thread: 2006-01-17 : More Character Co-ownership

On 2006-01-17, Brand Robins wrote:


I think it would depend a lot on what's happening in play.

However, in general I think this type might be. Too me it seems like it could often be a "add intensity or a shift in focus" whereas the other can result in "change a fundemental part of the character."

If I'm trying to gut the guy, and now he's my best friend from seminary it is BIG. But at that point I can still use the system to back out of it, to mess around with it, and so on. It has given context and meaning to a conflict I started.

The previous example is a conflict I asked for in general, but the context and details are out of my hands. At the point at which I've suddenly got a gay lover, I'm having to change a lot more in my head, and with (possibly) less control.

I'm not sure that's accurate to whats actually going on in the system, but that is what it feels like, on first blush.


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