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I followed one of Jason Fried’s Twitter links to an article at Inc. magazine about his workday habits. Jason runs 37signals.

Among relative banalities like what kinds of tea he drinks and how often he goes to the gym, there’s this:

In the software world, the first, second, and third versions of any product are really pretty good, because everyone can use them. Then companies start adding more and more stuff to keep their existing customers happy. But you end up dying with your customer base, because the software is too complicated for a newcomer.

This is exactly how it is with established roleplaying game lines.