Game Clients

You can use a number of methods to connect to Fifth Wave, including raw Telnet. However, due to the amount of information presented, we do not recommend using raw telnet; therefore, a list of clients suitable for use with Fifth Wave has been compiled for your viewing pleasure.


  • Potato - Freeware. Runs on WinXP, Vista, 7, and 8; Linux, and Mac OS X, as well as Raspberry Pi. An Android version is planned for the future. Click here for more information.
  • GGMud - Freeware. Java-based.
  • Java Bean MUD Client - Freeware. Java-based. No longer maintained.
  • Lyntin - Freeware. Python-based.
  • tinyfugue - Freeware, not recently maintained (2007). Not for novice computer users, all command-line interface, no GUI.
  • TinTin++ - Freeware. Java-based, runs on any OS (OS X, Windows, Unix). Requires base program, not for novice computer users.
  • TMC Flash Client - Freeware, browser-based.

Mobile Devices


  • AndroMUD - Freeware. Last updated April 2010.
  • BlowTorch - Freeware. Last updated July 2011.
  • Mukluk - Freeware. Last updated August 2013.


NOTE: Links presented are from the American/US iTunes store. For other locales, please use your region's iTunes search to locate available apps.

Unix (Linux/BSD/System V)



  • MUSHClient - Free.
  • Portal - Shareware, $20. 32 and 64-bit versions available.
  • ZMud/CMUD - Trialware (30 days), $35 (ZMud), $30 (CMUD), $40 (CMUD Pro). CMUD recommended for Windows 7/Vista users, ZMud for older Windows versions.

For further assistance with Potato, see Terry in-game, or the developer, Mike Griffiths.

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