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Started by unheilig, October 25, 2001, 12:06:00 PM
QuoteOn 2001-10-25 12:55, Ron Edwards wrote:I really wish people would grasp this point, which I have stated so many times. The presence of any of these - "narrative," or "story," or Drama mechanics - does not automatically mean Narrativism. I have stated VERY carefully, at many points in my essay, that Gamist play may well use story elements (and their descriptions) as a means of competition.
QuoteIf I concentrate on the best way to play the game to maximize my control over the story, and "play to win", then I'm emphasizing the gamist elements(*). If I try to come up with the most satisfying story I can, then it's more narrativist.