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Old 09-21-2009, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by revlazaro View Post
There's a better term for what you're describing, and MMO players may be familliar with it: Sandbox.

Open world, with stuff always going on, and give players the ability to carve their way into the world without railroad tracks or "pulling nose rings".
yeah i do see the way it could...

welll, we are gonna try a game, a single sitting game like this and see how it goes, mky buddy and my GF both are curious as to how it'll play out

anyways thanks guys
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Old 09-22-2009, 01:59 AM
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You do realize that sandbox games still have a plot. It is just not a straight-forward linear plot.

That is pretty much how all of my games are. I give them a large setting (which is just the land they are in) and a basic plot (bad guy/monsters/natural disaster/etc). Which is basically what you are calling the setting.
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