I'm very much inspired by the ANTS gridchat which is just a publicly editable .txt file that we can use to chat with, by simply `cat ip/file.buf hello`
I would love something as simple and lean as that with Paradise. I'd have a txt file endpoint that you could just travel to and explore seemlessly with the tiny client.
@neauoire @Wiley @peregrine I'd like to build a gemini-based repl for some small programming language, I think there is a way to read lines of user input and access to that can be limited with client certificates.
For the multi-user dungeon aspect,
entities (vessels in paradise?) could be drawn on a 2d canvas.
I set up an instance of PennMUSH a couple of years ago for Merveilles. Some people played with it briefly but I'm not sure if Devine tried it.
It does what you are describing. It's like a MUD but every user can program their own scripts, inhabit objects, build the world and add narration, interactive objects, spaces, etc. Connect via telnet. Persistent world with snapshots and backup/restore.
I could set one up again, if you want. The software to do exactly what you're describing was already made, and is robust and has a multi-user live shared programming environment that's resilient to tampering or resource hogging. (Yes, totally untrusted strangers or people of any trust level can interact with it without having to worry if they can trash it, even while you co-inhabit it.)
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