Re: Admin vs. Player

From: Jake Turner (
Date: 08/31/00


Yah i found i saw muds in a very different way now im running/coding one i
think players ad a lot to the mud, and the interaction between
them should be encouraged.  Also in depth mob progs and a lot of original
worlds and puzzels.  Uhm, adding weather and other things
similar adds to the effect of a real world.

Getting the players into your mud world is harder than making the
world itself.


>From: Treker <treker@POSITRON.NET>
>Reply-To: Circle Discussion List <>
>Subject: [CIRCLE] Admin vs. Player
>Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2000 10:31:39 -0400
>You know, coding my first MUD ruined my entire playing experience.  Now I
>longer see things on a MUD as role playing, but I see how the computer
>behind it, how the entire thing is calculation-based, and how most muds
>I visit really aren't doing much more than adding a few worlds here and
>there--which is just descriptive writing of scenery.  Has anyone else been
>disillusioned like this?
>Well, I'm going to write some randomness into my MUD, but I need
> would I prevent my players from seeing such a
>calculation-basis, or non-RPGlike environment of a MUD?  I mean, adding
>features, and commands, and combat methods, etc will only make it more
>complex.  Any ideas?  ("A giant squirrel appears in front of you and starts
>nibbling at some acorns")?
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