I'm so happy you can make a complete judgment on what I find worthy or unworthy Karnak. Because I'd rather play with someone who takes agency and the reigns of the game in hand has no bearing on whether I find some one worthy to play with me. What does that even mean, worthy to play with? Good conversation derail, though. Why would you even want to play a game without knowing the rules? I wouldn't even want to play Battleship without knowing the rules.
You /litterally/ stated-
Wow!!! I didn't realise so many players would so adversely affect their own agency in game. Glad I don't play with them.
"Glad I don't play with them."How is anyone supposed to take your statement other then you wouldn't want to play with anyone who hasn't read every rule in the Core book before playing?
Rather then scaring a person off by handing them the Core Rule Book and saying, "Here, read this before you get into my game.", the equivalent to a college text book, wouldn't it be better to give them a much smaller book and say, "Follow the steps here, and you can make a character to play in my game. We will get into how to play when you are at my table."?
(What are you talking about 'Karnak'?)