I've run a big text adventure for thirteen years (at one point briefly it was the biggest text adventure!) and if there's one thing I've about managing a big online community in that time that I'd choose to pass on as a warning to others, it's this: remove the people who don't like being there.
Some folks just don't like the place, or they liked it once and they don't anymore, and that's fine.
You'd think they'd just go somewhere else, and most do, but some don't, and those folks are AWFUL.
The resource estimates of Adtir have proven correct! Not only do we have access to enough resources to continue our journey, but our scans indicate the likely presence of ancient artifacts that might help us on our mission to gather information dead civilizations. We will send an away team too investigate.
Entering the Aras system depleted our short-stay resources, but the health of the crew was at stake, so we continued to survey the system. Four orbiting bodies have been detected, including our target planet, Adtir, the primarily ocean planet once host to a vibrant civilization. A final stop through the Erae Belt to replenish our water supply will probably be in order before our departure.
I write interactive narrative fiction and design games, from somewhere in the Virgo Supercluster.
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