Essays on Genre in Role-playing

by John Kim


Understanding Genre in Roleplaying by John Kim
An essay outlining a definition of genre with respect to role-playing games -- not the only one, but hopefully a useful one for looking at the common practice of adapting genres from novels, movies, and other media into RPGs.
Genre and Setting Simulation: Perils, Pitfalls, and Possibilities by Steven S. Long
An essay concerning the limitations of
Techniques for Common Genre Conventions
This is a series of essays which cover various ways of approaching common genre conventions.

John H. Kim <jhkim-at-darkshire-dot-net>
Last modified: Sun Apr 20 23:24:37 2003