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Offline D'hui

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« on: September 26, 2004, 12:19:31 PM »
Do you use visual aids ie. pictures a lot, or do you just describe things or use models?  My roleplay game doesn't use models and I haven't played roleplay long enough to know whether pictures or descriptions are better.
If you use pictures, do you draw them or use other peoples'?
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2004, 01:56:08 PM »
I do a little of both.
I mostly describe things, but I can say I'm a fair drawer, and I do a bit of my own artwork. I don't use other people's artwork- proffessional fantasy artists are so boring.
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« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2004, 02:12:02 PM »
I only do descriptions as I have found that drawings are an impediment to the imagination.

Another group I was playing with 9 years ago used miniatures, but they were even more devastating to the imaginations of players.

That is why I have developed techniques to describe scenes, persons and items as vividly as possible.
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