I'm collaborating with a colleague in the UK on a piece of research that looks at gamers in their 30s and the reasons why they continue to play/return to old school tabletop RPGs, instead of 4E, MMOs, and/or other PC games.
From interviews these gamers suggested they continue to prefer RPGs for the following reasons (in no particular order):
We are just at the stage of writing up the manuscript, but I thought it might be interesting and fun to hear from readers on this issue as well.
Now, I plan to ask a follow-up question and delve into more detail, but for the moment, do any of these reasons for playing RPGs resonate with you? Does one more than another, and most importantly, why?
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