E pluribus unum. Out of many, comes one. Does that make sense for today’s blogpost? Possibly. We’re talking about more than one, we’re talking about two - or even three. It takes two to tango. It takes two to play chess. Do you get me?
We’re talking about Multi Agent Activities - sounds sexy right? Yeah I know, it’s not sexy at all. But it can be! Think about lovemaking: two ‘agents’ are carrying out an activity. In SEED there are many things that need more than just one Seedling to carry it out, to execute it. For example, chess: playing against yourself is zero fun, you need a playmate.
It therefore makes sense that these types of activities also affect relationships. If you give me a massage everyday, we’re going to get to know each other better. Same goes for Seedlings (they love getting a massage).
This leads to beautiful images of many Seedlings all coming together and working on a common task. It also leads to new, specific types of relationships. Just look around you - the people you spend your working time with have a unique place in your life. It’s no different on Avesta.
Now think of bigger groups. While we're not there yet, we of course intend to have groups do activities together, for example a conversation where Adam, Bob and Celia are talking with each other. Then Daniela joins the conversation. Some time later Bob is leaving to grab a beer, but the conversation still continues between the other ones.
Another thing that really upgrades MAAs are the concurrent activities, which means that a group of Seedlings may sit at a table while eating and having a conversation. Or watching a spaceball game while sitting on a couch, eating a pizza and joking with the other folks around them.