[MUD-Dev] SMOG - small multiuser online game

Crosbie Fitch crosbie at cyberspaceengineers.org
Thu Feb 5 20:27:38 New Zealand Daylight Time 2004


From: Byron Ellacott

> Most FPS engines support automatic map downloading these days.
> The Unreal engine, at least, also supports portals, and one of the
> suggested uses of portals was going through a doorway to discover
> oneself connected to a different server.  This sounds a bit like
> what you're aiming for?

Definitely. This is good news.

It's so good when it all starts coming in to place.

> Unfortunately, I didn't follow up the leads on the Unreal portal
> technology.  I'm fairly sure it was never taken to the extremes it
> could have been taken to, though.

Just needs someone to crush a wee clump of snow in their hands and
start rolling...
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