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Epic is a term used in MUDs and VR gameworlds to mean an item of extreme scarcity and power, such that the word becomes part of its name, to signify that the owner went through intense challenges to own it (or purchased it on Ebay).

Below, we offer a selection of links from our resource databases which may match this term.

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Resources in our database matching the Term Epic:

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The T?in
One of Ireland's greatest myths, the T?in is an epic struggle between provinces; great war, and strife - over cattle. This fascinating tale shows how values, different from our own - even radically so - can inspitre great tyranny and hardship within a civilisation.

Linked resource
Interview: Character Development and Storytelling for Games, with Lee Sheldon
An interview with Lee Sheldon, proponent of epic plotlines for MMORPGs, and professional scriptwriter. The interview centers around his new book, "Character Development and Storytelling for Games"which can be considered core reading material for plot development.


Industry News containing the Term Epic:

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Yesterday, Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, and Epic Games announced a license agreement in which CME will use Epic?s Unreal Engine 3 technology for the development of the upcoming, highly anticipated Stargate Worlds.

Based o...

The founder of online streaming games firm OnLive has defended the technology underpinning the
service after accusations it was unworkable.

Steve Perlman said critics had not even used the system.


October 28 to 30,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The show under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, is devoted to introduce a wide variety ...

There's little doubt that James Cameron's much-hyped Avatar will be a hit during its theater run, but what impact willavatar movie the sci-fi epic have on 3D entertainment in the home?

"Avatar," which cost north of $300 m...

On May 20, 2009, former NASA astronaut and Ames employee Scott Parazynski became the first person to have been to space and to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. On his way to the summit Parazynski was able to capture several photographi...