> > I heartily agree. But I don't think D&D is simulationistic in any of
> > it's incarnations. It's a boardgame.
> It's actually a miniatures game with a heavy layer of dust & varnish. The
> predecessor to D&D was Chainmail, a set of Fantasy Miniatures Wargame rules.
> D&D's player characters were originally the army commanders, and the
> question was "how did they get that way?"
Indeed, that's what I meant. I was just too lazy to spell it out.
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