thread: 2006-01-17 : Hurt and Abandonment

On 2006-01-18, Mark W wrote:

Hurt by the fiction? Yep. Put in a situation where my real-people morals felt dirty, nasty and wrong about the decisions my fellow players were casually making in the fiction, and feeling complicit in it because the social contract was that "it's just a game," so I don't speak up. Going home at night wondering if I can still be friends with someone because of something I learned about them at the gaming table? Yep.

And I still want to play games where that might happen. I just want to close the circle - to make it okay, even expected, to talk about how we feel about what we imagine.


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