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Where does the concept of "failing forward" come from in RPGs?

13th Age (2013), though the inspiration is older and the concept older still. One thing that's definitely true about earlier gaming is that GMs tended to run games however they pleased. I can't ...
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Where does the concept of "failing forward" come from in RPGs?

Probably 2012 The problem with getting a definitive answer is that the term was common in pop psychology and business jargon from the early 2000s. Surprisingly, no one used it as a book title until ...
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What are the ages of role-playing game history?

Designers & Dragons uses decades One of the few in-depth published histories of Tabletop Role-Playing Games is Shannon Applecline's Designers & Dragons. Instead of coming up with names like ...
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