StarPeace (was RE: [Mud-Dev] Money supply in game economies)

Ling Lo ling.lo at
Wed Apr 11 14:21:42 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

Michael Dekker wrote on 10. april 2001 17:18:
> At 07:56 AM 04/09/2001, Jeff Freeman wrote:

>> Hmm... 'Could be a pretty interesting game in there somewhere.
>> 'Competing with other businessmen to maintain profitibalility at
>> least long enough to recoup your investment, sort of thing.  Yeah,
>> I'd play that.

> You might want to check out StarPeace,
> produced by Monte Cristo Games.  It is in commercial release nearly
> worldwide, except for North America.  The game is something of an
> online Sim City where every player starts as a tycoon with $100
> million to invest.  The developers have had a lot of trouble
> providing a stable playing environment, but the players with the
> patience to deal with its faults have enjoyed it.

As a company, they've actually got rather ambitious plans.  In short,
they want you to not only SimCity-it but also Quake-it in the future.
That is, add on extra modules to allow the players lead an invasion of
the other team in first-person's.  This is notable in that they're
going for multiple levels of detail/scale from the other direction.

Never thought of that.


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