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Thwomp
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Posted: 10-06-2007 22:25   
Thought it may interest people to see Richard quoted, albeit briefly, in this week's Economist in an article on virtual worlds.

Page 14 Tech Quarterly section. June 9-15th

http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9249157




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Thwomp
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Posted: 21-07-2007 12:46   
"I'd close World of Warcraft!" MUD creator Richard Bartle on the state of virtual worlds

Cute headline. Perhaps a horde of WoW players will come and burn down the Admiral Benbow.

See Guardian's gamsblog for the interview and interesting follow-up questions/answers.
http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/games/archives/2007/07/17/id_close_world_of_warcraft_mud_creator_richard_bartle_on_the_state_of_virtual_worlds.html


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Hawumph
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Posted: 22-07-2007 12:01   
And here's Richards take on the whole thing...

Famous Last Words and Rather Too Broken


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