At 14:00 1997.09.01 -0400, wrote:
>::sigh:: I knew that little statement was going to get misinterpreted.
>Folks, there is more to BR than just the _mechanics_ of the domain turns.
>So much of the book in the original box set was devoted to them that
>people think that they _have_ to use them, and are using them like a crutch.
>Ted is still going to include them in a reduced form, but will also
>emphasize that the domain turns can also be handled through role-playing.
>We're not killing the essence of Birthright, or anything stupid like that.
>Birthright is more that a "wargame with role-playing aspects," as a
>former TSR CEO mistakenly defined it, but that is most peoples' conception
>of it. We need to show them that BR is a cool place to game, even if you
>don't like crunching numbers.
>This is the last I have to say on this matter. Don't ask me to debate this
>issue - Iwon't.
>Good gaming!

Then lets skip the debate and ask the real important questions: when will that book be available? Do you guys need some "proofreaders" or "beta testers"? I'm sure there are a lot of peoples on this list who could give you valuable insight before the thing goes to press.

What is the usual process that a new product follow to get from the designer table to our favorite stores? (or, is that process being revised now that you are part of WoC?)

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Eric Beaudoin
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