Imaginary Realities: Articles This Month

Simulation vs Shoot-em-up by Krrx A look how to get people too look at mud playing as part of a simulation of a world rather than a shoot-em-up. This is to encourage better role playing.

Don’t Help by Natalia Sometimes help is really not wanted and this articles outlines those times and why she finds it frustrating.

Top Ten Reasons you are Coding on the Wrong Mud by Michael Thompson A humourous look at possible things the administrators can do to give you hints.

Hearts, Clubs, Diamonds, Spades: Players Who Suit Muds by Richard Bartle A reprinting of this wonderful article from the Journal of Virtual Environments. An often talked about article of different types of players.

Spatial Representation of a Virtual World by Raph Koster A look at different ways the world can be represented, room based, co-ordinate based, and the pros and cons of each style.

Cartoon – The Mud Singer by Rebecca Handcock Amusing.