[MUD-Dev] Re: Levelless MUDs

Ben Greear greear at cyberhighway.net
Fri Jun 26 19:16:26 New Zealand Standard Time 1998


On Fri, 26 Jun 1998, J C Lawrence wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Jun 1998 11:56:02 -0500 (CDT) 
> Holly Sommer<hsommer at micro.ti.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, J C Lawrence wrote:
> 
> > Uh, what game doesn't have a concept of advancement? 
> 
> Lotsa games.  Start with Tic-Tac-Toe, almost all card games, tennis,
> cricket, etc.  A player near to winning the game is indistinguishable
> from one starting the game.

What about the tennis rankings?  Consider matches to be battles,
and rankings to be the leveling system.  The same can be said of
almost every complex or wide-spread game, from Scrabble to Chess to
Soccer (futbol)....  Do cricket teams not rank themselves?


Ben Greear (greear at cyberhighway.net)  http://www.primenet.com/~greear 
Author of ScryMUD:  mud.primenet.com 4444
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