In an interview with AusGamers, eccentric and passionately charged designer, Ken Rolston, laments on where he thinks modern RPGs failed.
"Let’s talk in the abstract about the worst thing that ever happened to role-playing games: recorded audio for dialogue," he told AusGamers. "I happen to believe that was the death of my joy. Because that limits... that causes production things... the content has to be nailed down at a certain point..."
The rest of the lengthy interview also goes into detail about his stance on RPGs, their limitations and more.