[MUD-Dev] GM Touring Company

Christopher Allen GMFangs at ASMRB.org
Wed Jul 14 15:19:25 New Zealand Standard Time 1999

<K.L.Lo-94 at student.lboro.ac.uk>:
> What would you think a group of GM's (in the P&P sense) going around to
> different muds running scenarios?  I envisage something like Larry Niven's
> Dream Park series, one GM with a bunch of helpers who carry out the
> roleplaying and maybe stuff like writing code.
> Technically, I don't think there are many obstacles unless the GM had some
> really ambitious ideas that could only be carried out by modifying the
> codebase/mudlib/core.  The main roadblock is political, this Company would
> need to have access to stats, mud internals and so forth for the special
> effects.  That would mean maybe a couple weeks of having to put up with
> total strangers tearing up your mud and poking their noses everywhere.
> Maybe after 6 months and a few good shows, this Company will gain a rep
> for themselves and become an attraction in itself but the initial foot in
> the door is going to be a hard one.  Anyway, this appeals to me coz it
> allows a grand tour of the mudding universe as a businessman. :)  Shame I
> no longer have time for this sort of thing.

We are actually designing the Skotos mudlib to allow you to create just such
a mudib, as well as the service behind it. See the archives for some email
about Skotos and our business model.

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