>In message <ge82cc+i9m3_at_eGroups.com> "Keith Nellist" writes:
>>It struck me that a lot of Gloranthan background comes from games
>>(rules, mechanics, settings) with backstory fitted in, rather than
>>from backstory with game fitted on.
>>Big Rubble - seems to be an obvious setting created for the needs of
>>gamers, rather than the needs of a fantastic imaginary world.
>>Somewhere to go dungeon crawling. The whole history of the City of
>>Pavis comes later.
>Yet the Pavis supplement came out a year or two before Big Rubble.
>I expect Pavis started out as a place for adventurers to rest up
>between expeditions but by the time it was published there was
>lots of background.
Though the boxed Pavis and Big Rubble sets were about 4 years after Balastor's Baracks
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