Worlds of Design: I Hate Dice Games


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When I first saw D&D, I was in my Diplomacy playing phase. Thats a game with no dice, no chance mechanisms at all, but with lots of uncertainty owing to 7 players and simultaneous movement (which can involve guessing enemy intentions). I said, I hate dice games and that was it. But not long after (mid-1975), I played D&D at a game convention and loved the possibilities despite the dice.

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