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
For those with capable and compatible clients,
we also offer secure, encrypted connections on port 23551.
Connecting to SPR varies based on
whether one is connecting from a Windows Machine, or a *nix (unix,
linux, BSD, etc) machine.
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.
Or, you're welcome to email your request to email@example.com
and we'll get you set up.
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 220.127.116.11