About MUME
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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 (Editing Board Posts, Style Items, Young Rangers) (Rogon)18 Aug 2019

1. You can now change a board post after you wrote it using the "edit" command.
   See "help board" for more information.

2. We have introduced new rings, bracelets, and necklaces. These items can
   appear both in different materials, and be embedded with different gems.

   Note that these items are only for those who wish to dress in style, and
   do not provide any other advantages.

   Idea/Design/Writing: Naga
   Code: Arfang
   Review: Waba

3. A young ranger, who recently came of age, has been inspired to take up a new
   route between the Grey Havens and the Tower Hills. He can be found making
   rounds between the East Gate of Harlond and the entrance to Black Hill
   Village. He asks all to spread the news that young adventurers are needed in
   the Tower Hills!

   Design & Mudlle: Jahara

Latest web news

New machine 12 Nov 2017

MUME has moved to a new machine. It can still be reached at mume.org.
Its new IP address is

You like MUME? Tell others on [The Mud Connector].

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.