[MUD-Dev] curses and grief players

Greg Miller gmiller at classic-games.com
Sat Jul 22 11:51:09 New Zealand Standard Time 2000

  darius at both.net.au wrote:

> Seriously, I'd be aiming for a game where the players make most of the 
> decisions, but I think trying to kid yourself that (group * "the best 
> interests of the individual") somehow equates out to "the best interests of 
> the group" would be flying in the face of too much prior evidence - at the end 

And yet we have so much prior evidence that majority rule *does* work 
for this very reason... There are certainly significant differences 
between muds and RL, but if you have a specific reason why this works in 
RL and won't in a mud, I'd be glad to hear it.
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