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Guide to Papers of Richard A. Bartle, ca. 1979-1997 M1410
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Series 1: MUD1 (Multi-User Dungeon) Archival Materials

Physical Description: 2.0 Linear feet 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box

Scope and Contents

This series contains MUD1 archival material. Notes written by Richard A. Bartle are inserted in the first (unnumbered) folder in the manuscript box. These notes provide information about the contents contained in folders that he numbered 1-32, and arranged in chronological order. Folders 1-32 are dispersed between a manuscript box and flat storage box due to variations in document size. The manuscript box contains original handwritten design notes, maps, and photocopies of files. The flat box contains lineprinter papers, which consists of a MACRO-10 assembler list output for the final version of MUD version 2, maps, an extent log of a MUD session, along with other oversize documents.This consists of the digital file for the MUD1 source code, which is available online through the Stanford University Libraries at this location: http://purl.stanford.edu/wh632tj5702
Box 1

MUD1 Collection Notes

Scope and Contents

These are notes written by Richard A. Bartle that are inserted in the first (unnumbered) folder in the manuscript box. They provide information about the contents contained in folders that he numbered 1-32, and arranged in chronological order. Folders 1-32 are dispersed between a manuscript box and flat storage box due to variations in document size.
Box 1, Folder 2

Photocopied Sheets "Database Format for Dungen"

Box 1, Folder 3

Photocopied Sheets "Dungen"

Box 1, Folder 4

Photocopied Sheets "Directory"

Box 1, Folder 7

Photocopied Sheets "MUDDLE reference manual"

Box 1, Folder 8

Map area north of the road

Box 1, Folder 9

Original map to the goblin lair

Box 1, Folder 10

Original map to the mine

Box 1, Folder 11

Map used in design for dwarf realm

Box 1, Folder 12

Travel table

Box 1, Folder 13

Map of glade area

Box 1, Folder 14

Sheet of ideas for inclusion in MUD

Box 1, Folder 15

Map of the dragon isle

Box 1, Folder 17

Photocopied Sheets, "A Muse"

Box 1, Folder 19

Original sketch map of "Valley"

Box 1, Folder 21

Nodal map of "Valley"

Box 1, Folder 22

Design notes for the MUDDLE programming language

Box 1, Folder 23

MUD-2 Preliminary documentation

Box 1, Folder 24

Implementation notes for the MUDDLE parser

Box 1, Folder 25

Maps for the inn and beneath the inn

Box 1, Folder 26

Maps that accompany the North Mountain area

Box 1, Folder 30

Map to sew Valley onto MUD1

Box 1, Folder 31

White dot matrix sheet "mmosolm.pas"

Box 1, Folder 32

Research materials for maps accompanying pagoda area

Flat-box 1, Folder 1

Green lineprinter paper, Sequence #4221

Flat-box 1, Folder 5

Green lineprinter paper, Sequence #3010

Flat-box 1, Folder 6

Photocopied lineprinter paper

Flat-box 1, Folder 16

Green lineprinter paper, Sequence #1046

Flat-box 1, Folder 18

Green lineprinter paper, Sequence #1201

Flat-box 1, Folder 20

First full map of MUD version 3

Flat-box 1, Folder 28

White lineprinter paper, Sequence #1100 and #1101

Flat-box 1, Folder 29

Descriptions of MUD module extension "Valley"

 

Series 2: MUD1 Source Code

Physical Description: 35.0 computer file(s) 777 KB

Scope and Contents

Series 2: The 2014 accession contained a zip file which contained the compressed library of source code files for the online virtual world, MUD1. This digital files are available online through the Stanford University Libraries at this location: