Like all MUCKs (and MUDs and MUSHes),
Sociopolitical Ramifications is a text-based world which is accessed
by the telnet protocol. Our Telnet address is
Connecting to SPR varies based on
whether one is connecting from a Windows Machine, or a *nix (unix,
linux, BSD, etc) machine.
JAVA TELNET CONNECTION -
Sociopolitical Ramifications offers its players
and visitors a quick way to connect without installing a MUCK client.
You can now visit the JAVA TELNET page and be connected to SPR via
your browser! You must have both java enabled AND popup windows
allowed. The telnet application will open in its own window and
immediately connect to Sociopolitical Ramifications MUCK.
Java Telnet Page
WINDOWS CONNECTION -
You can connect to SPR from Windows
95/98/NT via the built-in telnet client. To do so, click on
the START button, then select RUN. In the open box, type the
following and hit ENTER.
When the login screen appears type
connect guest guest
That's it, you're connected to
SPR. To get a real, non-guest character, type WIZZES to see
who is on duty then page them a request. If no wizards are
on duty, type HELPSTAFF and look for @HSP members and page them.
If neither are online, email your request to the address on the
login screen or go to our CHARACTER REQUEST
PAGE (link currently not working).
This method of connection is Raw
Telnet, and can be confusing as what you are hearing and what you
are typing to say are on the same line. MUCK/MUD
clients are available that provide separate entry and response boxes,
scripting and other goodies. Here are a few of the common
UNIX / LINUX / BSD / ETC. -
To register SPR in TinyFugue
(a popular UNIX MUCK client), start the client and type:
spr muck.sprmuck.org 23
Using the DNS address rather than the
IP number is encouraged, because the IP number might change when
the system configuration is modified. However, if your name server
gives you trouble, the IP numeric address is currently 126.96.36.199