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

On 2009-05-11, Mark W wrote:

As someone who's played in (and run) a fair few games in category 1, I guess what I'd say is that people have un-fun when the result of a challenge isn't one that they themselves see as consistent with their pre-existing image of the character. As long as challenge just reveals and demonstrates badassity, we're good. If the challenge reveals that they weren't really a badass, or that badass doesn't mean what they thought it did, that's not fun.

This is the root of a whole lot of the impulse toward "fudging".

You present the desired thing, threaten it, and then affirm it in the face of threat.


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