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Metagaming and Levels

A thread on the forums of an NWN1 PW reminded me of another of the evils of levels. They force metagaming in supposedly immersive roleplay environments. Let’s take the humble gate guard and his role in the world. He is … Continue reading

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The consequences of our world designs

There is a new post on Psychochild’s Blog that got me thinking. What about you? Have you done deep research for your games besides reading fantasy books or playing similar games? You might think that – at least in theory … Continue reading

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What is a Dancing Elephant?

Let’s discuss architecture for a moment, specifically the military architecture of dark ages and medieval Europe. This – or a close simulacrum – is the architecture of most fantasy worlds. Fantasy worlds are awash with recognizable castles with gates and … Continue reading

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