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Re: LOTR films and D&D

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  • lynnmaudlin
    Alana, I expect you re entirely correct. And I also suspect that I d get really into it, with the right combination of game/campaign and group. But that s also
    Message 1 of 10 , Apr 28, 2010
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      Alana, I expect you're entirely correct. And I also suspect that I'd get really into it, with the right combination of game/campaign and group. But that's also unlikely to happen, so I'm just glad to know there are folks out there enjoying that form of creativity.

      -- Lynn --


      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, Alana Abbott <alanajoli@...> wrote:
      >
      > I think gaming itself has a wide variety of interests, from more tactical
      > gamers to those who are primarily story driven. I write for D&D and various
      > other RPGs professionally, but my home games are very different from the
      > ones I write, because my audience is different. I'm currently running a
      > Mythic Greece game and a Viking Saga game with my home gamers, and we're
      > telling fun (and somewhat anachronistic) stories and turning the myths on
      > their heads now and again. We have a good time. :)
      >
      > I hadn't read DM of the Rings in ages, and never all the way through, so I'm
      > revisiting it now. Such fun!
      >
      > -Alana
      >
      > On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:42 PM, lynnmaudlin <lynnmaudlin@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > My response to D&D and gaming in general is quite like yours, David - I
      > > find them interesting in theory and boring in execution. And yet I have
      > > friends who still game voraciously and have a great time. It's a good thing
      > > we humans encompass so much variety, eh?!
      > >
      > > Even so, I found the comic/blog/DM thing hysterical.
      > >
      > > -- Lynn --
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
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