thread: 2013-10-28 : A Question about Objects

On 2013-11-03, E. Torner wrote:

Well, we're reading Jon Peterson's book "Playing at the World" from cover to cover. We're at the part where he's talking about the development of rules systems from, like, chess to Dungeons and Dragons.

What I want the students to get is that every hack made to these various war games over time actually fundamentally change the object of the game, despite any claims to the contrary. This makes the history of game design far more interesting than people make it.


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