You remember that 200-word RPG I wrote for a competition last month, 'These are animals', about being a kid taken away from their mother by officialdom?
Hundreds of shares on social media.
No comments from the judges.
Didn't make the final 50.
@jameswallis a win would have been warranted.
@tethre I don't think it's that good, but I was expecting at least a comment.
@jameswallis This is art. The best kind of art.
@jameswallis I bet this would have done really well if you'd skinned it slightly differently. (Perhaps somewhat ironically, it would even more or less function as a one-player-one-GM paranoia-lite).
@jameswallis that is too bad, it is an excellent game.
@jameswallis The judges probably never read it: Those finalists went up the very next day after the deadline for READERS, of which there were many. Each of us were given a slice of the total and told to pick 5 favorites. No comments asked for nor accepted.
To be honest, my batch didn't even have 5 I was excited about. I wish yours had been in it.
@JasonT Thanks, that's really interesting to know.
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