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Straight from the Kickstarter page: 7th Sea: Second Edition gives me a chance to not only bring the game back to all its devoted fans, but also to give it a new engine with plenty of chrome. Since 1999, we’ve made a lot of progress in the roleplaying game industry. We have new design tools, new publishing options, and new ideas about what makes a ...


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There are two great answers already, but I'm coming from a different perspective, based maybe on my understanding of the Italian RPG scene and on having passed a significant share of my free time at the Italian counterpart of The Forge, a forum called Gente che Gioca (lit. "People who Plays"). In our panorama, a forgeite game is often classified as such by ...


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The Forge was an RPG discussion forum with an emphasis on developing theories and terminology to describe RPGs in ways that allowed for both academic criticism, and practical advice to gamers and especially indie game designers. Setting aside some contentious personalities and statements, their main contribution to the RPG landscape seems to have been ...


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"Forgeite" refers to users and game designers who frequented and followed design theories of a site known as "The Forge," found at http://www.indie-rpgs.com [Internet Archive link]. While the site is now defunct, it had a profound effect on game design and theory among independent game designers, with two of the the most notable being D. Vincent Baker (Dogs ...



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