Re: "Theme Worlds": The Future of Entertainment In The VR &

Phil Goetz (goetz@cs.Buffalo.EDU)
Sun, 9 Mar 1997 11:43:18 -0500 (EST)

> to create broadcast telivision. How will movies evolve? So I conceived the
> idea of "Theme Worlds". In a theme world you can select what role you wish
> to play in the world.

We have this already; it's called roleplaying.
It began with tabletop games; now we have online text-based games,
that will soon become online 3D games (a development which I despise
and which will sap the vitality from the games IMHO, but I digress),
and, I suppose, the full VR-type stuff later.