There is some cross blog debating going on that I’m interested in. It is worth thinking about.
Can adventure scenarios be run as written?
Yes, I think they can but often are not. There are several reasons for that. I’ll get to my opinions on the matter after pointing out a little of what’s already been said.
Never As Written
Luka Rejec of Wizard Thief Fighter wrote a post in November of 2021 expounding the notion that you cannot run an adventure as it was written.
Not in the sense of “a hard thing to do” or “something I am not capable, but others are capable of”. No, I mean impossible quite literally.
Luka Rejec – Never As Written
I’ll sum up the moves that lead to his thesis. I encourage you to go read it yourself.
Luka states that a writer/designer cannot provide a “total roleplaying experience.” A game…
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