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Started by james_west, May 11, 2001, 01:37:00 AM
Quote"People who don't understand the system are stupid and obnoxious anyway, and thus we don't care whether they understand it or not."(Three different posts above largely condense to this.)
Quote"There are three types of gamers: there are gamists, there are simulationists, and then there are thoughtful people who tell richly themed stories with well-developed characters and meaningful player contributions."
QuoteTo use the last poster's analogy: if a majority of physicists can't make a theory work, the theory is substantially modified or abandoned (note cold fusion.) We're not talking about laymen here; we're talking about other gamers.
QuoteOn 2001-05-15 15:52, Jared A. Sorensen wrote:It's like real life. My day-to-day life is not a story -- but the events that occur in my life can be written or related in some way as a story. In a Narrativist game, you're not living the story...you really are telling a story, albeit as it happens -- dramatic literary/cinematic techniques may be employed and there is a conscious knowledge and effort re: the story as it is happening.