A zone is a group of rooms, objects, and monsters (sometimes referred to as
non player characters, mobiles, mobs, etc.). Normally the rooms are linked
together to form either a city, forest, or even a distant world.
With the Valhalla Mud Engine, the creation of zones becomes limitless. The
revolutionary interpretive mud language know as DIL
(database interpretive language), has been exclusively designed to allow the
builder to create a world that not only looks good, but has a life of its
To create a zone all you need is a simple text editor and the run the zone
through the VMC (valhalla mud compiler). The VMC checks the zone's
validity and reports error messages if there is any problem.
A builder can create objects that have a personality like a dancing sword,
create a mob that will actually go to the store, buy some flour, eggs, and
then go home and whip up a nice healthy loaf of bread. Your imagination is
Some muds start out with only a few zones, others don't go up until they have
many ready, which ever way you choose is the best way for you. You might
want to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on ready made zones that
are available for sale if you are interested. Also check out our user
for zones that have been donated by other VME users for your free enjoyment.