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

On 2009-05-08, Adam Dray wrote:

I'm not sure I communicated my point, Gregor.

I guess I'm asking, was Barry's character's badassedness entirely in his head (and never shared), or did he want it to be demonstrated by the setting and play?

"However, throughout all that time Barry absolutely rigidly believed in his character's Bad Ass-ness (and also his non-Evilness) and there was a huge disconnect when the GM tried to subvert that or when the other players would ask if his character was in any way up for debate."

This suggests that Barry expected the setting and whatnot to uphold his badassedness. That meant he expected the rules to work to support it. That meant he expected all y'all to work to support it.

Did he avoid conflicts that any true badass would not have flinched from, because the rules might prove him not a badass?

Did he ever get mad when conflicts didn't go his way, because obviously he's a badass and he should win?


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