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A multi-way conversation between roleplaying game authors and developers. Occasionally useful.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2003
 
Where Do Gamers Come From?


And why aren't there more of them? And how can we change that? I consider the angles at 20' by 20' Room.



Thursday, November 06, 2003
 
Follow-Up


Polytropos reacts to the Kim essay and provides a handy reference to RPG theory essays by Ed Heil. The best way to read the Heil pieces is in order using the links in the Polytropos item.



Tuesday, November 04, 2003
 
Weekly Reader


RPG theory luminary John H. Kim has a new essay, "Story and Narrative Paradigms in Role-Playing Games." I haven't had a chance to read it yet, but given that Kim was a major contributor to the original r.g.f.a "threefold" game theory, I'm confident in bringing it to people's attention.