[MUD-Dev] The Relationship between pkers and monster AI?

Matthew Mihaly diablo at best.com
Fri Sep 10 18:15:36 New Zealand Standard Time 1999


On Fri, 10 Sep 1999, Adam Wiggins wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Sep 1999, Dundee wrote:
> 
> I use PvP to indicate any aggressive/harmful action that one player may
> commit against another; this includes stealing from them, attack them
> (even without intent to kill), blinding them, silencing them, paralyzing
> them, and so forth.  Take Arctic: actual PK is (somewhat) rare, but
> PvP is very common.

Hmm. That's open to the same criticism that you gave to dundee over PK.
Player vs. Player (PvP) means, to me, just what it says. It doesn't implie
combat. Combat is part of it, but just one part. It also means competitive
economics, politics (elections, etc), non-combat games, etc.

--matt




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