On Fri, 30 Jun 1995, Leeman Strout wrote: > > Well.. new idea thought I'd like to toss around a bit. --- > > I would like to set my mud up so that if you quit it drops all your stuff > just like normal *grin* ... turn off free_rent in config.c > > Then I'd like to set up a command called "camp" so that in selected > areas (ie: !ROAD, !INDOORS, !CITY, so on) the player could try and set up > camp... (this could also be a skill that improves) So that there is an > option for free rent of sorts... *but* depending on how good you are at > camping... you just *might* wake up with less than you went to sleep > with... ie: a bandit stopped by and took yer stuff. Also a neat use for > the chaotic flag (if you still have it) and if you're an evil bast like > me... camping in a chaotic area gives a small chance to get killed in > your sleep. [chuckle] I could write 'camp' quickly and easily, but I'll leave you to figure out hwo to make someone killable after they've left... > > And then my next idea... change over from the current rent system, to a > more D&D inn type system... where, no matter what it's gonna cost ya a > little to get a room.. but then (and not *listing* how much each item is > ghonna run you) the inn-keeper gives you a cost per day based on how > valuable your stuff is... Sorta like the inn-keeper charging you more for > being a bigger risk of attracting thieves and bandiuts, and since he's > providing you with security he gets to charge more (still beter than > camping *grin*) isn't that how the _current_ rent system is? The receptionist (a SHE, mind you) doesn't charge a flat rate, she values your items, stores them, and then charges a small security fee. > > Of course.. all these incorporate saving the room in which you > camp/rent/quit so to make it more realistic. > Save ch->in_room, and instead of putting them at temple, put them at ch->in_room... > Leeman > email@example.com > ____ ___ ___ ____ ___ | __| _ | _ ) __ ) __| Daniel Koepke aka: Trice Sabre |__ | | _ ' _ ' _| Crimson Realms (mud.california.com 1234) |____|_|_|___)| \_\___| Email for info on the Diku NiMUD server!
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