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At 12 Years and Counting, Is This the Longest Play-by-Email Game Session Ever?

Minyanville, A programmer from Russia tells the story of a server running the same multiplayer strategy game session for more than a decade.
In 2001, when Dmitry Labutin of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, was setting up a server for himself and his friends to play the fantasy turn-based strategy game Atlantis, he could not have imagined that the game he was launching would last for 12 years. And the game is still ongoing: At least two players continue to play, sending emails to his server from time to time.

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