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Character Creation

     It is sometimes easiest to think of the Fading Suns MUSH as a continuous story, a work fiction created by a all of the players. And your role is as one of the characters in the story. In a sense, it is work, because creating a good character takes some thought and effort on your part.

     First of all, if you're not familiar with the Fading Suns game, you'll want to closely read the files on the factions and the background of the game. The background created by Holistic Design is very rich and full of details. The more you know as you create a character, the more you'll enjoy playing that role in the MUSH. Most characters in the game are known primarily by the faction they are associated with. Your faction helps define your social and economic station in the MUSH, but you are left with a great deal of flexibity to play a variety of roles with in a faction.

     Before actually entering Character Generation, it is always best to have an idea of what kind of character you will create and some sense of that character's background. It also makes it easier to avoid mistakes. You will be required to devise a background which will be reviewed by staff before you begin playing. The details you build into a background help the staff integrate your character more fully into the plots and events that occur on the MUSH. The following sections will help explain some of the options you'll choose during Character Generation. And as always, if you have questions, type +staff in the game and page a staff member for h