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This is only a partial answer (by challenging the frame) but way too long for a comment ... I believe that there will be no clear answer because wargaming and RPGs influenced each other in ways that make it difficult to separate them. Look at the early history of Traveller, for instance, and Trillion Credit Squadron. When you put the focus on cooperative ...


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In the study of historical games there is a strong evidentiary bias towards those that used physical artifacts. A board for ur or a drawing of senet probably predate evidence of a collaborative talking game. Those games have narrative structure, but the state of the game is represented by the placement of physical tokens instead of the use of language. A ...


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Horo cloak Video Greetings.Seeing as there has been much question concerning the presence and use of the Horo by many on the forums I thought perhaps I would provide this excerpt for the esteemed Stephen Turnbull (Who incidentally served as chief advisor to CA for the creation of this game) and his excellent book The Samurai Sourcebook where he goes into ...


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