[MUD-Dev] Re: MURKLE: Wot it is

Oliver Jowett oliver at jowett.manawatu.planet.co.nz
Thu May 21 20:37:15 New Zealand Standard Time 1998


On Wed, 20 May 1998, J C Lawrence wrote:

> On Tue, 19 May 98 23:13:33 MST
> Chris Gray<cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA> wrote:
>
> > "Sharks and fish wage an ecological war on the toroidal planet
> > Wa-Tor" - A. K. Dewdney, "Computer Recreations", December 1984
> > Scientific American.  The issue has a gold-coloured scorpion on the
> > cover.
>
> The bugger of it is that even with the xact title I can't determine
> whether or not it exists on the ScientificAmerican site.
> 
> However, I found other interesting bits:
> 
>   A windows version of the game at:
> 
>     <URL:http://nhsbig.inhs.uiuc.edu/educational/>

Another version: xlock (well, at least the version I have here) has a
wator mode.

10 mins of watching it leads me to suspect introducing a TC predator won't
necessarily solve wild population swings..

-O


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