LambdaMOO is a classic text-based virtual environment.
This page contains instructions for connecting to LambdaMOO via smart phones, tablets, and computers.
To connect to LambdaMOO you can use a Telnet client or a dedicated MOO client. Telnet is easier to just connect with, but dedicated clients make it easier once you have connected.
Connecting Via Telnet
If you have a Telnet client, you should be able to click here to connect to LambdaMOO:
To log in once you have connected via Telnet, type:
Connecting Via MOO Client
In a dedicated MOO client, you will need to enter the following details (they may have slightly different names):
Connection Command: connect Guest
ConnectBot is a Telnet client for Android (make sure you set the connection type to telnet rather than ssh). You can install it here.
MuClient is a dedicated MOO client for Android. You can install it here.
BBSSDH is a Telnet client for Blackberry devices. You can download it here.
There are not any dedicated MOO clients for Blackberry.
On GNU/Linux you can install a Telnet client using your graphical or command-line package manager such as yum, apt-get, or synaptic.
TinyFugue 5 is an excellent command-line MOO client that runs on MacOS X and Windows as well as on UNIX platforms such as GNU/Linux. It is usually available through your package manager as tf5.
iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Mocha Telnet Lite is a Telnet client for iOS. You can download it via Apple’s app store here.
MudMaster is a MOO client for iOS. You can purchase it via Apple’s app store here.
Mac OS X
MacOS X has a Telnet client installed by default. Just click on the link at the top of this page to connect!
Savitar is a popular dedicated MOO client for Mac OS X. You can download it here.
On Windows you can find out how to install Telnet here.
Pueblo is a popular dedicated MOO client for Windows. You can download it here.
Once You Have Connected
When you first connect to LambdaMOO as a Guest, you will find yourself in the Coat Closet. You can press a button to get out into the Living room by typing:
From there, you can start exploring!
Some Useful Commands