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Re: Announcing Cup-O MUD
>>>>> "Jay" == Jay Carlson <email@example.com> writes:
Jay> Alex Stuart writes:
>> Cup-O MUD is actually one of the first Java-applet MUD/MUVE
>> The Cup-O MUD client is a fully functional client for
>> Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs, aka MUDs, MU*s, MOOs,
>> etc), and other line-based text communication systems, written
>> in the Java programming language.
Jay> Why the new term? Doesn't the existing word "MUD" describe
Jay> the same thing?
It does to people who work with these things from a technical point of
view, but to the general public, including managers etc., a MUD is a
combat game, so to avoid this connotation, a new term is needed for
"marketing reasons". Sorry 'bout that...
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