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Terrarium

Has anyone from this forum participated in Terrarium?

http://www.windowsforms.net/Default.aspx?tabindex=6&tabid=42

I think's a cool way to get to know .NET.  Plus it's kinda fun to see how long your creature will last.  I haven't been able to invest the time to make a decent creature.

Some of those creatures on there are just plain mean :-(

Dave B.
Monday, May 03, 2004

This was one of the things that I was looking forward to years ago. When it was first released as a demo I ran a server for a few days and looked at what was going on. Seemed like a lot of fun, but later, when I finally got my hands on VS.NET I just never seemed to get around to give it a go.
I still read Justin Rogers blog occasionally though ( http://weblogs.asp.net/justin_rogers/ )

Just me (Sir to you)
Monday, May 03, 2004


I wasted entirely too much time playing around with Terrarium when it first came out. It's where I cut my teeth with C#, since the best critter examples were all written in C#. It certainly is addictive to try to outsmart the other people playing.

For a while, Terrarium kinda died on the vine...There were lots of bugs and very little communication from it's creators. Things might have changed now. I read Justin's blog occassionaly and I see that a new version is coming out soon, or perhaps has already been released.

Mark Hoffman
Monday, May 03, 2004

It would be fun if they could mutate and evolve...

Leave that simmering for a few years...

Ignorant youth
Monday, May 03, 2004

IY - I don't know whether that is possible in the current system, but you could certainly do it "manually" by creating a basic creature and a few variants. See which variants do well, then add slight changes to those. Repeat until you have taken over the world. Bwaahahaha!


Tuesday, May 04, 2004

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