thread: 2017-09-01 : Systems in Miniature

On 2017-09-13, Josh W wrote:

Yeah, this is good, I sometimes make little satirical games about my own behaviour patterns sometimes too, and immediately hide them!

‘Cos sometimes systems work based on saying they work a certain way, and making a game based on the letter of their self-description results in enlightening nonsense.

And sometimes, it’s easier to write a game that fundamentally distorts how something works than that actually reveals it, so you can end up saying “what if this thing me and him do was represented as a bidding game?” or whatever.

Anyway, such work is fun for one person, but when played by more than one person has the same hazards as a fictionalised biography.


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