https://exventure.world is alive! I am pretty happy with the state of this hosting service, I can get a new game spun up pretty quickly. Eventually I will automate this further, but first people who actually want to use it!
New patreon post about the NPC Events refactor https://www.patreon.com/posts/npc-events-23250398
There's a new part of Gossip, the player side! Go check out Grapevine, https://grapevine.haus/
Gossip has been getting some updates, getting ready to have some applications that help out Gossip and they need a super powered socket!
New MUD Coders Guild newsletter is out! http://digest.mudcoders.com/issues/issue-0x0a-a-is-for-ack-130478
New updates for ExVenture in September https://blog.oestrich.org/2018/09/exventure-updates
Check out my ElixirConf talk showing off ExVenture! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCUKQnkjajo
ExVenture Performance Tweaks blog post http://blog.oestrich.org/2018/09/exventure-performance-tweaks/
Some of the new players were sending extra info to the quest commands which talk directly to the DB and raise an error if its not an integer