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This is a page for updates on the Discworld MUD's status and discussion, comments are not official. Please note sometimes you might not be able to connect due to outside connection issues, this may or may not be a good place for advice. Please post at the BOTTOM of the page, and sign your comments with four tildes, "~~~~". Old content is archived here.

Server name: (or ip - port 4242

Backup link: (or by ip - port 23 or 4242

Useful links: Maintenance status - Facebook - Facebook Group - Twitter - Recent Developments blog

IRC channels #DiscworldMud on server port 6667 and #Wharrgarbl on server port 6667, and MSN / windows live chat group (name?) may be active for speculation and socialising while the mud is unavailable.

A Discord channel is also available at:


  • Up - Since around yesterday afternoon (GMT) the Discworld is online again. Darkfrost (talk) 07:47, 17 October 2020 (EDT)
  • Down - Inaccessible as of 7:45AM GMT/UTC 0. port 4242 and port 23 are both down. -- Qingfeng 8:45am UTC 0, 16 Oct. 2020
  • Up - Once again accessible as of 10:45 GMT-5. --Inabun (talk) 10:45, 19 Sept. 2020
  • Down - Inaccessible as of 22:00 GMT-5. --Inabun (talk) 22:01, 17 Sept. 2020

Should be accessible with port 23.

...or if that isn't working for you: port 23.

Alas, ( is not accessible for me. "operation timed out. unable to connect to remote host." (from new jersey usa) -- Jaceth.

The main address ( is down for me, too, but the backup link ( works for me at 17:37 London time. -- Jeanie (talk) 12:37, 18 September 2020 (EDT)

The main address ( is up again for me at 13:00 London time. -- Qingfeng

  • Down - 2021/09/02 10:26 [CEST] - The main address ( is down. The backup link ( responds to PING but won't establish a connection. -- Spip
  • Up - 2021/09/02 14:51 [CEST] - The main address ( is working for some people, but some are still reporting issues. The backup link ( seems to be a valid connection alternative in such cases, using port 4242 (port 23 might not be working on either address, at least for some people). -- Spip


There are several so called IPv6 brokers that can allow one to access the IPv6 network without having an IPv6 enabled internet connection. Some are free. Some require registration.

See the IPv6 page for information.