Re: Gloranthan Facts and Game Artefacts

From: Nick Eden <nick_at_ew0C_EACsNWmSP_eOWnWm3pj3E4cmc-jf-_YADGCS3MIWfcqm6STaT4gGmKDb0_JV5SjtBT>
Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2008 20:01:09 +0000

On Tue, 28 Oct 2008 23:31:51 GMT, you wrote:

>In message <> "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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