Re: Artifact burnout

Rich Skrenta (
Mon, 22 Aug 1994 13:26:14 -0400 (EDT)

> You know, I always thought that at some point Olympia would get "old"
> and have to be retired, in favor of a new incarnation. Though as long
> as people are willing to pay to play it... In this context,
> burning out artifacts seems rather pointless. I suppose lairs, etc,
> might be regenerated slowly, but that doesn't seem to matter much
> either.

Haven't seen this yet (2nd playtest ran for 112 turns), but the universe
definitely ages. Also, just because every square will eventually be
explored doesn't mean who shouldn't have artifacts wear out and be regenerated.

Rich Skrenta <>

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