Comment Of The Day: Roll For Track Bar Adjustment Edition

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Earlier today Alanis gave us all a breakdown of how the NASCAR playoffs will operate. Points, championships, races, stages, players; it’s all been broken down into a relatively easy to digest packet of information. Even those of us who don’t regularly follow the series can somewhat figure it out now.

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Pretty much what we learned is that the NASCAR executives are the dungeon masters for the series. They weave a complex tapestry of a narrative, and then the drivers (the PCs) go on and do silly things that toss that narrative into the trash and they have to start all over again.

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It’s time to admit that NASCAR is an RPG, and we are watching a very complex game play out in real life. Thank you for bringing this glorious realization to my attention, Sid Bridge. For this, you win today’s COTD crown.

Jalopnik contributor with a love for everything sketchy and eclectic.

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Heh - I still have all my dice in a little drawstring bag somewhere. There’s probably a white crayon in there too.