>Olympia is unique in that it tries to create a game environment which
>can encompass both "wargamers" and "roleplayers".
Actually, Beyond the Stellar Empire did the same thing over a decade
ago, and most games designed to be "open-ended" try to please both crowds.
>Maybe the dissatisfaction comes from the inequity of the situation.
>The wargamers can, to a real degree, ignore the roleplayers, but not
The wargamers can ignore the incompetant roleplayers, yes. But some of
the roleplayers out there have big beastmaster stacks, and others
think that fun roleplaying means having a castle and plenty of troops,
and crusading against e-vile. Oleg isn't the only one of those, and
personally I would classify my actions in Olympia as roleplaying.