[MUD-Dev] Alignment

Caliban Tiresias Darklock caliban at darklock.com
Mon Aug 25 02:51:53 New Zealand Standard Time 1997


On Sun, 24 Aug 1997 19:18:02 PST8PDT, Jeff Kesselman
<jeffk at tenetwork.com> wrote:

>The big question coems down to this-- is it really useful to catagorize
>characters in such fashion?   

Just a note.

I discarded alignment and all concepts thereof from my D&D games back in
about 1980. No one ever missed it. No one ever complained. And it didn't
even take a period of adjustment. Several people applauded the change.

That may say something about how important alignment is in an RPG.

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