Quote Originally Posted by Talakeal View Post
1: If an RPG doesn't have a "the DM is always right" rule, does that mean that it is by definition not an RPG?
No.

But it might mean the GM is by definition not a GM.

The point of the GM is that they're running the game. If the rules and dice are running the game and the GM is powerless before them, rather than in charge of reasonably and sensibly applying them, then are they meaningfully a GM any more?