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The Official DDial Homepage
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Welcome to the DDial online community. Diversi-Dial has been with us since the early 80's and is still alive and active today! From vintage systems to new modern remakes, the DDial community is active on several different platforms. This official homepage is the hub for all DDialers and STS'ers to come together as a community to share the past, DDial in the present, and take part in the future as DDial continues to evolve into the modern world. Read More

If you are new to DDial, you're just in time. Even though DDial is nearly 40 years old, new and exciting things are emerging in our community. Get caught up on what DDial is, then select an Active DDial below and get started; everyone is welcome within this community and we look forward to meeting you.

COTOSNET written by Que is a bridge for all DDials, STS and Hybrids allowing full chat communication between all unique systems. Just like in the past with Station Links, Cotosnet is creating this ability with any new Hyrbid system that comes online. All active DDials below with the Icon are connected via Cotosnet for group chat.

Help support us... by simply logging in to one of the DDials below from time to time, Signup here as a member, Join our Facebook groups, and be sure to attend our Meetup's, even if just for a few minutes to say hello. Oh, and don't forget to sign the Guestbook as a member or a moe.


After 20 years we finally have a Facelift. We have made modern updates to the architecture while trying to maintain a look and feel that reflects some of that retro memory; a tricky feat, but we hope you enjoy the updates =) If you wish to send feedback or are interested in submitting page content, contact us.

During 2022 much has happened in the DDial community. We have seen a resurrgence of acitvity brought on by Magviz as well as the fulltime linking of telnet DDials brought to you by Cotosnet. It has been an exciting year to see so much acitivity and interest back online, and we look forward to what's next.

ENTchat is Back! After nearly 20 years we have resurrected the first PC Clone DDial and it's fully linked up with Cotosnet. Look further down the page for access links.

DIALterm v1.0 is online serving Carriersync, Digitaldial and ENTchat for Web and Mobile access. Simply click on the Web Access links and connect to any of these Telnet DDials on any device hassle free. Read more


We have plans for a couple new sections to add to the site that will encourage user participation. Will keep you posted here and on our email newsletters, and again if you have any suggestions let us know!


There are currently 6 platforms that are online and active, including original vintage systems, telnet systems, and web accessible systems. All plaforms with the Icon are permanently linked togther, which means logging into any one of them connects you with ALL of them.

Original DDial (telnet)

An original DDial running on a vintage Apple || system, resurrected in 2006. Modern enhancements allow connections to be made via telnet directly with the original 300 baud modems. Get your Retro on today and connect into the only remaining original DDial.

Telnet: rmac.ddial.com
Web DDial (web)

Rewritten Web Based platform, instant access, anonymous, secure & no tracking, multi player social games, permament Station Link to Telnet DDials, modeled after Diversi-Dial with flavors of STS, GTalk and other optional modern updates.

Relive what should have always endured (now evolvng to the next level), reconnect with people from the past, and forge new friendships with fellow DDialers.

Retro Dial (telnet/web)

Retro-Dial is a telnet-accessable chat server based on the Diversi-Dial system created by Bill Basham in the early 1980's. The look and feel of Retro-Dial is almost exactly the same as D-Dial, as are many of the commands, although some command structures have been changed and some new functionality added. R-Dial is also completely link compatible with D-Dial.

Web Access: Click Here
Retro Dial (telnet/web)

DigitalDial established in 2008, online 24/7 via telnet. Software RetroDial V1.5 Final installed on Raspberry-Pi. For more information visit the site. Been DDialin since 1987 and was a member of a few systems such as The Jungle, Interchat, FlashTalk, Central Control, and Savage Frontier. que is the guru cOder of the RetroDial project and so here we all are still in existent, imagine that!

Web Access: Click Here
Original Clone (telnet/web)

Original re-written DDial on Linux dating back to the late 90's.

Type entchat when prompted for "login"
Web Access: Click Here
Type /e000 for a Password (include email and ### you want)
Original STS (telnet/web)
The Jungle!

The original Jungle STS by Marc. Vintage system rebuilt on an 80286, running on a DOS operating system and offering 16 lines of chat!

Web Access: Click Here

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--> Recent Guestbook

  Jan 18, 2023
  Micro King #953
  I started out on Attic Static and then ran Conversi-Dial for several years. I frequented and used to link with several other dials. Glad to see this site is functioning again and got a makeover! Read More

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--> Articles & Sites

--> Contacts

  Marc Frega [marc]
  Owner & Jungle STS Sysop

  James Quick [Winter]
  Magviz Author & Site Creator

  Content Contributor

  RDial Author & Carriersync Sysop

  DigitalDial Sysop

--> How Do I Telnet?

Telnet requires a program to be installed on your computer. For Windows there is a native program that can be activated, there are several 3rd party progams you can download, and there are a few mobile apps you can install as well. Find out more

--> Active DDials

RMAC Telnet Access
Magviz Web Access
Carriersync Telnet Access | Web Access
DigitalDial Telnet Access | Web Access
ENTchat Telnet Access | Web Access

--> Quote of the Day

  My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while its on your plate, that's my philosophy.
        - Thornton Wilder

    DDial was a Tao in history that defined us, and even though we pioneered the social horizon we navigate today, the world got too big too fast swallowing it up to create bigger, better, faster, and never to be realized save the select few. [Winter]
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