MUME, Multi-Users in Middle-earth, is a free 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.

Latest game news

Recent minor changes (dark-maned lion pride, mantles, Tharbad's sunken ship, mining, Abandoned Village, leathers) (Jahara)21 Jun 2020
  1. An additional dark-maned lion pride has been heard roaring in Dunland.
  2. Mantles made from the majestic, golden fur now cost and fetch more in shops.
  3. A necklace and an old length of iron chain now load more consistently in Tharbad's sunken ship.
  4. Mining has been tweaked to only begin if there is any chance of success.
  5. A mountain lion has begun to prowl feral goats in the abandoned village by the Dark Tower.
  6. Most leather armours now use the adjectives rigid or soft.

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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 July 2020.