News

20/Aug/2014
- Decreased lag to 1 round of combat if hitall skill fails.
- Hitall skill no longer makes you sit when you fail.
- Removed lag on locate object and identify spells.
- Randomized wands no longer have a random spell. Now only cost and total charges are randomized.
- Reciting a scroll of identify will no longer target equipped objects.

26/Jul/2014
- Fixed clan code so imms can't make a clan with an invalid number

15/Jul/2014
- Made changes to leaderboard and clan list to write port specific files for use on the website
- Desecrate spell should work now.

08/Jul/2014
- Although we are not accepting donations for the 6969 port, traditional donations to
this port will be honored with a double plat bonus!
(Meaning, you will receive 2 platinum for every 1 cent of donation.) :)

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New Players' Guide for Dark Castle

Welcome to Dark Castle, newcomer! For specific help, log onto dark castle and type the word help followed by the item you want help on. For example, to view the information for newbies about equipment, type 'help newbie equipment.'

For those of you who have access to a web browser, you can get pointers on how to play at Dark Castle, plus get a feel for what this mud is all about. Type 'help www' for Dark Castle's web page, which you are currently reading atm. :)

If you would like some more step-by-step guidance type: help gettingstarted. There are helpfiles on virtually any topic associated with the game so be sure to check out as many helpfiles as you can, some of which are readable here on our website.


The following helpfiles have newbie related info:

Newbie Equipment, Newbie Money, Newbie Communication,
Newbie Shop, Newbie Areas, Getting Started, Channels, Toggle



As well, there are class-specific newbie helpfiles for the following in addition to the classes' normal help file. For instance:

Newbie Mage, Newbie Ranger, Newbie Thief, Newbie Monk
Newbie Barbarian, Newbie Paladin, Newbie Warrior, Newbie Druid
Newbie Cleric, Newbie Anti-Paladin, Newbie Bard



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