thread: 2012-06-11 : Ask a Frequent Question

On 2012-06-12, Vincent wrote:

adam m: Come to think of it, I do have a bit more to say about Forge-phase and post-Forge-phase theorizing.

Ron used to say all the time, and I'd commiserate, that GNS had exploded and devoured the conversation, when what's interesting is color and currency. If only the GNS conversation would finally run its course and we could move on to the good stuff!

It came to me a couple of years ago that after all the GNS conversation HAD run its course, and I could just drop it and start talking about color and currency whenever I liked. So I did, and I have been, and that's what I'm continuing to talk about now.

(In good Forge tradition, I started by designing a game. There's a lot going on in Apocalypse World, but at its heart it's a study in color and currency, and it's serving well as a framework for the conversation so far.)


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