[MUD-Dev] players who "take away from the game"

Matthew Mihaly diablo at best.com
Tue Nov 9 11:20:35 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999


On Tue, 9 Nov 1999, Holly Sommer wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Matthew Mihaly wrote:
> 
> > This logic fails, I think, when applied to obnoxious ooc jerks, of which
> > there is no equivalent in real life communities. 
> 
> Don't be too sure of this -- I remember some friends who had friends in 
> SCA, and they *never* came OOC, any time they hung out with us. That's 
> pretty obnoxious.

People like this are harmless though (and I can't see how anyone could be
OOC all the time, unless they don't refer to anything at all ooc, in which
case, there can be no possible discussion between you and them, unless you
are also completely IC, in which case I don't see why it's obnoxious as
you're all doing it). In the end, if they just run around speaking
ridiculous fake old english and waving around swords, they are just
another crazy person, such as one might see in any major city. Kind of
amusing actually.
--matt




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