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Author Topic: The NEW Gaming Theory: UNOism!  (Read 865 times)

Blackleaf

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The NEW Gaming Theory: UNOism!
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2006, 07:14:55 AM »
Quote from: Settembrini
UNO is just clever marketing. Noone needs UNO.


Dropping the metaphor then... what about RPGs?  Can any traditional RPG be used to create the same gameplay in a narrowly focused game*?  Can they do this as effectively as the narrowly focused game*?

* I can't remember if you like Thematic Game, or Thematic RPG or whatever. :)

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« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2006, 09:51:39 AM »
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UNO is just clever marketing. Noone needs UNO.
Yeah, but try playing Top Trumps, or Apples to Apples, or many other "dedicated deck" games with regular playing cards. (Hell Jungle Speed is similar to Snap, but because of the dedicated deck, it's a very different -- and IMO much better -- experience).