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

Dundee SkeptAck at antisocial.com
Fri Sep 10 19:55:18 New Zealand Standard Time 1999

On Thu, 09 Sep 1999 17:38:18 -0700, Caliban Tiresias Darklock
<caliban at darklock.com> wrote:

> On 07:55 PM 9/9/1999 +0000, I personally witnessed Dundee jumping up to=
> >
> >PKing doesn't exist outside of MUD'dom.  If you get PK'd in the ol' =
> >tabletop D&D game, then someone doesn't come back next week - either =
the PK
> >or you.
> Um, that depends rather strongly on the group. My AD&D group delighted =

By PKing, I mean non-consensual PvP combat.

It doesn't happen outside of MUDs because people wouldn't stand for it.  =
only happens *in* muds because the jerks can get away with it.  If they
weren't anon, if they could be banned and stay banned, if there were just
the slightest chance in the world that someone might punch them in the =
from time to time for behaving like total dinks, then there wouldn't be =
PKing ("nonconsensual PvP combat").

If you delighted in killing each other and your typical game consisted of
fighting each other, then it wasn't non-consensual.


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