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---> Modern Command is in early alpha. We'll tell you when it changes. <---

Update January 15 2015 After a short, 10 year break, we're back in development. Please read the changelog below.

Modern Command simulates running a contemporary nation-state. You assume the role of a senior level official, and make decisions that effect the lives of millions of people in your country.

Technology, social, political, military, and economic issues all reflect events in today's news. You will control and manipulate this world just like real life leaders do; you will issue orders, sway opinions, budget resources, provide a vision and structure for your apt minions to do their work. You will negotiate, order, ask, sign, give, take, listen and talk.

Modern Command is a text-based multiplayer game. Instructions for connecting are below.




Connecting to Modern Command is easy. Telnet to moderncommand.com port 4201. Most Windows users can get here by clicking on the start button, choosing run, and typing "telnet moderncommand.com 4201" (without the quotes).

Note this is not the ideal way to connect. The BEST way to connect is to get a client.


If you are using OS X, look here
If you are using Linux, look here (tiny fugue).
If you are using Windows, look here (MUSHclient).

You may also want to use this google search.


January 15th 2015: updated to pennmush 185p4, reconnected SQL, restored mail.db, chat.db, and of course outdb.db
January 16th 2015: updated this site a bit, purged players, made character generation commands more consistent. Also began a review of every object in game
January 16th 2015: added +help files for +insult. Changed the +time command help files, removed +link command, kept the +student command, because that's a thing.
January 16th 2015: ansi-fied +award, changed wrapping so it looked good. Also, fixed up +converting for metric-impaired Americans :-)
January 17th 2015: fixed the +job system (omg), and added about 15 +issues to the mix.
January 18th 2015: created a subreddit, /r/moderncommand


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Modern Command is copyright (c) Bill MacKenty, 2004 to 2015. Wow 11 years, not bad, huh? Licensed under the Creative Commons license.