[MUD-Dev] Role-Playing Games Are Not Dead
paul.schwanz at east.sun.com
Thu Nov 29 16:05:59 New Zealand Daylight Time 2001
Michael Tresca wrote:
> I consider RPG experience an important aspect of to the gaming
> experience (ESPECIALLY the fantasy gaming experience), PRECISELY
> because MMORPGs imitate the pen-and-paper versions.
Isn't this circular reasoning? RPG experience is important to
gaming because MMORPGs imitate PnP. And MMORPGs *should* imitate
PnP because RPG experience is important to gaming.
In any case, I don't really see anything here that compells me to
believe that MMORPGs should imitate PnP, and I thought that was the
point of the original post.
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