Joel Uckelman on Mon, 19 Jun 2006 08:13:09 -0500 (CDT)

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Re: [s-d] What news?

Thus spake "Daniel Peter Lepage":
> > Wow, I drifted away from B Nomic shortly after it had near-died, and
> > here I wander back shortly after it near-died again. Fate? :P
> Welcome back. Maybe you're sent by fate to restore the game in its time of
> need? Or maybe you're attracted by the smell of death and decay?
> > Anyway, I'm interested in playing, but don't know how much time I'll
> > be able to devote. Mediawiki (as others have suggested) does seem
> > ideal from my POV, but I don't know what the rules were like just
> > before the server died.
> The only problem with Mediawiki is that we already have code in Python
> that runs on MoinMoin; all of it will need to be replaced. I can't do that
> because I don't know much PHP.
> Also, does MediaWiki support anything like the TwikiDrawPlugin for editing
> image maps via an embedded java program? MoinMoin recently added support
> for this plugin, which would be very useful for things like The House.
> > I do note that discussion in the archives is recently rather lighter
> > than I remembered - signs that the existing game had become stale?
> Yeah, activity has faded a lot lately, mostly because nobody seems to have
> enough time to fully grok the rules. There are too many things to keep
> track of, and not enough time to keep track of them all.

Sepaking of keeping track of it all:

1. I'd be happy to host again, but,

2. I need to know what needs setting up, and

3. I'd like to try to pull together the debris from the current game
and either archive it if you're starting over, or put it back together
in an operable state if you're continuing. How might I do that? Where
is all of the stuff?

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