Here is a list of software that can be used to play a MUD.
PuTTY is an alternative to using telnet. It is freely available at http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.htmlTinTin is a free mud client. Versions are available for Windows and Linux at http://tintin.sourceforge.net/download.php WinTin is a free mud client. Versions are available for Windows and Linux at http://tintin.sourceforge.net/download.php CMud and ZMud are made by Zuggsoft. This is a very popular mud client, available at http://www.zuggsoft.com/ Click Here to play with your default client! telnet://burningmud.com:4000