About this Manual
The MUCK Manual comprises five sections. Section 1
is an introduction for new players, covering basic commands and setting
up your character. Section 2 deals with server commands and the
commands included in the standard start-up database. Section 3
covers programming. Tutorials are presented in Section 4.
Section 5 discusses technical and nontechnical issues of
The Overview sections provide relatively thorough discussion of relevant concepts, but are not comprehensive. The Reference sections are comprehensive (or at least attempt to be), but are written in a terse style that assumes the reader has some familiarity with the topic or has read the Overview. The remaining sections discuss aspects of the section topic meriting special attention.
Text enclosed in [square brackets] is optional. Text enclosed in <angle
brackets> should be edited as appropriate for you and your character. For
example, where the manual says `type <your name>', type your name, rather
than typing this literally. Within examples, lines beginning with a >
greater than sign indicate material you should enter at your keyboard; the
remaining lines are sample output from the
The MUCK Manual attempts to provide a single, relatively
comprehensive reference for
The MUCK Manual was written in collaberation with Winged of
SPR and FurryMUCK, author of the online documentation for
This version of the manual was written for
The Manual may be freely copied, distributed, quoted, and archived.
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