The Laws of Online World Design is an article written by Raph Koster that establishes the rules of design for virtual worlds. The laws, or guidelines, are empirical, being derived from the experiences of the author and contributors.[1] The article first appeared on the MUD-Dev mailing list.[2]

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  1. Raph Koster, "The Laws of Online World Design" Koster, Raph. The Laws of Online World Design. Raph Koster's Website. 2009-01-14. URL: Accessed: 2009-01-14. (Archived by WebCite® at
  2. Raph Koster, "Full MUD-Dev Archive for Download"