Oh man, do you have personal security? You've just cut to the core of the RPG genre, only omitting that each encounter typically takes an hour over 7 phases—or a full block of cheddar.Dodge roll dodge roll in every single encounter along with a bunch of cheese ways of beating bosses
Oh hah, beat me to it!You may need to enter the Witness Protection Program after this.
Yeah, RPG mechanics have become popular in other genres lately. Oh goody.it’s just mindless button mashing
So I'm thinking of organizing an RPG player convention. Could I charter a special plane from you?I'm sending you on a doomed trip
Hmm, I might need a bigger boat myself…
Oh yeah, there's the big social influence at launch time—a few influencers [local and online] say game is great, and everyone wanting to be part of the 'in' discussions have to follow along.might explain why some games get a lot of praise
There are also all kinds of unconscious biases in play:
♣ Anchor—overvaluing the first info you get.
♦ Confirmation—preference for info reinforcing the anchor.
♥ Halo—No, not the game Opinion about related item affects view of current item. Eg buggy Bethesda = buggy Starfield—people will find more bugs in it, unless they wait for Stare Field, the Patient Gamer edition.
♠ Favoritism—the 'in' group thing.