"Too much traffic"
Thanks for the link -- and the indirect praise! Btw, Larry, I'm indebted to your comment a few days ago on D and D as picaresque.
I asked a game designer to imagine a Candide role-playing game, and he became especially interested in how to preserve the elements of satire.
It might help if the rules were horribly unfair and arbitrary. Of course this would limit the appeal...