055 Roleplaying for Story

Roleplaying for story, do we do it? First we need to define ‘story’. We, and other like Misdirected Mark, talk about story needs, wants, etc., for our games. If we’re not in it for the story, then what is it? There are dangers in forcing story. Sean Train anyone? Lets face it, story is the end result of playing roleplaying games. Wouldn’t you agree?


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Eric Farmer comments on G+ on episode 53 where we covered character death.  

Michael Phillips comments on episode 29 when we spoke about pursuing the perfect roleplaying game.

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