I went out to dinner with some friends this week, and during the conversation the phrase ‘Installing Freedom’ was spoken.
What’s the difference between experiencing Presence and Immersion in a world? Or in techno-social systems of any kind?
Both Choose Your Own Adventure gamebooks & phone tree menu systems are progeny of the explosion of creativity that happened after D&D arrived
The growing importance of lore reflects the rise of a new kind cultural sense-making and social technology.
For nearly 50 years D&D has been container for managing how people should interact and behave with one another, together, In a shared place.