On Fri, 14 Jun 1996, Thomas Pedersen wrote: > On Thu, 13 Jun 1996, Dann Fuller wrote: > > > On Thu, 13 Jun 1996, The Prophet wrote: > > > > > Dann> Except that you could easily say that since the Troll Hordes swarmed the > > > > land where the Monks lived 200 years ago, the Monks refuse to train > > > > Trolls. Not only adding life to the world, but allowing you to do what > > > > you want. > > > > > > So what if say... a monk finds a baby troll and out of compassion trains > > > him, hoping that it will not be like its fathers.. or, what if there is > > > another troll order? You are saying that humans/other races make up the > > > most of monks. What if the trolls make up the greatest percent of monks? > > > IMHO there should be no race restrictions. > > > > Heh. Good point. I suppose this is where the local flavor of the Imps > > comes in. I don't agree that there should be no race restrictions, but > > then, that's why I run my MUD, and you yours. :) > > > > Ofcourse there has to be racial restrictions. A slow, dumb troll with > close to no dexterity couldn't possibly swiftly kick anyone without > announcing the kick 10 seconds in advance, just like a puny hobbit would > make an awfull fighter. Get real, there has to be racial restrictions. > Ok, let any race be whatever they want, but you have to restrict them. > Why have races at all if you dont? > > But also a good point, I'm glad not all muds follow the same "rules". > I am not saying anything against racial modifiers, modify away. What I was saying is that every class should be available to every race. If an Ork Mage doesn't have the concentration to start a fire with gun powder, then he made a bad career move. In my descriptions I do recommend certain classes and explain the strengths and weakness's of a race, but I do not limit the class choices.
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