Before the Heat of the Game

Invited Foreword (Japanese only)

  • Kondō Kōshi Adventure Planning Service
Keywords: Game Studies, Japan, TRPG


Invited foreword by game designer Kondō Kōshi (Adventure Planning Service), the father of the abbreviation TRPG (as table-talk RPG) in the Japanese discourse. He discusses how to define (role-playing) games in the first place, how players, games, and producers interact, and how new things arise through this interaction and ways of appropriation – of making games your own. (Japanese only)

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