the guide and see if this is really something you'd like to try. The link is:

If you've browsed the Guide, you'll soon realize that there is a lot to learn and you won't be able to easily make head or tail of it until you really give it a go.

If you decide to create an account you will be randomly assigned a province which is part of a Kingdom. The Kingdom I'm with has active players from Sweden (Vasteras), Austria, Argentina, England, Australia, Spain, among others. For me, anyway, it's really been a worldwide experience. Fortunately, for those of us who speak English, it tis the native tongue that everyone speaks in Utopia - even the foreigners...

A typical Age lasts around twelve weeks but the time frame is ultimately up to a gentleman who runs the site and goes by the name of Mehul. I haven't a clue what his name means, perhaps someone who is up on their medieval history can clue me/us in. That said, we are quickly approaching the end of the current Age (alas, you can join at ANY time).

If you've read the Guide, you'll note that there are a number of different races one can be, as well as a number of different personalities. If you've been privy to the Lord of the Rings trilogy (book and/or movie), you'll have a pretty good understanding of the different folks that inhabit Utopia.

That said, I encourage you to give it a read and if it interests you to sign up. The biggest drawback is that it is an ad-based web site so you WILL be bombarded with pop-up ads. Alas, that is easily dealt with by any number of pop-up blockers. The blocker I use can be downloaded for free at:

Hopefully those of you who've taken the time to review this post will give Utopia a shot and see if it is something for you. If it is, I'd love to hear from you and will happily offer more details to those who express an interest.

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