Re: [NEWBIE] Mob stats

From: Edward Glamkowski (EGlamkowski@MATHEMATICA-MPR.COM)
Date: 11/10/97

Um, how about 1/20 the exp a PC needs for an equivalent
It all depends on how fast you want your players to be
able to advance in level.  So if a level 10 PC needs
1,000,000 exp to gain level 11, try setting level 10 and 11
mobs to ~50,000 each (+/- 10K), if you want 20 mobs per
level;  100K for 10/level; 10,000 for 100/level (not
recommended ;)  etc.

It's all a function of what you feel is balanced for your
particular mud, in terms of number of levels, exp/level,
difficulty of mobs (are they "smart mobs" - cast spells,
rest when injured, track fleeing players, etc., or just
your regular, run-of-the-mill mobs that stand around
waiting to die ;) , availability of magic and equipment,
and any other factors you feel are relevent.

So no, nobody can really give you a magic formula for mob
exp for your mud - you have to decide on one for yourself.
We can only offer suggestions on what you might want to go
into the decision process.

Edward Glamkowski, Programmer           Mathematica Policy Research
EGlamkowski@mathematic-MPR.COM          Princeton, NJ

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>From:  Kiera Dragonwind[SMTP:kiera@FREENET.EDMONTON.AB.CA]
>Sent:  Monday, November 10, 1997 10:13 AM
>Subject:        [NEWBIE] Mob stats
>Does anyone know a good formula for calculating the amount of exp for mobs
>based on their level?
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