“Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.” ~Nikos Kazantzakis
One minute I was a young warrior in a guild of travelers, the next, a middle-aged aristocrat in a strange Victorian world.
A pretty standard day. Oh, did I forget to mention where I was?
I was at a role-playing convention. That was over twenty years ago. Here’s how the fun worked.
Every three to four hours, I would play a different session. That means I would become a new character and go on new adventures in another world, with different people. It was a complete shift of personality and environment three times a day.
Only, the whole adventure would go on in my brain. It was all the fruit of the imagination of players around the table.
Since I was a child, I’ve always been a dreamer. Even today, I can spend hours lost in thoughts, in my mind.
I role-played for most of my younger years. From that period of my life, I’ve retained a fascination for the mind, imagination, and creativity.
The power of the brain as a simulator of fiction captivates me. After all, our perception of the world is the product of a simulation run inside our head by our brain.
Now, imagine you could get a role-playing convention experience in…