Re: OT discussions was Re: star trek online?
Paul Berker <paul@...
2010-04-27 04:42:14 GMT
Geeezzz I seem to have warned you guys about this a few months ago... I
can see it has not gotten any better...
You are never going to get more people to play this way...
This sort of proves I am not the only one who feels this way about how
new people get treated.
Eric Snyder II wrote:
> And y'all wonder why it's so hard to get people into Netrek? Ignoring
> the problems with the game itself, the community is so incredibly
> stuffy. Imagine a new player seeing this. No off-topic discussions?
> People can't have friendly chit-chat? Oh hey, look, I'll go play
> another game where people are friendly, and one that's less esoteric
> and more easily playable to boot.
> Seriously, guys, you're trying to promote a computer game that
> combines the difficulty of chess, the twitch reflexes and hotkeying of
> Starcraft, and the team tactics (and necessary team practice) of
> soccer, while saddled with the graphics of nethack and and a text-only
> communication system. Adding a closed, change-resistant community is
> *not* helping your cause.
> On 26 Apr 2010 19:11, John R. Dennison wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:35:19AM -0500, Paul Berker wrote:
>> Off-topic discussion removed.
>> This off-topic thread has now ran its course and it's being
>> closed down. This list is limited in scope to discussions
>> directly regarding netrek and the various varients that exist
>> as clearly pointed out in the group description, available at
>> and which I am pasting below:
>> Discussion relating to netrek:
>> * bronco - standard netrek, aka xtrek
>> * chaos - wackiness
>> * hockey - netrek hockey
>> * paradise - bigger galaxy, more players, upgrades
>> * INL - standard clue play
>> * sturgeon - crazyness
>> OGG THE BASE!
>> Note: Please keep list discussions on-topic and relevant.
>> Thank you for your understanding in this matter,
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