NEWBIE, NEWCOMER, WELCOME
I. IntroductionMUME is an open world game based on J. R. R. Tolkien's creation, Middle-earth. Within the game you will find familiar places such as Rivendell, the Shire, and Bree. You will find less welcome figures like Bill Ferny, Old Man Willow, and even Sauron. You may even find more mysterious people; Beorn, Galadriel, and Tom Bombadil.
II. Starting the GameIf you are a new player just starting off, you may be confused as to where you are and how to leave. The place you are in is called the Halls of Mandos. This is the place to where all new characters of the good races start off, and is also where Arda's fallen heroes go to recover when they have been slain.
The only way to leave the Halls of Mandos is by
praying to a destination. New players are recommended to
begin in the Tower Hills, which offers inexperienced
adventurers a large number of quests to familiarize them
with the game's mechanics. To leave your starting room for the
Tower Hills, type:
the tower hills
Before leaving your start room, please read this help file entirely. Many of the questions you will have are covered in the FAQ's and they will hopefully save you a lot of confusion.
III. The Help SystemThe text you are reading now is part of the extensive set of help pages which has been carefully written and updated to help new players and old. Simply type
helpwith no arguments for a list of available commands and help topics. All of the commands in these help pages are easily identifiable and have their own help page that you can read. All you need to do is type
help <command>which will give more information: for example,
help newcomerwhich is this help article.
IV. Playing the GameWhat you do after you have prayed to the Tower Hills is up to you. You can decide to solve quests to gain experience (
help quest), explore the world to gain travel points (
help map), or chat with the friendly community on global communication channels (
A recommended goal for any new player is to reach level 13 where they graduate newcomer-hood and drastically increase the depth and challenge of the game. Graduation unlocks the evil races for your account allowing you to play an Orc, Troll, or Black Númenórean. These races are on the opposite side of the war, are considerably harder to master, and have their own separate global communication channel.
V. Where to find AnswersIf you ever get lost, can not find something, or need further information, you can ask other players by typing questions like
narrate Hello! Any advice for new players?. To find the names of players who you're chatting with on your side within MUME, you can type
who. To find a little information about any of the people that you see listed or in person type
whois <name>, an example being
whois manwe. Type
help sayfor more information on communicating with other players. Our larger community is also available on Discord at https://discord.gg/J8z8fGR
Related help subjects are also mentioned in the 'See also'
part at the bottom of help files. You can always type
help <topic> to find out more.
For example, you can type
help faq to
read summaries about basic MUME
commands and features. The
FAQ help file is also available on the
MUME web site at
We hope this text could give you a few hints on how to start and where you can get the answers you need.
|See also:||BASICS, FAQ1, FAQ2, FAQ3, FAQ4, FAQ5, ADVANCED, FEATURES, RULES, PRAY|
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