Mudlet The Mud Client

Ubuntu PPA and .debs now available

January 29th, 2009 by Vadi

Ubuntu repository and easy .deb installers are now available! Instructions are provided on the downloads page.

We’re still looking for more ways to make Mudlet easier to install/upgrade for you – so if you’re familiar with Mac, OpenSUSE, Fedora, *BSD packaging or anything else – let us know.

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Mudlet’s new fast display

January 21st, 2009 by Vadi

Mudlet’s new display (what displays the MUD text that you see) is coming together very well.

At the moment, it has scrolling, selection, copying, and split screen capabilities – with screenwidth 0 support coming next.

Preliminary tests results show that it is very fast – as intended! Given 14,258 various lines with color, the new display displayed them all in only 0.6 of a second. To compare, zMud took 2 minutes to display the same text (with cMud scrolling through at 20 seconds).

So stay tuned for when the display is finished and in use :)

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Updated Windows installer

January 12th, 2009 by Vadi

The Windows installer has been updated with several bugfixes. Grab the installer from here, or the update here from the previous verison.

Additionally, if you have any input on what capabilities Mudlet’s text display should support – let us know. We’re making a custom one just for Mudlet – so that it is extremely fast, and is able to cope with the large amount of text and formatting extremely quickly.

Update: The installer was updated, fixing a bug where scripts weren’t auto-compiled at start.

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Welcome, Bruno!

January 10th, 2009 by Vadi

Bruno Bigras has joined the team of people behind Mudlet. Bruno is helping on the C++ coding – so he’s making & fixing Mudlet internals themselves. He’s already helped us fix several bugs, and implement a new Connections dialog.

A lil’ bio of Bruno: college student, KDE-trunk fan, OpenBSD and FreeBSD on servers. His native tongue is French, and he resides in Quebec, Canada. Likes hockey, and only buys ThinkPads T-series for laptops.

Should you like to join the Mudlet team, get in touch with us!

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