[MUD-Dev] Re: META: list "peerage"

Bruce Bruce
Tue Jan 26 13:09:54 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999


On Tuesday, January 26, 1999, Caliban Tiresias Darklock wrote:
>I seem to recall that at least one person was going around reviewing MUDs
>once. I don't remember who it was or where they were, but I definitely
>recall that I had serious problems with their taste; it wasn't so much that
>the reviews were bad, as that the reviews were specifically oriented toward
>people who liked to play the same way the reviewer did. I had expected at
>least a cursory nod to impartiality. But I have this problem with most
>laypeople's reviews in general, whether they're reviewing software or games
>or movies or books or what have you. The real irony is that these reviews
>are generally a response to the perception that existing reviewers -- if
>they exist -- are not appropriately considering their perspectives. Sort of
>like starting a hate group because someone else started a hate group and
>hate groups are wrong.


GameCommandos @ http://www.gamecommandos.com/ does a fairly nice job of
handling reviews .. and I seem to think that someone from there was on this
list at some point in the past.  I don't recall a name offhand though (Jay
Sax?).

 - Bruce






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