[MUD-Dev] Self-Sufficient Worlds

Angela Ferraiolo a.ferraiolo at worldnet.att.net
Sat May 27 09:52:03 CEST 2000

From: "Zak Jarvis" <zak at voidmonster.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 2:03 AM

> What I want, ultimately, is for the biography of a sizable portion of the
> player population to contain the puzzle pieces which tell a series of
> larger and larger stories - stories which are not mapped out beforehand,
> but flow out of the interactions between each other and their environment.

Slipping out of lurk mode to say that, unless I'm misunderstanding you, this
is not so hard to do, it's
called embedded narrative, and it's been around for at least twenty
years...take a look at Potocki.
You need an event db that supports it, is all.

--- angela

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