Re: Gender

Mark W. Oosterveld (
Tue, 27 Sep 1994 17:08:55 +0000

> I think Barry's marriage ideas are pretty interesting. Characters
> would also have to get old and die so you wouldn't have 10 generations
> in your faction.
> I suppose the problem is that there are a lot of mechanics involved
> to support modeling real families, and I wonder if it would end up
> being fun, i.e. worth it for all the complexity. It seems like the
> parts of the simulation devote to modeling the family would take over.
> I can see a family-simulation game, but not Olympia with families.
> --
> Rich Skrenta <>
This seems to me more like Role-Playing. All that can be handled by press in
the times. I don't think any game mechanism's need to be added.


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