Wednesday, December 14, 2011

What's Wrong with 4th Edition, Interlude

This article came to my attention, recently, about modern RPGs on the console or computer being too easy.

Keynote section:
His comments echo a popular sentiment amongst core-gamers. That in an attempt to appeal to a wider audience, games are abandoning any semblance of challenge and, quite frequently, treating players like brain-dead automatons.
Wow. Pretty much backs up what I said in my last post, doesn't it? I mean, 4th edition... treating players like brain-dead automatons. This actually jives with criticisms regarding how 4th edition reads like the designers think the reader is an idiot.

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