The players may misunderstand the Player’s Handbook, forget house rules, and have trouble recalling the particulars of their character class, but never doubt their knowledge of loot tables.
The Best of 2017
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2017.
Lost Laughs in Leisure Suit Larry
Why was this classic adventure game so funny in the 80's, and why did it stop being funny?
The Loot Lottery
What makes the gameplay of Borderlands so addictive for some, and what does that have to do with slot machines?
There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?