Monday, October 30, 2006


Roni Linser talks about rule based RPSs (chess, football; abstract rules and roles, specific objectives) vs. role based simulations (murder mystery, RPS; social rules/specific roles, abstract objectives) and about the level of immersion depending on what kind of simulation it was. The combination of open-ended objectives, structured but flexible rules, specific roles worked. The alternative — specific objectives, highly structures rules and abstract roles — worked less well.

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