Lessons from LambdaMOO: A Social, Text-Based Virtual Environment

@article{Schiano1999LessonsFL,
  title={Lessons from LambdaMOO: A Social, Text-Based Virtual Environment},
  author={Diane J. Schiano},
  journal={Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments},
  year={1999},
  volume={8},
  pages={127-139}
}
The growing use of the Internet to provide a sense of personal connection and community is converging with the development of shared virtual spaces. In particular, the strong popularity of Multi-User Domains (MUDs), text-based networked virtual worlds, suggests the high premium many people place on social interactivity in their virtual environments. The project described in this paper was designed to broadly characterize what life in LambdaMOOa classic, social, text-based MUDis like for many of… CONTINUE READING
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