When I was a kid, my little brother and his friends all played Dungeons & Dragons. It seemed like it might be an interesting game -- if you could stand to read through all the rules and crap to figure out how the hell it was played. But it always gave me headache trying to figure it out. Anyway, they all went on to become doctors and scientists and computer geeks and are exponentially smarter than I am. There are people who enjoy things like reading rules and constructing mythologies and cosmologies, but I just never could. Maybe it's a matter of taste; perhaps it's a matter of different brains working differently or -- wince -- at... More >>>