thread: 2009-06-09 : Adequacy, Cause and Effect

On 2009-06-10, Vincent wrote:

In my own experience, the worst is when someone turns to you and everyone taps their foot until you say something slapstick (eg). I can't perform. Ask J about that time in the Mountain Witch at Dreamation, when I had a pretty movie in my head and nobody else got to see it, for instance.

I prefer a game that shoulders some of the burden itself, and shares the rest out among the participants more organically, I think. I'm not a big fan of "now it's your turn to talk, so talk" rules.

But! Those are all just examples. The thing I want to point out is that doing away with real-world effects, like damage rolls vs hit points, can make the fiction richer too.


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