thread: 2012-12-07 : Positioning: Legitimacy and Occult Co-ownership

On 2012-12-07, Vincent wrote:

For instance, the Maestro D' in Apocalypse World has a move that uses the third construction, that lets her poison anyone who just might possibly have eaten something she just might possibly have handled. The reason it works that way instead of using one of the other constructions is specifically to disempower the victim's player, to pre-refute the victim's player's objection that wait, how do we know that my character ate some of the poisoned food? Maybe she didn't!

We don't know, the move says, but that's fine. We don't have to know. You're poisoned anyway.


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