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An Introduction to MUDding
Imagine a world. A vast, fictional world, with multiple lands, each filled
with dreams and adventures. Filled with challenges, experiences, treasure
and ... dozens, if not hundreds, of people. Live people, players that
interact with you even as you interact with them. People who talk, joke
and quest with you. People who become your most feared opponents. People
who become your best friends. Imagine living in this world, growing,
socialising and interacting with it and its inhabitants.
Imagine making your mark on this world. Carving out your own blazing trail
of glory, or, if you so choose, holding the world in the thrall of your
Welcome to the global community of MUDders.
This document is written as an introduction for people who have no
knowledge of MUDs and MUDding. It will describe what a MUD is, and help a
new player through those initial, hesitant steps in a new world. It will
also outline some tips on how to progress, and how to face the undoubted
challenges that await you. It will also contain some very practical advice
on relating to your fellow MUDders, and maintaining a firm grip on your
real life (quick tip - real life is always more important).
This document is also written with an emphasis on those playing Necromium
MUD for the first time. Using this document when entering Necromium will
make your initial experience easier, and, probably, much more enjoyable.
From time to time, therefore, you will also be able to pick up tips that
are specific to Necromium.