for the Beginner
thought it important to point out a few things to those
who may be new to MUCKcode, as well as those who may not
be familiar with some of the differences between fb5.* and
fb6. Either way, here are some things you'll want to do
to your character, and why.
me=me - This ensures no one can steal from
- This ensures only *you* can force you to do anything.
- This is one change some MUCKers may not know about.
Setting this flag on yourself (see help
flags) will allow you to see ANSI colors, where
available, on the MUCK. To turn the colors off, @set
me=!C. This flag in previous editions of fuzzball
was Chown_Ok even on a player, but the flag C for players
is Color, and Chown_OK for all other objects.
are three of the most important ones. For more help on basic
commands, always check the helpfiles, accessed by typing
help and the FAQ.
Here are some other basic commands:
-Move in that direction (i.e. North, South, East West,
Up Down, etc.)
<thing>; drop/throw <thing>
look <thing>; look <direction>; l <direction>
-Shows your name, with the message after it. Used
for actions. (i.e. player Pervis types, ":laughs"
(without quotes), this translates so others see, "Pervis
<player> = <message> -Whisper
only to that player, similar to the page command
-Check your inventory
-opens the news files main menu
me = <description>
-This has been deprecated for the far superior editplayer
<player> -Tell player that you
are looking for them
<player> = <message> -Gives
the player the message long-distance
<message> -Complain to the management.
-Go home, but you will lose anything you are carrying.
Recommend the command gohome (below)
-Go home, but keep everything you are carrying
-Quit the muck
still a few other noteworthy commands:
- Displays who is on.
Displays who is on in a 3 column format.
- Displays where everyone is, unless they don't want to
be found. where
#help for further assistance.
- This sets up your Doing field, which is shown on the
- Tells you the last time <name> was online.
- Lets you watch for <name>, letting you know when
they connect. You can check watchfor
#help for more help. This command can be truncated
should help get you started, if you have additional questions
or needs, ask a wiz online or a member of HelpStaff.