[MUD-Dev] Harry Potter stuff

Matthew Mihaly the_logos at achaea.com
Sun Aug 13 07:08:29 New Zealand Standard Time 2000

On Sat, 12 Aug 2000, Chris Gray wrote:

> [Timothy Dang <tdang at U.Arizona.EDU>:]
> > Just working my way through a pile of neglected Wall Street Journals, and
> > I found two articles about Harry Potter and computer games. July 31st
> > there was an article about several web-based RPGs based on the books. It
> > was neat to see that those games profiled in the article were all created
> > and run by folks under 16 years old.
> >
> > www.expage.com/myhprpg
> > www.expage.com/wizardrealm
> > www.geocities.com/hogwarts3000
> >
> > There was another article today that Electronic Arts has acquired the
> > rights to create games based on at least the first 4 books, including
> > online games.
> >
> > So it does look like a popular universe for MUDs.
> The Lego Company is also coming out with a line of sets based on the
> upcoming first movie.
> I think Ms. Rowling is doing rather well at this point!

Well enough that the NY Times created a children's books list specifically
to keep Harry Potter books from continuing to dominate the Fiction
bestsellers list. Pretty lame.


"He that is wounded in the testicles, or have his penis cut off, shall not
enter into the congregation of the Lord." Deuteronomy 23:1

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