thread: 2010-03-01 : Reliable vs Unreliable Currency

On 2010-03-06, Ry wrote:

Paul, Seth, the thing is that on reflection, I agree with you.  IAWA's rules are pretty well entirely rules for how a kind of fiction should operate, which is why I think it can take on such a Shakespearean feel.

i.e. Tybalt kills Mercutio because it's Act III, not because he's got the surprise advantage.

This goes back to my first point about reinforcing genre. i.e. if you emulate most kinds of fiction then you've got rules where the circumstances result from the structure.  IAWA follows this model, and I know I like IAWA as it is.


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