The dictionary is intended for use by novice MUD players or as reference
material for experienced users who would like to use a common terminology with
the users of other MUDs. Provides information specific to MUDs: on the root
of command actions common to many games, slang, and technical terms.
Comp. Comparative or Compound or Composition
Note that commands in use on MUDs are
often described as n. and v. while the definition only
details the v. or noun usage; Giving definitions easily found in the
common dictionary is beyond the scope of this work.
Code Base or Type References
ABER, DIKU, LP, TINY. Any name within parenthesis () at the start of
a definition refers to a code base type or family. These are just the most commonly
used base names currently in the dictionary.
Sections are divided by lines and large letters indicating the section.
- Dictionary, n.
- A body of language words, arranged alphabetically, with origin, usage, meaning, etc. defined.
- See: Unselfconscious.
Definition terms are to the left, while definitions are towards the right and justified. Pointers to other sections are highlighted or underlined.
Encyclopædia of MUDs, © 1993-2000 by Henry McDaniel III. Licensed to Blane Bramble, Virtua-Web Limited.