Re: olympia list

Patrick McLaughlin (
Fri, 16 Sep 1994 21:22:24 -700 (PDT)


Given the CIS PBMGames forum, mail from my allies, and the message
density of the design list, I don't know that I could find time for another
Oly mailing list.

The game is inexpensive. The time demands seem great, and the additional
costs in online time, callse, etc.... <g>

On Fri, 16 Sep 1994, Rich Skrenta wrote:

> > I realize that this is probably the wrong place to ask this, but I am
> > going to do it anyway. Is there any other mailing list for Olympia? I
> > have been reading your posts for some time now, and have learned alot
> > about the game from yall, but I'd like a list that was devoted to
> > *playing* the game, not just making suggestions for change.
> >
> > If there is not such a thing, would it be possible to start one somehow?
> > Just having the Enquirer, err Times is just not enough for me.
> Oly discussion is somewhat fragmented. A few alliances have their
> own, private mailing lists. There is a decent amoung of discussion
> in CompuServe's PBMGAMES forum. I haven't seen much on;
> if you want to start some discussion there, by all means post.
> Someone did setup an Olympia mailing list (that thing called "network",
> for some reason...?) There was never much on it at all, and I haven't
> seen a post go by in quite some time.
> --
> Rich Skrenta <>

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