thread: 2009-05-07 : Explaining the Right to Dream

On 2009-05-08, Graham wrote:

It's still a false dichotomy for me.

For example, Steve's character is a badass in our game.

It's sometimes appropriate to challenge his badassness. And, sometimes, it's appropriate to let him enjoy his badassness without challenge.

And it's appropriate to challenge certain aspects of his badassness: like, for example, presenting him with a situation where he can't win by fighting. But other aspects shouldn't be challenged: like, he's trained to hit wizards, but it'd be silly to bring in a likeable wizard to challenge that.

So, no, I don't think they're incompatible things.

However! You said you wanted to explain your thing. And I understand it. So that's good! I don't agree with it, but I understand it.



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