This tutorial will walk you through how to connect to a game and use the basic commands necessary to communicate and play.
This is a video-based tutorial, so you can watch the video below or read the transcript.
You can visit the Ares demo game shown in the tutorial at mush.aresmush.com port 7206.
Here is a handy reference for the commands introduced in this tutorial:
help - Show game help topics.
help <topic> - Read a topic
connect <name> <password> - Connect to a game.
connect guest guest - Connect to a shared guest character.
channels - Lists channels.
<channel alias> <message> - Talks on a channel (e.g. cha Hi!).
page <list of names>=<message> - Sends a private message.
ooc <message> - Sends an OOC aside to people in your room.
emit <paragraph> - Sends text exactly as written to people in your room.
:<phrase> - Sends text (with your character’s name tacked to the front) to people in your room.
Non-Ares games have different channel commands. Try
help comsysto find out what they are.