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Dress and Dragons, Or, Let's turn my Amazon suggestions into an MMO
Alright, so, After going on Amazon.ca to look at things, and seeing everything it thought i would want is either a dress, or a toy dragon I got to thinking.
A Fashion based multiplayer game where instead of levels you're rated purely on how fashionable you are.
Now, this seems like a simple idea and if you think I'm happy with that, you're clearly never been brain storming with me.
So of course fashion scores will degrade with: quality, damage, time, and season. So your two year old summer dress is going to be worthless in the next winter, get new clothing you scrub.
there is also a need for a renown or popularity score so that people who are Big Names can wear whatever and the more people mimicking them increases their power, and as such they all gain power, establishing fashion trends. So maybe that Five year old summer dress will be good this spring because XxXRihannaSepheroth42069xXx is wearing something like that.
Fighting class (wizard, fighter, etc) is mechanical only, everyone can wear anything. However race and sex does affect fashion. However, this would be the more malleable aspects of the game, cause maybe gnome fashion is leaking into human culture, and it turns out when given the option, everyone wants to wear high heels and open side dresses.
Basically the social aspect of this game has to be at the forefront of this entire dumb idea, because we're probably not going to talk a good combat system into existence, but we might be able to figure out a good social system.
I had more, but then the conversation at dinner became political and i had the scrub the last few hours from my brain.