[MUD-Dev] Re: Recursive look

Holly Sommer hsommer at micro.ti.com
Wed Oct 21 10:06:43 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


On Wed, 21 Oct 1998, Ling wrote:

> Out of interest, how do people feel about mundane messages like arrival
> being 'spiced up'.  Instead of:
> 
>   Bubba arrives from the east.
> 
> It becomes:
> 
>   Bubba walks in from the east.
>   Bubba strolls in from the east.

Why would it display his arrival twice?

We imped this on Grok, customized "says" and "walks" - the players loved 
it, and we used it as a quest reward sometimes. 

> And so on.  Would this become annoying?  I think the chances are it'll
> probably be an overwhelming yes.

Allow me to vocalize a loud "no." :) At least not the special arrival 
messages.

-Holly




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