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Players vs. volunteers

11 days ago, Xillix Queen of Fools, one of Planeshift’s devs, opened a discussion gauging the players’ opinions on a wipe. Late in the discussion, the developer weltall explained the database problems that Planeshift has. 91 items are buggy as … Continue reading

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Wipes and Avatar Capital

Planeshift – who’s Laanx server is one of the few roleplay centric worlds that is not a text MUD or NWN PW – is nearly ready to iterate to version 0.5. Last week, one of the developers, Xillix Queen of … Continue reading

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Design Documents – Yes, you need them!

Hallsofvallhalla started a conversation on Friday questioning the value of design documents. I think he is mostly wrong and partially right. I’ll start with why I agree because that is easiest. Most design documents that I have seen are not … Continue reading

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A Definition for Successful Worlds

I’ve been pondering what a proper definition for a successful roleplay world would be. Generally speaking, hardcore, high immersion, enforced rp is the jazz, or perhaps better yet classical music, of persistent worlds. It will never have the market of … Continue reading

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