It's pretty much the crux of the whole OSR argument. Has progress in the "science" of gaming really been progress, or is it just change. If it isn't broke, why fix it?
I'm feeling that way at work today. I'm in training for a computer system /software that will bring my job into the 21st century. As that century started 10 years ago, it's actually fairly quick for my job.
Only problem? The software is an outsourced buggy mess of poo. I can see what they want to do, and it might be great in the end, but the transition will be painful, buggy and flawed. Kinda like changing to a new edition of D&D ;)
Got my White Box today. I'll post a bit about it tonight.
The Hero's Journey, Second Edition: Why? - A few years ago I wrote and published *The Hero's Journey Fantasy Roleplaying.* It was idea that began on a lark and was written to be nothing more than "J...
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