Please describe any links you add.
Roleplaying Theory -
Virtual Environment Theory -
General Game Theory -
LARP Game Theory -
"Incentives as tools of larp dramaturgy" by Unknown - From the
Summary: provides an overview and analysis of "incentive",
methods employed larpwrights to encourage specific player interactions
during the larp - conflict, puzzles, fates, etc. and how they can be
structured into connected "webs".
- A discussion of the nature of LARPs. Although the document itself
doesn't reference tabletop RPGs much, it is enlightening to consider. A
copy of the document is kept on the internet but it no longer seems to
work in my copy of Acrobat Reader.
Reference Documents -
The included documents were obtained from external sources, but for which the
original links are lost or else the original document no longer exists online.
Ron Edwards Conversation Notes
- Notes I generated while having a phone conversation with Ron Edwards of
. I spoke to him to learn more about the site and how the theories came
about, and to see what he thought of the ideas we had so far for our own
Social Mechanics Conversation
- Random snippet of conversation with a user "Oddysey" from the
Forge. Link to source has been lost.
Facebook Best Responses
- The most interesting answers to some question posted on a "D&D
Gamer Ladies" page on Facebook, that I gathered while researching the
opposite sex's opinions on RPGs. The question was maybe "What were
your most memorable D&D experiences?"
- Real-life hand-to-hand combat training manual. It was obtained from the
internet, but the source has been forgotten.
- A rant posted on
complaining about systems that contain both skills and attributes. Mike
brings up some very good points.