thread: 2017-06-24 : Roleplaying is a Conversation?

On 2017-06-26, Paul T. wrote:

I understand where you’re coming from, Ben.

However, given this particular conversation we’re in - one which started from Vincent saying “conversation is the medium in which a roleplaying game plays” - it seems to me that a figurative interpretation of the word “conversation” elides Vincent’s point here (much like how taking “chess board” figuratively, to describe, say, getting ahead in life, would be missing the point.

After all, isn’t he trying to draw a distinction between the conversation (as the medium of roleplaying) and the board and pieces (as the medium of Chess)?

Anyway, back to the topic at hand…


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