Is this a troll post? It seems like a troll post.
What do you mean? Could you be more specific?
Badly worded post, only two people, MMO, knows nothing about programming? Seems like the stereotypical GameDev troll post.
Or inexperience and need your help. I do agree that two people is really not enough and that no experience is really not a good start. The best way is to let them try to work on some programming and play around with a demo engine first(they are free). After a while they will get the idea about how much work it takes.
Of course taking a course in programming first would be the best approach. I just give people a chance before I draw the
Also they seem okay to me. Interested and curious.