thread: 2008-09-23 : Nonformalism?

On 2008-09-23, Ben Lehman wrote:

I think “informal” works fine. I mean, yes, it’s defined by a negative, but that style of role-playing is somewhat defined by a negative anyway.

The one downside of “informal” is that it looks at this like it’s a dichotomy, which it isn’t.


P.S. Oh, hey, in the text of Polaris I called this sort of play “free play.” Maybe that helps. “Free play” vs. “Formal play” vs. “Ad-hoc play” etc.


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