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Tingle's Touchy Subjects : Roleplaying and D&D

Posted Apr 12, 2013 by Suzie Ford

In our latest Tingle's Touchy Subject, we take on the notion of the RPG part of MMORPG and how far roleplaying has fallen from the games we know today. See what we've got to say before heading to the comments to hash it out!

It seems as though, in a bid to widen the audience net, those original nods and winks towards Dungeons and Dragons, and other pen-and-paper experiences, have disappeared. While games such as Ultima and EverQuest found genesis in table top pursuits, newer games are built upon the existing framework put in place by Sony, Origin, and now Blizzard, and not on their influences; we're getting further and further away from where the genre originally started, and further away from a sense of fantasy and personification - and it's hard to know if this is a good thing.

Read more of Adam Tingle's Tingle's Touchy Subjects: Roleplaying and D&D.

Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom
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