[MUD-Dev] The Best Guy on the Mud Thing

Koster Koster
Fri Sep 3 17:06:08 New Zealand Standard Time 1999


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Mihaly [mailto:diablo at best.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 03, 1999 4:32 PM
> To: mud-dev at kanga.nu
> Subject: Re: [MUD-Dev] The Best Guy on the Mud Thing
> 
> 
> On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Wes Connell wrote:
> 
> > 
> > This kinda lets you play two characters at once. A possible 
> way around the
> > problems is to have characters reside under a player 
> account ( like UO ).
> > Then create a separate holding tank for 'learning' characters. If a
> > character logs out with the 'learning' option on, the 
> he/she can only log
> > back on with that character until the 'learning' flag is off. 
> 
> Well, why not just create two player accounts then to run 
> your players at
> the same time? Any system that tries to prevent people from 
> using multiple
> characters is going to fail unless there is fairly good human 
> oversight
> (which seems basically impossible to do in a game the size of UO).
> -matt

In UO's case, the answer is "because you're paying us more money, we're
willing to put up with it!" :)

-Raph


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