thread: 2006-01-26 : A Public Service Announcement

On 2006-03-02, James V wrote:

>A bookshelf with ten tightly focused games on it, each with its own narrow but unique thematic range, is better than a bookshelf with one game with a broader (but less than tenfold broader) thematic range, and better than one with a hundred games on it sharing the same thematic range.<

I don’t know if this is what you mean (pretty sure it’s not), but this line made me remember the thought I had a few months back that a possible future of the hobby will be that the Internet will give people the means to help make or find games that will satisfy the goals of their particular group.

Essentially, a game for every group.


This makes NinJ go "A bookshelf with thematic games..."
... is better than one without. If I want to do a game about personal relationships, I want Prime Time Adventures. But when those personal relationships are about violence toward and power over other people? I want Dogs in the Vineyard.

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