• Pheryx

    Lost MMORPG?

    May 25, 2010 by Pheryx

    I think a perfect continuation of the Lost genre would be a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG). Haven't seen much discussion of one, so figured I would start one here. Maybe someone with connections or influence could pitch these ideas to game studios?

    The basic concept would be no different than any other MMO game. You'd be trapped on the island with other people, and would be encouraged to make connections and form communities, true to the Lost spirit. You would then have many adventures as you unfold the mysteries of the island. Here are some other ideas in no particular order:

    • Your character could be one of several "classes." In fantasy MMOs these would be like Warriors and Wizards, but in the Lost MMO you could cre…
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  • Pheryx

    Among all the Christian, Biblical, literary, historical, mythological, and other themes associated with Lost, I rarely hear anyone making the Gnostic connection.

    To simplify: the Gnostics were a branch of early Christianity more concerned with the divine/god aspect than with the idea of Christ-as-man. The word "gnosis" literally means "knowing," which directly contradicted the core Christian tenet of "believing." The Gnostics searched for a way to know god, not just believe in god. They were of course defeated by the Christians, and most of their history was lost, but in 1945 they discovered a lost Gnostic gospel in Nag Hammadi, Egypt, which gave us a new insight into their understanding of the universe.

    So then a friend of mine offered a th…

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