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Re: [Unity_Games] Re: [SR] GSG 08/28: Bridge Troll, Tales of the Arabian Nights

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  • Josh Bluestein
    The game mechanics themselves are pretty dry. The whole point of it is roleplaying and storytelling. Played with a proper crowd, it s a great deal of fun.
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 30, 2009
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      The game mechanics themselves are pretty dry. The whole point of it
      is roleplaying and storytelling. Played with a proper crowd, it's a
      great deal of fun. Played with a crowd that just wants to read out of
      the encounter book and roll dice, well, it's not very gratifying.

      Josh

      On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Mark J.
      Edwards<danger-mouse@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Hi Todd,
      >
      > Definitely more of an experience than a game. There are
      > decisions to be made, choosing your starting skills, your victory
      > conditions and your reactions to each encounter. So you do have
      > input as a player. If one of my skills is "use weapons" I might be
      > more inclined to resort to the more aggressive reaction choices in
      > encounters. Those choices definitely do effect outcomes. By how
      > much, that I don't really know. I've only played once and it all
      > seemed pretty random. But again, I've only played once.
      > As an experience it was a good bit of fun as you watch each
      > individual's adventure unfold. I bought it as soon as I got home as
      > I think my kids would really enjoy it and it's a good beer and
      > pretzels game for when you don't want to think too hard.
      >
      > Mark
      >
      > At 10:32 PM 7/29/2009, tddcutrona wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >>I have been very curious about Tales of the Arabian Nights. I have
      >>read some reviews and the game rules....but I have not had a chance to
      >> play.
      >>
      >>I wanted to ask -- is it a game? Does a person have any control over
      >>the events they encounter or it this more of an experience?
      >>
      >>Any thoughts would be appreciated.
      >>
      >>Thanks! Todd
      >>
      >
      > "Logan... you renewed!"
      > Francis-7
      >
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