thread: 2012-06-11 : Ask a Frequent Question

On 2012-06-12, AngeloMachiavelli wrote:

I don't quite understand what you mean about the Big Model being a destructive theory.

In fact, while I have been reading about the Big Model and GNS theory, and think I have something of a handle on it, I'm not sure I understand what they were intended to be. Were they supposed to be guidelines? Or were they meant to be thought experiments, to broaden how people approach design? Or are they hard rules to abide by (at least for some)?

Lastly, I write for a budding website about tabletop gaming called Play Unplugged, and would love to write a piece on you, your games, and your involvement with the Forge. Would you be interested in that?


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