A MUD, or Multi-User Dungeon, is a text-based game where you step into a virtual world and take on a new role such as an elf who casts magic or a dwarf with melee abilities. Playing generally involves chatting with others, slaying monsters to gain experience for leveling up, going on quests to find precious items or to kill a target, among many other things.
To connect to Erion, you need a mud client and the address and port number of the game (erionmud.com 1234). There are many free clients available for download online. For Windows users we recommend MUSHclient or GMud. For Linux users we recommend TinTin++, and for those playing on an Android device, we recommend BlowTorch.
Once you see Erion's greeting screen you will be prompted to create a new account. You will only ever need one account as it can hold all of your characters. After your account is created, you can make a new character. If you're having trouble coming up with a name, we recommend using a fantasy name generator to help you, such as Seventh Sanctum or RinkWorks. After you've created a character you will automatically enter Erion. It is recommended to browse the Player Guides section of the website to learn more about how to play. If you need help, simply send a message in game on the newbie channel by typing 'newbie help me'.