to the Game
The Fading Suns MUSH is reachable with a telnet client, a
program that communicates with other computers using the telnet protocol. Some operating
systems provide a basic telnet client. But, these are rarely adequate for the task. A good
MU* client is designed to handle the functions and tasks most needed by people playing
various MU*s. There is a wonderful list of MU* clients in the resource section of the Mud Connector. Of the
ones you'll find on the page, I highly recommend MUSHclient.
Once you've set up your client program, you'll need to
run it and enter the following information.
The host name is: fadingsuns.org
The port is: 4996
Sometimes a client will want to know that you are
connecting to a MUSH. All of the MUSH/MUX family of servers have similar command
structures, and the client simply wants to know how to configure itself.
Assuming the MUSH isn't having
a problem, you should see something that looks like this pop
on on the screen of your client program: