Daily Archives: November 4, 2006

A New MUD Client – CMUD

Zugg Software, the makers of the venerable but so-very-useful MUD client zMUD, have announced zMUD’s replacement, Chiara’s MUD Client, or CMUD

Features of CMUD include:

  • Compiled scripts for faster MUD playing.
  • New Local Variables provide huge speed benefits and prevents clutter from temporary variables
  • Settings are stored in an SQL database. No more corrupted settings!
  • Redesigned settings editor for editing your scripts.
  • Packages are like having multiple inherited settings files
  • Packages can be easily shared via the Package Library
  • Modern user interface with themes/skins, a powerful window docking system than includes fly-out windows, and customizeable toolbars.
  • Windows Vista support. zMUD will not be supported on Windows Vista…CMUD will be supported.

CMUD is priced at $29.95.

If you own zMUD and purchased it after September 5, 1999, you are entitled to a 50% discount off of the price of CMUD.  If you purchased zMUD after July 1st, 2005, you are entitled to a free upgrade to CMUD.

Minimum system requirements are Windows XP SP2 and DirectX 9.x.

As somebody who purchased and has used zMUD for years, I am inclined to endorse this product sight unseen.  I just wonder if my years worth of zMUD scripts and my 18,000+ room map database will convert over nicely.