NDT was an interesting mash-up of different components.
Mechanically it used Sage Kobold's Dungeon World
for the most part and Pelgrane Press's Hillfolk
for early character creation and dramatic scenes, and the motive was to playtest both systems.
The game was based on the original TSR UK module, B10 Night's Dark Terror
, itself set in the abandoned, official D&D campaign setting, Mystara.
It ran with 6-7 players during its time, over a period of two and half years. (At the start the GM anticipated it would take two years, so not too far off.)
There were 3269 game posts by the end, meaning the average post-rate was around 4/day. Average words per post was around 125, which extrapolates to around 408,625 words in total. Not far shy of The Lord of the Rings
Here the GM, nemarsde
will answer any of your questions about this completed DreamLyrics message game.