FW: [MUD-Dev] Interesting EQ rant (very long quote)

shren shren at io.com
Mon Apr 2 10:41:37 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Matt Mihaly wrote:
> Travis Casey wrote:

>>   Travis' Rules of Roleplaying, #31 (collect them all!):

>>   Powergaming, expressed in character, becomes the desire for power
>>   -- which is a perfectly fine thing for a character to have.
> Sure, I agree with this. Unfortunately, along with being an asshole,
> it's the easiest way to 'roleplay' and becomes pretty boring when
> everyone claims they are just roleplaying a powerhungry asshole.

This leads into a thought I've been having, BTW.  Are there any muds
that both have reasonably normal RPG systems, yet let you make any
character you want, at any power level?  Skip mushes.  (Most mushes
are too system light to be considered to have "reasonably normal RPG



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