About MUME
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MUME is a free multiplayer roleplaying game based upon J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth that has been continuously enhanced since fall '91.

In MUME players can explore more than 25.000 open rooms and live in this meticulously crafted world during its late Third Age, and possibly join the Epic War between the forces of the Dark Lord and the armies of the West. [Do you want to learn more?]

Do you want to start playing right away? Then just get going! Do you want to read a bit more first, get some hints about mappers, or watch the Video Tutorials? Then visit the section for new players.

For questions and advice just visit our Official Forum! Simply login with your MUME-character.


Latest game news

Permanent magical armour on mobiles (Timodeus)27 Aug 2014

Selected magically adept mobiles will have an improved damage absorption as
we fixed an ancient bug regarding (permanent) magical armour.

Expect a working armour-flag on future mobiles. How much the absorption
increases on existing mobiles can vary. Below is a list of mobiles affected:
an ebon wraith, Mordrath, Uiniel, Brolg, Mrak, Dagnir's ghost, Azra-Zaira,
Saruman, the warlock, Halamor's ghost, Malindon, and Bulag.

The armour spell for players is not affected.

Latest web news

New machine 6 Nov 2011

MUME has moved to a new machine. It can still be reached at mume.org. Its new IP address is

You like MUME? Tell others on [The Mud Connector].

MUME logo based on John Howe's "Gandalf" and "Horseman in the Night" by Renea, Vairë, and Manwë.
Web site maintained by Manwë. Last updated Jul 2013.