[MUD-DEV] a shrinking pool of players?

Koster Koster
Wed Feb 16 09:49:28 New Zealand Daylight Time 2000


> -----Original Message-----
> From: J C Lawrence [mailto:claw at kanga.nu]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2000 12:48 AM
> To: mud-dev at kanga.nu
> Subject: Re: [MUD-DEV] a shrinking pool of players? 
> 
> 
> On Tue, 15 Feb 2000 23:22:32 -0600 
> Ryan P <ixiterra at earthlink.net> wrote:

> AC however I don't fell I have a good handle on yet.  They're
> definitely doing some intersting things.

Anyone here been following their large-scale events? They have the
technology to basically completely alte their map on the fly, which they are
using to bring winter to the entire world, or meteorites making massive
craters in towns, etc, on a monthly basis.

> > EQ/UO are video games, plain and simple.
> 
> Certainly a great many players _play_ them that way (trained to that
> view by their prior gaming history), this is a simplistic and rather
> dismissive view.  Its tough to argue your position in the face of
> things like...(awww, damn, what the hell was the name of the city
> and the Inn in UO that caused all the kerfuffle about a year back
> with the heavy RP'ers and the Inn getting burned down etc?)

Kazola's tavern. There was also the city of Oasis. Two different incidents
conflated in your mind, I suspect. 

-Raph



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