I stumbled on the Simutronics muds, and decided to check out the Gemstone IV
mud. From what I have been able to gather, the front end clients they offer
such as wizard and stormfront are not the most speech friendly programs out
I did find out that zmud has support for these games. I am currently using
jaws 10 with zmud 7.21, and I must say that when using jaws with screen echo
set to all, I find that zmud does a really good job at rebuffering the
screen. Jaws doesn't seem to repeat lines, and it does appear to read all
the new information that comes in. Of course, you have to use the jaws
cursor to review the screen, and when a new line of text comes in the screen
will scroll, making it sometimes dificult to keep on the same line. All
that said, I am managing quite nicely with the beginning quests.
I was just wondering if any folks on this list have played the Simutronics
games with zmud, specifically Gemstone IV, and may have some more tips they
Before anyone asks, due to the nature of the login and authentication of
simutronics games, you can't use other clients such as VIP Mud or Mushclient
to play. At least this is my understanding.
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