FAQ



  • 1.MUSH Questions
    Questions about MUSH. What is it? Why does it exist? Etc.
  • What is MUSH?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

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    MUSH stands for "multi-user shared hallucination".

    It is a text-based game that takes user input and outputs text in response.

    In other words, everything done and said in the game is text. You are, normally, typing to another live person. In some cases, the user will use commands to get responses from the game. Other times, the user will type a response to another live person and they will roleplay back and forth.

    The main draw into these games is the roleplaying aspect. The two, or more, people roleplaying together rely on one another to set the scene and have fun together by relying on the imagery the person can convey and the story that is told by another live person.

  • So it is completely text-based?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

    For the most part, NewHopeMUSH is a completely text-based game, yes. This is because, unlike graphical games, text-based games tend to rely on the imagination and innovation of their players over graphical interfaces.

    As such, NewHopeMUSH depends more on the actual roleplay aspect of gaming over any specific system. This does not mean that certain systems do not exist, such as an in-game economy and character generation system, but most of the in-game actions will be through typing and some point-and-click in order to use the game.

  • How do I make my character move?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

    You can move your character around the game by typing where you want to go. You will see exits showing you different directions (north, south, east, west, exit, and so forth).

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  • How do I communicate in-game?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

    MUSH-type games are more than just text-based games. They are communities that involve every player, and revolve around the players as well. They become communities that thrive together, in order to better both the game and the experience therein.

    As such, it is important that MUSH games have a sense of self and self purpose. Therefore, the sense of a community is very important in MUSH games. In order to become a part of these communities, a player can communicate through channels (@chan/list in-game - to see a list of channels, and +<channel> <message> - to communicate), chat in the In-Character Grid, or in the Out of Character Zone, should the MUSH have one (which NewHopeMUSH does).

    Most MUSHes, such as NewHopeMUSH, also have in-game Bulletin Boards. With all this in mind, there is very rarely any time where a lack of communication becomes an issue.

  • 2.NewHopeMUSH Questions
    Questions about NewHopeMUSH in particular.
  • What is NewHopeMUSH about?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

    NewHopeMUSH is a Star Trek MUSH set in the Delta Quadrant.

    Currently in live development, we need players to help test the game.

    It is set fifty years after the U.S.S. Voyager made it back.

    During the plot of Star Trek: Voyager, we see a crew trying to get home.

    Now, a new mission has been presented to select personnel. The mission?

    Work with the Federation, the Klingon Empire, and the Romulan Star Empire by living on a new deep space station and represent the Alpha Quadrant in the Delta Quadrant.

    • Join in now and help build and shape the world from the ground-up.
    • Completely customize your characters.
    • Create multiple races, from both the Alpha and Delta quadrants.
    • Join multiple factions, including the Federation, Romulan Star Empire, and Klingon Empire.
    • Don't want to join a faction? Become a civilian or a merchant.
    • A built-in +map command that displays where exactly you are on Starbase 900, by deck.
    • Working shuttles to visit other planets.

  • What is the connection information for NewHopeMUSH?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

    NewHopeMUSH is accessed using the following information:

    https://www.newhopemush.com/ (50.116.26.15)

    And can be reached on either port 9999 or 443.

    More ports can be added, should the need arise.

  • How much does NewHopeMUSH cost to play?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

    NewHopeMUSH is completely free. There are no payments, in-game or otherwise, that are charged to you.

    The only personal information that is required is a valid email, in order to contact you should you forget your password, etc, and also to send out a newsletter of updates about the game. You can also choose to opt-out of the newsletter at anytime. We do not share your email with anyone, but do send the emails out using a Gmail account.

  • So it's completely free?
    Kimojuno11-17-2014

    Yes. NewHopeMUSH is completely free. There is no cost to play the game. You can play as often and as much as you would like, with no cost to you. Enjoy!

  • What Decks are there on Starbase 900?
    Kimojuno02-02-2015

    Starbase 900 has one hundred (100) decks, which can be seen in full here.

  • What are the Terms of Service for NewHopeMUSH?
    Kimojuno22-02-2015

    The complete Terms of Service of NewHopeMUSH can be found here.

  • What is the Privacy Policy for NewHopeMUSH?
    Kimojuno22-02-2015

    The complete Privacy Policy of NewHopeMUSH can be found here.

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