bugs (was RE: [MUD-Dev] players who "take away from the game")
hsommer at micro.ti.com
Mon Nov 15 07:37:01 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999
On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, Charles Hughes wrote:
> Um, why? I'm a much bigger player than admin and I've seen this
> attitude before but I don't understand it. Why penalize a player
> for the inadequacies of a programmer? The player is doing EXACTLY
> what he's supposed to - it's the game that is behaving improperly.
> Why not just take off your belt and whip the server? (Or, more
> appropriately, the programmer. :)
First, because I don't believe that self-flagellation does much good :)
The answer to "why" though, is... "because those are the rules I'd set
up." The players are warned ahead of time about bug exploitation, so it's
rather like having a big red button that says "Don't Press Me."
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