MUME is a rather complex game; this page is a collection of hints
for newcomers. If you are new to online roleplaying games, here you can
find the essential knowledge you will need to survive in Arda; if you
have played other MUDs before, you can read about MUME's unique
A program that automatically creates a visual representation of MUME's world is called a mapper.
Usually it allows you to show your current position, the terrain, remembers doors, some mappers allow to display guilds, shops, places of fresh water or other information.
Please note that mappers are neither written nor supported by MUME's coders and management! They are projects by other players! Also read RULES MAPPERS before you use one.
Here you find more information on mappers and where to get them.
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0. Setting up your Client (and mmapper)
PowTTy is a Client to play MUME, it is recommended you use one. mmapper is a graphical mapping program that visually represents the world. Using the mapper is not required to play.