MMORPG based on Powers and Perils

Scott Adams longshot at DARKTECH.ORG
Tue Jun 5 00:00:58 CEST 2001

At 11:15 PM 6/3/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I hate to disagree here, but MMORPGs have existed for years, for a lot
>longer than 5-6 years.  MUDs (multi-user domains) have been around for over
>20 years now.  Even thought they are text-based, to me they are just as
>atmospheric and fun to play as the graphical ones.   BBS'es had very
>limited versions of multi-player games (I used to run a BBS for a long
>time), which were still fun (I miss Stellar Empire), but could not attain
>the multi-user element that the Internet had back then.

Yeah?  Ok.  But these doors have been around since the early '80s.  My point
and it still stands its nothing new and bbses have covered such ideas
When did you run a board?  What years?  Maybe you miss what we have today
very advanced doors/games.  Some of the closest to a pnp universe would
be Lore and Arrowbridge to name a few.  

>The internet has been around for a long, long time.  It's only become
>really popular in the last 10 years or so, hit the mainstream.

Yep...I dabbled on those text games (god I still remeber the first game I
on a mainframe was Star Wars back in '79? and they had it on the mainframes
up till about ....'89 I think.  Till they discovered the games and removed
Yeah I remeber when it wasn't even called a Internet :)

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