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Started by M. J. Young, October 15, 2003, 11:30:39 PM
Quote from: Tomas HVM- What kind of limits exist to the immersive qualities of a player and his role?- What kind of limitations may be imposed by the game/gamesmith?- What kind of possibilities may be opened by certain ways of doing the games, or by instructing the play of roles?- How do we strenghten the experience? And the fun in it?- How do we make the player create a role to fascilitate the exploration/expansion of his own personality?- How do we make the acting of roles a truly benign, possibly a therapeutic, activity?[/list:u]
Quote from: Emily CareI have as much insight on my own on being a male grocery clerk, as I might in being a candidate for the Miss USA pageant.
Quote from: In the http://www.indie-rpgs.com/viewtopic.php?t=4523">Playing the Opposite Gender link cited by Julie above, IThere is a tremendous amount of cross-gender and gender preference play happening in MUDs; it has been suggested that teenagers use this context of anonymous role play to explore their own sexual identities. I use role play to help me understand what it's like to be someone else. Cross-gender characters are included in that.