I see it quite differently. Some recipes there's huge variability, others there's practically none. Compare hefeweizen to Wee Heavy. The goal here is to help someone who's planning to put special B in their Helles recipe, wanting to brew a helles.
I brew within the swimlanes and "Creative brewing" about 50/50. Theres alot of fun with toying with new ideas, and sometimes they turn out awesome, sometimes crap. Creativity spawns new styles which we should encourage. But if you're trying to nail down the perfect German Pils, I hope these videos are helpful.