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  • By: Lori Kendall
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

MUDs (multi-user dungeons or dimensions) are software programs that allow multiple users to interact with each other. Representing an important step in MUD program development, TinyMUD was developed in 1988 by James Aspnes, then a student at Carnegie-Mellon University. TinyMUD ran ...

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