[MUD-Dev] What keeps people interested in social muds?

Richard A. Bartle richard at mud.co.uk
Mon Jun 3 09:12:18 New Zealand Standard Time 2002

On 2nd June 2002, Martin C. Martin wrote:

> Animating is done by hand, more or less setting the location of
> every vertex every frame.  So, getting skirts to look realistic
> would be rather difficult.

OK, I understand.

So the chances are that if you did get an animation then it would
look better than one generated from a physics model, but it's such
tedious animation work that you're unlikely to have one in the near

> But then again, once you seen an animation a couple dozen times,
> you tend not to notice its details, including its deficiencies.

It's all to do with the initial impact. You draw them in with the
animation, then use other mechanisms to keep them there.


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