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The Two Towers, an online game set in Tolkien's world of Middle-Earth, at the time of 'Lord of the Rings'
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The Date is March 15, 3019 Third Age.

Sauron has brought war to the Free People of Middle-Earth. On the field of the Pelennor, at the gates of the great city of Minas Tirith, the battle of our time is being fought. Lothlorien, Thranduil's Kingdom, Dale and Erebor are also under siege.

Sauron will not stop until all of Middle-Earth is his. Join him, or stand with those who are against him. The choice is yours!


The Two Towers MUD is a free Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game set entirely within Tolkien's world of Middle-Earth, at the time of 'Lord of the Rings'. We have extensively re-created the lands of Middle-Earth in a rich text environment, from Mithlond to Mordor and the lands of Harad beyond. With over 100,000 rooms and always growing, The Two Towers is a richly developed and highly interactive world. There are hundreds of quests, with rewards great and small, for you to discover.

The Two Towers has an active community of players from around the world who come together to play online. Players join together to create guilds, raid enemy lands, and more.

Online continuously since 1994, The Two Towers is one of the longest running Multiplayer games on the internet and is maintained by a staff of hardworking volunteers who love Tolkien and multiplayer gaming.

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T2T News
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January 9th, 2023
Mailbox max size limits have been increased to 250 for all characters, plus 10 for every day of age over 10 days. Your max size will be displayed in the mailer prompt in the post office. New settings have also been added to help work with larger mailboxes. Thank you to our Patreon supporters who help make server upgrades possible, allowing changes like this!

September 1st, 2022
The annual Harvest Festival is now open and live on The Two Towers! Stop by and compete in Vildoran's Crypt, Lungorthin's Scavenger Hunt or one of the many other fun games and attractions. The festival will remain open all of the month of October.

March 7th, 2022
Join us on March 15th to celebrate the 24th Annual Event! This Event will run for seven days, rebooting midnight on Monday.

January 16th, 2022
Arwen, our Power of Law for over eight years, has announced her retirement. We want to thank her for her long service in one of the most difficult jobs on T2T.

January 12nd, 2022
Our multiplaying rules and guidelines have been updated. Please review the changes!


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Recent T2T Updates

Below is a list of the most recent 20 updates made on The Two Towers by our dedicated volunteer coders.

DateUpdaterUpdate Text
12/28/22LungorthinThe prompt's $I setting has been further expanded to include the light, flame, dark and cloak spells. In addition, in the 'settings' menu there is now a new section dedicated to customization of what status effects players wish to show when setting $I in their prompt - these are grouped by type and can be toggled on or off as needed. See 'help prompt' and 'help settings' for details about these commands.
12/28/22OsseA new player legend has been added for Deboraha.
12/07/22VildoranThere are two new options for the 'travelto' command, 'travelto very slowly' and 'travelto next'. The first option drastically slows down your travel speed, and the second will move a single room when you are stopped along the travelto path.
11/25/22OsseThe worn-out messenger in the Tavern of Azmaroth in Far Harad will now see to the needs of minions who wish to advance.
11/06/22LungorthinShelob will no longer prioritize returning to her nest to feast on webbed victims while there are still prey hunt in her domain.
10/30/22LungorthinIt is no longer possible to circumvent the intended boat travel speed using long launch and land aliases along river shores.
10/24/22VingiloteGuilds: The "clear log of all" command for a guild's deposits log has been removed.
10/23/22VildoranThe flaming longsword should now work properly against packs of animals and other groups of NPCs.
10/21/22Osse'help harassment' and 'help ignore' have been updated to make it clear that intentional misuse of the 'ignore' command, or trying to circumvent it, is considered harassment.
10/18/22VildoranIf you engage Isigel with random NPCs in the room, Isigel will now eat them.
10/16/22LungorthinAzrakadar's town guards have discovered the usefulness of belt-worn baldrics.
10/16/22LungorthinItems essential to the quest involving Thrain's final resting place are no longer removable from the quest area.
10/11/22VildoranRapid mounting and dismounting (i.e., more than once a second) will now result in going busy if you are in combat.
10/11/22VildoranIdle players can no longer protect/shield, or be protected/shielded.
10/07/22MaedhrosSmokers of Arda rejoice! The pipe belt weed satchel can now hold 15 weed!
09/26/22VildoranNewbiehelpers can now run finds on ghosts of players under level 10.
09/26/22VildoranIt's now possible to ignore pipe spa... er... messages if you have the 'ignore_pipes' setting enabled.
09/26/22VildoranThere's now a colorcode you can configure for 'skill up' messages.
09/26/22VildoranFRs can no longer disguise as ER-only professions (and vice versa).
09/26/22VildoranGhosts can now use aliases. This won't take effect until next reboot.
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