[MUD-Dev] Re: Mudschool

Matt Chatterley matt at mpc.dyn.ml.org
Tue May 26 01:38:42 New Zealand Standard Time 1998


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On Tue, 19 May 1998, Koster, Raph wrote:

> On Tuesday, May 19, 1998 12:06 PM Matt Chatterley
> [SMTP:matt at mpc.dyn.ml.org] said:

[Snip]

> A side note: at one point I redid Legend's into sequence (which indeed
> used to be the old 'Character name' thing) to be friendlier to newbies.
> I ended up with this under the banner:
> 
>     [1] Connect to a character         [4] Request introductory docs
>     [2] Establish a new character      [5] List immortals online who can
> help
>     [3] Connect as a guest             [6] Read about LegendMUD
>     [0] Exit
> 
>     Enter your choice:
 
> And the oldbies screamed. ;) You see, they were used to just typing the

[Snip]

My login setup currently asks you to choose 1 or 2 for an account or
character login respectively, or enter a character name. The account
system would provide character management tools (and will replace normal
logins, with character-name-bypass operating, most likely only for admin).

I like the menu style you have, though, and can't really think of anything
I'd add or remove.. although I would probably not list #6, I'd bundle that
into the introductory docs. :)

[Snip rest]

- -- 
	-Matt Chatterley
	http://user.itl.net/~neddy/
"You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.." -John Lennon (Imagine)

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