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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.

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

MUME is hosted at HEIG-VD (School of Engineering and Management Vaud, Switzerland).


Latest game news

Recent Minor Changes (messages, objects, promotions, fletching, and more) (Imago)11 Dec 2019

We would like to congratulate the following Ainur on their promotions:
  Jahara to Vala Muddler
  Almarian to Maia Shaper
  Orlanth to Maia Shaper
  Elemir to Maia Builder

1. You will now (if things work as intended) get a message when points decay off
   skills. (Dain)

2. The "follow" and "sneak" commands will no longer be delayed if you are
   hidden. (Dain)

3. Some spell-casting objects that you can "use" on a target (e.g., the
   obsidian eye) will no longer accept incompatible targets (e.g., attempting
   to blind an object). (Dain)

4. Some minor map inconsistencies between the Shire and the Blue Mountains
   have been fixed. Thanks to Jahara for the recommendations. (Fror)

5. The sun, moon, and star dipping pools are now easier to find in Valinor.

6. Narag, master scout of the Zaugurz, has grudgingly agreed to take up an old
   specialty of his. He will once more craft arrows for the tribe.

   However, since he is commanded to remain in the caves to teach the scout
   craft it will be up to other members of the Zaugurz tribe to bring him
   whatever materials he require.
       Coding.... Imago
       Writing... Azan, Rogon

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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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 Oct 2016.