Multi-User Dungeon

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A Multi-User Dungeon (usually MUD) is a text adventure game where multiple users can interact with each other.

The first was written in BCPL on the University of Essex PDP-10 in 1978.

Other influential implementations were AberMUD and LPmud. The former was written in B for a Honeywell mainframe at the University of Aberystwyth. Programmers include Alan Cox of later Linux fame. LPmud was written in C by Lars Pensjö at Chalmers Technical Institute. It features a built-in C-like object-oriented extension language, LPC.

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