[MUD-Dev] Re: Real-world skills
J C Lawrence
claw at 2wire.com
Wed Jul 25 22:43:50 New Zealand Standard Time 2001
On Tue, 24 Jul 2001 09:38:54 +0200
Mathieu Castelli <mcastell at noos.fr> wrote:
> Just like the Book in Diamond Age (Neal Stephenson). If you want
> to get an idea on what would such a MUD look like, by all means,
> read this masterpiece.
In terms of visions I prefer Verner Vinge's "True Names" (possibly
the first ever CyberPunk) and William Gibson's "Idoru".
> If there had been educational content in all the games we played,
> if instead of click fest there had been questions to kill
> monsters...how smarter would we be today ? Especially when we were
> young and our brain was changing so fast...
This begs the question of education being either a depressant or
accellerent on intelligence, but I'll leave that there.
J C Lawrence )\._.,--....,'``.
---------(*) /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
claw at kanga.nu `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/ Oh Freddled Gruntbuggly
MUD-Dev mailing list
MUD-Dev at kanga.nu
More information about the MUD-Dev