Results for tag: simulationism
Posted by: The_Jester on Mar 13, 2012 at 08:56:11 PM
This blog comes as the result of the perpetual debates over the Martial classes, if they should be limited by the boundaries of reality or allowed to be the equivalent of the magical classes; a concern over the level of realism in the game.
This is an interesting question: how much should D&D reflect reality and how much it should stand apart? When should we push for more realism in the game and when should realism give way to gameplay?
Classes like the fighter struggled to find balanced with myriad magical classes.
Players want fighters to have meaningful options and choices, they want their fighter to be able to contribute to combat at any level. Fighters and martial classes shouldn’t be sidekicks to the wizard. However, by removing the limits of reality there’s...