3424Re: [mythsoc] Authors misunderstanding Tolkien?
- May 8, 2001In a message dated 5/7/01 11:31:42 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> It is not reallyTrue, and it's not really appropriate to apply the same standards to novels
> appropriate to try and apply the same standards to gaming as to novels
as to gaming. So the point is that only a limited set of criteria from
gaming carries over to novels and only a limited set of criteria from novels
carries over to gaming. I guess we are in agreement here. If you want to
write (or criticize novels), you have to learn about how novels work. You
shouldn't just automatically import things from gaming. If you want to
create (or criticize) games, you should learn about how gaming works. You
shouldn't just automatically import things from novels.
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