Rodanthe is an area SluggyQBFreak created in 2003. His vision was to create a fairly realistic small town. That still remains as the core vision, and has been expanded upon with a few goals:
Rodanthe Statement of Goals
Rodanthe was created to give players an area to explore, completely free of combat. It's intended to be fully interactive and provide an enjoyable experience, bringing players back again and again.Players should be encouraged, not only to explore but also to contribute. An area should be set aside, where players can build whatever they wish.