[MUD-DEV] a shrinking pool of players?

Sellers Sellers
Wed Feb 16 07:12:17 CET 2000

JD wrote:
> MSellers at maxis.com writes:
> >> it's between 10,000 and 200,000 at the extreme high end. Probably
> >> 50K.  Just a gross estimate, but I've run these numbers before and I
> >> we tend to overestimate them.   >>
> Heh, EQ alone can testify to the 50k mark...

I was speaking of the number of *text* MUD players.  If the patterns we saw
on M59 are any guide, most UO/EQ/AC players have never played a text MUD,
and have no intention of doing so.  These are largely separate markets.

Mike Sellers

MUD-Dev maillist  -  MUD-Dev at kanga.nu

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