[MUD-Dev] Blacksnow revisted

shren shren at io.com
Tue May 14 05:51:11 New Zealand Standard Time 2002

On Fri, 10 May 2002, Matt Mihaly wrote:
> On Thu, 9 May 2002, shren wrote:
>> So, ya, I'm out a little on sales, but now I have accounts.
>> Dozens of them.  I can become the worst troublemaker on the
>> planet.  I can use the TOS's "don't do this" as a checklist of
>> things to try.  I can kill, slay, steal, insult, and torment -
>> when a game company representitive shows up, I can get up in
>> thier face, as well, because I really don't care.  If they ban
>> this account, I have a dozen more in the wings, and more where
>> they come from.

> But that can happen now, and it's not a big problem.

In the case of most mainstream MUDs, multiple accounts arn't allowed
or encouraged, and those who pursue the above tactics get banned.
Were it allowed, you could pursue all of the above tactics, minus
admin-taunting, with impunity.


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