[MUD-Dev] Re: Character evolution

Jon A. Lambert jlsysinc at ix.netcom.com
Fri Aug 29 23:11:11 New Zealand Standard Time 1997


On 28 Aug 97 at 17:28, Caliban Tiresias Darklock wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Aug 1997 13:28:06 PST8PDT, clawrenc at cup.hp.com wrote:
> 
> >10.4        Mobile Reproduction
> 
> Oh my GOD. 
> 
> I laughed so hard reading this, it wasn't funny. To actually write such
> a system so... *tastefully*... must have taken severe restraint, from
> what I know of myself and other programmers. 
> 
> I do have a minor gripe that there is absolutely no mention or treatment
> of gestation. ;)
> 

Well yes.  I guess you would have to read the entire document in 
context.  As a "game" many of the concepts were unusual/odd to say 
the least.  Lavatory functions are done just as tastefully. ;)
 
If anyone is interested, drop me an email and I will pass it along 
now that JCL has passed it to me.  It's around 50 pages (100K) of 
specification(?).  I would hate to flood all the mailboxes with
this.  

I was particulary fond of his attention to flora and his mission
statements.
If anything, I applaud the attempt at "documenting" his system.

Jon A. Lambert



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