[MUD-Dev] GRUMPS

Vadim Tkachenko vt at freehold.crocodile.org
Thu Apr 9 20:36:44 New Zealand Standard Time 1998


J C Lawrence wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 8 Apr 1998 23:03:19 PST8PDT
> maddog <maddog at best.com> wrote:
> > J C Lawrence wrote:
> 
>   Bubba leaves the difficult HeavyWorld, goes to WimpyWorld, sneezes a
> couple times, slaughters the entire workd population, and returns to
> HeavyWorld a massively buffed Dude.

Well, opposite example: You're gone fishing to the nearest swamp (let's
say it IS a different world, in a sense). Clouds of mosquitos surround
you, you slap them by hundreds (and they' obviously, die, if you're
agile enough).

Looks different, doesn't it? Once again, careful balancing is a cure...

This one, for example, may be solved by either a different factor for
the population of that WimpyWorld (mosquitos have a different size and
so on, so you wouldn't get terribly advanced for wiping out the entire
mosquito population of the given swamp) and/or different interaction
mechanisms (they drink your blood in gallons, and you get back home with
a terrible allergy to some swamp herb).

> J C Lawrence

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