[MUD-Dev] UO rants

Jon A. Lambert jlsysinc at ix.netcom.com
Tue Aug 22 11:46:42 New Zealand Standard Time 2000


Matthew Mihaly wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 21 Aug 2000, Koster, Raph wrote:
> 
> > The very first question one should ask about tackling something like this is
> > "can I possibly be faithful to the original property?" The answer will, in
> > many cases, be no. For example, a heavily narrative property may well not be
> > suitable for being made into a mud of any sort. A property which is driven
> > primarily by characters will likewise translate poorly.
> 
> So right here then, you're basically saying "We'll bastardize the property
> in order to make a buck."

So when was the Ultima theme NOT an exploited commercial property? ;-)
The original rant is probably quite similar to mail that the producers
of the different StarTreks have receive by fans.

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