Chance Phillips

Chance Phillips is a role-playing game hobbyist and aficionado, with a particular interest in the OSR. He publishes material for role-playing games here and maintains a blog here.

Aug 212017
What Made D&D a Genre-Defining Classic?

Ever since the creation of such board games as Mice and Mystics and Gloom that utilize aspects of tabletop roleplaying games, the line between roleplaying game and board game has become murkier and murkier. However, where the line should be drawn can be found in the distinction between the original roleplaying game, Dungeons and Dragons, and its predecessor, Chainmail. For some background, Chainmail was a [Read the article]