Re: Name changes, sans flame.

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 05/14/98

On Thu, 14 May 1998, Angus Mezick wrote:

>Has anyone out there thought of doing a name change command for players?
>I was thinking of an imm-only command that would extract a hunk of change
>out of the player and then change there name.  Also post this name change
>to a room desc, but that is something else.  Now here is the hard part.
>What exactly needs to be changed?  I know i would have to rename the
>rent/alias/something else files.  i think i can do this while the game is
>live, but it worries me a bit.  Does anyone see any other complications
>that i could be getting into.  Normaly we have people just start a new
>char an advance them, but that leads to all sorts of abuses.

The only two fields that need updated are the char_data struct and the
player index.  I've had it for a long time.  It's very fun. :)

George Greer, | Genius may have its limitations, but          | stupidity is not thus handicapped.    |                  -- Elbert Hubbard

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