Encyclopædia of MUDs, © 1993-2000 by Henry McDaniel III. Licensed to Blane Bramble, Virtua-Web Limited.
- Key, n.
- (1) Object used to lock and unlock things.
- (2) Same as password .
- Keyword, n.
- What MUD builders call any identifier used to label informationrelated to an object . Example: The keywords by which a player may pickup a sword might be: "sword," "a sword" and "the sword".
- Kill, v.
- To remove the life from. Unlike in real life, death on most MUDs isonly a short interruption of normal activities. Combat MUDs usuallybestow a penalty (such as loss of levels or money) upon those thatdie.
- See: banish , nuke , linkdead ,pk .