thread: 2012-11-21 : Positioning: Some Looly Pooly Groundwork

On 2012-11-25, Greg Pogor wrote:

Okay, not to derail the discussion and all, but

The arrows show that the fictional stuff can affect the real stuff, and the real stuff can affect the fictional stuff, only through us, the players.

If that's so, aren't the smiley faces redundant? Couldn't they be left out of the diagram if the arrows were simply representing what the players say and do? Aren't the smiley faces also the arrows?


This makes llb go "Sure, if..."
you already know and have internalized the LP, then diagrams that grow out of the LP will seem obvious to you. The point of the diagram is that the game is a perpetual rolling negotiation.

This makes J W go "Weirdly, the boxes are also people"
Cos character sheets don't change themselves, nor do mechanics implement themselves.

This makes...
short response
optional explanation (be brief!):

if you're human, not a spambot, type "human":