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Author Topic: Chinese RPGs?  (Read 977 times)

Omega

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Re: Chinese RPGs?
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2021, 02:33:56 PM »
I think that's most peoples' biggest interaction with it. It was an interesting episode - but I'm guessing it's one of those tiny tiny subcultures where it's oddness made it appear to have a far bigger presence because media found it interesting.

The CSI episode is for the furry community what Mazes & Monsters was for the RPG community. 90% fabrication with just enough actual elements to seem like its real.

This though is just one of many many CSI fabrications of this or that group or whatever. I am surprised they never did one on role players or LARPers. LARP in particular would be an easy shoe in for murders.

Shasarak

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Re: Chinese RPGs?
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2021, 06:11:54 PM »
For sure a "Mythic China" RPG actually created in China would be very interesting. I was hoping for something like that.

If you want to see a "Mythic China" RPG then I would suggest a Taiwan created game would be more accurate and true to the authentically real "China" then the communist cleansed Chinese version.
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S'mon

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Re: Chinese RPGs?
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2021, 02:08:21 AM »
For sure a "Mythic China" RPG actually created in China would be very interesting. I was hoping for something like that.

If you want to see a "Mythic China" RPG then I would suggest a Taiwan created game would be more accurate and true to the authentically real "China" then the communist cleansed Chinese version.

I was going to comment - AFAIK a lot of traditional Chinese beliefs are illegal in mainland/Communist China, notably ghosts & anything to do with ancestor worship - so you're not likely to see a 'mythic China' game from there. The sci-fi demons in The Great Wall are a lot more acceptable.

Lurkndog

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Re: Chinese RPGs?
« Reply #18 on: April 18, 2021, 02:57:25 PM »
One thing that may explain the lack of Chinese RPGs is the prevalence of piracy.

Hong Kong had almost no homegrown comic book market in the 1990s because pirated Japanese manga was everywhere. Homegrown comics had to overcome both creative comparisons with the excellent Japanese product, and economic competition with the domestic pirates who were getting the source material for free.

I suspect that Chinese creators face similar issues.

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Re: Chinese RPGs?
« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2021, 05:00:25 AM »
Off Topic, but:

Chinese and Taiwanese citizens have taken pool seriously; as well as Phillipinos have.

They have reached world class skill levels in that sport.

Back to RPGs.....
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