[MUD-Dev] Chatting in MMPORPGs
the_logos at achaea.com
Tue Jul 10 08:48:41 New Zealand Standard Time 2001
On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Derek Licciardi wrote:
> As for which is better, I guess it is a matter of preference.
> Wouldn't it be nice if you could have it either way and set it as
> an option while in game? I know some games have discussed
> streaming voice to their players as well. How does this dynamic
> change the way MMORPGs are played? (aside from the I know your a
> male playing a female thread) Should it be group only? Should it
> be personal only? Should it be there period? (i.e. does it
> destroy immersion)
> Hate to answer your question with more questions, but I think the
> jury is still out on the issue of the best communication system in
> graphical MUDs.
Voice is the future. It's only a matter of time. How it's
implemented (ie the personal vs. group etc issues) are another
matter, but I don't think it can even be intelligently argued that
we won't all be using our voices to communicate in the new MMORPGs
in 20 years, much less 100 years.
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