4 MOO = MUD Object Oriented. MOOs employ a text interface using commands like “go North” and “say Hello.” Traditionally, a common internet tool named “telnet” has been used to connect to the MOO server software. Participants with access to the internet connect to a computer that hosts the MOO server software and database. The interface allows one to read paragraphs of text, and to enter lines using commands like:

  • @who (gives listing of connected user/characters)
  • say something that other users may wish to read
  • emote some phrase (another way of speaking)