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ATEC 4373 “RPG CLASS” - BRACKIN - DELIVERABLE 1 DUE DATE (for fina !

"r#ion of a 4 $ar%# %o&"%'"r() Weeks 5, 6, & 7 --- ALL DUE ON WK 8 E*$"+%a%ion#) Put simply, you are to create 3 tabletop character sheets, one for each system we are studying in class. THEN you will also write a comparative paper about TW of them. !ou may mention the third but only for the sa"e of adding contrast. #!ou will reference all three of them as a part of $%&
1) 1) 7) D&D 4.0: Make sure every section is filled out. While there are not a great many options and many things could e !assumed" # $rite them in any$ay. %eel free to use an online character generator for this traditional !%antasy" &'(. )D*+ ,- W++. / # .eep a photocopy0) 234& W4&2 )+,3+): 4gain make sure that every section is filled out. 3he theme of the game is !+dge of the +mpire" 5ou may $ish to $atch the original !2tar Wars" trilogy if you never have. )D*+ ,- W++. 6 # .eep a photocopy0) 8*&-9-( W:++;: 3his is the M,23 complicated one. 3here is a !character urner" 4-D a character sheet. 8,3: $ill e turned in. 3he first is used to create the second. 9f you have <uestions a out this= 9>ll e conducting rolling tutorials in my office. )8ring your ook0) )D*+ ,- W++. ? # .eep a photocopy0)

%ormat: 3his essay $ill ans$er the specific <uestion “,'a% ar" %'" -"+'ani+a an. narra%i!" .iff"r"n+"# /"%0""n %0o of %'" a/o!" #1#%"-#2 an. 'o0 .o %'"1 +o-$ar" %o on" ano%'"r 0i%' r"&ar. %o $3r$o#" of %'" #1#%"- a# /o%' “ro ” an. “ro "” $ a1 %oo #4” 3here are several $ays to $rite this type of essay. 4ns$er the <uestion $ithout putting the <uestion into the paper directly. 3he most important thing to remem er $ith comparative analysis is structure. Many $onderful essays fall victim to the $oes of ad structure= making any ingenuity to fall y the $ayside= so focus on the @,-3+-3 of your arguments and structure your comparative analysis essay in the more appropriate of the follo$ing t$o formats:

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In%ro.3+%ion 5our introduction A like a traditional essay= should open generally )$ith a <uotation= anecdote= generaliBation)= and lead into the thesis statement. To$i+ 1 3his neCt portion of your essay )$hich may consist of one paragraph or several) should cover only the first topic of the comparison and contrast. @ompareD@ontrast essays take t$o topics and illustrate ho$ they are similar and dissimilar. Do not mention topic 1 in this first portion. To$i+ 6 3his neCt portion of your essay )$hich may also consist of one or more paragraphs) should cover the second of the t$o topics. Do not discuss 3opic 1 in this section. 2ince you have already gone into great detail a out it= you may allude to 3opic 1 rieflyE ho$ever= do not analyBe 3opic 1 in this section. 3his portion of the paper is to discuss 3opic 1 in great detail. To$i+# 1 an. 6 To&"%'"r -o$ that you have analyBed oth 3opic 1 and 3opic 1 independently= no$ it is time to analyBe them together. 3his section may also e one or several paragraphs. Con+ 3#ion 3he conclusion A like the introduction A should e a generaliBation of the thesis. 3his paragraph should eCpress your certainty and a solute kno$ledge on the su Fect matter. 5ou should reaffirm your thesis )essentially restate it in ne$ $ords) and sho$ ho$ youGve proven it. 'aragraph 1: 9ntroduction )$ith 3hesis) 'aragraph 1: 3opic 1 )@omparison a) 'aragraph 7: 3opic 1 )@omparison ) 'aragraph 4: 3opic 1 )@omparison c) 'aragraph /: 3opic 1 )@ontrast a) 'aragraph 6: 3opic 1 )@ontrast ) 'aragraph ?: 3opic 1 )@ontrast c) 'aragraph H: ),ptional) A @omparisonsD@ontrasts together )any topic) 'aragraph H: @onclusion

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15 65 35 45 In%ro.3+%ion 5our introduction A like a traditional essay= should open generally )$ith a <uotation= anecdote= generaliBation)= and lead into the thesis statement. A Co-$ari#on# (To$i+# 1 an. 6( 3his section A $hich should consists of several paragraphs A should go through all similarities you find in the t$o topics on $hich you are $riting. 3here should e at least three comparisons )essentially three short ody paragraphs) in $hich you give an eCample from oth topics of comparisons in each. A Con%ra#%# (To$i+# 1 an. 6( 3his section A $hich should consist of several paragraphs A should go through all differences you find in the t$o topics on $hich you are $riting. 3here should e at least three contrasts )essentially three short ody paragraphs) in $hich you give an eCample from oth topics of comparisons in each. Con+ 3#ion 3his conclusion is $rapping up everything you have Fust proven in your paper. 9t should restate the thesis in a ne$= more official $ay= and you should feel <uite confident in your $riting. 'aragraph 1: 9ntroduction )$ith 3hesis) 'aragraph 1: @omparison a )3opic 1&1) 'aragraph 7: @omparison )3opic 1&1) 'aragraph 4: @omparison c )3opic 1&1) 'aragraph /: @ontrast a )3opic 1&1) 'aragraph 6: @ontrast )3opic 1&1) 'aragraph ?: @ontrast c )3opic 1&1) 'aragraph H: @onclusion