[MUD-Dev] D&D vs. MMORPG "complexity"

Scott Jennings scottj at mythicentertainment.com
Sat Apr 12 17:37:44 New Zealand Standard Time 2003


On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Matt Mihaly wrote: 

> I'm thinking you've never played a large-scale game with politics
> that matter then. (Do not think UO, EQ, DAoC, etc. They don't have
> politics that matter to any great degree.)

I'm thinking you've never played UO, EQ or DAoC, then, because in
each of those at the high end politics drive the entire game.

  (Not "player X is king of the city", but "anger guild Y and you
  may as well delete your character due to the repercussions on that
  server.")
 
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Scott Jennings
Programmer
Mythic Entertainment
http://www.camelotherald.com/
 


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