Information for Newcomers
Welcome to MUMEWhat you find on this page is an extension of the documentation available in-game. This page features several tutorials to aide you, our newest player, in navigating MUME.
Complete BeginnersIf you are new to Multi-User Dungeons (MUDs), the precursors to MMORPGs, we strongly recommend that you to read the following essential knowledge to help you navigate and survive Middle-earth.
- Introduction to MUME's most important aspects (help newcomer)
- Frequently asked questions (help faq)
- Basic commands needed to survive (help basic)
Advanced SubjectsIf you have played other MUDs before but are new to MUME, you can skip ahead to read about MUME’s unique features here:
- More advanced commands… (help advanced)
- Interesting features (help features)
- Rules for all players to observe (rules)
There are two tutorials that are available. If you prefer text over video then you can read a complete sample MUME session. Otherwise, scroll down and watch the YouTube tutorial.
Quick tips for watching the videos:
- Watch in fullscreen and high quality; otherwise the text is hard to see
- Confirm that annotations are enabled (the boxes of text that pop up throughout the videos)
- Pause and review specific commands as needed!
You can switch videos in the playlist with the hamburger menu at the top right corner or watch them on YouTube instead.
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Last updated December 2020.