Here's one of those days when I feel like "it" (and what other "it" could I be talking about) was worth it. When people actually play and actually design, and put some thought into what others may have thought or done. When they care more about those things than about new hotness or hordes of backers.
J. Kaynin and the others at New Roles contacted me with very straightforward questions, raised from their perusal of the Forge. I don't mean simple questions, though! Good ones.
Please stop by New Roles some time and participate a bit. I find vastly more value in these relatively personal endeavors than in any casual-click, pseudo-community, mass-arrival platform.
For those who've viewed or listened to other interviews along the history of Adept Play, beginning with Independent Publishing: Latter Days and Independent Publishing: Latter Days, the Sequel, you'll find a lot of it familiar. However, I think you'll also find my ability to articulate these things has been evolving and improving steadily since then. I also think it's important for me to find the right words and the right ways to express them to specific people, or for specific purposes.
What I'd like from you is to help develop this kind of exchange further. Let's say someone approaches me with inquiries of this kind ... a lot of the time, the basic questions are pretty similar. Think in terms of what questions would be next, or rather, what questions you think follow best from the first round. What would they be?