vs.

Discussions of "railroad vs. sandbox" are common enough among gaming circles. For the most part, we assume we know the meaning of these terms. But what if we don't? In all conversations, the ability to communicate relies on a common understanding. We need to know the terms and concepts we're using, else we'll be talking... Continue Reading →

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Podcasts and Blogging

It's been a couple weeks since the last post but I want to assure the reader that I am not going anywhere. This is, unfortunately, part of the natural ebb and flow that is life. Work has taken much of my time lately; of course, family is always important; and I've been working with a... Continue Reading →

Feathers

First things first I'ma say all the words inside my head I'm fired up and tired of the way that things have been… - Believer, Imagine Dragons Well, that escalated quickly. I shouldn't be surprised, really. Reddit doesn't exactly have the best reputation. Not that all of Reddit is a terrible place - it's too... Continue Reading →

Coins

I want to write more for this page, to perhaps write a FAQ or something similar, but I'm stuck on the notion that I've answered all my own questions. I feel as though it's succinct and direct, and that it accomplishes the goal, that being to have a definition to work from. Barring feedback or... Continue Reading →

Metagaming

Anyone who spends more than a few moments listening and critically evaluating this video will realize that the speaker is employing age-old rhetoric designed to belittle and break down the listener, to the point where you're willing to accept his premise, which is, "This thing is totally bad except when I say it's good because... Continue Reading →

The Hidden Game

I'm not going to address this topic any more than necessary. It's been beaten to death; there are many sources available for the reader to peruse; and if you haven't decided by now that alignment needs to be thrown out of your game, then I suggest you stop reading and move on to something that's... Continue Reading →

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