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  • Mud Resources: Research Links

    AIME Mud Engine – A completely original, open-source MUD engine, complete with a novel and extremely flexible remote building/managing system.
    AweMUD Server – AweMUD is a flexible MUD engine. It was designed from scratch under a fully Open Source license. AweMUD features a comprehensive and powerful scripting language that allows many parts of the system to be tweaked quickly and easily. Maximum flexibility, world interactivity, and immersive play are the goals of the AweMUD server project.
    Copyright Myths explained – Brad Templeton’s web page explains what copyrights are and aren’t. Often, MUD creators are in doubt about their rights with regards to their and their admins’ work; this site might help.
    Dead Souls mudlib for UNIX and Windows – Dead Souls is an LP based mudlib, using the latest MudOS. It has a super easy to use creation system, built in web and ftp servers, menu based administration, thorough documentation, large sample area, and much much more.
    Deathlogs/PK-logs for MUD’s – A page where mudders can post their PK’logs, and get highscores, post images and other player information
    Desden’ Smaug Snippets – Original Smaug snippets in english and spanish
    Electric Soup – Your Source For MU*News – Electric Soup is a web site for all MU*ers – Admin, Players, and anyone else involved in the MU*Community! There’s articles, a comic strip, and interactive discussion boards as well!
    Erwin Andreasen’s MUD Resources Page – A number of Erwin’s code snippets usable in MERC derived MUDs can be found here. Also, mcl – MUD Client for Linux – a small and fast Linux-only client.
    GodWars and Derivatives Web Forum – A Forum for all things GodWars. For Players Immortals Coders, everyone who works and plays in the godwars community. This sites aim is to help EVERYONE old and new. Players of GodWars 95, 96, Deluxe, Lords of War, Dystopia and Vampire Wars.
    How do I play a mud? – A comprehensive yet concise introduction into how to actually get started playing a mud. Assumes players know nothing about mudding and trains them up into respectable newbies.
    Intermud Protocols – A formal description of a wide range of intermud protocols. These specifications were written to help MUD admins implement these protocols.
    MU-Gamers – MU* Gamers is a new mailing list for any and all roleplayers on MUDs, MUCKs, MUSHes, MUXes, MOOs, ect. The purpose is mainly for general RP discussion, as well as advertisement of games, character types, ect (please limit your ads). Any theme is fine for posting, but please keep posts PG.
    MUD Items Base – MudIt is a program which will help you to keep the organized records of the equipment for any mud you play.
    MUSTRO Construction Kit and Gaming Environment – MUSTRO is a Graphical MUD. The construction kit is distributed with the gaming environment. Uses two dimensional bird’s eye view display. Alpha stage of development(most of final code already exists, but debugging is needed). Source code is open source and freely available. Written entirely in Java(not an applet). Uses Remote Method Invocation. Stand-alone vs Networking transparency. Includes a sprite creation engine package (imagescan) which works with java Graphics objects. Uses System properties to implement platform independence. Theme is dependent on the creator’s vision (although swords and sorcery is the primary focus).
    Merentha Info – Merentha Info provides information and discussion boards for players of Merentha.
    Merentha Underground – Merentha Underground is a multi-purpose site used by the community of the multi-user dungeon (MUD) Merentha for many purposes. Players engage in such activities as discussing their personal gaming strategies, gathering information about the game itself, brainstorming improvements for the game, sharing fan fictions, and even just chatting over the shoutbox and forums.
    Mink: The MUCK Information Kiosk – Mink is a comprehensive MUCK resource site, featuring The MUCK Manual, The Argo Roleplaying System, Forums, and an extensive archive of downloadable MUF programs.
    Mud Domain Intermud Communication Network – An intermud communication network of various muds, using a wide variety of codebases. We represent a variety of people from all parts of the world. We encourage free speech, exchanging ideas, lending a helping hand, and in general just having fun with each other. We welcome and encourage new MU*s to join in. The development home of the IMC2 Intermud Protocol.
    Mud Domain Mud Resource Site – Mud Domain is one stop shop for all things Mud Related with Resources, a Mud Listings, Articles, How-To’s, forums, and much much more.
    Mud Mall Fantasy Gallery – With over 1,000 quality images from more than 60 different artists in a searchable database, you’re sure to find one suitable for any fantasy image need. Includes animated images and artist search. Displaying banners for FREE!
    Multi User Dimensions at LUDD – Different links to Muds and Mud-Lists.
    Pigs’ Place – Pigs’ Place is a MUD community and resource site designed to be as user controlled and versatile as possible. Discussion forums, resource repositories, and MUD listings are just a few of our features.
    Random Tinyplot Generator – Every loading of this page brings up a random tinyplot idea and three possible variations on that idea. A button allows for convenient generation of another idea.
    SMAUG/SmaugWiz Resource Archive – This site contains snippets, areas, links to clients, and links to other resources useful for both SMAUG/SmaugWiz users, as well as other users. This site is constantly expanding.
    Salem’s Snippet’s Site – Snippets created by Salem for the mud DWB, Mainly for RoT 1.4 and RoM 2.4. Updated Weekly with new snippets every month
    Skotos Article Archives – A collection of over 250 articles about MUDs & MUSHes. Most are about design, but other highlights include engineering articles by Richard Bartle and online industry articles by Jessica Mulligan. Updated daily.
    The MInotaur Stronghold – Minotaur, as a whole, have very few resources for others to gain information to learn from. Especially when compared to the more abundant Elf, Dwarf, Gnome, etc… resources about the net. This site strives to be that resource …..a common ground to players of any Minotaur character from any area …. be it MUD, MUSH, Commercial or Home RPG. I am not trying to standardize the Race, but it is my intention that this site show the visitors how other players from around the world are playing this incredible race of beings. Here you can place your character so that other’s may know of him/her. Tell of the gods, of the sacrifices, triumphs and defeats of your characters so that even long after the RPG game is gone… …The Minotaur will survive…
    Twinkdesc Mailing List – Sign up site for the Twinkdesc mailing list, devoted to critiquing @descs on MUDs, MUCKs, etc. – is aimed squarely at becoming the one-stop resource site for developers of all types of virtual world.

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