thread: 2012-03-19 : If it isn't an RPG, is it still an RPG?

On 2012-03-21, Simon R wrote:

I suppose one issue to address with non-RPGs versus RPGs is - what aspects of current RPGs are historical legacy which is considered fundamental rather being so? What are our hidden assumptions? Also, what assumptions do non-roleplayers make about games which we can use? Should they come in a box, contain cards or tokens, have a board? My Life With Master for example could be played as a board game without too much difficulty.

Anyway, back to generating disappointed customers.


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