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June 28th, 2012, 14:04
Originally Posted by fadedc View Post
Again, I don't think the genre is remotely defined even in P&P games. Go to any P&P RPG forum and you will find people arguing about what is and isn't roleplaying. Your statement that quality of roleplaying is defined by going against archetype is purely an opinion, many would disagree, and many play games like D&D which are merely pen and paper forms of the hack and slash found in Diablo.
A set of rules can be used in many ways. There is nothing that prevents using a roleplaying set of rules to play a skirmish game.

It is like claiming that because a rule can be used as lever, there is no definition of either a rule or a lever.
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