[MUD-Dev] Blacksnow revisted

Matt Mihaly the_logos at achaea.com
Tue May 7 06:56:38 New Zealand Standard Time 2002


On Mon, 6 May 2002, shren wrote:
> On Fri, 3 May 2002, Matt Mihaly wrote:

>> But you're wrong insofar as it does contribute to the welfare of
>> the society. It makes the individuals in the society happier, as
>> both sides of the transaction are getting what they want. It
>> helps keep some members that would otherwise leave or not bother
>> beginning.
 
> If I have a million dollar house next to two other million dollar
> houses, and I sell my house to some guy on the street for 10 bucks
> and a cup of coffee, then the odds are that my old neighbors are
> not going to be happy with thier new neighbor.  It might be
> possible that the new resident will respect the house in
> proportion to the value inherant in it.  It's just as likely that
> the new resident will have wild parties at all hours and push
> walls over just to hear the crashing sound they make.

Oh yeah, I've noticed how seriously all the powergaming twinks take
their environment. I'll bet on the guy who can afford to sink $2000
into his character over the 16 year old with too much time on his
hands for value-to-the-community any day.

--matt

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