thread: 2011-06-27 : The Dice & Clouds series from 2009

On 2011-07-20, Judson wrote:

Moreno, you seem to be arguing most strongly for the position that the person to make those calls is one impartial to the outcome and invested in the integrity etc. precisely because in the CoC scenario you describe (and it echoes my own experiences with CoC) the argument is between two people who aren't impartial.  Your difficult player is invested in his idea of "historical accuracy" (and, I infer, in using that as a club to advantage his guy), and you're invested in the atmosphere of horror you're trying to build.  Certainly, the mechanisms of CoC push players and keepers into those corners, and as a result there isn't anywhere to stand that's above the fray and able to make an impartial decision.


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