Defining Roleplaying, from Tabletop through Solo...
I am, by nature, a roleplayer. This perhaps isn’t a shock given the existence of this blog in the first place. I play roleplaying games. Occasionally, I write for roleplaying games. I’ve got two roleplaying games fleshed out and ready for a creation that may never happen. When given Doctors’ diagnoses, I mentally argue why I deserve a saving throw. This, naturally, extends to...
So, my brain focused on Shadowrun 4th Edition and Ron Edwards’s Sorcerer. The former is the cyberpunk/dystopia world with magic and magical creatures, alongside all the standard body augmentations/jacking into the matrix that honestly became the most successful Cyberpunkesque RPG of all time. (Cue people bitching about ‘real cyberpunk.’) The latter is an elegant bare bones game...