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MUME, Multi-Users in Middle-earth, is a free to play multiplayer roleplaying game based upon J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth that has been continuously enhanced since the fall of 1991.

In MUME players can explore more than 26,000 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

Recent minor changes (Metamorphs, dwarven beard-comb, shire pack, call eagle, quests, roosters) (Jahara)30 May 2020
  1. As you metamorphose (and return from that shape), some settings (like change autoexits and brief) will now be retained. Thanks Curumo for the idea! (Dáin)
  2. Female dwarves can now use dwarven beard-combs to look fabulous.
  3. The reasons behind not getting the Shire pack quest reward are now clearer.
  4. Eagles and beasts will now transport passengers who fell asleep to their destinations.
  5. Experience gains from quests now show a sense of progression message.
  6. Roosters are now more interactive and crow in the morning and dusk.

Latest web news

Port 443 is now used for HTTPS instead of Telnet 15 Nov 2019
This website is now available on the HTTPS standard port.

If you used to point your telnet client at mume.org port 443, please use port 23 or 4242 instead.

If this is not an option for you, check out the web client instead.

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