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Are potatoes on-topic here?

As I said on the question... that is not a game. A game is defined by actors making decisions. Any length of text is not a game. You read it. It's a book. Only when it includes a decision making ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

Is a game book on-topic? Nobody would claim that many of the game books are not at least in some way RPGs. You read a page, decide a path, read the next. On the way, you take notes and choose what ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

By certain definitions it's not an RPG but we don't really have a stack for what it is so its best home is here. You can call them "journaling games", like The Quiet Year or How to Host a ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

The author clearly intended Potato to be played as an RPG. 1,000 potatoes is a heap. A premise I hope we can all agree on. I've had a successful harvest, locked myself underground, and the orcs are ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

This is close enough to be on topic What makes a role playing game1? you can imagine yourself to be one of the acting characters (check) there are rules, it is not just free-form improv (check) ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

No, not on topic for RPGSE. It's a game of solitaire where you roll dice and see what happens. Calling this an RPG is a stretch at best. It's about roll playing, not role playing. This could be fun ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

You don't need other players or a very open ruleset to roleplay At their core, Roleplay Games are what the name implies : games where you play the role of a character in a story. Whether that game is ...
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Are potatoes on-topic here?

The role you play in Potato is 'A Hobbit just trying to exist'. In other similar games you might play someone who is Trapped in a Cabin with Lord Byron. These are all roles, you just pick them at ...

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