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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2020 9:02 p.m. PST




UshCha15 Sep 2020 1:12 a.m. PST

It left me colI have seen whole rants on other boards about this sort of thing. I have never understood any of it. Logicaly any scenario is a story game when the scenario is very specific often to that scenario. A Campaign game is I would have thought the best story game all the actions are aimed at a coherent overall game.

The debate about rules and story gaming seems to be comapreing appes with oranges. Rules are just a "simulation" which is just another way of saying a means of solving a problem that is otherwise too complex to resolve any other way. What rules you use seems to be to me personal choice and nothing to do with the story.

You may in smome snall encounters get a DM to act out the solution as a sort of "stop go" animation instead of die rolling but that is still "rules" and nothing to do with story.

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