1.1. What is MUX?
MUX stands for Multiple User Experience - it is a text-based online world where players can do stuff. This is a vague definition, I agree, because there are many different types of MUXes.

A MUX is basically the result of the evolution of MUD. On MUDs the main idea is usually to kill stuff. Most MUXes are more civilized than that.

There are different kinds of MUXes, depending on what purpose they are set up for. The main distinction is between RP and social MUXes.

If you are reading this guide to use a MUX besides SluggyMUX (assuming this guide ever gets that popular), be sure to check your own game's rules. Some of what I'm saying here may not apply.

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