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

Damien Broderick (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 12:33:27 +1000

At 10:52 PM 3/8/97 -0800, Chris wrote:

>In a theme world you can select what role you wish
>to play in the world. The world will have a limit to the number of people
>who can be in there with you [snip] Has anyone written a book on this concept

You've re-invented the Sagas which fill most of the lives of the immortal
inhabitants of Diaspar, in Arthur C. Clarke's wonderful 1956 novel THE CITY
AND THE STARS, one of the most important sf novels ever published.

Damien Broderick