If you want to pick seed values for the world generator – what do you pick ? I had a few good phrases I used – childhood home address, my username, etc. But I wanted to make a few more. So I figured, let’s use names from my blogroll.
tagn, aka the Ancient Gaming Noob. This results in taiga biome. Lots of taiga. Running deep into it it was still taiga. Yawn.
Gank is a perfectly named map. You see a few mountains off in the distance, lots of grassland, and this little hill in front of you. Running up to the little hill, I find myself falling into a pit that I couldn’t get out of ! No tools and with monsters coming out, I died. Ganked !
This is the Tipa map. Jungle, jungle, everywhere. Cut through it for awhile and you find some mountains off in the distance.
It was a bit hard to pick the name/nym for the mmoquests.com. Stephanie shifts her nyms around constantly. I used Silverstep. Lots of plains around and I came upon these awesome mountains after a short time.
kiasa, as in Killed in a Smiling Accident, results in a fun world. You begin in a hilly taiga region, and after a short run I find myself in the swampland biome. See that little cut in the land to the left ? That drops into a cavern that’s begging to be explored. And just off in the distance are pumpkins.
Now, the world zoso, this was a great one to explore. You start off on the side of a vast ocean. I thought I’d just swim the ocean until I got to another continent.
And I swam, and swam, and swam. It’s pretty clear that the ocean goes on for a really long time, and I could probably spend several game days swimming before I finally found another continent. But at the end of the gameday…..
Now I’ve seen the mushroom biome in the game. There’s apparently a little archipelago with mooshroom mobs and the big mushroom trees. It’s out in the middle of the ocean and almost inaccessible. Good stuff !