A new series that tackles issues revolving role-playing games, their history and design, plus some reviews thrown in as well. This week's article, defining what really is an RPG mechanically. Part 1 of 2.
WRPG you're the characters at the DND table. JRPG you're the DM at the table overseeing an adventure. Easiest way to trace both sides back to the roots. Also, Japanese alphabet = say more with less letters or characters = more room to tell a story, because text takes up memory.
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