Results for tag: The Iowa Perspective
Posted by: Erico on Aug 13, 2010 at 03:20:13 PM
At the end of every blog post I write, I finish it with, "And that's the Iowa Perspective." To be fair, I'm from Iowa. But a statement like that demands an explanation. After all, how could I think that I have the right to claim that title, that I speak from a perspective that all Iowans can agree with?
After all, aren't there a myriad of playstyles, a pantheon of player personalities, a plethora of personal points of view? What constitutes the Iowa perspective, out of all of that? And how do I know that I speak in the spirit of it?
First, let me explain where I come from. I live in southwestern Iowa, about an hour's drive from Council Bluffs as the tire rolls. I went to a smaller college in a midsize city, and it was there that I cut my teeth on D&D. I played in a very bizarre group...