[MUD-Dev] Generalized AI Resend

Koster Koster
Wed Aug 6 09:59:51 New Zealand Standard Time 1997

On Tuesday, August 05, 1997 3:47 PM, our esteemed list owner wrote 

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Here's the post again to replace any missed lines... - Raph

On Thursday, July 31, 1997 2:16 PM, Adam 
Wiggins[SMTP:nightfall at user2.inficad.com] wrote:

> Well, as you yourself have said, you have to replace the mechanisms
> which are normally served by area resets, admin intervention, or 
> quests.  I'm curious as to how possible and then what the general
> mechanics are for common examples such as:
> * Dragon arrives, takes up residence in nearby mountain.  Begins 
> local town.  Heros arrive to take on the dragon..

A dragon is defined as a creature that eats large amount of meat, 
prefers mountain habitat, lairs in caves, defends his territory, and 
is fairly aggressive; plus he likes gold. Oh yeah, and he can fly. 
Plus you toss on the usual bunch of stats and stuff. But the important 
part is defining those characteristics: what does he eat? Where does 
he live? What does he like and dislike?

Given a spawn system, doesn't matter what it is, you'll get a dragon. 

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