[MUD-Dev] Fair/Unfair? Scenarios (fwd)

Chris Turner christ at rd.bbc.co.uk
Sat Jan 22 14:34:52 New Zealand Daylight Time 2000

On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, Dundee wrote:

> > Eli Stevens wrote:
> > >    To the northeast:
> > >       Two ugly thugs.
> Douglas Couch wrote:
> > How does this affect the thugs?  Presumably, if you can see the thugs, then
> > they should be able to see you also.  Does this mean that auto-attacking
> > mobs will move and attack to adjacent rooms too?  
> And if so, how is the end result any different than just not being able to
> see into adjacent rooms in the first place?  You step into a room, you get
> attacked by two ugly thugs that you couldn't see from where you were before.

The difference is that the thugs first have to react to your arrival
nearby, move to the room and _THEN_ hit you.  By which time you would have
spotted them and run away.

Ideally you should be able to see as far as possible - and hear things you
can't see.

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