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October 30th, 2007, 20:29
Originally Posted by Sergius64 View Post
Plenty of RPGs used their own systems, often totally separate from D&D, especially ones based on books, because those have pre-set rules and characters.
Right. I'm agreeing with the author that D&D was the original RPG that defined the genre and that everything else came later. That's a good thing to remember, I think. It doesn't mean D&D dominates the genre. In other words I think progress is fine and should be viewed in its proper perspective.
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