Re: The games are all crap; let's make a decent one.

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Wed Jul 19 2000 - 21:22:24 MDT

Adrian Tymes wrote:
> "Emlyn (onetel)" wrote:
> > I know it's been tossed about before, but I'm wondering if the various
> > computer geeky extros might like to put together a TH game?
> Been there, done that, wrote the obit. (I think there are still pages
> out there touting Project: Von Neumann, if anyone wants to go
> searching.)

Been there, wrote that.

> Unless, of course, you want to encourage hacking, and see the effects of
> a Matrix-like envrionment where power goes to those who can manipulate
> "reality" the best...

*That* part was fun. Finding a flaw in the code, casting a mega-storm
with something like a million magic points, then walking around frying
all the famous Big Honkin' Evil Monsters in LambdaMOO. Wound up with
quite a bit of gold, too. (Yes, I notified the game administrators!
Thank you for asking!)

--    Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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