About MUME
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MUME is a free multiplayer roleplaying game based upon J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth that has been continuously enhanced since fall '91.

In MUME players can explore more than 25.000 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.


Latest game news

Recent minor changes (Promotion, Girithron, Eagles, Erestor, Brush Lions) (Timodeus)09 Aug 2014

1. Brush Lions (Rogon)
  The brush lions will be more likely to move around in the future. Travellers

2. Wrong Name of Month (Gruenthar)
   The month formerly known improperly as Birithron has now been corrected to
   Girithron (aka Foreyule, for those who don't speak Sindarin). If you find
   anywhere it has not been changed yet, please report it.

3. Sleeping on Eagles/Fell Beasts (Timodeus)
   The following ancient bug is fixed: "Get arachnia, mount an eagle, fall asleep
   during flight, get stuck 'High in the Sky'".
4. We congratulate Ryalnos to his promotion to Mb: Congratulations!

5. Erestor, the Destroyer of Bad Things (Rogon)
   Erestor will now be happy to destroy a tarnished copper wristband if
   you bring it to him.

Latest web news

New machine 6 Nov 2011

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 Jul 2013.