[MUD-Dev] GM Touring Company

Ling K.L.Lo-94 at student.lboro.ac.uk
Thu Jul 15 22:02:20 New Zealand Standard Time 1999


On Tue, 13 Jul 1999, Matthew Mihaly wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jul 1999, Ling wrote:
> 
> > What would you think a group of GM's (in the P&P sense) going around to
> > different muds running scenarios?
> > 
> Well, speaking as a commercial admin, there's not a chance in hell we'd
> let, much less pay, for anyone to do this. That's not a slight on you or
> your company either. It's simply that you can't just come in for a couple
> weeks and carry out a scenario. You've got to have an intimate
> understanding of the subtleties of a world's political climate, its
> history, etc. I can't speak for stockmuds, and I don't really know how
> similar they are to each other in those terms, so maybe it work work in
> them, though I don't see you making a profit out of stock muds.

Having had a dalliance with commercial muds, I understand.  I had in mind
free muds with a strong rp element.  There are plenty of good FtF GMs but
the skills that make those GMs aren't really used to full effect in most
muds.  (I admit to being biased towards combat based muds)

I don't see why not, later on, commercial muds won't start asking such a
company to play on their grounds.  I imagine damn good professional people
in the company, not a bunch of kids messing around.  The only contemporary
example I can think of right now are club DJs that go around doing sets. 
Okay, they spend five minutes, not a few weeks absorbing the atmosphere
before they stick a record on but you get the idea.  You never know, you
might get fans that follw this company from mud to mud.  This is just talk
tho.

Now, who's willing to get it started? :)

  |    Ling Lo
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