Aetolia is an immersive action-based roleplaying game, and when a new player first starts, it can be a little overwhelming. If you need some more help, tips, or just need some support with any problems, this is the place to be.

In-game Help Files

Aetolia features an extensive in-game help system, allowing you to search by topic or keyword. It's accessible through the website, and is an excellent place to start if you have a question about some aspect of the game, or even if you're just wondering what to do next.


What is this game all about, anyway? Here are some answers to the frequently asked questions about Aetolia and other text games (or MUDs) produced by Iron Realms.

Newbie Guide

We offer a comprehensive in-game tutorial for new players, but check out our quick-start guide for some additional tips!

How to Connect

The easiest way to play Aetolia is to click Play Now. For other options, including how to connect with alternative clients, this page will tell you how.


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Having trouble connecting? Problems with the game? Here are some options for getting help.