One comment on “Screw you and the realism you rode in on!

  1. I generally agree. I recently lost a character in a D&D game. However, he did have a wisdom of 5, and he charged in to save a child when he probably should have hung back. So, I was fine with his death, since a wisdom of 5 really should be a deadly flaw at some point.I think a lot of gamers use the term "realism" when they really mean "verisimilitude." They want a coherent framework where the rules don’t change, but they don’t really want the rules to simulate real life.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s