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Posted by: The_Jester on Apr 20, 2010 at 07:28:48 AM
The topic for my blog this week is non-combat elements and games in D&D. With the previews of a book entirely on combat optimization starting on the website and no twin book on role-playing in sight it strikes me as almost topical. So I'll start with the dire-elephant in the room and jump right in with role-playing and 4e.
This is a very emotionally charged issue so I'm going to start this inflammatory topic with a loaded question: Can you role-play in 4e?
The answer is: Yes, of course you can. What kind of stupid person asks a silly question like that?!
The catch is that you can role-play with almost any game. I've role-playing in Diablo II and the MMO City of Heroes which are both 110% hack-n-slash action-combat games. In the past I've maintained that you can have a lengthy, narrative...