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No, it's not off topic- it seems to fit "history of gaming" I'll borrow from a comment that @doppelgreener made under the question. This question is first and foremost trying to understand why a rule exists. It is asking about the designers' own statements secondarily to that; their statements are tangential to the rule's function. This is the ...


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I think the question's fine and on topic. The person has a concrete problem they're focused on: they've identified a rule, and they don't understand the function of the rule such that it exists. They're asking us, the experts, to explain what this rule is here to do. And the experts have answered, outlining for us the practical problem that occurs in ...


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