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Multi-user dungeons


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    • MUDs (Computer networks)
    • Multi-user dimensions
    • Multi-user domains
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    • found: Work cat.: 99-19792: Cherny, L. Conversation and community, discourse in a social MUD, 1999:CIP galley (MUDs or Multi-user dungeons (or dimensions) are programs that multiple people can connect to simultaneously over a network; they allow people to communicate with each other in real time, and interact with each other and with objects in a virtual geography)
    • found: Worldcat database, Feb. 19, 1999(MUDs; Multi-user dungeons; Multi-user dimensions; a MUD is a network-accessible, multi-participant, user-extensible virtual reality whose user interface is entirely textual; a virtual gathering place)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 15, 2006:MUD (In computer gaming, a MUD (Multi-User Dungeon or Domain or Dimension) is a multi-player computer game that combines elements of role-playing games, hack, and slash style computer games and social instant messaging chat rooms. Typically running on a bulletin board system or internet server, the game is usally text driven, where players read descriptions of rooms, objects, events, other characters, and computer-controlled creatures or non-player characters (NPCs) in a virtual world. Players usually interact with each other and the surroundings by typing commands that resemble a natural language, usually English)
    • found: Avatars at work and play, c2006:p. 187 (The study of Massively Multi-User Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) is highly relevant to research on social interaction in Shared Virtual Environments) p. 188 (MMORPGs are a new class of Multi-User Domains (MUDs)--online environments where multiple users can interact with each other and achieve structured goals)
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    • 2006-06-23: new
    • 2006-09-05: revised
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