[MUD-Dev] Re: Laws of Online World Design

Koster Koster
Tue Oct 13 14:16:40 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


Duly updated. :)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hans-Henrik Staerfeldt [mailto:hhs at cbs.dtu.dk]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 1998 6:34 AM
> To: 'mud-dev at kanga.nu'
> Subject: [MUD-Dev] Re: Laws of Online World Design
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> > Hans Henrik St=E6rfeldt's Law of Player/Admin Relations
> > The amount of whining players do is positively proportional=20
> to how well
> > you treat them.
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> Perhaps a refrace/argumentation is in demand :-)
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> The amount of whining players do is positively proportional to how
> much you pamper them.=20
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> Many players whine if they see any kind of bonus in it for them. It
> will simply be another way for them to achieve their goals. As an
> admin you hold the key to many of the goals that they have concerning
> the virtual environment you control. If you do not pamper the players
> and let them know that whining will not help them, it will subside.
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> Hans Henrik St=E6rfeldt         | =20
> email: bombman at diku.dk        |  voice:      +45 40383492=20
>   hhs at cbs.dtu.dk              |  voice work: +45 45252425
> phone-mail:                   |  address:
>   40383492 at sms.tdm.dk         |       Hans Henrik St=E6rfeldt,
> WWW-home                      |       Dybendalsvej 74 2. th,
>   http://www.cbs.dtu.dk/hhs/  |       2720 Vanl=F8se, Danmark.
>                               |
> Student of Computer Science   | Scientific programmer at Center for
>   and Information Psychology. |   Biological Sequence Analysis,
>   at University of Copenhagen |   Technical University of Denmark.
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> MUD-Dev: Advancing an unrealised future.
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