Links, Part 4: Gaming and Life

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Our games are often influenced by our real lives. We bring in ideas we encounter, and our play style can be affected by our changing moods and interests. However, we don’t often think about how the influence goes the other way.

In two posts this week, our fellow bloggers have written about just that. In Writing the Game, Shortymonster discusses how casual writing about RPGs has developed into an interest in something more. Meanwhile, over at Dungeon Mastering, One Die Short writes about how gaming his made him realize that growing up doesn’t necessarily mean giving up fun in D&D and Me: Playtime never ends.

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