More than just a BBS
The Diamond Mine Online is more than just a Bulletin Board System. Check out our new experimental web interface!
New to Telnet?
Are you new to using Telnet to access the Diamond Mine Onlne? Check out our tutorials!
Diamond Mine Online - Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the Diamond Mine Online?
A: The Diamond Mine Online system is a unique Internet entertainment destination with message forums, online games, and shareware files.
Q: When did it start?
A: The Diamond Mine Online got it's start as the Diamond Mine Bulletin Board System (BBS) near Pittsburgh, PA in July 1993.
It was relocated to Northern Virginia in January 1995 and has been here ever since.
It was only accessable via a direct modem-to-modem connection until 1996 when it was connected to the Internet, and has been connected that way ever since.
Q: How Can I Access the Diamond Mine Online?
A: The best way to access the Diamond Mine is via a process called Telnet. If you already have Telnet enabled in your operating system,
Click Here to access the Diamond Mine directly. If you have your own Telnet Client, use the address bbs.dmine.net.
Or you can try our experimental Web Interface. Note - You can't play the online games via the web interface - only via the Telnet interface. But you can read messages or download files. Not familiar with Telnet? Check out our How To Access the Diamond Mine page.
Q: What is there to do at the Diamond Mine Online?
A: We have over 20 Interactive Online Door Games, over 200 Message Forums and over 1 GB of Shareware Files. We also have a chat system to allow users to chat with each other, and the ability to send and receive Internet E-mail.
Q: What Does It Cost?
A: Nothing! Zip. Zilch. Nada. However, feel free to
make a donation via PayPal
if you like. No obligation though. :)
Q: I have a question. Can I contact you?
A: Sure. Fill out the form on the
Conact Us page.
Q: I want to start my own system. How hard is it?
A: Visit our sister website called
The BBS Corner
. It will give you a lot of details to get started.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Visit our sister website called
The BBS Corner
for more general information on Bulletin Board Systems (BBS).
Also visit another sister website The Telnet BBS Guide to find more online destinations similar to the Diamond Mine Online.