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Current Version: (September 11, 2009)

Atlantis is a client specifically designed to aid in playing text-based multiuser games. It is designed from the ground up entirely in Cocoa, and integrates with system services - such as the Mac OS X spellchecker - as much as possible. In addition to the expected feature-set of every MU* client - connect to a game, provide highlighting, log output and so on - Atlantis has a number of fairly advanced features:

  • 'Spawn' support.
  • Shared world settings.
  • Growl support
  • Versatile Windowing
  • HTML Logfiles
  • User defined hotkeys
  • User defined aliases
  • Advanced event system
  • SSL-encrypted connections
  • MCCP support
  • Perl scripting
  • MCP 2.1

Version adds/changes the following:

  • GENERAL: Perl *REALLY* works on Snow Leopard now. Sigh.
  • GENERAL: All worlds show up as submenu of 'Worlds' now.
  • GENERAL: Spawns always focus their input area when selected now.

The author is planning on both free and shareware version of the software; a discussion forum post on the official web site explains the plans in more detail.

User Reviews

"Of all the clients I've tested for the Mac, this one is the most feature-rich, and the most stylishly integrated into existing Mac apps (the dictionary, spell-checker and so forth.) My only gripe is the seeming inability to bind the numpad keys (to n, s, w, e, etc) like every MUD client I know which already has these preset."
—Ming Teo

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Also See . . .

Can't find what you're looking for? Try a search:

Also, if you have an older Mac, be sure to check out the "Classic" applications page for more options.

Finally, take a look at ALEMIA if you think you know that name of an application, but aren't quite sure.

Related Links

The Mac OS Mud Zone has a great deal of information about the world of Mac MUSH and MUD, which is its own, very special, world.

The marvelous MacGamer site has a huge amount of information on Macintosh network gaming, both Internet and traditional.

Also Consider . . .

These are applications that are newer and of potential interest, but which I haven't yet selected for permanent inclusion. Have a look, and let me know if you think they deserve to be part of the permanent collection!